As a SURFACE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC, WG-5801-11, the following duties apply:
Performs maintenance, troubleshooting, and major repair on heavy-duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical, and
Troubleshoots equipment with a variety of the mechanically complex major systems and diagnoses difficult
performance problems and the cause of mechanical failures by means of visual and auditory checks, uses test
equipment such as engine analyzers, compression testers, voltmeters, ohmmeters, pressure gauges and computer
Removes and disassembles engines and complex major assemblies, sub assemblies, components, and fuel,
hydraulic, and oil pressure systems.
Independently performs repairs and maintenance functions with little or no supervision in remote locations.
Conducts readiness and repair inspections on vehicles and associated equipment supported by the activity.
Performs electrical repairs on complex state of the art electrical and electronic systems requiring extensive training
on specialized diagnostic equipment to identify problems.
Assists in the maintenance of production reports and records, and makes recommendations to the supervisor.
Performs other duties as assigned.