Arcata Associates, Inc

Automotive Worker

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Description/Job Summary

Automotive Worker – RSS II
 
Purpose and Scope: 

Schedules maintenance performed on vehicles and equipment. Uses a computer to manage the vehicle data collection systems and develops local data retrieval methods to obtain specific data.  Maintains and files vehicle historical data and records jackets. Manipulates Defense Property Accountability System (DPAS) and Maximo databases.  Inputs data to the DPAS/Maximo computer system and verifies data accuracy.  Prepares, reviews, and corrects DPAS/Maximo system products. Uses local data retrieval methods to obtain specific data and analyzes this data for specific trends. Coordinates with work center supervisor and using organizations to ensure a timely repair of assigned vehicles. Monitors contract and warranty repairs, status and funding. Develops and administers long and short range plans and programs for completion of scheduled maintenance and special projects. Controls and administers the delayed maintenance, accident and abuse programs. Operates computers, calculators and other office equipment. Assembles specific vehicle information by extracting and tabulating maintenance data in a logical presentation sequence using automated and manual methods. Prepares data for presentation in tabular, chart, graphic and summary form. Gives written and narrative summaries to meet management needs. Analyzes data for deviations from specific performance indicators and helps to develop corrective actions. Maintains the facility and areas surrounding the shop to military standards.  Strictly observes and complies with all established safety standards. Personnel selected may be required to work in other areas or functions depending on mission requirements and changes (cross-utilization).  Travel as required by the company.
Position is represented by a Union Collective Bargaining Agreement. 
 
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Must be proficient using MAXIMO data system. 
  • Knowledge of DPAS data system and its inputs and outputs required. 
  • Familiarity in Air Force Vehicle Maintenance operations and experience in customer service and dealing with customers required.
  • Must have the ability to work independently using sound judgment; perform physical tasks necessary to normal maintenance control and computer operations.
  • Must be proficient in the use of MS Office software.
  • Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
 
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.  Five years related experience is preferred.  Relevant experience gained in commercial production control position is acceptable.  Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and be able to operate a government general-purpose vehicle. Possess Journeyman status per Union rules.  Must be able to obtain and maintain a required Secret level security clearance.
 
Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:
 
Work is performed in a shop or office environment that is moderately lighted, heated and ventilated. May be exposed to disagreeable fumes and to cuts and bruises from using tools in close places and hazards of moving vehicles such as forklifts and sweepers in shop area.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Frequently lifts items weighing 15-25 pounds and occasionally in excess of 45 pounds. The employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, extreme heat, and vibration.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud   Provides feedback to supervisors if hazards are observed while performing non-standard operations.  
 
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Arcata Associates is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.