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Heavy Equipment Mechanic - SCA (Abrams)

Killeen, TX

Posted: 05/24/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Defense/Government Job Number: 24-00198

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 Ft. 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 Internationalrequirements
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Job Proficiency Certification for Abrams fleet vehicles.
  • 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.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jimmy Tallent
Technical Recruiter

As a proud U.S. Army veteran with an extensive 28-year service record, Jimmy Tallent dedicated two decades of his life to active duty and an additional eight years in the Army Reserve, contributing his time, talent and commitment  to various vital aspects of military service. His journey has been diverse, spanning roles in aviation, transportation, and recruiting, allowing him to develop a versatile skill set and a deep understanding of the military landscape.

Originally hailing from the city of Chattanooga, TN, Jimmy embarked on his military career with a passion for service and a commitment to excellence. Throughout his tenure, he served in dynamic and challenging roles, which included the precision and expertise demanded by the  aviation industry, the strategic logistics of transportation, and the interpersonal and leadership skills required in the recruiting field.

In addition to his rich military experience, he pursued and earned a degree in business management, further enhancing his knowledge and capabilities. With this academic achievement, coupled with his practical experience, positioned him as a professional with a comprehensive understanding of both military and business landscapes.

Today, Jimmy is excited to leverage his leadership, organizational, and strategic skills at Contract Professionals, Inc. Jimmy is driven by his commitment to excellence, his discipline instilled through years of military service, and his passion for overcoming challenges. He approaches every opportunity with the same dedication and integrity, which defined his military career.

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