Purpose: Under general direction, performs the full range of field-level overhaul work on chassis group units of one or more types of vehicles powered by internal combustion engines, gasoline or multi-fuel.
Supervisory Role: None.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs the full range of repair and modification work on heavy/light equipment and vehicles powered by internal combustion engines.
Examine vehicles to determine extent of damage or malfunctions.
Test drive vehicles, and test components and systems, using equipment such as infrared engine analyzers, compression gauges, and computerized diagnostic devices.
Repairs, relines, replaces, and adjusts brakes.
Follows checklists to ensure all important parts are examined, including belts, hoses, steering systems, spark plugs, brake and fuel systems, wheel bearings, and other potentially troublesome areas.
Follows repair procedures, using charts, and technical manuals.
Tests and adjusts repaired systems to meet military performance specifications.
Performs routine and scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrications, and tune-ups.
Disassemble units and inspect parts for wear, using micrometers, calipers, and gauges.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. Apprenticeship in Light/Heavy Automobile Repair, Automotive Mechanic or similar preferred.
National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NAFEF) certification preferred.
Approximately four (4) years experience as an electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems maintenance mechanic
Must have excellent mechanical knowledge to include internal combustion engines and a full range of repair and modification work.
Must have excellent knowledge of automotive engine repair.
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance....