Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Mechanic Inspector is responsible for thediagnostics, repairs, and inspections of completed repairs for military light,medium and heavy wheeled equipment.Â Works along with team members, and sets the pace. Troubleshootsmalfunctions and makes repairs to ground support equipment using conventionaland digital multi-meters, voltmeters, ohmmeters, frequency counters,oscilloscopes, circuit card testers, transistor testers, and hand tools.
MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES:
- GSE Inspector performs Technical Inspection on wheeled vehicles, and Construction equipment, trailers and power generation equipment.
- Inspects, tests, and operates wheeled and Construction equipment, including Scrapers, Bulldozer, back-loaders and Road Graders to determine equipment serviceability and proper operation.Â
- Inspects and validates maintenance repairs and services completed on ground support and Construction equipment.
- Inspects, tests and operates wheeled, construction and power generation equipment for maintenance purposes.Â
5.Â Â Â Â Performs Technical Inspection on wheeled vehicles (light medium andheavy), trailers and power generation equipment.
6.Â Â Â Â Inspects, tests, and operates wheeled and power generation equipment.
- Additional responsibilities include working with a variety of repair and test equipment including welders, torches, pressure testers and electrical testers to name a few.Â
- Uses automated Logistics Information System to maintain equipment records, and document maintenance actions, maintains wheeled, construction and grounding systems.Â
9.Â Â Â Â Performs other duties as assigned.
10. Practices good housekeeping, property accountability control and safetyat all times.Â
MATERIAL& EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED: Â
Inspectors must have and bring their ownmechanicâs tool chest with appropriate tools as determined by the shopsupervisor.Â
Thisposition works indoors most of the time.Â However, some work might be conducted outdoors in an austere environment.Â Normal work week is 40 hours (5 days a week)Must be willing to work additional hours when mission requires. Overtime willbe approved by the Army Contracting Officer as needed. Must be on-call 24 hoursa day, 7 days a week.This position requires flexibility in work hours.Â Must provide their owntools and safety footwear.
1.Â Â Â Â Mustbe able to lift on an occasional basis a maximum of 70 pounds with frequent orconstant lifting of 40 pounds.
- In order to transport company vehicles, operate control room consoles and inspect electrical circuits, GSE Inspector must have the ability to distinguish colors red, green, yellow, white and blue. Â
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Must be able to perform all job functions invariable weather conditions as well as in environmental conditions such asengine fumes, vehicle emissions and dust. GSE Inspector (lead) must be able towork with hazardous chemicals such as petroleum products, cleaning solvents. Must be able to work in confined spaces.
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Mustbe able to climb in and out of military vehicles, construction equipment and otherrelated equipment.
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Mustbe able to stand for at least two continuous hours.
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Mustbe able to work in cramped areas for at least two continuous hours.
- High school diploma or equivalent.Â
- Must be proficient in servicing, troubleshooting and repairing wheeled (military and commercial) and power generation.
- Proficient in electrical troubleshooting and repair of ground support equipment such as mobile electric power plants and other self-propelled/non self-propelled equipment.
- Must be familiar with the use of electronic technical manuals.
- Must have the ability to acquire and maintain a Common Access Card (CAC).
6.Â Â Â Â Â Â Must possess a valid State Driverâs License, Commercial Driverâs License preferred.
Must have at least four to six years of experience in heavy, medium, and light wheeled equipment, Construction equipment, power generation and ground support maintenance or equivalent.Â Â Experience as an inspector of military equipment preferred.Â Â Working knowledge of GCSS-Army preferred.Â Must have a comprehensive knowledge of supply and services, and transportation operations, as well as Army governing regulations, policies and procedures.
Ability to inspect tactical, non-tactical, and commercial equipment.Â Â Ability to diagnose mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and cooling systems and components on various construction equipment, tracked vehicles, lawn equipment and other small engine systems in accordance with appropriate procedures and publications.Â Â Ability to analyze and interpret U.S. Army Technical Manuals with relation to vehicle maintenance and repair.Â Â Ability to verify serviceability of equipment, determine the economic reparability of the item and determine the extent of maintenance effort and repair parts required to restore the item to the prescribed serviceable condition.Â Â Possess knowledge of safety and environmental issues as they related to vehicle maintenance.Â