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Motor Vehicle Mechanic

Transportation and Logistics

Vehicle Mechanic

No

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Overview

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 Motor Vehicle Mechanic repairs, rebuilds, or overhauls major assemblies of internal combustion automobiles, buses, trucks or tractors. Work involves most of the following: Diagnosing the source of trouble and determining the extent of repairs required; replacing worn or broken parts such as piston rings, bearings, or other engine parts; grinding and adjusting valves; rebuilding carburetors; overhauling transmissions; 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.

Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs the full range of field-level overhaul and repair work on chassis group units of one or more types of vehicles powered by internal combustion engines, gasoline or multi-fuel. Types include those in commercial, industrial, or tactical use such as passenger cars, trucks, forklift trucks and warehouse tractors, jeeps, multi-wheel drive vehicles with automatic transmissions and auxiliary equipment.
  • Determines exact nature and extent of repairs required and performs major and minor overhaul and repair on engines, power transmissions, suspension, steering and braking operational systems and related electrical, fuel, hydraulic, wheel and engine assemblies.
  • Must be able to perform overhaul procedures and complete assigned work in time allotted using Technical Manual’s, Lube Orders and Technical Bulletins.
  • Uses specialized testing equipment such as compression testers, spring compression testers, motor analyzers, test benches and dynamometers.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and repair component malfunctions during final testing.
  • Uses and proficient in the use of various type measuring devices used to determine parameters of overhaul inspection points required for overhauled components.
  • Must be able to obtain a license to operate a forklift.
  • Directs work of junior and helper mechanics as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualification:

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Three years’ experience in vehicle maintenance as the worker, helper or apprentice level.
  • Experience with Military Vehicle’s and the Army Maintenance System is a plus.
  • Valid Driver License

Material & Equipment Directly Used:

  • TMDE, automotive repair equipment, materiel handling equipment, tools, and dynamometer.

Working Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Work is generally conducted in a shop environment.
  • However, duties may involve the conduct of work in the out-of-doors area with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions.
  • Work will require lifting up to 50 lbs.; stooping; climbing; prolonged standing; prolonged sitting.

Posted Salary Range

29.22

Benefits Information

SCA - The company offers a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and a range of other voluntary benefits. Vacation, holiday and sick Leave offered will be as defined under the DOL's Wage Determination.

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 job-assist@akima.com 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: 2024-8228