Jason Bahls

Jason Bahls

Gunsmith, Seeking a challenging position where I can effectively utilize my experience and knowledge.
  • Frazee, MINNESOTA
  • January 26, 2020

Associates Degree in Gunsmithing and firearms technology
Certificate in Gunsmithing and Firearms Technician Apprentice
Certificate in Firearms Technician Skills
Certified in Dura Coat application
Certified in AR/M16 customization
NRA Certified Level 1 Shotgun Coach
Lifetime member of NRA
Lifetime member of VFW
Class A CDL with Tanker endorsement

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Associates in Gunsmithing and Firearms technology @ Pine Technical and Community College
May 2017 — May 2019

Proficient with Hinge and Lever designed firearms
Proficient with Bolt action firearms
Proficient in customizing and building AR platform rifles
Certified Dura Coat applicator
Proficient in refinishing techniques of fire arms
Proficient in shotgun smithing
Proficient in rifle smithing
Proficient in handgun theory and design
Proficient in barring and chambering
Proficient in using lathes, mills, and other metal working equipment


Assistant Manager @ Crazylot.com
May 2019 — Current

Assist Manager in day to day operations
Manage Inventory
Manage lot and grounds

Sales/Range officer @ Bills Gunshop and Range
Nov 2017 — Feb 2020

Firearms sales
Range Officer
Ensured all paperwork was completed properly in accordance with federal regulations

Sergeant @ United States Marine Corps
Jan 1997 — Sep 2005

Heavy Equipment Mechanic/Sergeant
Rifle range coach
Maintenance operations sections Non Commissioned Officer in charge for engineer equipment section
Managed enlisted Marines in shop safety and hazmat/waste procedures
Supervised maintenance and shop procedures on over 40 pieces of heavy equipment with minimal personnel
Assigned as maintenance floor chief, quality control inspector, tool room manager, and parts control manager
Managed and supervised all activities on the shop floor to include prioritizing maintenance and repairs on gear Conducted inspections on all repairs done throughout the maintenance cycle to ensure work was properly completed Managed, inventoried, and ordered replacement tools
Received, inventoried, and issued repair parts
Coordinated and managed warranty repairs and parts for Terex and Skytrak equipment
Coordinated with local vendors to requisition non-military repairs and parts
Completed over 250 work orders in a timely manner while ensuring the highest quality control standards to maximize equipment operational rates
Attained operational equipment rates of 95% or greater

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