Combat Vehicle Mechanic

Sumner, Washington
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Job Description

The Combat Vehicle Mechanic in the GDLS Global Fielding Support (GFS), Material Fielding Team (MFT), New Equipment Training (NET), Retrofit and Stryker National Repair Center (SNR) groups perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and retrofit (improve invulnerability and survivability) on the Army Stryker family of vehicles (FOVs) or components pursuant to applicable contracts within the organization.


  • Scheduled maintenance - Periodic and preventative manufacturer (in accordance with the IETM) required maintenance to extend the life of the vehicle and/or performing upgrades as mandated during a designated period of time by customer.
  • Unscheduled maintenance: The emergent, corrective or restorative maintenance requirements not previously planned or programmed but require prompt attention and must be added to, integrated with, or substituted for previously scheduled workloads.
  • Troubleshooting: Systematically identifying issues and problems within the complex mechanical systems, electronics, computers and software systems within the Stryker family of vehicles.
  • Meeting safety requirements with OSHA, ANSI and ASME industrial standards, compliance and technical training, administrative duties to meet contract obligations and organizational requirements, adhering to Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) compliance.
  • Other duties as may be required / assigned.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Completion of High School / GED required, Associate degree preferred or equivalent technical certification.
  • Two (2) to Five (5) years of related mechanic work experience. (Equivalent military service acceptable).
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a United States Secret Clearance
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Passport.
  • Stryker Vehicle experience preferred.
  • Military school trained wheel vehicle mechanic (such as US Army MOSs 63B, 63S, 63W or 63B MCM or USMC MOSs 2147, 3521, 3522, 3524) preferred. Experience on Stryker, LAV 2.5 or LAV III desirable.  Documented commercial training and/or experience acceptable. Field experience preferred.
  • Occasional work in confined space within vehicle interior.
  • Work in improved and unimproved maintenance facilities as well as field environment.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and organize/prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Must be able to foster and enhance teaming environment
  • Working knowledge with Microsoft Office software including (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Proven ability to perform multiple tasks within multiple workstations.
  • Demonstrated good housekeeping skills and ability to convey such practices to team members.
  • Ability to work extensive extended hours in a fast paced, challenging, high-pressure environment.
  • Must meet and maintain ASR guidelines for driver's station entry as described in Standard Practice 2-644
  • Dexterity in fingers of both hand
  • Carry 70lbs (tool box or parts) up to 50'.
  • Multicultural work experience preferred.
  • Ability to be issued and maintain a Class B CDL
  • Ability to be issued and maintain company AMEX card required
  • Ability to deploy where and when needed to support fielding missions CONUS and OCONUS require
  • Ability to obtain and maintain successful T1 NACI background to obtain CAC (Common Access Card).
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must be able to gain and maintain access to all military installations in which the work is performed

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