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Heavy Equipment Mechanic I (Tactical)
Job Code:2021:0402-044
Location:Yuma Proving Ground, AZ
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Business Sector:Test Range Operations
Job Description

Diagnoses, repairs, and/or overhauls major assemblies of military type wheeled and track vehicles, artillery weapons, and general support equipment.  Replaces worn or broken parts.  Reads, interprets, and follows military technical manuals.  Properly documents maintenance actions on applicable forms.  Repairs air brake systems or air operated components, hydraulic systems, A/C systems, electrical systems, and specialized or one of a kind test components. Performs other duties as required to complete the assigned mission. This position is covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Pay Rate: $26.91/hour

Education/Licenses/Certifications/Experience Requirements:

Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
Must have 609 AC Certification. 
Three (3) years’ experience as a heavy equipment mechanic dealing with troubleshooting and repair of tactical equipment, including diesel/gas engines, automotive electrical systems, and air/hydraulic systems, OR be a graduate of a recognized trade school with one (1) year experience as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic. 

Job Skills Requirements: 


Physical Requirements:

Must pass a pre-employment drug screening and physical and periodic retests.
Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for work tasks assigned.
Must be capable of working in extreme weather conditions including summer temperatures peaking around 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
Must be able to lift 75 lbs. unassisted.
Must be capable of kneeling, bending and standing while performing maintenance duties
Must be able to distinguish colors.

Job Requirements:

Must be able speak, write, read, and understand English.
Must have a well-mannered customer service attitude.
Must be willing to cross-train in other areas.
Must use “down-time” effectively to the benefit of test, self, and company.
Must be punctual, responsible, and dependable.
Must demonstrate motivation, initiative, and reliability.
Must be adaptable, flexible, and able to adjust to new or changing instructions.
Must have a demonstrated ability to follow instructions and company policy.
Must be able to deliver quality products to the customer and be responsive to their needs.
Must be safety and security conscious, complying with rules and policies.
Must be able to work both as part of a team and independently.
Capable of working in all climates and environments at YPG.
Always works in a safe manner, preventing harm to people, property and the environment.
Follows rules and directions willingly and completely.
Must be able to maintain own tools to the minimum requirement by the company.
Must be able to work all shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed, with reasonable notice, to support test missions
Must have dependable transportation and a dependable means of communication.
Must possess a valid driver's license, without special restrictions.

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

5 years of maintenance experience with military tactical and combat vehicles or heavy equipment and/or heavy tractor/trailers.
Experience with Air Conditioning, ABS air brakes, duel voltage electrical systems, Central Tire Inflation Systems, and welding.
Possess a Class "A" Commercial Driver's License (CDL).
Turbine Engines experience.
Military Experience.

Terms of Employment & Eligibility Requirements:

Must be a U.S. Citizen and not hold multiple citizenships.
Must possess or be able to obtain a security clearance prior to employment and maintain security clearance for the duration of employment.
Must be a current TRAX employee or affiliate subcontractor for internal postings.

***Relevance of experience to be determined by the hiring manager. 

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Other Job Information (if applicable)
•TRAX International, Test Services Division, participates in E-Verify.
•TRAX is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.
•TRAX Test Services promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing, as per applicable State Laws.
•Must be able to obtain a security clearance prior to employment and maintain security clearance for the duration of employment.

TRAX Test Services also encompasses affiliate subcontracts. All positions with TRAX can always be transferred to one of the subcontracts.