The Heavy Vehicle Mechanic Logistician performs repairs and maintains a variety of heavy equipment including, but not limited to, heavy trucks, trailers, cranes, forklifts, container handlers, back-hoes, trenchers, loaders, graders, scrapers, compactors, dozers, skid steers, and associated equipment.
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
- Provide strong, visible, and effective input for optimizing all vehicle and equipment maintenance functions program-wide.
- Lead inter-departmental task forces charged with improving vehicle and equipment maintenance functions in support of program.
- Assists in the development of maintenance related sub-contracts as well as in the vendor selection and subsequent evaluations.
- Monitors and reports the operational ready rates for vehicle and equipment fleets and directs corrective actions when satisfactory rates are not attained or maintained.
- Prepares reports, analyzes data, and makes recommendations for improving operations and solving maintenance related problems.
- Directs, maintains, and enforces the safety program for the maintenance department; reviews safety records to uphold standards of maximum safety for all maintenance personnel.
- Replace seals and bearings, axel brakes, and crane rigging
- Provide input and data for processing work orders, invoices, 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
- Coordinate with program to track incoming AV arriving in-country, and monitor and facilitate the registration process to properly register AV in a timely manner to be put into operational use.
- Additional duties may include, vehicle procurement (drafting and reviewing documents), receiving, shipping, maintenance scheduling/tracking, repairs scheduling/tracking, serviceability, fuel logs, dispatch records, transfer of vehicles, and maintain an active and accurate record of all vehicles assigned to protective operations.
Knowledge & Skills
- Experience in a high volume, international operational environment.
- Working knowledge of modern principles of efficient maintenance management.
- Knowledge of maintenance program optimization, implementation of best industry practices, and change management.
- A demonstrated commitment to sound financial management, efficiency, and the principled pursuit of established objectives.
- Strong organizational and interpersonal skills are necessary. Ability to develop and execute effective strategies.
- Additional knowledge/skills may be required by assignment or contract and will be listed separately.
Experience & Education
- Minimum 4years’ experience in maintenance or related field required.
- Prior military logistics and maintenance experience preferred.
- Experience in the support of contingency operations is preferred.
- Additional experience/education may be required by assignment or contract and will be listed separately
- refrigeration air-conditioning certification preferred
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
- This position will be assigned overseas locations where living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable, with long hours, exposure to weather, dust, and hazardous/harsh conditions
- Ability to travel internationally