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Heavy Equipment Mechanic Lead


  • Skookum Contract Services
  • 12/26/20
  • Fort George G Meade, MD
  • 20755
  • DOE / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Where: Fort Meade, Maryland
Pay Rate: DOE (Based on Experience & Certifications)
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Life & Disability Insurance
Work Schedule: Full Time, Day Shift

Skookum is seeking and experienced Heavy Equipment Mechanic Lead. This individual will perform a variety of skilled to highly skilled tasks involving minor and major mechanical service and repair of mogas and diesel powered automotive; light, medium, and heavy equipment; trailers; and other power-driven equipment.

Typical duties include but are not limited to:
Manages daily job scheduling, work planning, and ensures quality assurance.
Diagnose and troubleshoot mechanical and electrical equipment issues.
Instruct, train, and assist employees and new hires on proper procedures pertaining to shop safety, contract maintenance, workbook completion, and safety issues.
Performs maintenance of equipment to include, but not limited to, wheeled vehicles, track vehicles, engineer equipment, power generation, and material handling equipment.
Accomplish minor repairs and performs services as outlined in established technical manuals.
Performs inspection and repair on brakes, suspension, wheels, hubs and steering systems.
Understands and follows technical manuals, lube orders, wiring and hydraulic schematics to ensure proper diagnosis and repair during annual services.

Qualifications:
Must have light, medium, and heavy truck experience.
Heavy ASE certification required or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire.
Emergency Vehicle Technician fire apparatus certification preferred.
Must be knowledgeable in maintenance of military vehicles and heavy equipment.
Must be able to read, understand, and follow technical manuals to ensure proper diagnosis and repair.
Ability to read and troubleshoot repair on breaks, suspensions, wheels, hubs, and steering systems.
Excellent communication skills and ability to use computers and computer software

Requirements:
A valid CDL Class B is required or have the ability to obtain one within 90 days of hire. Must be able to obtain and maintain coverage by Skookums insurance company.
Must be able to obtain and maintain applicable security clearances as background checks will be conducted for this position.
A Department of Transportation (DOT) regulated pre-employment medical examination and drug screening are required. Candidates must meet federal guidelines in order to be considered for this position.

Skookums mission is Creating Opportunities for People with Disabilities.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

To apply: visit our website at www.skookum.org to complete an applicatin and upload a resume.

Skookum is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Women/Minority/Veteran/Disabled


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