Ground Support Equipment Mechanic (Emergency Vehicle Tech) $1,000 Referral Bonus!

Fort Carson, CO
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Maintenance & Repair
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Not Applicable
  • Req ID: 2024-3430


At AFO, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most

remote and harshest environments in the United States.

Job Summary:

The Heavy Equipment Mechanic analyzes malfunctions and repairs, rebuilds and maintains power equipment, such as cranes, power shovels, scrapers, paving machines, motor graders, trench-digging machines, conveyors, bulldozers, dredges, pumps, compressors and pneumatic tools. This worker operates and inspects machines or equipment to diagnose defects, dismantles and reassembles equipment, using hoists and hand tools, examines parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges, replaces defective engines and subassemblies, such as transmissions, and tests overhauled equipment to insure operating efficiency. The mechanic welds broken parts and structural members, may direct workers engaged in cleaning parts and assisting with assembly and disassembly of equipment, and may repair, adjust and maintain mining machinery, such as stripping and loading shovels, drilling and cutting machines, and continuous mining machines.

Applicant must provide Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) certification. Applicant must provide own tools. A list will be provided at the time of interview.

Special tools and diagnostic equipment will be provided.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs the full range of overhaul, repair and service of Emergency Vehicle Equipment systems. Ensures quality of work and required tools and materials are to be used.

  • Ensures work is complete and conforms to standards and requirements IAW technical manuals, and local SOPs.

  • Heavy Equipment Mechanic analyzes malfunctions and performs services on emergency vehicles such as fire trucks, ladder trucks, and other fire equipment as needed.

  • Troubleshoot/Repair/Rebuild fire truck pump systems and apparatus.

  • Troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, and understand electrical, hydraulic schematics fold outs on emergency vehicle fleets.

  • Performs initial, in-process and final inspections of work orders.

  • Assures that equipment and supplies are utilized properly.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor or Lead mechanic.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree or Technical School graduate with Emergency

  • Vehicle Technician (EVT) certification to work Emergency Vehicle Equipment maintenance.

  • Three to five years’ experience, in emergency equipment maintenance at the journeyman level.

  • CDL is required for this position Class A.

Pay and Benefits:

  • $32.04 per hour, plus applicable Health & Welfare fringe dollars as defined under the DOL's Wage Determination.

  • The company offers a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and a range of other voluntary benefits.

  • Vacation, holiday and Sick Leave offered will be as defined under the DOL's Wage Determination.

  • $1,000 Referral Bonus!!!

Equipment Directly Used:

  • Diagnostic and test equipment; multi-meters, test set, and special tools,

Working Environment / Physical Activities:

  • Work is generally conducted in a shop environment. However, duties may involve the conduct of work in the out-of-doors area with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions.

  • Work will require lifting up to 50 lbs.; stooping; climbing; prolonged standing; prolonged sitting; and working with or in areas where a potential could exist for exposure to physical, chemical or biological agents.