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Motor Vehicle Mechanic Helper

Transportation and Logistics

Vehicle Mechanic


Hunter Army Air Field, Georgia, 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 Mechanic Helper performs a variety of tasks such as washing, cleaning, and lubricating vehicles; loading, unloading, and storing automotive parts and supplies; and maintaining work areas.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Performs a variety of tasks associated with the performance of maintenance on military equipment and supplies. Duties may include but are not limited to washing, cleaning, and lubricating vehicles. Load, unload, and store automotive parts and supplies. Maintain work areas to ensure a safe work environment.
  • Performs apprentice maintenance, repair and modification functions under the general supervision of senior team members on common vehicle and vehicle equipment.
  • Installation or removal of access panels, components and accessories, washing and cleaning of contract units and other non-complex duties. Assist with checking and replacing components, batteries, and tires.
  • Adhere to safe work practices on the various contract units and components involved.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident with written and verbal fluency in English.
  • Candidate must possess a working knowledge of the appropriate tools necessary to perform maintenance tasks as well as have knowledge of standardized maintenance regulations – specifically DA Pam 750-8, Functional User’s Manual for The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS) and AR 750-1, Army Material Maintenance Policy.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid GA state issued drivers license.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Common Access Card within first 90 days of employment.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment background & drug screening.
  • Must be capable of lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling very heavy parts and loads. Must be able to climb, crawl, stoop, bend, squat, and reach as required to work on equipment.

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: 2024-7836