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Vectrus

Heavy Equipment Mechanic (18631)

Defense

All

Yearly

No

South Carolina, United States

Overview

The Heavy Equipment Mechanic operates and inspects machines or equipment to diagnose defects, dismantles and reassembles equipment, using hoists and hand tools, examines parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges, replaces defective engines and subassemblies, such as transmissions, and tests overhauled equipment to insure operating efficiency. The mechanic welds broken parts and structural members, may direct workers engaged in cleaning parts and assisting with assembly and disassembly of equipment, and may repair, adjust, and maintain mining machinery, such as stripping and loading shovels, drilling and cutting machines, and continuous mining machines.


Responsibilities

  • Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on wheeled vehicles and trailers equipment.
  • Inspects, tests, and operates wheeled equipment (commercial and military) to determine equipment serviceability and proper operation.
  • services equipment with fuel, oil, water, coolant, hydraulic fluid, refrigerant, and compressed air, disassembles and assembles malfunctioning accessories and components.
  • Removes, disassembles, repairs, cleans, treats for corrosion, assembles, and reinstall components and accessories.
  • Disposes of hazardous materials and waste in accordance with all state, local, and federal environmental standards and regulations.
  • Operates, cleans, inspects, and services wheeled equipment for maintenance purposes.
  • Practices good housekeeping, property accountability control, Foreign Object Damage prevention and safety at all times.
  • Additional responsibilities include working with a variety of repair and test equipment including welders, torches, pressure testers, electrical testers and various other test equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet organizational/operational objectives.
  • Job duties and responsibilities may change due to contractual requirements.
  • The Heavy Equipment Mechanic receives guidance and direction as necessary from the Maintenance supervisor and/or Maintenance Lead with regards on policies, directives and professional development.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. One year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.
  • Must possess a valid State Driver’s License.
  • Applicant must furnish their own serviceable, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliant, tools, that are appropriate for their required duties. Tools must meet the OSHA Regulations 1910 Subpar P
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.

EXPERIENCE

  • Three (3) to six (6) years' of experience in wheeled equipment maintenance or equivalent.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Frequent exposure to conditions of inclement weather, extreme heat and cold, high/low humidity, blowing sand and dust, and working in confined spaces and at heights.
  • A normal work week is 40 hours (5 days a week).
  • Must be willing to work additional hours when mission requires.
  • Applicant must furnish their own serviceable, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliant, tools, that are appropriate for their required duties. Tools must meet the OSHA Regulations 1910 Subpar P.

MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:

  • Extensive use of basic shop equipment, disagnostic equipment, hand tools, power tools, air tools, and lifting devices.
  • Steel Toe shoes are required.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required in certain areas while work is being conducted. Such PPE includes, but is not limited to:Face Mask, head, foot, hand, vision and hearing protective devices.
  • Periodic use of computer systems and multi-function devices (MFD).

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

  • Work is generally conducted in a shop environment. However, duties may involve the conduct of work in the outdoors area with a potential exposure to extreme climatic condition.
  • Work requires stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, prolong sitting and occasional working in cramped and awkward position.
  • Frequent exposure to conditions of inclement weather, extreme heat and cold, high/low humidity, blowing sand and dust, and working in confined spaces and at heights.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:

  • Must be able to climb up and down ladders and stairs, as well as bend, twist, and squad for prolonged periods.
  • Must be able to pull, push and lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Function in conditions of inclement weather, extreme heat and cold, high/low humidity, blowing sand and dust, and working in confined spaces and at heights.
We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.