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Automotive Worker


Automotive Mechanic


Texarkana, Texas, United States

The Automotive Worker performs routine maintenance, preventive maintenance services, repairs and modifications under the direct supervision of a Mechanic. This includes functions such as adjusting brakes, replacing/servicing batteries, replacing/rotating tires, replacing windshield wipers and similar minor parts; assists on major overhaul jobs by disassembling and cleaning parts, repairing components such as generators and water pumps, and replacing thermostats, electrical wiring and other items; replaces engine, transmission, and differential fluids; checks, cleans and replaces plugs, oil and air filters; may assist with basic structural
repair and fabrication of small assemblies, electrical wiring, and the removal and installation of access panels, components and accessories; maintains tools and equipment, and cleans work areas.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assists mechanic in servicing, adjusting and replaces parts using common hand tools.
  • Removes inspection plates and panels; cowling, engine covers, floor boards; and related items to provide access for inspection and repair. Replaces items when work is completed.
  • Performs routine duties such as furnishing materials; tools and supplies to mechanic; lifting and holding materials in place during maintenance operation; cleaning interior and exterior parts and assemblies with solvents or other cleaning solutions.
  • Fills fuel tanks and cells and oil reservoirs and lubricates using grease gun.
  • Washes and cleans equipment as directed.
  • May drive/transport equipment to be serviced and repaired.
  • Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Shop environment, in which mechanical equipment is operated, is loud and noisy, and some pieces of equipment have exposed moving components. Must be able to stand and bend for long periods. Must be able to push and test vehicles and heavy objects. Routine lifting up to 50 pounds, regular handling, grasping, kneeling and carrying, and constant use of vision and mental alertness is required. Occasional use of safety glasses and hearing protection required.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - Amentum enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the Amentum Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable Amentum Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.
  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of one (1) year wheel or track vehicle repair experience.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Passing a pre-employment drug screen and a government background check is required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain facility credentials/authorization. Note: US Citizenship is required for facility credentials/authorization at this work location.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.
  • Must be available to work any shift. Willing to work weekends and other hours as needed

Please note:

  • Work on this contract is performed at the Red River Army Depot.
  • Access to the Depot requires all covered individuals to be registered with the United States Selective Service.
  • For more specific information on registering, please visit:

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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