The Vehicle Maintenance Consultant supports the HAWK and Patriot Logistics Sustainment Services (HPLSS) Program and develops plans and schedules for implementing heavy duty vehicle maintenance program. Provides technical and administrative supervision of the conventional maintenance facility. Reviews changes and updates technical manuals and makes recommendations as appropriate to the RSADF. Acts as principal advisor to the RSADF for all matters relating to vehicles maintenance. Makes recommendations for training and prepares and administers on the job training for selected personnel. Makes recommendations on parts acquisitions. Inspects satellite maintenance points to ensure adherence to RSADF standard operating procedures for vehicle maintenance. Assists the RSADF maintenance officer with enforcement of safety policies, procedures and standards. Performs other related duties as required by the maintenance officer.
Must be able to perform services on different types of tactical vehicles, able to replace damaged components, diagnose mechanical and electrical problems, and troubleshoot brakes, suspension, and fuel and engine problems. Responsible for refurbishment, repairs and upgrades of Patriot and Patriot peculiar equipment and heavy duty wheeled vehicles including HEMTT’s. Must also demonstrate proficiency in the refurbishment, repairs and upgrades of Patriot launcher trailers, and single & dual axle generator trailers. The individual will act as an advisor to the Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces for all matters relating to vehicle maintenance. Although military experience is preferred, a solid civilian automotive maintenance background to include diesel engine, drive train and suspension experience can be considered. They will also make recommendations for training, prepare materials and administer on-the-job training for selected personnel. The individual will also be responsible to make recommendations on parts requisitions, inspect satellite maintenance points to ensure adherence to military standard operating procedures for vehicle maintenance, and will assist the maintenance officer with the enforcement of safety policies, procedures and standards. Observe and follow all safety rules and procedures, including wearing required personal safety equipment. Perform other duties and activities as directed. The Mechanic reports the RSADF Maintenance Officer. The position will be required to perform other related duties as required by the maintenance officer. This position is located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Requires an Active Secret Clearance
Must be able to obtain a Saudi Arabia work Visa
Must have successfully completed a heavy duty vehicle maintenance course of instruction from a recognized technical institute. Possess experience in the maintenance and repair of heavy duty vehicles. Extensive knowledge in the depot and organizational level maintenance of heavy wheeled vehicles (inclusive of engines, transmissions, fuel systems, coolant systems, brake and electrical systems). Must demonstrate the ability to perform maintenance inspections and repairs, to include troubleshooting, diagnosing and parts ordering in accordance with applicable technical manuals. Move materials and equipment to work locations and set up work site. Complete records, maintain tools and equipment, and performs various clean-up and refurbishment activities. Minimum of eight (5) years of field automotive maintenance experience to include troubleshooting and repair. Demonstrated experience in Organizational or Intermediate or General Support Maintenance of HEMTT automotive chassis, power train, and suspension system. Demonstrated experience with maintenance, repair, and operability of tools, test kits, test equipment, TMDE, in support of field automotive equipment. Demonstrated experience with equipment receipt, inspection, preparation, and set up. Demonstrated basic computer skills for record keeping and parts requisition.
Required Education (including Major):