Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Overview

The Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Mechanic is responsible for the diagnostics, repairs, and inspections of completed repairs for military wheeled and Ground support equipment. Works along with team members, and sets the pace. Troubleshoots malfunctions and makes repairs to ground support equipment using conventional and digital multi-meters, voltmeters, ohmmeters, frequency counters, oscilloscopes, circuit card testers, transistor testers, and hand tools.


Responsibilities

This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.

 

MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES:

  • Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on wheeled vehicles and ground support equipment such as generators, transformers, switchboards, controllers, circuit breakers, motors, heating units, conduit systems, or other transmission equipment.
  • Inspects, tests, and operates wheeled and ground support 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 reinstalls 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 and ground support 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 and electrical testers to name a few.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet organizational/operational objectives.
  • Job duties and responsibilities may change due to contractual requirements.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education/Certifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • At least three (3) to six (6) years of experience in wheeled and Ground support equipment maintenance or an equivalent.
  • Must possess a valid State Driver’s License.
  • Must be willing to work additional hours when mission requires.
  • Applicant must furnish their own serviceable tools that are Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliant, tools according to OSHA Reg 1910, SUB PAR P, that are appropriate for their required duties.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must be able to speck, read, and write English.
  • Must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship, such as birth certificate or US Passport

Skills and Experience:

  • Must be proficient in servicing, troubleshooting and repairing military/civilian wheeled and ground support equipment.
  • Must be proficient in electrical troubleshooting and repair of ground support equipment such as mobile electric power plants and other self-propelled/non self-propelled equipment.
  • Must be familiar with the use of electronic technical manuals.

MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:

  • Extensive use of basic shop equipment, diagnostic 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.
  • A normal work week is 40 hours (5 days a week). Must be willing to work additional hours when mission requires.

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.

Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Vectrus is a leading global government services company with a history in the services market that dates back more than 70 years. The company provides facility and base operations; supply chain and logistics services; information technology mission support; and engineering and digital integration services to U.S. government customers around the world. Vectrus is differentiated by operational excellence, superior program performance, a history of long-term customer relationships and a strong commitment to their customers' mission success. Vectrus is headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO, and includes about 6,700 employees spanning 129 locations in 22 countries. In 2018, Vectrus generated sales of $1.3 billion. To learn about career opportunities at Vectrus, visit www.vectrus.com/careers.

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