Combat Vehicle Mechanic

These positions are based out of Aberdeen, MD and Oceanside, CA with extensive travel involved.

Job Summery

The mechanic services, inspects, maintains, and repairs combat vehicle equipment and ensures minimal interruption to test and operations. The mechanic provides technical assistance during testing, troubleshooting, repairing, de-processing, storing and driving the vehicles.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Communicate with FSR: Vehicle diagnosis, Repair time, Parts required, other technical observations and vehicle repair requirements.

Operate, troubleshoot and repair vehicles.

Interface with the military and internal company organizations, as required, to provide necessary data.

Identify and execute appropriate requirements for a field office/site.

Drives vehicles as required.

Present a positive image of self and company’s products and services.

Work effectively with differing customers and cultures.

Travel any place, at any time, including adverse conditions, relocating on short notice to support assignment.

Maintains a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety objectives and policies.

Shares responsibility of self-development with immediate supervisor.

Uses common sense and defined procedures to complete tasks in straightforward situations with supervision.

Courtesy and tact is a significant part of the job in the exchange of information within the department and project team.

Minimum Education and Experience High School Diploma or equivalent, or relevant Associate’s degree, or military school training; plus additional 4 years work experience in the mechanical/electrical/electronic field of relevant military products.

Knowledgeable in the operations of and proficient in maintenance activities and troubleshooting of the AAV7A1/LAV or other Combat Vehicle Required Skills and Education Key Job Requirements:

Knowledge of military maintenance systems (all levels of repair).

Knowledge of appropriate technical manuals and engineering data.

Must be able to interpret and use all types of engineering drawings and schematics.

Detail understanding of system troubleshooting techniques.

Proficiently use all types of hand tools, shop tools, including micrometers, depth gages and finish gages.

Use all types of power tools, lifting devices, carrying or support equipment in a safe/sure manner.

Effective interpersonal and communication skills.


Must currently possess a Class A DDL license to be able to attain one.

Must currently possess a Secret clearance or be able to attain one.

Preferred Skills and Education Marine Corp Occupational: 2141- AAV Repairer

2147- LAV Repairer or 3521 Automotive Maintenance About BAE Systems Platforms & Services Posting BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression

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