Mechanic (Automotive/Heavy Equipment), GMEC

Position Category: 
Incident Positions
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Functional Area: 
Coordination & Support
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  • Performs diagnostic procedures to determine the need for maintenance or repair.
  • Recommends to Ground Support Unit Leader those vehicles or heavy equipment which need to be referred to a shop for repair.
  • Performs whatever maintenance and repairs that can effectively be performed in the field.
  • Gathers information, equipment, and supplies necessary for incident assignment prior to departure for the incident.
  • Obtains a briefing from supervisor, EQPM or GSUL.

Position Knowledge and/or Requirements

  • Mechanical knowledge of most types of vehicles and heavy equipment.
  • Must have a working knowledge of gas powered and diesel engine mechanics.
  • Must have a working knowledge of recommended maintenance procedures and timeframes for a wide variety of vehicles and heavy equipment.


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