Heavy Vehicle Mechanic - Military veterans preferred

DynCorp Recruiting (www.dyn-intl.com)


  full-time   employee


Job Summary
The Heavy Duty Vehicle Mechanic performs repairs and maintains a variety of equipment including, but not limited to light wheeled vehicle, buses, dump trucks, LENCO and Bearcat equipment.
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
  • 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

  • Minimum two (2) years of heavy vehicle maintenance experience in civilian heavy equipment/military/tactical environment
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Certification and ASE I HVAC Certification required.
  • LENCO Certification required.
  • Wrecker Course Certification required.
  • Must possess a valid vehicle operator’s license.
  • Must possess an EPA approved Refrigerant Recovery & Recycling Certification.

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