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Heavy Vehicle/Equipment Mechanic - Military veterans preferred

TRS International Service Group, L.L.C. (no website)


  full-time   employee


TRS International was founded in 1988 as an IT company, then in 2000, converted to TRS International Service Group, L.L.C. TRSISG has a track record of excellence supporting its global customers for 3+ decades and counting. Over that time, TRSISG has become an industry leader in the development and fielding of state-of-the-art Armored Vehicles, Turrets, and Weapons Stations.
TRSISG provides a variety of services that include Design Engineering, Prototyping, Fabrication, Integration, Technical Documentation with Translation, Training, and Field Service Support. TRSISG has excelled through its customized approach to each new program based on its customers specific needs.
TRSISG has served customers spanning the globe and has operated in Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Korea, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, and the United Stated to name a few.
Currently TRSISG currently holds Training and Maintenance Support contracts with the Kuwait Ministry of Interior, Special Forces Police and continues to seek out new ventures around the world.

TRS International Service Group is looking to hire a Heavy Vehicle/Equipment Mechanic

The Heavy Vehicle/Equipment Mechanic will be responsible for all maintaining, servicing, inspecting and repairing the Kuwaiti Desert Chameleon 6x6x6 Armored Security Vehicles, as well as a variety of heavy equipment including, but not limited to, heavy trucks, trailers, cranes, forklifts, and associated equipment.

Principal Duties
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary)
-Perform heavy equipment maintenance activities including installation, repair, troubleshooting, diagnostics, and preventive maintenance
-Disassemble and reassemble engine components and mechanical units to inspect and diagnose problems using computerized test equipment, calibration devices, gauges, etc.
-Repair and overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment
-Repair air conditioning systems
-Rebuild hydraulic cylinders, valves, planetary drive units, suspensions, and bushings
-Replace seals and bearings, axel brakes
-Repair components by replacing worn or damaged parts with new or reconditioned parts, grinding, fitting, balancing, or arranging for welding or machining.
-Troubleshoot and repair electrical systems including CAN
-Provide input and data for processing work orders, invoices, equipment repair records, and activity reports
-Perform recovery operations as needed
-Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills
-Knowledgeable and skilled in CAN bus Architecture and ability to troubleshooting CAN systems
-Knowledgeable and skilled in diesel and heavy automotive repair and maintenance
-Practical understanding of theory of hydraulics (Pascal Theory), pulley, and gear ratios
-Ability to read and understand electrical & hydraulic schematics, and technical drawings
-Knowledge of diagnostics and ability to conduct technical research on the computer
-Capable of basic MIG/TIG welding as well as basic fabrication desired
-Prefer knowledge of US military heavy vehicles and equipment

Experience & Education
-Military experience in Mechanical MOS strongly preferred
-Minimum five (5) years of heavy vehicle maintenance experience in heavy equipment/military/tactical environment
-Diesel tech certification preferred
-Refrigeration air-conditioning certification preferred
-Must be experienced in the repair of major systems
-High school diploma or equivalent
-Valid driver's license, CDL desired
-Valid US Passport

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

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