Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Construction

Fort Cavazos, TX
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Installation, Maintenance & Repair
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Not Applicable
  • Req ID: 2024-8573


Job Summary:

Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Construction (aka Construction Equipment Repairer 91L) is responsible for maintaining trucks, bulldozers, power shovels and other heavy equipment that are needed for construction operations.

Please note that this position is CONTIGENT upon award.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and replace brake actuators, batteries, starter motors, mechanical fuel pumps and hydraulic cylinders/pumps/control valves.

  • Service drive shafts, universal joints, service brake shoes, water pumps and turbochargers.

  • Maintain and replace cylinder heads, high-pressure fuel injection pumps and road wheels.

  • Adjust engine speed of governor/valves, carburetors, steering brakes, fuel injector racks and steering unit brake levers.

  • Charge suspension accumulators, transmission shift accumulators and main hydraulic accumulators.


Minimum Qualification

  • 10+ years of experience in maintenance and repairs of engines, hydraulics, and braking systems

  • Familiarity with hand and power tools

  • Ability to bring and use own tools.

  • Ability to pass Pre-Employment Drug Test and Background Screening

  • Ability to receive a favorable Tier-1 Investigation and obtain a CAC.

  • High School Diploma / GED

  • Valid Driver’s License

Desired Qualifications

  • S. Army 91 series MOS qualification or civilian equivalent

Pay and Benefits:

  • Py rate $33.04.

  • Retention Bonus of $5,000 upon completion of 750 hours.

  • Referral Bonus of $500

  • Completion Bonus of $7,000 (Prorated, Performance Period: 5/1/2024 - 2/7/2025)

  • Relocation Assistant: 50 miles or greater distance

Physical Demand

Physical requirements include (but are not limited to) the ability to lift 60 pounds, pushing, pulling, carrying, stooping, bending, squatting, and reaching. Work environment includes periodic overtime, exposure to heat, dust, cold, and inclement weather conditions.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Job: Installation, Maintenance & Repair

Travel: None

Organization: ASO - Akima Support Operations

Clearance: Not Applicable

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-8573