An established Prime Federal Contractor is seeking skilled trades talent for ongoing support of its Client, NAVFAC Washington, at various locations. The following position is one of many assignments for this Client.
Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic - Dahlgren
This assignment requires a Secret Clearance. Candidates MUST have an active Secret Clearance
Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic:
All information for work orders, assets, specifications, and condition assessments is captured in the NAVFAC’s MAXIMO - therefore, candidates must be able to learn and utilize this software platform.
Emergency/On-Call: may be required to respond to job related emergencies, within 1 hour of notification.
• Knowledge and skill to repair, overhaul, or rebuild large/complex transmissions which have braking, steering, and differential systems mechanically integrated with the transmission; engines such as, 12-cylinder and 1,000 hp engines.
• Skill in performing difficult and unusually precise repairing, fitting and adjusting of moving parts, engines with pistons which directly power multiple hydraulic and interconnected engine system, e.g., making difficult, precise fittings and adjustments of moving parts to clearances of one ten-thousandth of an inch or closer, such as in intricate fuel injection systems.
• Knowledge and skill in the repair, maintenance and overhaul of complex vehicles having interconnected systems, such as, integrated electric, air, and hydraulic systems; complex state-of-the-art electrical and electronic systems; intricate timing requirements such as dual engines or complex fuel injections systems, e.g., those with several injectors which have precise timing sequences; numerous interconnected gear-reduction systems; and/or other similarly complex systems.
• Skill in the use of diagnostic equipment, including computer-controlled test equipment, to identify problems which are difficult to locate and repair. Skill to develop or improvise methods, alter parts, and make repairs in the absence of technical guidelines. Satisfactorily completes prescribed courses associated with maintenance, inspection, testing and certification of certified equipment such as cranes, aerial work platforms and vertical transportation equipment.
• The Contractor is required to read and follow Service, Maintenance and Operations Manuals to ensure correct adjustment, repair and operation of complex equipment. In compiling replacement parts orders from assembly drawings, blueprints and mechanical drawings in replacement parts books, must have a complete knowledge of the required material to accomplish specific repair, overhaul or modification work.
• Required to operationally test construction and weight handling equipment to verify repairs or adjustments.
• Required to obtain Class B Commercial Drivers’ License with P (passenger), N (tank), and T (trailer) endorsements for operations of a field maintenance vehicle and for the purpose of diagnosing problems, field testing, and verifying that repairs are satisfactory.
• Contract will receive On the Job Training (OJT) for operation of Aerial Work Platforms.
Class B CDL to operate commercial trucks that have an attached cab and cargo area with a combined weight greater than 26,000 pounds, as well as trucks with a detached towed cargo vehicle that weighs less than 10,000 pounds.
May work in tiring or uncomfortable positions for long periods. The work requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, stretching, climbing, and crouching. Contractor works on top of, under, and in tight compartments of vehicles in cramped or awkward positions. Performs strenuous work while standing, lying, or sitting. Frequently lifts and carries items, unassisted, weighing up to 40 pounds, and often exerts similar effort in pushing, pulling, and positioning parts, assemblies, and equipment. Frequently lifts and moves heavier items with assistance of other workers or with lifting devices such as jacks, hoists, and cranes. Contractor is sometimes required to work from ladders or work platforms at varying heights.
Work is performed both inside and outside. When inside, is frequently exposed to drafts, changing temperatures, and noise. When outside, may work in bad weather. Both inside and outside, workers are exposed to irritations and discomfort from dust, grease, heat, and fumes. Is subject to cuts, burns, chemical irritations, bruises, electrical shock, and injuries from falls while repairing, positioning, and moving equipment. Follows prescribed safety practices and uses safety equipment such as hearing protection, hard hats, hard-toe shoes, gloves, respirators, fall protection and protective clothing.