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CACI International Construction Mechanic, TRADET in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Job Description

As a CACI Construction Mechanic, you will support Special Boat Team TWELVE (SBT-12) is responsible for maintaining, diagnosing, trouble shooting, repairing, monitoring and reporting the material status and maintenance requirements of assigned Combatant Craft Mediums (CCM) and associated equipment.

More About the Role:

Duties include the following:

  • Provide diagnostics support, troubleshooting support, and repair to the following equipment: Diesel engines (Motoren-und Turbinen-Union (MTU) Preferred), reduction gears, auxiliaries, propulsion systems, including their sub-assemblies such as engine electronic/electrical systems, fuel systems, lubrication systems, starting systems, steering systems, electrical distribution system, bilge dewatering systems, cooling systems, fire suppression, and hydraulic systems for the CCM, prime mover, trailer and associated equipment.

  • Assist and provide technical recommendations to the Government regarding CCM maintenance and repair.

  • Maintain and repair tires, batteries, brakes and valves, conduct shop management functions such as maintenance scheduling and spare parts inventory control and estimate labor, material and equipment needs.

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot equipment failures, repair and maintain diesel and gasoline engines, adjust and repair ignition, fuel, electrical, hydraulic and steering systems.

  • Maintain chassis, frames, and bodies as well as work with hoisting and jacking equipment, power tools, measuring instruments, gauges, meters, and lubricating equipment.

  • Perform repairs in a shipyard environment as required.

  • Be familiar with and possess ability to utilize specialty tools, such as torque wrenches, timing and fuel rack adjustment tools, feeler gauges, depth gauges, snap gauges, and other specific tools as part of the routine maintenance, diagnosis, and repair activities.

  • Assist in moving with the support team and all supporting equipment to provide contingency response and logistical support to detachments at various locations both CONUS and OCONUS

  • Responsible for managing and offering guidance on best practices for a team of 10-12

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Meet requirements in order to deploy and travel with a CCM Detachment CONUS and OCONUS and must maintain a valid passport to support overseas travel requirements and possess and maintain SECRET security clearance.

  • Possess a class “A” license to operate the CCM prime mover with trailer and craft attached.

  • Qualify to operate various types of government owned vehicles and equipment to include possessing the following:

  • Class A Tractor Trailer license with HAZMAT Endorsement

  • Forklift Operator License up to 20,000 pound

  • History of Power Plant Operation and setup (30K/60K Generator)

  • Ability to manage 4 direct reports on a daily basis.

  • Must have experience working with military combined with experience maintaining and repairing diesel engines, gasoline engines, chassis, lubricating systems.

  • Minimum of five-years of experience working in the Equipment Operator field and have recent experience within the past 24-months. Recent experience is imperative so that contractors are prepared to drive and operate heavy equipment as part of regular duties.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Qualify to operate various types of government owned vehicles and equipment to include possessing the following:

  • Class A Tractor Trailer license with HAZMAT Endorsement

  • Forklift Operator License up to 20,000 pound

  • History of Power Plant Operation and setup (30K/60K Generator)

  • Coordinate with Troop or Maintenance Department Chain of Command (COC) on all matters concerning CCM safe engineering and operating procedures.:

  • Familiar with welding operations and possess supporting qualifications in order to conduct or assist in repairs of CCM and associated equipment. Specific skill shall include:

  • Blueprint and schematics reading.

  • Basic understanding of Sheet Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), and Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) processes.

  • Basic knowledge of sheet metal fabrication.

  • Basic understanding of fiber glass and hull repair.

  • Knowledgeable to ensure that all repairs and procedures are in accordance with specifications for the CCM.

  • Working knowledge of military publications, technical instructions, and engineering/ electrical illustrations relating to repair procedures and operations.

  • Previous military experience and or understanding of the US Navy rates, ranks, COC and protocols is preferred but not required.

  • Rigging gear inspector certification.

What We Can Offer You:- We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.