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Job Ref:  FHD-LE-16-19209-1
Employer:  General Dynamics US
Country:  United States
County/State:  Texas
City:  Killeen
16/10/2016 05:11
Experienced maintenance mechanic, familiar with the modifications and maintenance tasks on the variations of the Abrams Tanks (M1A1ED, M1A2SEP V2, M104, HAB) vehicles; deploying globally on short notice

Skilled welder, familiar with field welding on aluminum and steel parts, working to required tolerances using welding metals and metal alloys

Ensure Supervisor/Manager is aware of critical issues and able to make appropriate decisions based on information supplied

Perform other duties as assigned by Leadership responsible for maintenance

Must have three (3) or more years of maintenance experience working on tracked vehicles (Abrams experience preferred) and have welding experience on aluminum and steel parts, working within required tolerances, and able to read welding symbols and drawings

Must be familiar with the modifications and maintenance tasks on the variations of the Abrams Tanks (M1A1ED, M1A2SEP V2, M104, HAB) vehicles

Able to maintain welding certifications or to obtain certifications as required, including but not limited to certifying in horizontal, vertical up and out-of-position

Must be a U.S. person

Must be able to gain and maintain access to all military installations in which the work is performed

Able to secure and maintain a NACI and United States Passport; if required

Must successfully pass a deployment physical that meets CONUS Replacement Center (CRC) requirements; if required

Must be willing to travel globally and within the United States to perform welding tasks in the field when required

Must be able to work independently and be an integral member of the Retrofit Team

Must have a valid State Driver's License and be able to obtain a military license and meet the anthropometric requirements to entry into a driver's station or into an enclosed military vehicle

Required to work at various heights, lift and carry up to 50 pounds, able to climb, to work in enclosed spaces - often in awkward positions, extreme temperatures and dusty environments

Be able to work autonomously with U.S. or foreign government personnel

General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS), headquartered in Sterling Heights, Michigan is a wholly-owned business unit of General Dynamics Corporation's (NYSE:GD) Combat Systems group and is a global leader in the design, development, production, support and enhancement of tracked and wheeled military vehicles. GDLS has a 70-year defense heritage of providing a full spectrum of high quality, technically superior, high value products and services to the United States and its Allies and demonstrates the leadership, financial resources, technology and strength of more than 7500 employees who are dedicated to making the Company the World's preferred supplier of land vehicles and weapons systems. This dedication assures every shareholder, customer and the nation that the name General Dynamics will always mean Strength on Your Side.

At the heart of Land Systems' military-vehicle platforms is the Abrams main battle tank and the family of Stryker and LAV wheeled combat vehicles. These key ground-force assets remain critical to the military's structure and offer continuing opportunities for modernization and enhancements that meet the Warfighter's evolving requirements while increasing troop safety and effectiveness.

General Dynamics Land Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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