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Motor Vehicle Mechanic

Transportation and Logistics

Vehicle Mechanic


Battle Creek, Michigan, United States

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Motor Vehicle Mechanic

The Motor Vehicle Mechanic repairs, rebuilds, or overhauls major assemblies of internal combustion automobiles, buses, trucks or tractors. Diagnoses, analyzes and troubleshoots vehicle malfunctions and repair problems.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Maintains and repairs government vehicles.

  • Completes maintenance tickets and repair orders in a timely manner.

  • Disposes of waste materials per regulations and applicable laws.

  • Stays abreast of latest technology and installation procedures

  • Inspects, diagnoses and isolates vehicle and equipment malfunctions; troubleshoots, traces and locates defects and/or causes of mechanical problems to determine type and extent of necessary repairs.

  • Repairs all assigned vehicles and equipment to ensure they are safe and dependable

  • Repairs lighting systems, sirens, wheel bearings, radiators, heating and air-conditioning systems, springs, hydraulic systems, catalytic converters and fuel pumps

  • Utilizes on-board computer diagnostic systems and other test equipment in order to test automotive computer control and emission systems; assesses and analyzes malfunctions of machinery using microcomputers, calipers, gauges, and other equipment.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma, technical school, apprenticeship, trade school graduate or equivalent required.

  • 3 years minimum experience in the problem diagnosis, repair and maintenance of a wide variety of light, medium, heavy and/or specialized automotive equipment, other heavy equipment, and FAV vehicles.

  • Must be knowledgeable of gasoline and diesel vehicle preventive maintenance programs.

  • Excellent record of safety operations and working knowledge of safety standards for motor vehicle mechanical and electrical systems.

  • Considerable knowledge of computer, electrical, transistorized and other non-mechanical systems and how they tie-in with and affect the operation of mechanical systems.

  • Considerable knowledge of the standard tools, equipment, test procedures and practices used in the repair and preventative maintenance of fleet and training vehicles.

  • Ability to diagnose mechanical and related malfunctions.

  • Ability to read technical manuals, references and specifications.

  • Ability to operate a forklift, power tools, wrenches, diagnostic equipment, and jacks.

Additional Requirements:

  • Must have a valid and current state drivers license.

  • Must understand and be able to use Technical Manuals.

  • Must be able to complete paperwork associated with vehicle maintenance and repairs.

  • Ability to manipulate and use hand tools and hydraulic equipment.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Passing a pre-employment drug screen and a government background check is required.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a National Agency Check (NAC-1/T-1) within 60 days of hire if required.

  • Must be available for any shift. Willing to work weekends and other hours as needed.

  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English.

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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