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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

VSE Corp Fort Benning, GA

Company
VSE Corp
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
341
Location
Fort Benning, GA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED
AJE Ref #
576185012

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title
HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC
Location
Fort Benning, GA - Ft. Benning, GA US (Primary)
Job Type
Full Time/Regular
Education
High School Diploma
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Category
Technical
Exemption Type
Non-Exempt
Job Description

VSE CORPORATION IS SEEKING A HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC WITH AT LEAST THREE (3) YEARS OF EXPERIENCE TO FILL A POSITION IN FORT BENNING, GA.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Lead / Supervisor, performs the full range of work involving servicing, preventive maintenance, repair and modifications to military and civilian heavy equipment, tactical tracked vehicles, towed and self-propelled howitzers, tank retrievers, earth moving equipment, diesel power generators, light vehicles and trucks, mobile equipment and material handling equipment as well as fuel, hydraulic and electrical subsystems in accordance with pertinent technical manuals and bulletins. Must have a valid Class A Commercial License from either Georgia or Alabama.



The duties to be performed include:

* Perform the full range of overhaul and repair work on full-tracked and half-tracked military/combat tanks, tractors and vehicles to include fabrication, modification and experimental R&D work. * Performing all checks and repairs on all types of engines, to include their carburetors, transmissions, differentials, final drives, and their suspensions. * Diagnoses and repairs for all types of failures in 12 and 24 volt electrical systems while using test equipment and special tools. * Interpret and understand technical manuals or other documentation required for the independently diagnose and troubleshoot electrical, mechanical and hydraulic faults on military equipment make required repairs. * Document supply and maintenance repair actions manually or on military or commercial computer systems. * Operate equipment to check work, moves equipment in and out the shop, and evacuates equipment to support maintenance, as required. * Perform a variety of less complex maintenance functions such as changing oil and filters, lubricating, and repairing tires when required (or if necessary). * Disassemble, repair, and assemble military vehicles, equipment and systems. * Performs other allied trades such as body work, canvas repair, or differential seals, steering boxes, fuel injection pumps, hydraulic pumps, hydraulic cylinders when directed.



MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:

Hand tools, special diagnostic tools, gauges, and alignment devices. Job Requirements

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WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Dirt, dust, grease and oils are always present. There can be exposure to chemicals that may burn and irritate the skin and eyes if proper personal protective equipment is not worn. Failure to follow appropriate safety procedures could result in cuts, bruises, shocks and strains. Must comply with OSHA, EPA, installation fire prevention regulations and published company work rules. May be required to work nights, weekends, and holidays.



PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:

Work requires prolonged standing or working underneath vehicles and equipment with periodic use of solvents. Frequent lifting of weapons and equipment weighing up to 25 pounds with occasional

assists in lifting weapons and equipment weighing up to 90 pounds.

Travel
0 - 10%
Shift Type
First Shift

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans?) that understands the value of diversity and its impact on a high performance culture. We are a military friendly organization and veterans are encouraged to apply. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Due to the incredible influx of applicants we are not able to take phone calls; we will contact you if you are a match for any position. Thank you for considering us for employment.

Overview

VSE Corporation was established in 1959 to provide engineering and technical services to the owners and operators of transportation and equipment assets and large, mission critical fleets (ships, vehicles and aircraft.) VSE serves this market by extending the service life and modernizing these aging platforms.

We are a preferred strategic partner, providing customized solutions to improve operational readiness and capability across a wide array of mature platforms. We characterize the majority of our work as “sustainment services,” consisting of supply chain management (SCM) and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO). VSE, the parent company, conducts business operations through our Federal Services Group and our wholly-owned subsidiaries, including Wheeler Bros., Inc., VSE Aviation, Inc. (which includes Prime Turbines LLC, CT Aerospace LLC, Kansas Aviation of Independence, LLC, and Air Parts & Supply Co.), Akimeka LLC and Energetics Incorporated.

Company Size:
1,001-5,000 Employees
Industry
Defense
Founded:
1959
Headquarters:
6348 Walker Lane
Alexandria, VA 22310

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