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UIC Government Services and the Bowhead Family of Companies Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Aberdeen, Maryland

Tracking Code APG-20-1984-F

Job Code 20-1984

Posting Title Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Post Date 3/5/2021

Full Time / Part-Time Part Time

Travel No Travel Required

City Aberdeen

State MD

Country US


Bowhead is seeking an experienced Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT)/ Heavy Equipment Mechanic. This individual will be responsible for performing a variety of skilled to highly skilled tasks involving minor and major mechanical service and repair of Heavy Equipment to include inspection and repair on brakes, suspension, wheels, hubs, hydraulic systems and steering systems, service and repair Fire Trucks, Fire Apparatus, Aerial Equipment, Fire Rescue Vehicles and Miscellaneous Fire Equipment.

Typical duties include but are not limited to:

· Performs routine/scheduled maintenance and repairs of equipment and vehicles to include, but not limited to, heavy equipment, wheeled vehicles, power generation, and material handling equipment

· Performs maintenance and repairs on Emergency Response Vehicles primarily, Pierce, Seagrave and E-One Fire Equipment

· Accomplish repairs and perform services as outlined in established technical manuals

-Repair, service and maintain fire department pumpers, squads, aerial devices, tankers, wildland apparatus, etc

· Understand and follow technical manuals, lube orders, wiring and hydraulic schematics utilized during scheduled service intervals to ensure proper diagnosis and repair of vehicles and equipment

· Perform major repair jobs by disassembling and cleaning parts, removing and installing components, and removing and installing assemblies

Requirements · Must have certification as an Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) and 2 years Heavy Equipment Mechanic experience

· Must have current Heavy Truck ASE & EVT certifications for the following areas;

ASE Certifications:

 T2 Truck, Diesel Engines

 T3 Truck, Drive Train

 T4 Truck, Brakes

 T5 Truck, Suspension and Steering

 T6 Truck, Electrical Systems

EVT Certifications:

 F1 Maintenance, Inspection, and Testing of Fire Apparatus

 F2 Design & Performance Standards of Fire Apparatus

 F3 Fire Pumps & Accessories

 F4 Fire Apparatus Electrical Systems

· Must be able to, understand, and follow technical manuals to ensure proper diagnosis and repair

· Knowledge in maintenance of military vehicles and equipment preferred

· Excellent verbal and written skills

· Ability to use computers and computer Microsoft Windows programs, Word, Power Point & Excel


· A valid CDL Class B is required. Must be able to obtain and maintain coverage by Bowheads insurance company.

· A Department of Transportation (DOT) regulated pre-employment medical examination and drug screening are required. Candidates must meet federal guidelines in order to be considered for this position.

· Must be able to obtain and maintain applicable security clearances as background checks will be conducted for this position.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to obtain a security clearance at the Public Trust level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Public Trust clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

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  • UIC and its Family of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)