Heavy Equipment Mechanic

VSE Corporation Yermo , CA 92398

Posted 7 months ago

VSE Corporation is currently looking for a Heavy Equipment Mechanic with at least three (3) years of experience to fill a position in Yermo, CA. The duties to be performed include:

  • Analyzes malfunctions and repairs, rebuilds and maintains power equipment, such as cranes, power shovels, scrapers, paving machines, motor graders, trench-digging machines, conveyors, bulldozers, dredges, pumps, compressors and pneumatic tools;

  • 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;

  • Welds broken parts and structural members; May direct workers engaged in cleaning parts and assisting with assembly and disassembly of equipment;

  • Perform assignments with safety being the primary responsibility, utilizing personnel protective equipment and other safety related items/equipment when needed or required,

  • Interpret and understand technical manuals or other documentation required to assist senior mechanics with the diagnosis and troubleshooting of electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic faults on military equipment to make the required repairs in compliance with contract standard operating procedures and with specified time limits;

  • Disassemble, repair and assemble military vehicles, equipment and systems;

  • Document supply and maintenance repair actions on military, manual or commercial computer systems;

  • It is understood that these are the duties to be performed and any variations of these duties must be approved by a supervisor

Job Requirements

  • Education: Technical Training required; HS Diploma Preferred, may substitute one (1) year relevant experience for one (1) year of education.

  • Experience: three (3) years.

  • Must possess CURRENT Class A CDL

  • Must have high knowledge of power tools, special tools, equipment and common tools required to make repairs

  • Must possess the physical ability to perform the job while standing for long periods of time; working in inclement weather and while wearing personal protective equipment as required.

  • Must be able to lift and move a minimum of 50 pounds as an individual.

  • Must be able to pass and maintain background and substance abuse screening/testing to obtain and maintain employment with VSE Corporation.

  • Moderate background in DOD and Army automotive equipment desired

  • Contact: Ed Wakeley Sr. Technical Recruiter 703-329-2621 ehwakeley@vsecorp.com

VSE Is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and our business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

VSE Corporation