LCV NORTHCOM: Tracked Vehicle Mechanic Lead - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

Fort Irwin
United States


LCV NORTHCOM: Tracked Vehicle Mechanic Lead

The Tracked Vehicle Mechanic Lead performs FMC + Safety verifications, determines repair parts required, performs mechanical maintenance actions and repairs on various combat/tactical tracked vehicles and equipment and their sub-systems. The Tracked Vehicle Mechanic Lead mentors and enhances the performance of co-workers and other personnel.

Principal Accountabilities

(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)

  • Performs and FMC + Safety verifications, and determines repair parts required and performs mechanical maintenance action and repairs on various combat/tactical tracked vehicles and equipment and their sub-systems IAW appropriate procedures and publications, and validates the work performed by others
  • Effectively communicates with customers while conducting off site FMC + safety verifications during both Issue and Regeneration cycles
  • Generates and/or maintains both physical and electronic log books and records
  • Required to participate in various on-the-job and cross-training where required
  • As required, provides input for employee performance evaluation comments
  • Responsible for meeting the 95% regulatory and contract individual productivity requirement
  • Ensures all work is performed correctly the first time per technical manuals and other publication
  • Performs scheduled and unscheduled mechanical maintenance actions on various combat/tactical tracked vehicles and equipment and their sub-systems.
  • Performs diagnostic tests, using measuring devices, instruments, test equipment, special tools and lifting devices, to identify mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and cooling system failures IAW appropriate procedures and publications
  • Operates/ tests various types of equipment, and attached systems IAW appropriate procedures and publications
  • Repairs mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and cooling systems and components, on equipment IAW appropriate procedures and publications
  • Removes, repairs, and replaces engine, drive train and body components of vehicles and equipment IAW appropriate procedures and publications
  • Prepares, maintains, and completes logs, records, and all RSOI packets, etc. equipment IAW appropriate procedures and publications
  • Ensures work areas meet contract and Company housekeeping requirements in that: the work area is leaned-out and only necessary equipment is present; the necessary equipment is set-in-place per the shop's standardization plan; and shined daily.
  • Performs clean-up no earlier than 15 minutes before shift end unless otherwise directed
  • Supports/ participates in the Company Continuous Improvement Process (CIP) and QA program
  • Mentors and assists with on-the-job training and cross-training
  • Participates in training and cross-training sessions as required and necessary
  • Complies with all Company rules, policies and procedures
  • Complies with all safety, environmental and quality standards and applicable other SOPs
  • Mitigates risk by always: wearing appropriate PPE; using ground guides when required; properly PMCSs all equipment; wearing seat belts when operating a vehicle; obeying speed limits; properly disposing and storing hazardous materiel; using three points of contact when required; and adequately stretch as needed
  • Maintains accountability and provides proper care of all property and government furnished equipment
  • Favorably interacts with internal/external customers
  • Conducts daily inventory of assigned tools equipment
  • Failure to perform this function may have serious consequences
  • The performance of this function is the reason that the job exists
  • These are limited employees among whom the performance of this functions can be distributed
  • This function is highly specialized. Employees are hired for the skill/ ability to perform this function
  • This function occupies a great deal of the employee’s time
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Skills

  • Must understand and be able to use technical manuals and schematic diagrams
  • Field of Expertise: Mechanical inspection, maintenance and repair of combat/tactical tracked vehicles and equipment and their sub-systems
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English fluently
  • Writes performance evaluation comments and reports when places in a control/ assignment directive role

Experience Education

  • Must have five (5) years verifiable experience in inspection, repair, and maintenance on Combat/ (tactical wheeled or tracked vehicles) and equipment and their sub-systems, or
  • Must have five (5) years verifiable experience in inspection, repair, and maintenance on civilian semi-truck tractors and trailers and heavy-duty construction type equipment is included, or
  • ASE Certified on power and drive train, brakes, electrical and fuel systems with five (5) years verifiable maintenance experience (lubrication tasks not included)
  • Tracked vehicle maintenance experience preferred.
  • Relevant experience must include at least six (6) months experience in the current position except when employees are promoting to a higher rated position
  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Work under stressful circumstances and meets shorts suspense dates
  • Must be free of medical restriction/ limitations that prevent the performance of required duties and/ or prevent the wearing and utilization of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Mechanics assigned to a PREPO Shop works in various storage yards, the Issue Yard / RSOI, the RUFMA Yard / REGEN, and various test tracks and other areas were the PREPO Equipment moves.
  • Must be physically capable of performing the work in conditions of extreme temperatures, low humidity, rain and blowing sand and dust
  • Employee shall utilize all proper lifting procedures and practices associated with all lifting and material handling tasks that are assigned and associated with this job description
  • May be required to work on uncommon hours of duty, extended hours, nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license and be able to obtain a military operator’s permit for each type of vehicle or equipment required to operate
  • Must be able to meet CMF criteria in accordance with DA PAM 611-21 and AR 601-210
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain CDL IAW Army Regulation 600-55 and any additional endorsements required for duty assignment

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


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