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Automotive Mechanic-Senior

Req #: 129856
Location: Arlington, VA US
Job Category: Service Contract Act
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Job Description

Work Description:   Working supervisor of contractor personnel, is also responsible for assisting with the purchasing of parts and services required to maintain fleet and training vehicles; coordinating the establishment of work priorities and setting repair schedules; maintaining a preventative maintenance program for vehicles and equipment; providing technical assistance on complex repair problems; and preparing written estimates of repairs and costs.   Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities Some daily tasks and responsibilities may include coordinating maintenance activities, providing technical direction and supervision to developmental and full performance contractor Automotive/Heavy Duty Mechanics including but not limited to the following:   - Coordinate with government staff focal point for approval of maintenance prioritization, levels of funding available, and office coverage of mechanics and or other technical personnel. - Schedule, prioritize, inspect, approve/disapprove, monitor, and evaluate the work of developmental and full performance contractor Automotive/Heavy Duty Mechanics. - Determines, within prescribed value range, when a major component/ assembly is to be replaced, repaired, rebuilt or discarded; responsible for assisting with the purchasing of parts and services required to maintain fleet and training vehicles; and prepares written estimates on cost and labor time for corrective repairs. - Maintain a preventative maintenance program for vehicles and equipment. - Provide technical advice and assistance to developmental and full performance mechanics and others on either new or difficult and complex jobs. - Interacts with customers to keep them informed of status of vehicles, repairs needed, etc. Based on assignment, independently performs corrective maintenance and repairs to fleet, training, emergency or heavy equipment vehicles. - Inspects, diagnoses and isolates vehicle and equipment malfunctions; troubleshoots, traces and locates defects and/or causes of mechanical problems to determine type and extent of necessary repairs. - Repairs and/or recommends replacement of all assigned vehicles and equipment to ensure they are safe and dependable. - Utilize on-board computer diagnostic systems and other test equipment in order to test automotive computer control and emission systems; assesses and analyzes malfunctions of machinery using microcomputers, calipers, gauges, and other equipment. - Professionally interact with government point(s) of contact (GPOC) and customers to keep them informed of status of vehicles and repairs needed. - Perform preventative maintenance and repairs to fleet, emergency, training or heavy equipment vehicles. - Safely and properly operate wheel balancing equipment, and turning and grinding equipment for servicing brake drums and discs, and rotor assemblies. - Perform engine tune-ups, setting engine timing according to specifications. - Learn and utilize appropriate techniques and procedures in accordance with manufacturer's specification in adjusting ballistic armor in certain vehicles as required.  - Perform State vehicle safety and emission inspections on company owned vehicles.  - Based on assignment, performs administrative and other functions as related to wheeled vehicle and equipment maintenance. - Identify necessary parts, equipment and supplies needed to complete repair or preventative check. - Responds to emergency road calls for disabled company vehicles and makes minor adjustments or has the vehicle towed for back to Motor Pool for repairs. - Obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License within six months of employment (with €œP€ endorsement) and safely drives wrecker and tows disabled company vehicles, trucks, and buses. - Road test vehicles as needed to verify maintenance/repair work. - Promptly respond to emails and telephone calls. - Ensure the necessary provision of vehicles and support for customers. - Perform other related duties as required or as directed by GPOC. - Maintain a highly organized, clean, and efficient maintenance shop on a government facility. - Comply with all OSHA regulations regarding waste disposal as well as adherence to shop standard operating procedures. - Make recommendations to government focal point regarding shop standard operating procedures and implement when approved.   Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities The contractor shall possess, or obtain as specified, the following KSAs:   - Extensive knowledge of the operating systems used in motor vehicles. - Extensive knowledge of the practices and tools used in the maintenance and diagnostics of vehicles and equipment. - Considerable knowledge of computer, electrical, transistorized and other non-mechanical systems and how they tie-in with and affect the operation of mechanical systems. - Considerable knowledge of the full range of tools, equipment, test procedures and practices used in the repair and preventative maintenance of fleet and training vehicles. - Possess excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. - Possess good Information Technology skills and be familiar with MS Word, Excel, and be comfortable with working in various databases relevant to maintenance. - Ability to diagnose complex mechanical and related malfunctions. - Ability to organize and read technical manuals, references and specifications and service and recall bulletins. - Ability to write routine correspondences, maintenance logs and order forms. - Ability to operate a forklift, power tools, wrenches, diagnostic equipment, and jacks. - Working knowledge of computers, including Access and MS Office Suite. - Ability to prioritize and schedule multiple work requirements. - Flexibility in work schedule. - Interacts with outside vendors. - Working knowledge of diesel mechanics. - Ability to fabricate simple parts. - Ability to weld simple parts. - Ability to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License with €œP€ endorsement within six months of employment. - Ability to pass a 2-day government provided forklift certification class (training coordinated by the government sponsor)   Work Environment:   The work is usually performed inside on concrete surfaces where there is exposure to drafts, noise, and fumes from vehicles. Automotive/Heavy Duty Mechanic - Senior occasionally perform work outside under adverse weather conditions. They are continually exposed to dirt, dust, and grease, and to the potential for burns, chemical irritations, shocks, bruises, cuts, and strains. To reduce dangers and irritations from these conditions, they follow prescribed safety practices and use safety equipment such as safety shoes and glasses, and respirators.   Minimum Qualifications:   Experience: Ten years of experience in the problem diagnosis, repair and maintenance of a wide variety of light, medium, heavy and/or specialized automotive equipment and other heavy equipment.   Education: High school Diploma or GED equivalent.   Special Certifications: - Virginia Safety State Inspection Certificate - Virginia Emission Inspections Certificate - Air Conditioning Certification - Class A Commercial Driver's License with €œP€ endorsement within six months of employment - Obtain and maintain a valid Forklift Operator's certificate from the government sponsor every two years - ASE certification (provide to GPOC within 30-days of employment)   SC2HP

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