Westech International, Inc. Test Vehicle Operators (Multiple Openings) in Yuma Proving Grounds, Arizona

WESTECH INTERNATIONAL, INC. (WESTECH) has the following immediate job opportunity:

Test Vehicle Operators (Multiple Openings)
In Yuma Proving Grounds, Arizona [AZ].

POSITION TITLE: Test Vehicle Operators (Multiple Openings)

CLASSIFICATION: - Hourly

COMPENSATION:
Test Vehicle Operator Level 1 = $17.19/hour + benefits in accordance with the Service Contract Act

Test Vehicle Operator Level 2 = $19.96/hour + benefits in accordance with the Service Contract Act


Please note: there is no relocation, per diem, or travel expenses available for this full time regular job opportunity.


JOB GROUP: Technicians 2 (Warehouse)

POSITION OVERVIEW:
Work with WESTECH at Yuma Proving Grounds in the Test Vehicle Operations Group.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Test Vehicle Operators (TVO) operate a variety of wheeled and/or tracked military designed vehicles on various test
courses located on Yuma Proving Ground.
• TVOs will install and secure payload in test vehicles as required fortesting.
• TVOs will read, understand and follow technical manual (TM) procedures and perform all crew level preventative maintenance checks and services as described in the TM.
• The TVO will follow and adhere to the supervisor's and test director's instructions.
• The TVO will assist the test director with test support equipment set-up and tear-down.
• The TVO will accurately record test incident data, observations and maintenance actions in the Test Vehicle Daily Operations Log and report this information to Data Acquisition personnel as it occurs.
• Calculate simple mathematics and maintain mileage summaries.
• Copies readings from special test equipment.
• Adapt to shift work/extended work schedules.
• Operate the test vehicle while live firing is taking place.
• May be required to perform vehicle recovery operations.
• The TVO will work first, second and third shifts as necessary

REQUIREMENTS:
Test Vehicle Operators Level 1
Minimum Qualifications:
Must be a U.S. Citizen.
Must currently possess a Security Clearance and maintain for duration of employment.
Must have a High School diploma or equivalent.
Must have an Arizona Class "A" Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
Must have a minimum of 6 months experience with heavytrucks, heavy equipment, farm machinery and/or tactical military vehicles.
Must be able to pass a basic written skills test.
Must have a good command of the English language, and the ability to write well.
Additional Desirable Qualifications:
A minimum of two years of previous hands on experience in military or civilian automotive testing.
Tank Vehicle and Hazardous Materials endorsements to CDL.
Prior active duty or reserve military experience operating tracked and/or wheeled military designed vehicles.
Test Vehicle Operators Level 2
Minimum Qualifications:
Must be a U.S. Citizen.
Must currently possess a Security Clearance and maintain for duration of employment.
Must have a High School diploma or equivalent.
Must have an Arizona Class "A" Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with both HAZMAT & Tank endorsements.
Must have a good command of the English language, and the ability to write well.
Must be able to provide driver support for performance tests.
Must be able to take charge of a vehicle on test without trainer or mentor present.
Must show operational competence with respect to knowledge of such items as courses, facilities, ballasting, Test Director support, Proving Ground processes, etc.
Additional Desirable Qualifications:
Five years direct hands-on experience in Automotive and/or military vehicle testing.
Physical Requirements for either Level Position:
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening and physical.
Must be capable of working in outdoor weather conditions for extended Periods of time in extreme heat and adverse conditions.
Must be able to lift 60 lbs. unassisted.
Must be capable of climbing up and into large vehicles up to 8- 10 feet high.

LOCATION: Yuma Proving Grounds, Arizona [AZ].

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