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Vehicle Chief Mechanic (SPV)

Government and Military

Aircraft Mechanic


Thumrait, Oman

Job Summary

The Vehicle Chief Mechanic (SPV) supervises and is responsible for all aspects of ordering, receiving, storing and issuing of parts needed for the repair of USAF vehicle assets. Carries out all duties in accordance with USAF mandatory requirements. Ensures compliance with Performance Work Statement (PWS) and ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS).

Principal Accountabilities

  • Ensures monthly reconstitution, preservation and inspection goals are attained.
  • Performs receipt Limitied Technical Inspections (LTI) within prescribed guidelines.
  • Ensures that the most economic form of repair is performed on all USAF vehicle assets.
  • Prioritizes work according to goals and schedules.
  • Inspects and prepares USAF vehicle assets for air/land/sea movement.
  • Supervises assigned auto mechanics and electricians.
  • Supervises and conducts training of all assigned maitenance technicians.
  • Ensures safety practices and housekeeping is maintained to the highest standard.
  • Ensures that all tools and equipment are serviceable, accounted for and secured.
  • Stores and disposes of all hazardous materials in accordance with International Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Conducts repair parts research to ensure only required repair parts are requested and determines the local availability of required repair parts.
  • Supervises and inspects all Time Compliance Technical Order (TCTO) actions to ensure completion within prescribed guidelines.
  • Ensures correct and expeditious completion of work orders.
  • Inspects completed vehicle repairs to ensure quality assurance is maintained.
  • Ensures unserviceable and unused serviceable repair parts are returned to the supply facility.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Works in normal office and maintenance shop or warehouse environment and may be required to work outdoors for extended periods.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be proficient in the use of personal computers and Windows Operating System and Microsoft Office to include as a minimum Power Point, Excel and Word programs.
  • Must be capable of operating and repairing light to heavy military and commercial type vehicles.
  • Must have working knowledge of diagnostic computer programs such as Cummins INSITE, CAT, OBD scanners.
  • Will have good organizational and communication skills, particularly in dealings with subordinates.
  • Must possess a valid home country driver's license and ability to obtain host nation driver's license.
  • May be required to operate material handling equipment.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Recognized national qualification in vehicle maintenance at a higher level required.
  • Four years experience in USAF or US service equivalent vehicle and equipment repair required.
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from operating equipment.
  • Will be required to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) according to prescribed procedures and as required for task being performed.
  • Physically capable of performing all required duties; capable of lifting/pushing/pulling minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 60K loader certification preferred.
  • Two years' experience in a supervisory capacity preferred.