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Company Name:
Skookum Contract Services
Approximate Salary:
24.50 Per Hour
Washington, District of Columbia
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:

Auto Worker

Auto Worker

Where: Washington, D.C (Naval Research Laboratory)

Type: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Wage: DOE

Work Schedule: Day Shift, Monday – Friday

Skookum is seeking an experienced Auto Worker who can perform a variety of semi-skilled to skilled tasks involving minor and major mechanical service and repair of diesel powered automotive, light, medium and heavy construction equipment, trailers, other power-driven equipment and bicycle repair.

Typical duties include but are not limited to:

  • Repairs and performs services as outlined in established technical manuals.
  • Service and fuel transportation equipment, forklifts, generators, lawn maintenance equipment and other motor vehicles and equipment as assigned.
  • Inspections and repairs brakes, suspension, wheels, hubs and steering systems.
  • Maintains required work, time, material and equipment maintenance records to update equipment service workbook and daily task sheets consistent with current contract requirements.
  • Assists master mechanic on major repair jobs by disassembling and cleaning parts, removing subcomponents, reassembly, and installation of subcomponents.
  • Provides assistance loading and unloading equipment, properly storing and inventorying transportation equipment parts and supplies.


  • Minimum of (3) years of light, medium, and heavy truck experience.
  • ASE certification preferred.
  • Must be working toward CDL A certification and obtain within 90 days of hire.
  • Must able to provide a general mechanic’s toolbox.
  • Must be able to read, understand and follow technical manuals, lube orders, wiring and hydraulic schematics to ensure proper diagnosis and repair during scheduled services.
  • Knowledgeable in maintenance of military equipment preferred.
  • Knowledgeable of the regulations on hazardous material, hazardous waste, and the right to know information sheets.
  • Must exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs.
  • A valid state Driver License is required and the ability to obtain and maintain coverage by Skookum’s insurance policy.

Skookum is an Equal Opportunity Employer- W/M/Veteran/Disabled

*Javits-Wagner-O’Day Act (41 U.S.C. 46-48c)

• Skookum participates in E-Verify