LCV NORTHCOM NTC: Tactical Vehicle Mechanic - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Fort Irwin
United States


LCV NORTHCOM NTC: Tactical Vehicle Mechanic

The Tactical Vehicle Mechanic performs FMC + Safety verifications, determines repair parts required, performs mechanical maintenance actions and repairs on various tactical vehicles, commercial vehicles, and equipment. The Tactical Vehicle Mechanic 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 tactical wheeled 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 logbooks and records

Required to participate in various on-the-job and cross-training where required

• 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 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

• 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 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 two and one-half (2 ½) years verifiable experience in inspection, repair, and maintenance on military combat/ tactical wheeled vehicles and their sub-systems/ MKT unit/ various trailers/ various generators and other equipment OR

• Must have two and one-half (2 ½) years verifiable experience in inspection, repair, and maintenance on Civilian semitruck tractors and trailers and heavy-duty construction type equipment is 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)


ASE Certified on power and drive train, brakes, electrical and fuel systems with two and one-half (2 ½) years verifiable maintenance experience (lubrication tasks not included).

Tactical Wheeled Vehicle maintenance experience preferred.

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

• 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 free of medical restriction/ limitations that prevent the performance of required duties

• 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:


Basic Compensation:

$38.14 per hour

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.