AECOM Motor Vehicle Mechanic in Fort Polk, Louisiana

United States of America - Louisiana, Fort Polk

Job Summary

AECOM has an immediate opening for Motor Vehicle Mechanics in Department Ops Maintenance Grp at Fort Polk, LA.

The Motor Vehicle Mechanic performs a variety of repairs and services to maintain motor vehicles duties that require an understanding of intermediate vehicle maintenance.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Repairs, rebuilds, or overhauls major assemblies of internal combustion automobiles including military vehicles

  • Diagnoses system malfunctions, isolate causes, and determines the extent of repairs required to correct deficiencies

  • Replaces worn or broken parts such as piston rings, bearings, or other engine parts

  • Grinds and adjusts valves

  • Rebuilds carburetors

  • Overhauls transmissions

  • Repairs fuel injection, lighting, and ignition systems

  • Dismantles and reassembles equipment, using Technical Manuals, lifting devices, hand and pneumatic tools

  • Performs all work in accordance to the applicable Technical Manual for the vehicle and work assigned.

  • May direct workers engaged in cleaning parts and assisting with assembly and disassembly of equipment.

  • May recommend revision to internal maintenance procedures to improve efficiency and ensure quality workmanship within Army regulations.

  • Must be able recognize and know proper usage of a variety of automotive tools.

  • Performs all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs with or without accommodation.

  • Must utilize all proper lifting procedures and practices.

  • Must wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Must be able to work at heights.

  • Must be able to climb in and out of vehicles of various sizes and heights

  • Must be able to work under pressure and strenuous conditions.

  • Must be able to meet short suspense dates.

  • Must be able to conduct work in the out-of-doors area with potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions (i.e. extreme temperatures, high humidity, rain and blowing dust).

  • Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of stooping; climbing; standing; and sitting for long periods of uninterrupted time.

  • May require shift work.

  • May be required to work an uncommon tour of duty including nights, weekends, and holidays.

  • During the usual work period, the worker may be exposed to sounds and noise levels that are distracting and uncomfortable

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Minimum Requirements

  1. Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident

  2. High school diploma or equivalent.

  3. Five or more years’ experience and specific knowledge in vehicle maintenance either through schooling, to include a formal apprenticeship or equivalent, and/or verifiable on the job experience.

  4. Must know theory and principles of engine operations and accessories and components.

  5. Must have or be able to obtain site forklift and other licenses/certifications as needed to perform duties.

  6. Must have a valid and current state driver’s license.

  7. Must be able to operate a government general-purpose vehicle

  8. Must be able to inspect, repair, and operate a diverse range of vehicles

  9. Must be able to complete paperwork associated with vehicle maintenance and repairs.

  10. Must be able to manipulate and use hand tools and hydraulic equipment

  11. Must possess basic computer skills

  12. Must have the ability to read, interpret, and apply Technical Manual instructions, publications, and safety rules.

  13. Must be able to read, interpret and use vehicle maintenance manuals, service bulletins, wiring/schematic diagrams, data tables and other specifications to determine feasibility and method to repair or replace malfunctioning or damaged components.

  14. Must have the ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  15. Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

  16. Position may require travel.

  17. Ability to work in a team environment

  18. Performs all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Maintenance and repair of military tactical vehicles, as well as, lawn mower (push, riding, zero turn), ATV, side by side, HMMWV, light wheeled trailers, LMTV, FMTV, medium wheeled trailers

  • ASE and/or Diesel Mechanic Certifications

  • Experience in field repairs and recovery.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Government

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196287BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.