Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Abrams

Fort Riley, KS

Posted: 08/08/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Defense/Government Job Number: 19-01806
Experienced Abrams  maintenance mechanic, familiar with the  modification and maintenance tasks on the variations of the Abrams Tanks (M1A1ED, M1A2SEP V2, M104, HAB) and other tracked/wheeled vehicles. 

Provide input to program planning, schedules, and maintenance techniques for the Abrams Fleet Vehicles and other tracked/wheeled vehicles.

Identify technical problems and assist Field Service Representative in performing maintenance.

Perform other duties as assigned by Leadership responsible for maintenance
Must have  three (3)  or more years of maintenance experience on tracked/wheeled vehicles; preferably on the Abrams Tanks

High school diploma or equivalent required

Ability to efffectively communicate (both orally & in writing) and interact with internal & external customers

Ability to operate in a team and cross functional environment

Efficient knowledge of Microsoft Applications

Must be able to gain access to US Military facilities or bases

Required to work at heights, lift and carry up to 50 pounds, able to climb, kneel, stoop, bend and work in extreme temperatures and weather conditions

Must be a U.S. Person

Must posses a valid State Driver' s License and be able to obtain a tank driver’ s license; if required

Must meet the anthropometric requirements to entry into the driver’ s station or into an enclosed military vehicle

Must have overall understanding of customer contacts and relationships

Maintain accountability of assigned tools and property

Adhere to shop safety operations
Be able to work autonomously with government personnel

This assignment is a US Government Contract which requires all applicants to be US Citizens.

No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.

Jennifer Tschirhart
Technical Recruiter

Jennifer’s focus at Contract Professionals, Inc. is working in the defense industry to help candidates find employment with CPI’s international defense suppliers.

Jennifer works to assist military veterans, as they seek out new job opportunities, while transitioning from the military to civilian life. More specifically, Jennifer's goal is to match the military veterans she represents with civilian employment opportunities.  Her aim is to provide the military veterans with jobs where they can utilize the skills and experience they've gained in the military.

Jennifer is proud to be a part of the CPI team. She says that it’s easy to stay motivated because she comes to work each day, excited to work with transitioning military personnel and veterans from across the United States.

Jennifer was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from Baker College in Michigan.

She enjoys working out, cooking, and spending time at her cottage in the northern part of the lower peninsula of Michigan.

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