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Heavy Vehicle Mechanic – Vertical Lift #2100096

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Heavy Vehicle Mechanic – Vertical Lift #2100096

Posted on 27/04/2021

Marshall Islands
Posted 3 weeks ago

Primary Location :  MARSHALL ISLANDS-OCONUS-KWAJALEIN ATOLL

Security Clearance:  NAC-I

 

Job Summary

The Heavy Vehicle Mechanic performs repairs and maintains a variety of heavy equipment including, but not limited to, heavy trucks, trailers, cranes, forklifts, container handlers, back-hoes, trenchers, loaders, graders, scrapers, compactors, dozers, skid steers, and associated equipment.

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

  • Perform heavy equipment maintenance activities including installation, repair, trouble-shooting, diagnostics, and preventive maintenance
  • Disassemble and reassemble engines and mechanical units to inspect and diagnose parts using computerized test equipment, calibration devices, gauges, etc.
  • Repair and overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment
  • Repair air conditioning systems
  • Calibrate load monitoring indicators to ensure safe and reliable lifts
  • Rebuild hydraulic cylinders, valves, planetary drive units, suspensions, springs, bushings, and kingpins
  • Replace seals and bearings, axel brakes, and crane rigging
  • Provide input and data for processing work orders, invoices, equipment repair records, and activity reports
  • Adhere to all established safety policies and standards to include identification, use, and proper procedures for handling or disposal of hazardous waste
  • Perform recovery operations as needed
  • Act as point-of-contact for maintenance issues in absence of Maintenance Supervisor or Foreman
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Specialized knowledge and skills in diesel and heavy automotive repair and maintenance
  • Skilled in replacing major components and parts on engineering and construction equipment
  • Practical understanding of theory of hydraulics (Pascal Theory), pulley, and gear ratios
  • Ability to read and understand schematics, blue prints, and technical drawings
  • Knowledge of diagnostics and ability to conduct technical research on the computer
  • Prefer knowledge of US military heavy vehicles and equipment, Material Handling Equipment (MHE), OSHA, American National Standards Institute (ANSI), American Society of Mechanical
  • Engineers (ASME), military regulations standards, and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) requirements

Experience & Education

  • Minimum two (2) years of heavy vehicle maintenance experience in civilian heavy equipment/military/tactical environment
  • Must be experienced in the repair of major systems
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Prefer motor vehicle air conditioning certification and experience

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Ability to stand, sit, walk, stoop, squat, crouch, kneel, push, and pull
  • Ability to lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds
  • Assist in lifting up to one hundred (100) pounds
  • Able to work in both inside and outside conditions and be exposed to dust, fumes, and gases from running engines and motors
  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • OVS personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions

Logistics / Transportation  (Full-time)

Job Features

Job CategoryLogistics/Transportation
Security ClearanceNACI
Posting Date03/04/2021
Job Number2100096