Motor Vehicle Mechanic
The Motor Vehicle Mechanic performs a variety of repairs and services to maintain motor vehicles involving duties that require an understanding of intermediate vehicle maintenance.
Operates, maintains, and inspects vehicles/machines and equipment to diagnose defects, analyzes malfunctions, and determines required repairs.
Perform adjustments, repairs, or overhauls on sub and major assemblies and components.
Dismantles and examines parts for damage or excessive wear using micrometers and gauges and reassemble using necessary tools to accomplish required repairs.
Replaces defective vehicle components, engines and subassemblies such as automotive air conditioning systems, transmissions, transfer cases, differentials, pillar blocks, hydraulic cylinders and motors as required.
Tests overhauled vehicles/equipment to ensure operating efficiency.
Performs tire repairs of all types required.
Accurately records details of work performed on work orders assigned.
Researches parts and materials as assigned by the Lead Technician.
Performs maintenance under field conditions and performs vehicle recovery operations (including) wrecker operation, parts research, work order processing entries and other duties as assigned.
Maintains shop cleanliness inside and out.
Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.
Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
High School diploma or equivalent.
Possess 2 years’ experience in motor vehicle maintenance or related expertise with employment as a vehicle mechanic for 12 out of the past 24 months.
A well-rounded combination of formal training and hands on experience, (usually acquired through a formal apprenticeship or an equivalent training program).
Ability to research and understand technical data, wiring, vacuum, air and hydraulic diagrams associated with the vehicle maintenance field.
Ability to glean hidden details from conversations with customers to more easily diagnose their complaint.
May be required to work in other areas or functions depending on mission requirements and changes (cross-utilization).
Ability to utilize computer-based technical directives or service manuals and electronic engine control diagnostic equipments to diagnose vehicle malfunctions.
ASE certification in automotive air conditioning systems is preferred. Knowledge of Electronic Engine Controls is highly desired.
Some minor gas and electric welding experience preferred.
Class A or B Nevada CDL with passenger and or HAZMAT endorsements is desirable.
Should have working knowledge in the use of MS Office software.
Must possess and maintain a valid Class "C" state driver’s license.
Must qualify for and maintain a government security clearance.
Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:
Must be able to lift 50 lbs with or without accommodation. Must utilize all proper lifting procedures and practices. Must wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Must be able to work at heights. Must be able to climb in and out of vehicles of various sizes and heights Must be able to work under pressure and strenuous conditions. Must be able to meet short suspense dates. Must be able to conduct work in the out-of-doors area with potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions (i.e. extreme temperatures, high humidity, rain and blowing dust). Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of stooping; climbing; standing; and sitting for long periods of uninterrupted time. May require shift work. May be required to work an uncommon tour of duty including nights, weekends, and holidays. During the usual work period, the worker may be exposed to sounds and noise levels that are distracting and uncomfortable.
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.