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Automotive Mechanic

Transportation and Logistics

Vehicle Mechanic


Tracy, California, 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:

Akima Facilities Operations is looking for an Automotive Mechanic to work. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!

Repair, rebuild, or overhaul major assemblies of internal combustion automobiles, buses, material handling equipment, trucks, and tractors. Work involves most of the following: Diagnosing the source of trouble and determining the extent of repairs; replacing worn or broken parts such as piston rings, bearings, and repairing fuel injection, lighting, and ignition systems. In general, the work of the Motor Vehicle Mechanic requires rounded training and experience usually acquired through a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience. Has the ability to use diagnostic flow charts and schematics to solve complex mechanical and electrical malfunctions.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic system problems using a variety of test equipment.
  • Repair and maintain engines, transmissions, and related components by repairing and replacing pumps, rebuilding or replacing transmissions, repairing and replacing starters, grinding valves, replacing gaskets, rings, and seals, and other related work.
  • Repair and maintain electrical systems by interpreting schematics, rewiring ignition and lighting systems and other electrical circuits, replacing alternators, controllers, sensors, replacing bulbs and lights, and other related work.
  • Repair and maintain other components and systems by adjusting/replacing brakes; replacing ball joints and wheel bearings; replacing mufflers, exhaust and tail pipes; replacing shock absorbers and struts; repairing automotive air conditioning; repairing and replacing hydraulic components; and other related work.
  • Service and tune up vehicles by checking and changing fluids and filters, rotating tires, adjusting and replacing belts and hoses, adjusting carburetors and fuel injection systems, adjusting valves and other related work.
  • Maintain tools and clean equipment and work areas
  • Properly dispose of filters, oils and HazMat.
  • Maintain files of completed work orders, service and repair of vehicle, and supplies and equipment ordered and used.
  • Maintain timecard electronically and hard copy daily.
  • Be familiar with the Quality Control/ Customer Satisfaction Plan (QC/CSP) requirements and perform QC/CSP actions as required.
  • May be required to repair automotive air conditioning systems and obtain a MACS certificate.
  • May be required to participate in on-call schedule.
  • Perform other work as assigned.


Minimum Qualification:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid Class C California driver’s license
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in the field of automotive maintenance
  • Valid Class C California Driver License
  • California Class A Driver’s License preferred.

Training Requirements:

  • Equipment Operation and Maintenance
  • Hazard Communication
  • Oil Pollution, Oil Recycling
  • Compressed Gas Cylinders
  • Ozone Depleting Substances

Working Conditions

Frequently exposed to dust, extreme heat, and cold due to seasonal changes, and air quality associated with a machine shop and outside environment.

  • Work Week: Monday-Friday
  • Work Hours: 0700-1530
  • Flex Shifts: Occasionally
  • Overtime: Occasionally
  • Travel Required: Possible

Physical Demands

Standing: continuously Reaching: frequently

Walking: frequently Stretching: frequently

Lifting: occasionally Pulling: occasionally

Pushing: occasionally Moving: occasionally

Bending: frequently Climbing: frequently

Stooping: frequently Balancing: frequently

Twisting: frequently Kneeling: frequently

Crouching: frequently Crawling: occasionally

The applicant/employee will be required to demonstrate competency during a forty-five-day probationary period.

Posted Salary Range


Benefits Information

CBA - The benefits and leave offered will be as defined under the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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: Able to Obtain Public Trust

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-7987