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Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Abrams

Killeen, TX

Posted: 12/05/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Defense/Government Job Number: 23-00946

Job Description

Experienced maintenance mechanic, familiar with operation, maintenance and modification work orders (MWO) on the variations of the Abrams Tank (M1A1 SA, M1A2 SEP V2 and SEP V3) vehicles for the Client’s Fort Cavazos team.
  • Perform preventive maintenance checks and services and install MWO’s on variations of the Abrams Tanks (M1A1ED, M1A2SEP V2 and V3)
  • Read and interpret troubleshooting and diagnostic procedures and flow diagrams for systems, subsystems and components.
  • Maintain accountability of special tools, test equipment and property.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by leadership responsible for maintenance.
Position Requirements:
  • Must have one (1) or more years of general mechanical maintenance experience, preferably on the Abrams Family of Tanks.
  • Must have basic knowledge of tools and test equipment required for military vehicle maintenance.
  • Must be able to gain access to US Military facilities or bases;including a NACI clearance if required.
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team-oriented structure in field and shop environment, both on and off military installations.
  • Required to work at heights, lift and carry up to 50 pounds, able to climb, and work in extreme temperatures and weather conditions.
  • Must have a valid State Driver's License and be able to obtain a tank driver’s license
  • Must meet the Anthropometric Size Requirements (ASR) to entry into the driver's station or into an enclosed military vehicle (under 6'3 "AND under 260 lbs WITH steel toed boots and coveralls on).
  • Must be able to travel as required to support Client's Ft. Cavazos maintenance, fielding and retrofit activities for both State-side and International requirements
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Job Proficiency Certification for Abrams fleet vehicles.
  • Be able to work autonomously with government personnel.

Education Requirements:
High School diploma or equivalent required.
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.

Meet Your Recruiter

Joe Fisher
Technical Recruiter

I am a seasoned Technical Recruiter and retired U.S. Army Human Resources Specialist with two decades of experience building high-performing teams within government and defense; holding active Secret Clearance. Recognized for demonstrating a natural aptitude for directing the full recruiting cycle while providing the optimal candidate and stakeholder experience, as well as for building robust candidate pipelines and relationship networks to proactively meet hiring and staffing needs.

Currently, I am a Technical Recruiter with Contract Professionals Inc. I conduct full cycle recruiting, sourcing specialized engineering and IT positions for civilians and veterans, while piloting the successful placement of qualified candidates into approved government projects and programs. In addition, I liaise with senior leadership, business partners, and hiring teams to ensure the company’s recruitment support structure is driving the business forward with minimal expenditures.

Colleagues describe me as a loyal, progressive, driven, down-to-earth, strategic and innovative recruiting expert who can be relied on to offer superior human resources solutions for complex corporate challenges.

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