POSITION SUMMARY :
Under the direct supervision of CLVB Supervisor, Recovery Specialist must be able to operate, safely, both conventional and flatbed tow vehicles, including driving, towing and backing trailers using safety skills.
Perform preventive equipment maintenance. Must keep and obtain all required records and documentation. Must be able to work alone, follow directions, and communicate appropriately with customers and fellow workers.
Must maintain self and equipment by keeping clean, neat, and orderly. Must respond to all request in a timely manner. Will perform minor roadside repairs, flat tires, dead batteries and vehicle malfunctions.
Performs recovery of Commercial Lease Vehicle Branch CLVB and TMP assets as directed throughout the theatre of Kuwait. Performs evacuation of equipment to commercial and government repair facilities, using commercial and military recovery vehicles.
Performs on-site repair or recovery in accordance with technical manuals, commercial manuals and safety and local policies.
May perform duties as a mechanic and / or other duties as needed.
MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES :
1.Recovery of all military vehicle and equipment dispatched from Commercial Lease Vehicle Branch (CLVB) / Transportation Motor Pool (TMP) as required.
2.Perform minor roadside repairs and assistance to include but not limited to Trouble shooting, jump starting and other minor repairs.
3.Recovery of CLVB and TMP assets.
5.Inspect and report a mechanical problem with any equipment and / or NTV and ATV’s operated.
MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED :
Recovery Truck, Cell Phone, Jumper Cables, J-Hook, Vehicle and ATV Straps, Sledge Hammer, Chains and General Mechanic Tool Box.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT :
Will be exposed to heat, cold, dust, noise, chemicals, and demands for frequent travel, overtime, and / or shift work. Working conditions also include performing under certain time and resources constraints, in difficult surroundings and conditions which are vital to correctly performing the above listed job activities.
Employee use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is required for some situations. PPE includes but is not limited to head, foot, torso, respiratory, vision, and hearing protective devices.
Must comply with all installations policies and fire / safety regulations.
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES :
Must be able to stand or sit for a long period of time, must be able to lift heavy objects and climbing will be required and / or other physical efforts .
In addition, visual acuity, hearing and speaking are required to perform all job activities.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
On-postheavy license and Kuwait heavy driving license required.
Mustbe able to drive a manual transmission.
Education / Certifications :
Minimumof a High School Diploma.
Three(3) experience as a Recovery Operator or Tow Truck Driver.
One)1 year Vehicle Mechanic experience also required.
1.Mustpossess ability to assess possible-damage risks to inoperable equipment whilebeing towed or transported.
2.Mustbe able to safely and effectively operate hydraulic equipment and powerwinches.
3.Mustbe able to read military and civilian maps and military technical manuals.
4.Mustbe able to work effectively with all level of employees and customers.
5.Must have basic mechanical knowledge of ATVand NTV’s.
6.Able to make decisions under pressure and at afast pace.
7.Requiresa collaborative work style, fostering cooperation and teamwork.
8.Mustbe able to exercise discretion and good judgment particularly when transportingvehicles.
9.Mustbe able to communicate effectively using good oral / written English skills.
SUPERVISORY / BUDGET RESPONSIBILITIES :