The Heavy Duty Vehicle Mechanic performs repairs and maintains a variety of equipment including, but not limited to light wheeled vehicle, buses, dump trucks, LENCO and Bearcat equipment.
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
Perform general purpose vehicle maintenance activities including installation, repair, trouble-shooting, diagnostics, and preventive maintenance. Disassemble and reassemble engines and mechanical units to inspect and diagnose parts using computerized test equipment, calibration devices, gauges, etc. Repair, adjust, overhaul, or replace major assemblies or sub-assemblies such as power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering assemblies, tracks, system components and equipment attachments. Remove, disassemble, and repair gasoline or diesel engines and components.Provide input and data for processing work orders, equipment repair records, and activity reports. Adhere to all established safety policies and standards to include identification, use, and proper procedures for handling or disposal of hazardous waste. Perform other qualified duties as assigned.
Knowledge & Skills
Specialized knowledge and skills in diesel and heavy automotive repair and maintenanceSkilled in replacing major components and parts on general purpose vehiclesKnowledge of diagnostics and ability to conduct technical research on the computerPrefer knowledge of US Military vehicles and equipment, OSHA, ANSI, ASE (OEM requirements, and military or civilian maintenance standards.