Heavy Vehicle Mechanic - Kuwait

Maginot Support Services - Flower Mound, TX

Contract$6,500 a month
MS2USA is looking for skilled Heavy Vehicle Mechanic - Remote for a PENDING DoD contract opportunity in Kuwait. Contract length is up to 1-year with options to continue beyond a year.

All candidates must:
Possess Valid Passport.
Be able to pass medical examination for deployment readiness.
Be able to pass a drug screening.

Contract Details:
Housing – Company provided off base furnished apartment.
Transportation – Company provided transportation to and from job site.
Airfare – Company provided.
Meals – Not provided by company.
Work Week – 72 hours (6 days x 12 hours).
Paid holidays off – American Holidays.
Paid Work Holidays (Double Reg Pay) – Kuwaiti Holidays.

Job Summary:
The Heavy Vehicle Mechanic performs repairs and maintains a variety of heavy equipment including, but not limited to, heavy trucks, trailers, cranes, forklifts, container handlers, back-hoes, trenchers, loaders, graders, scrapers, compactors, dozers, skid steers, and associated equipment.

Principal Accountabilities:
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.).
Perform heavy equipment maintenance activities including installation, repair, trouble-shooting, diagnostics, and preventive maintenance.
Disassemble and reassemble engines and mechanical units to inspect and diagnose parts using computerized test equipment, calibration devices, gauges, etc.
Repair and overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment.
Repair air conditioning systems.
Calibrate load monitoring indicators to ensure safe and reliable lifts.
Rebuild hydraulic cylinders, valves, planetary drive units, suspensions, springs bushings, and kingpins.
Replace seals and bearings, axel brakes, and crane rigging.
Provide input and data for processing work orders, invoices, equipment repair records, and activity reports.
Adhere to all established safety policies and standards to include identification, use, and proper procedures for handling or disposal of hazardous waste.
Perform recovery operations as needed.
Act as point-of-contact for maintenance issues in absence of Maintenance Supervisor or Foreman.
Perform other duties as assigned Knowledge & Skills.
Specialized knowledge and skills in diesel and heavy automotive repair and maintenance.
Skilled in replacing major components and parts on engineering and construction equipment.
Practical understanding of theory of hydraulics (Pascal Theory), pulley, and gear ratios.
Ability to read and understand schematics, blue prints, and technical drawings.
Knowledge of diagnostics and ability to conduct technical research on the computer.
Prefer knowledge of US military heavy vehicles and equipment, Material Handling Equipment (MHE), OSHA, American National.
Standards Institute (ANSI), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), military regulations standards, and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) requirements.

Experience & Education:
Refrigeration air-conditioning certification preferred.
Minimum two (2) years of heavy vehicle maintenance experience in civilian heavy equipment/military/tactical environment.
Must be experienced in the repair of major systems.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Valid driver’s license.
Prefer motor vehicle air conditioning certification and experience.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment:
Ability to stand, sit, walk, stoop, squat, crouch, kneel, push, and pull.
Ability to lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds.
Assist in lifting up to one hundred (100) pounds.
Able to work in both inside and outside conditions and be exposed to dust, fumes, and gases from running engines and motors.
Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable.
Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.
OVS personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions Primary Location KUWAIT-OCONUS.