Heavy Equipment Mechanic Construction, NC_FORT BRAGG

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Fort Bragg

Job Description

The Heavy Equipment Mechanic (HEM) works under the guidance of the Team Lead and Supervisor. The HEM will perform schedule / unschdeule repairs, operate and inspect various types commercial equipmnent ie. Tractors, Graders, Front loaders, Bulldozers, 10/6K Forklifts, Scraper and Riding lawn mower and Military Contruction Equipment; Also some tactical vehicles and non-tactical equipment ie. Ford, Peterbilt, International and Generators, Heating units, Lift controller, ATVs and Sweepers in order to perform troubleshooting actions and diagnose defects; examine parts for damage or excessive wear; repair or replace parts as required; service, repair, rebuild, overhaul and maintain the aforementioned types of equipment, as well as major assemblies and components of that equipment including engines, transmissions, fuel injection systems, hydraulic systems, ignition systems and electrical systems.


This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.



Perform schedule / unscheduled repairs, tests, and operates on wheeled/track and Construction equipment, including Scrapers, Bulldozer, back-loaders, Road Graders, tractors and lawn mowers; In addition to non tactical equipment ie. Ford, Volvo, Internationals, Peterbuilt, ATVs, Sweepers and etc…to determine equipment serviceability and proper operation.
Services equipment components with fuel, oil, water, coolant, hydraulic fluid, refrigerant, and compressed air, disassembles and assembles malfunctioning accessories and components.
Removes, disassembles repairs, cleans, treats for corrosion, assembles, and reinstalls components and accessories.
Disposes of hazardous materials and waste in accordance with all state, local, and federal environmental standards and regulations.
Operates, cleans, inspects, and Services wheeled and Construction equipment for maintenance purposes.
Practices good housekeeping, property accountability control, and safety at all times.
Additional responsibilities include working with a variety of repair and test equipment including welders, torches, pressure testers and electrical testers to name a few.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Job duties and responsibilities may change due to contractual requirements.


Work is generally conducted in a shop environment. However, duties may involve the conduct of work in the outdoors area with a potential exposure to extreme climatic condition.
Work requires stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, prolong sitting and occasional working in cramped and awkward position.
Frequent exposure to conditions of inclement weather, extreme heat and cold, high/low humidity, blowing sand and dust, and working in confined spaces and at heights.
A normal work week is 40 hours (5 days a week).
Must be willing to work additional hours when mission requires.


Must be able to climb up and down ladders and stairs, as well as bend, twist, and squad for prolonged periods.
Must be able to pull, push and lift up to 50 pounds.
Must be able to stand for long periods of time.




High school diploma or equivalent.
Must possess a valid State Driver’s License.
Applicant must provide their own tools (general mechanics tool set),Tools must be OSHA compliance and are subject to inspection upon arrival.
Must be a U.S. Citizen.


Must be proficient in servicing, troubleshooting and repairing military and civilian wheeled/construction equipment.
Must be familiar with the use of electronic technical manuals.
At least three (3) to six (6) years of experience in wheeled and construction equipment maintenance or an equivalent.


The Heavy Equipment Mechanic (construction) receives guidance and direction as necessary from the Maintenance Supervisor with regards to policies, directives and professional development.

To be qualified for this position you must comply with the government customer’s requirement that you either provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, as defined by the CDC, or agree to undergo and provide results of weekly COVID-19 testing. 

As of now, to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 you must have received either two doses of Pfizer BioNTech Vaccine, two doses of AstraZeneca/Oxford Vaccine, two doses of Moderna Vaccine, or one dose of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, and two weeks must have elapsed after the final dose was administered. 

This definition may change in accordance with CDC guidelines. 

Compliance with this directive is an essential function of the position and is a condition of employment. 

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

Vectrus / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBVTR-24239 2023.03.10

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