Emergency Vehicle Technician / Mechanic – OCONUS

  • Company:
    SOS International LLC
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    11 hours ago
  • Category:
    General

**Responsibilities**

SOSi is seeking an Emergency Vehicle Technician / Mechanic for our current contract located on Camp Taji in Iraq.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

+ Responsible for performing preventive maintenance, diagnostics and repair on emergency fire and ambulatory vehicles

+ Responsible for performing preventive maintenance, diagnostics and repair on the components of those vehicles and other lifesaving sub-component equipment as assigned

+ Shall perform other tasks as assigned which may include periodic work on MHE equipment electrical and hydraulic systems as required

+ Perform repair and maintenance on fire truck brands Pierce, Freightliner and SUTPHEN equipment and sub components using professional high-quality workmanship, procedures, and nationally recognized repair methods

+ Perform repair and maintenance on truck-mounted fire pump systems

+ Perform diagnostic inspections, maintenance and associated test on all firefighting and ambulatory type vehicles to include:

+ Fire engines

+ Water tenders

+ Ladder trucks

+ Ambulances

+ Other MHE support vehicles

+ Prepare and submit proper documentation for all repairs, maintenance actions, labor and parts/material applied to firefighting and ambulatory vehicles and other MHE equipment to procurement personnel with all associated support documents

+ Keep SOSi Management or Fire Chief informed as to the current condition, predicted future repairs and repair parts and materials needs of the firefighting, ambulatory and MHE equipment

+ Make recommendations to SOSi Management or Fire Chief regarding substantial changes to apparatus and/or equipment configuration prior to occurrence

+ Assist with purchasing parts and materials as directed to insure accuracy of proposed purchases

+ Respond off duty when directed for emergency repairs

+ Maintain a safe working environment using all available safety equipment

+ Follow all applicable SOSi rules, safety regulations, SOP-s, SOG-s, code of conduct, chain of authority, policies and procedures and all directions given by management

+ Able to utilize time efficiently and effectively without constant supervision

**Qualifications**

+ Knowledge of theory and operation for the following:

+ Diesel engines and fuel systems

+ Centrifugal fire pumps

+ Rotary vane pumps

+ Positive displacement pumps

+ Intake and discharge governors

+ Valves and controls

+ Truck drive train components

+ Air and hydraulic systems

+ Heavy duty electrical systems

+ Multiplexed electrical systems

+ Generators – hydraulic

+ Gasoline and LPG

+ Line voltage electrical systems

+ Must possess the skill and ability to diagnose and repair:

+ Diesel engines and fuel systems

+ Centrifugal fire pumps

+ Rotary vane pumps

+ Positive displacement pumps

+ Intake and discharge governors

+ Valves and controls

+ All major truck drive train components and systems

+ Air and hydraulic systems

+ Heavy duty electrical systems

+ Multiplexed electrical systems

+ Generators – hydraulic, gasoline and LPG

+ Must be able to speak, read and write the English language and communicate effectively; position involves use of technical repair manuals and drawings

+ Must be able to do basic mathematics

+ Must possess the ability to be self-motivated and work unsupervised for periods of time

**Working Conditions** **WORK ENVIRONMENT**

+ **Willingness to live and work under environmental and other conditions that may be uncomfortable at times**

+ **Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions**

+ **Requires periods of non-traditional hours including consecutive nights or weekends when necessary**

+ **May require ability to lift/and or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs.** **DISCLAIMER** **The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.**

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**Job Locations** **_IQ-Iraq_**

**Job Post Information* : Posted Date** **_3 months ago_** **_(12/28/2019 8:11 AM)_**

**_ID_** **_2019-3210_**

**_Category_** **_Logistics_**

**_Location : Location_** **_IQ-Iraq_**

**_Clearance Requirement_** **_None_**

**_Job Requires Relocation_** **_Yes_**