Vehicle Mechanic - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee





Job Summary


The Vehicle Mechanic performs repairs and maintains a variety of equipment including, but not limited to, light wheeled vehicle, buses, dump trucks, and similar equipment.


Principal Accountabilities

  • Perform general purpose vehicle maintenance activities including installation, repair, trouble-shooting, diagnostics, and preventive maintenance.
  • Disassemble and reassemble engines and mechanical units to inspect and diagnose parts using computerized test equipment, calibration devices, gauges, etc.
  • Repair, adjust, overhaul, or replace major assemblies or sub-assemblies such as power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering assemblies, tracks, system components and equipment attachments.
  • Remove, disassemble, and repair gasoline or diesel engines and components.
  • Provide input and data for processing work orders, equipment repair records, and activity reports.
  • Adhere to all established safety policies and standards to include identification, use, and proper procedures for handling or disposal of hazardous waste.
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Specialized knowledge and skills in diesel and heavy automotive repair and maintenance
  • Skilled in replacing major components and parts on general purpose vehicles
  • Knowledge of diagnostics and ability to conduct technical research on the computer
  • Prefer knowledge of US Military vehicles and equipment, OSHA, ANSI, ASE (OEM requirements, and military or civilian maintenance standards.

Experience & Education

  • Five (5) years’ experience in functions such as inspecting, repairing, or maintaining general purpose vehicles light and heavy duty construction equipment.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  •  All mechanics shall be Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified.
  • A valid state vehicle operators’ license is required for all contractor personnel who will operate a   Government owned or leased/rented vehicle.
  •  ASE HVAC certification is a requirement for mechanics who will work on air conditioning and shall be additionally certified in Recovery and Recycling Review and Certification Program.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Ability to stand, sit, walk, stoop, squat, crouch, kneel, push, and pull
  • Ability to lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds
  • Assist in lifting up to one hundred (100) pounds
  • Able to work in both inside and outside conditions and be exposed to dust, fumes, and gases from running engines and motors
  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions


  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally