Vanquish Worldwide, LLC Experienced Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Charleston, South Carolina
Experienced Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Job Title: Heavy Equipment Mechanic
The duties under this job title are described in the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and also in the Service Contract Act (SCA), Directory of Occupations. (See Code: 23430 - Heavy Equipment Mechanic).
BENEFITS OFFERED: MEDICAL, DENTAL, VISION, LTD, STD, VOLUNTARY LIFE AND AD&D, GROUP CANCER, CRTITICAL ILLNESS, MEDICAL BRIDGE, GROUP ACCIDENT.
GENERAL HOURS: MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY; 10-HOUR SHIFTS.
Location: Fort Stewart, GA
Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor
The Heavy Equipment Mechanic analyzes malfunctions and repairs, rebuilds and maintains power equipment, such as Tanks, Personnel Carriers, Bradley Fighting Vehicle family, Palletized Loading Systems, cranes, power shovels, scrapers, paving machines, motor graders, trench-digging machines, conveyors, bulldozers, dredges, pumps, compressors and pneumatic tools. This Mechanic operates and inspects Military machines and equipment to diagnose defects, dismantles and reassembles equipment, using hoists and hand tools, examines parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges, replaces defective engines and subassemblies, such as transmissions, and tests overhauled equipment to insure operating efficiency. The Mechanic directs workers engaged in cleaning parts and assisting with assembly and disassembly of equipment, and may repair, adjust and maintain Military equipment to established standards.
Must be familiar with some but not limited to the following types of equipment, sub-systems, support equipment and related systems such as M1 tanks, M2/3 Bradley fighting vehicles, M113 series track vehicles, M88 recovery vehicles, AVLB bridge launchers, cranes, pumps, compressors, and a wide assortment of wheel vehicles like ASVs and MRAPs that are at or above the 12 ton weight limit including trailers that accompany the prime mover if required.
Mechanics will be capable of repairing equipment to Army standards using the appropriate Technical Manuals.
Diagnose system malfunctions, isolate causes, and correct deficiencies. Dismantles and reassembles equipment, using Technical Manuals (TM’s) and/or Electronic Technical Manuals (ETM’s).
Have a working knowledge of how to operate lifting devices, hand and pneumatic tools. Repair, and replace components, engines, transmission, and sub – assemblies.
Assist team members in solving maintenance problems by analysis and troubleshooting.
Maintains appropriate government required paperwork and the files (Job Packets) necessary for the maintenance and repair of the equipment.
Direct workers engaged in cleaning parts and assisting with assembly and disassembly of equipment.
Must have 5-6 years of mechanic experience, preferable in a military environment on military equipment.
Candidate must be a U.S. citizen and ideally have completed prerequisite training for Army Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) 91L2O/3O – Construction Equipment Repairer – Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic or have equivalent training with 4-6 years of maintenance experience in the grade of E-5 to E-6.
Candidate must possess a working knowledge of the appropriate tools necessary to perform maintenance tasks as well as have knowledge of standardized maintenance regulations – specifically DA Pam 750-8, Functional User’s Manual for The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
Must be capable of lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling loads up to 50 lbs. Must be able to climb, crawl, stoop, bend, squat, and reach as required to work on equipment and work with or in areas where a potential could exist for exposure to the weather.
Maintain personal tools and equipment, and cleans work areas to maintain a safe work environment. Be able to work outside in inclement weather conditions when necessary.
Ensure that all tasks are performed safely and meet Government/Army standards when applicable.
Employee use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required in certain areas. Such PPE includes but is not limited to, head, foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices.
Employee is required to maintain a valid state-issued Driver’s license and applicable Government/Army license to operate vehicles being repaired.
Perform other duties as required to support the mission and contractual requirements.
Must comply with OSHA, EPA, Fire Regulations and published Company work rules.
Excellent written and oral communications skills; proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
Excellent attention to detail.
Ability to complete and prioritize tasks on multiple concurrent projects within given timeframes.
Work well in a team environment and able to work with a diverse group of people.
Discretion and trustworthiness due to frequent contact with confidential material and information.
Communicate with co-workers, management, clients and all others in a courteous and professional manner.
Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures, and instructions.
Education and Citizenship Requirements
Required: US nationality/citizenship and residence, with verbal and written fluency in English.
Required: High School Diploma or GED certificate with five (5) years of experience.
Required: Applicants selected must ultimately possess a favorably adjudicated National Agency Check with Written Inquiries (NACI) or superior investigation conducted by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). This will require the completion of a SF 85P, Questionnaire for Public Trust Positions and two FD 258s, Fingerprint Cards.
Applicant must provide their own tools and safety footwear.
Applicant should ideally have completed prerequisite training for Army Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) 91B – Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic or 91L – Construction Equipment Repairer with equivalent training.
Applicant should possess a working knowledge of the appropriate tools necessary to perform maintenance tasks as well as have knowledge of standardized maintenance regulations – specifically DA Pam 750-8, Functional User’s Manual for The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
Certification from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) or equivalent organization is highly desirable.