SHIPBOARD MOTOR TRANSPORT MECHANIC - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States



MCPP Union Position

The Marine Corps' Prepositioning (MCPP) Program is based FROM Blount Island in Jacksonville, Florida, WITH DUTY ASSIGNMENT ABOARD A SHIP IN GUAM, SAIPAN, OR DIEGO GARCIA. We provide maintenance and logistics services to the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) and U.S. Navy. We are seeking a Shipboard Mechanic (Motor Transport).

Position Responsibilities:

•Perform basic automotive mechanic duties incident to inspection, maintenance, and repair of the USMC Diesel Wheeled family of vehicles: MTVR, HMMWV, LVSR, and MRAP) which are diesel-powered vehicles. Vehicles have utility systems or special hydraulic, pneumatic, or mechanical systems features, and controls designed for combat, logistical, or other special applications.

•Provide technical assistance, guidance, or training to junior mechanics and assist senior mechanics. Perform other tasks as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

•High school graduate or equivalent.

•Four years directly related (mechanical) work experience.

•Complete the Automotive or Wheeled Vehicle Repair-related Course or equivalent.

•Knowledge of how engines, hydraulic systems, transmission, and other parts and systems work.

•Ability to detect faulty items, determine cause of malfunction, and determine best repair methods.

•Ability to assemble, disassemble, repair, or modify components and systems.

•Ability to read and interpret parts lists, manufacturer’s repair manuals, diagrams, and electrical schematics.

•Thorough understanding of the principles of operation and required repairs of all components and sub-components to include, the Hull, Suspension, Engine, Transmission, crane, winches, and sub-components.

•Must be able to lift 50 pounds.


•Valid States Driver’s License.

•Able to obtain a U.S. Government Common Access (CAC) Card.

•Must have a valid U.S. passport to start employment.

•Must be able to obtain a ‘Secret’ security clearance

•Must pass a comprehensive physical examination (Military Sealift Command standards), drug screening, and detailed background investigation.

Additional Qualifications:

•Ability to comply with all established methods, quality standards, and time schedules applicable to this position.

•Working knowledge of requisitioning requirements utilizing appropriate equipment and special tools to complete repairs.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Solutions and Energy sectors. KBR employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:

Government Solutions , serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full lifecycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics

Technology Solutions , featuring proprietary technology, equipment, catalysts, digital solutions and related technical services for the monetization of hydrocarbons, including refining, petrochemicals, ammonia and specialty chemicals, as well as inorganics

Energy Solutions , including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); program management and consulting services

KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver .