Heavy Equipment Mechanic (IAD)

Dulles, Virginia
Feb 28, 2017
Jul 11, 2017
Full Time
Heavy Equipment Mechanic (IAD) - (MWAA-17-11870) Job Requisition ID: MWAA-17-11870 Job Title: Heavy Equipment Mechanic (IAD) Job Type: F/T Permanent Location: Washington Dulles International Airport, VA Post Date: 02/25/2017 Job Description:

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority


The dynamic Aviation industry is seeking a seasoned professional!

Join our Team!

Position Title

Heavy Equipment Mechanic (IAD)

Announcement No.


Salary Range

T19, $27.77 to $36.10/HR

Position Type

FT, Permanent


Washington Dulles International Airport, Equipment Maintenance Division, MA-225A

Opening Date

Monday, February 27, 2017

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

NOTE:  Several positions are currently available.  These positions are in a 24-hour a day, 365 day a year operation. Shift employees earn a 10% shift differential on top of base pay for evening and night work; 25% premium pay for working Sunday; and holiday pay (a 100% premium).       



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To be rated qualified for this job, an applicant must meet all of the MQs listed below at the time of vacancy announcement closure:


1.      A high school diploma, a Certificate of General Educational Development (GED), or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training.


2.      Four years of progressively responsible experience (post high-school) in the repair and maintenance of heavy mobile gasoline and diesel fueled equipment (e.g., trucks, construction equipment, buses, crash/fire equipment) that includes substantive work in mechanical and hydraulic systems and components and electrical troubleshooting.


A fully equivalent combination of education and training beyond what is needed to satisfy MQ 1 may be substituted for these four years of experience. One example is four years of approved apprenticeship training in repair and maintenance of heavy mobile gasoline and diesel fueled equipment and one year of repair and maintenance of heavy mobile gasoline and diesel fueled equipment (e.g., construction equipment, buses, trucks, crash/fire equipment) including mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems and components. A second example is four years of repair and maintenance experience of vehicles and 240 hours of heavy mechanical equipment vocational training.


3.      A Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or ability to obtain a Class B CDL within 90 days of hire or placement into the position.


4.      Ability to work rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, and mandatory snow removal.





The qualifications listed below are preferred and may be considered in the selection process, but are not required to be rated qualified for this job:

1.      Possession of a Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).


2.      Experience maintaining and repairing a) heavy equipment such as crash/fire equipment, construction equipment, snow removal equipment, buses, trucks, or b) fleet vehicles such as police and passenger cars for a public or government entity.


3.      Certification as an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Air Act Section 609 Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning (MVAC) Technician by an EPA-approved certifying organization.


4.      Certification(s) from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) from the Automobile and Light Truck Test Series (A Series), the Medium-Heavy Truck Series (T Series) or another series applicable to the DUTIES in this job description.


5.      Licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a State Safety Inspector.



Once the application process is completed, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be done to determine if you meet the basic qualification requirements. There is an Assessment questionnaire(s) that you must complete. Your resume and supporting documentation will then be compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire(s).  If a determination is made that your application does not support your responses, which you provided in the assessment questionnaire, your application will not receive further consideration for this announcement.



A background security investigation will be required for all new hires.