Heavy Equipment Mechanic Lead

Location: Ft. Irwin, CA
Technica is currently recruiting for a full time, non-exempt Heavy Equipment Mechanic Lead in Ft. Irwin, CA.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze malfunctions and repair, rebuild and maintain power equipment, such as US Army Combat and Tactical vehicles such as M1A2 tank, Bradley fighting vehicle, OSV vehicles, HMMWV's, and HEMTT's, cranes, power shovels, scrapers, paving machines, motor graders, trench-digging machines, conveyors, bulldozers, dredges, pumps, compressors and pneumatic tools.
  • Operate and inspect machines or 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 test overhauled equipment to insure operating efficiency.
  • Direct workers engaged in cleaning parts and assist with assembly and disassembly of equipment, and may repair, adjust and maintain mining machinery, such as stripping and loading shovels, drilling and cutting machines, and continuous mining machines.
  • Monitors work of less experienced mechanics
  • Provides technical assistance in diagnosing problems beyond the capability of assigned personnel.

Requirements: 
  • Must be familiar with AR 7501, AR 7355, DA PAM 7508, and other Army Regulations applicable to maintenance services.
  • Must be familiar with Technical Manuals (TMs), MAC times, engineering standards, and regulatory standards.
  • Must be able to comply with state licensing requirements and local motor vehicle laws. Employees assigned to operate government‐owned or government-leased equipment must be certified as being fully qualified to operate the vehicles or equipment to which they are assigned. This position may require personnel to operate government-furnished vehicles or equipment, which will require a valid state driver's license or a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).
  • If welding is required, personnel must be certified in accordance with American Welding Society (AWS).
  • Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) certification may be required.
  • Lift on an occasional basis a maximum of 70 pounds with frequent or constant lifting of 40 pounds
  • Must be able to climb in and out of military vehicles and related equipment
  • Must be able to stand for at least two continuous hours
  • Must be able to work in cramped areas for at least two continuous hours
  • Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions to include intense heat, heavy wind, blowing sand, heavy rain, and snow and sleet
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years relevant experience as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic.
  • A good working knowledge of heavy equipment maintenance programs, policies, nomenclature, work methods, manuals, or other established guidelines.
  • An understanding of the needs of the organization serviced.
  • Analytical ability to define or recognize the dimension of the problems involved, to collect the necessary data to establish the facts, and take or recommend action based upon application or interpretation of established guidelines.
  • Eligible for and be able to obtain a U.S. Government motor vehicle operator's permit for assigned class of vehicle.
 
Technica is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EO/AA) Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, nationality, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. We offer health, dental, vision, short-term, long-term and life insurance benefits as well as 401K options to all full- time personnel.
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