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Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Inspector (68th CSSB) at Akima, LLC

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job Description:


Akima Support Operations (ASO), LLC an Akima Company, provides logistics, facilities maintenance and operations, transportation and support services for mission-critical military installations and civilian agencies around the country. From the homes of U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command to the highways of suburban Virginia, ASO experts and professionals work behind the scenes to ensure smooth and continuous operations. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to safety, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

The Heavy Equipment Mechanic analyzes malfunctions and repairs, rebuilds and maintains power equipment, such as cranes, power shovels, scrapers, paving machines, motor graders, trench-digging machines, conveyors, bulldozers, dredges, pumps, compressors and pneumatic tools. This worker operates and inspects machines or equipment to diagnose defects, dismantles and reassembles equipment, using hoists and hand tools, examines parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges, replaces defective engines and subassemblies, such as transmissions, and tests overhauled equipment to insure operating efficiency. May direct workers engaged in cleaning parts and assisting with assembly and disassembly of equipment, and may repair, adjust and maintain mining machinery, such as stripping and loading shovels, drilling and cutting machines, and continuous mining machines.


  • Performs acceptance, initial, in-progress, and final inspections on a variety of heavy and light equipment in support of the Garrison maintenance mission.

  • Performs a full range of inspections and some repairs on components consisting of subassemblies that include mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems.

  • Performs vehicle classifications and maintains reference library. Conducts ACODs, ECODs IAW AR 750-1, and 750-8.

  • May be called upon to perform the full range of work involved in the repair, service, maintenance, and overhaul of any or all types of components.

  • Determines the nature and extent of repairs required, disassembles, examines parts, components and assemblies for serviceability, replaces parts and components as required, and reassembles the weapon or component to fully working order. 

  • May adjust, calibrate and repair or modify mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems and assemblies.

  • Assigned to work on equipment including but not limited to engines, transmissions, pumps etc. and their components.

  • Will be required to use technical manuals, publications, and other written directives in the performance of required inspections.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent with military or civilian training in heavy equipment maintenance. 

  • A minimum of two years related experience is required.

  • Must possess and continuously maintain a current State of Colorado Driver’s License prior to start date or by 30 days after employment.

  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) to obtain a CAC. 

  • Must receive favorable background and drug testing results.  

Material & Equipment:  

  • Hand tools, power tools, job related test equipment such as scanners and computers. 

Working Environment:   

  • Work requires extensive standing, bending, stooping, and occasionally working in cramped and awkward positions.

  • Frequently lifts 25 pounds alone and may occasionally assist in the lifting of items and objects weighing up to 75 pounds.  

  • Dirt, dust, and grease often present in the work area, as well as occasional exposure to hazardous materials such as fuel, oil, lubricants, and the like, which may mandate the wear of personal protective equipment.  

  • Employee must follow established safety rules and procedures or risk scrapes, bumps and bruises.  

  • Under certain circumstances, may be required to wear a respirator. 

  • May be called upon to work an uncommon tour of duty, including short notice callouts, during the evening hours or on weekends and holidays.  

  • Must comply with OSHA, EPA, Fire Regulations, and published company work rules.  

  • Reports to the Maintenance Manager/Inspector Lead and functions   under his /her guidance.



 The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required.  Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary.  We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.



We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at or 571-353-7053.   Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance to apply to an open position using our website.   

Please do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status of your job application.


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.