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3 months ago
Salary band: $10k - $15k
Location: North America, United States, Maryland
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Skookum
Category: Engineer

Job Title: Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Job Code:
Where: Fort Meade, Maryland
Pay Rate: $24.88 per hour minimum/DOE
Benefits: Full Contract Benefits
Work Schedule: Full Time, Day Shift
Posting Date: September 6, 2016
Closing Date: Until Filled

The Heavy Equipment Mechanic will perform a variety of skilled to highly skilled tasks involving minor and major mechanical service and repair of mogas and diesel powered vehicles; light, medium, and heavy equipment; trailers; and other power-driven equipment. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following functions:

  • Performs maintenance and repairs of equipment to include, but not limited to, wheeled vehicles, engineer equipment, power generation, and material handling equipment
  • Accomplish repairs and perform services as outlined in established technical manuals
  • Perform inspection and repair on brakes, suspension, wheels, hubs and steering systems
  • Understand and follow technical manuals, lube orders, wiring and hydraulic schematics to ensure proper diagnosis and repair during annual services
  • Perform major repair jobs by disassembling, rebuilding and cleaning parts, removing components, removal and installation of assemblies and installation of components


  • Must have light, medium, and heavy truck experience
  • Preferred knowledgeable in maintenance of military vehicles and equipment
  • Must be able to read, understand, and follow technical manuals to ensure proper diagnosis and repair
  • Ability to read and troubleshoot repair on breaks, suspensions, wheels, hubs, and steering systems
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills
  • Ability to use computers and computer software

Security Requirements:
Must be able to pass a background check and obtain and maintain a DoD CAC card.

Driving Requirements:
Valid State Driver License. Must be able to obtain and maintain coverage by Skookum's insurance company.

A Skookum application is required (may be accompanied by a resume). Please visit our website at to submit an online application.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Skookum is an EOE/W/M/Veteran/Disabled

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