LCV NORTHCOM: Tactical Vehicle Mechanic Ld. - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

Fort Irwin
United States


LCV NORTHCOM: Tactical Vehicle Mechanic Ld.

Job Summary

The Tactical Vehicle Mechanic Ld. performs technical inspections, determines repair parts required and performs mechanical maintenance action and repairs on various tactical and commercial vehicles and equipment. Trains, 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 technical inspections, determines repair parts required and performs mechanical maintenance action and repairs on various tactical and commercial vehicles and equipment IAW appropriate procedures and publications
  • Performs scheduled and unscheduled mechanical maintenance actions on various materials and handling equipment such as but not limited to: various types and sizes of forklifts (4k to 10k), heavy equipment transport trucks and trailers
  • 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
  • Performs clean-up duties and polices the shop areas as assigned
  • 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 COPs and DOPs
  • Provides for the accountability and proper care of all Team
  • 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 tactical/commercial vehicles and equipment
  • 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 three + (3+) years verifiable experience in inspection, repair, and maintenance on combat/ tactical wheeled vehicles and their sub-systems/ MKT unit/ various trailers/ various generators and other equipment; Civilian semi-truck tractors and trailers and heavy-duty construction type equipment is included, or
  • Meet the criteria for Trades Helper and complete one and one-half (1 ½) years in grade as a Tactical Vehicle Trades Helper or
  • Three + (3+) years verifiable tracked vehicle repair and maintenance experience and one (2) year verifiable experience in inspection, repair, and maintenance on tactical wheeled vehicles, or
  • ASE Certified on power and drive train, brakes, electrical and fuel systems with three + (3+) years verifiable maintenance experience (lubrication tasks not included)
  • 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)
  • 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:


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.

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

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