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Automotive Worker (Maint)


Automotive Mechanic


Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States


Work Where it Matters

Akima Facilities Operations (AFO), an Akima company, is not just another federal facilities contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At AFO, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , AFO provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , AFO sustains mission readiness and ensures quality of life by maintaining high value assets and operations at peak performance and successfully manages these operations through accurately forecasting, managing, and aggressively controlling costs.

As an AFO employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

The Automotive Worker performs a variety of minor repairs and services to maintain motor vehicles. The Automated Worker places and maintains decals on vehicles, checks and replaces batteries, rotates, repairs, and replaces tires, washes, polishes, and cleans interiors and exteriors of vehicles, drains, flushes, and replaces engine, transmission, and differential grease and oils, checks, cleans, calibrates, and replaces spark plugs, cleans, and replaces oil and air filters. The Automotive Worker adjusts brakes, replaces 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, points, electrical wiring, and other items, maintains tools and equipment, and cleans work areas.


Job Responsibilities:

  • This position’s primary function will be working with tires, disassembly, repairs and perform on site calls. Must be familiar with tire machines, patching of tires, and replacement of rims on a variety of equipment such as riding lawn mowers to large engineer/construction equipment, such as graders and dump trucks. Performs a variety of minor repairs and services to maintain motor vehicles. Places and maintains decals on vehicles.
  • Checks and replaces batteries; rotates repairs and replaces tires, washes, and cleans interior and exterior of vehicles. Drains, flushes, and replaces engine, transmission, differential grease, and oils. Performs steam-cleaning, purging and canning operations.
  • Uses diagnostic equipment, checks, cleans, calibrates, and replaces spark plugs. Cleans and replaces oil and air filters. Adjusts brakes, replaces windshield wipers and similar minor parts. Tests and adjusts electrical systems, relays, and current voltage regulators.
  • Assists on major overhaul jobs by disassembling and cleaning parts, repairing components such as generators and water pumps, and replacing minor parts.
  • Assists in the repair of vehicles from other Departments as needed.
  • Maintains tools and equipment and cleans work areas.
  • Prepares equipment for painting. Removes residual prep items after painting operations.
  • Assists in troubleshooting problems in both tactical and non-tactical vehicles.
  • Services brakes and minor tune-ups.
  • Performs steam-cleaning and canning operations.
  • Maintains tools and inventories.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on various types of equipment from wheel vehicles to lawn mowers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualification:

  • Education: High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Experience: two years’ experience in automotive maintenance.
  • Must possess and continuously maintain a current State of Colorado Driver's License prior to starting or by 30 days after employment.

Material & Equipment Directly Used:

  • Automotive automated and hand tools, steam cleaning equipment, material handling equipment, PPE, including approved respirators and coveralls.

Working Environment/physical Activities:

  • Work is generally conducted in a shop environment. However, duties may involve the conduct of work in the out-of-doors area with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions. Work will require lifting to 50 lbs.; stooping; climbing; prolonged standing; prolonged sitting.

Posted Salary Range


Benefits Information

SCA - The company offers a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and a range of other voluntary benefits. Vacation, holiday and sick Leave offered will be as defined under the DOL's Wage Determination.

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Maintenance & Repair

Travel: None

Organization: AFO - Akima Facilities Operations

Clearance: Not Applicable

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-8605