Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Abrams

Killeen, TX

Posted: 09/13/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Defense/Government Job Number: 19-01900
Experienced maintenance mechanic, familiar with the modifications and maintenance tasks on the variations of the Abrams Tanks (M1A1 ED, M1A2 SEP V2) vehicles. 

Travel to U.S. Military bases and facilities to complete job assignments.
 
Provide input to program planning, schedules, and maintenance techniques for the Abrams Fleet 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 vehicles; preferably on the Abrams Family of Tanks.

High school diploma or equivalent required.
 
Must be able to gain access to US Military facilities or bases; including a NACI clearance if required.

Must be a U.S. Person.

Ability to effectively communicate and interact with internal & external customers.

Must be able to work effectively in a team oriented structure in field and shop environment, both on and off military installations.

Ability to contribute in  the problem solving process.

Efficient knowledge of Microsoft Applications.
 
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 requirements (ASR) to entry into the driver’ s station or into an enclosed military vehicle.

Must be willing to travel within the United States to perform retrofit work.
 
Able to travel OCONUS and meet the deployment requirements; if required. 

Must  have overall understanding of customer contacts and relationships.

Maintain accountability of assigned tools and property.


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

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

Amanda Brookshire
Technical Recruiter

Amanda is proud to be a part of the Contract Professionals, Inc. team. Part of her job allows her to assist candidates with finding new career opportunities. However, as a CPI Technical Recruiter, the most rewarding part of her job is helping military veterans, as well as transitioning military personnel; leading them to a career path that utilizes their skills and experiences.

Amanda enjoys photography and all things outdoors. Amanda has played golf for her entire life. Her motto is "Golf is life!" When she was 18 years old, she achieved a hole-in-one on a 249-year par 4.

 Amanda's most cherished place in the world is her family’s cabin in Vanderbilt, Michigan.

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