APS-3: Motor Vehicle Mechanic (Mech III) - Military veterans preferred

2021-11-14
Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Charleston
South Carolina
29409
United States

Title:

APS-3: Motor Vehicle Mechanic (Mech III)

Motor Vehicle Mechanic (Mech III) duties include but not limited to:

KBR executes a contract for the US Army to provide Maintenance and Logistics services for the Army’s Prepositioned Warstock set #3 (APS-3) at the Army Field Support Battalion - Charleston, located on the Charleston Naval Weapons Station. The Maintenance Department consists of 180-210 employees in nine maintenance shops across 12 facilities, and provides Field Level Maintenance on the full spectrum combat and tactical equipment assigned to the program.

KBR is seeking highly qualified mechanics with automotive maintenance training and experience to work in our wheeled vehicle and trailer shops. Certifications and proof of qualifications should be provided with resume at the time of application. The hiring manager reserves the right to review and validate qualifications to determine the best fit candidate.

The Motor Vehicle Mechanic repairs, rebuilds, or overhauls major assemblies of internal combustion automobiles, buses, trucks or tractors. Work involves most of the following: Diagnosing the source of trouble and determining the extent of repairs required; replacing worn or broken parts such as piston rings, bearings, or other engine parts; grinding and adjusting valves; rebuilding carburetors; overhauling transmissions; and repairing fuel injection, lighting, and ignition systems. In general, the work of the Motor Vehicle Mechanic requires rounded training and experience usually acquired through a formal apprenticeship or equivalent.

This position requires computer literacy.

General Responsibilities:

This Motor Vehicle Mechanic is among the most seasoned and trained mechanics in the Automotive Maintenance Shops within the Maintenance Department. This mechanic will perform field level automotive maintenance on all automotive tactical and combat equipment assigned or work-loaded to the APS-3 program. May be eligible to lead a team of 8-12 lesser qualified or experienced mechanics. Uses government furnished special tools, property, and facilities to perform responsibilities.

Performs varied duties including:

Field level maintenance on US military automotive equipment. Includes diagnostics, parts identification and requisition, servicing and repair in accordance with technical specifications and specified repair times.Limited A/C repair and service on a wide range of automotive and material handling equipmentMaintain maintenance records and documentation in accordance with government regulations and local policiesProperly use, store, account for, and disposal of hazardous materials and waste used and generated in the performance of duties. Comply with all federal, state, and local regulations and procedures for handling and disposal of hazardous materials.Movement of materiel and assets with forklifts and dollies Upon notification from the government, deploys to support issuing or receipt of equipmentMust be capable of getting a minimum of a SECRET security clearanceQualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with a valid U.S. Passport
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Common Access Card (CAC)
  • Must obtain and maintain local base access
  • Certificate of training from vocational school or other recognized source with a major study in automotive maintenance, automotive technology, or other related field
  • Completion of the basic automotive mechanics course, or equivalent a plus.
  • Completion of the advanced automotive maintenance course, or equivalent a plus
  • Prior military maintenance training and experience on tactical and combat vehicles a plus
  • 8 years’ experience in directly relevant work
  • In lieu of formal course work, a combination of college credits, ASE Certifications, on-the-job training, other formalized training, or experience may be considered
  • Ability to comply with all established environmental regulations, methods, quality standards, and time schedules applicable to this position
  • Ability to interpret and apply technical instruction, schematics, and diagrams
  • Possess personal tools that meets the required tool list
  • Possess a valid State Motor Vehicle Operator License. Must obtain and maintain local base access
  • Meet government specified requirements to be deployable, including annual health screenings, training requirements, and passport
  • EPA certification in Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling Program to be compliant with section 609 of the Clean Air Act is a plus
  • ASE Certified in A or T series is a plus

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:

Physical requirements include lifting up to 35lb, team lifting up to 50lbs, climbing, extended sitting, or standing, stooping, stretching, and bending.

Work may require using and wearing personal protective equipment such as, hearing and eye protection, hard hat and steel-toed boots as well as Individual Protective Equipment (IPE) which may include but not limited to Level III plus/IV Individual Body Armor with both front and back ballistic plates, ACH helmet, clothing (undergarments, shirts and pants and/or coveralls), reflective vests/belts, sound suppression devices, etc.

Day-to-day physical requirements may involve standard office activities including sitting/standing for extended periods of time, attending meetings, use of keyboard and mouse repetitively, lifting and carrying less than 20 lbs. frequently, etc.

Work requires moderate physical exertion including walking to operating areas and walking up stairs.

In compliance with the U.S. federal government’s vaccine mandate, only candidates who will be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or who have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.

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.

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