Mechanic Helper

Motor Vehicle Mechanic Helper
Where: Fort Picket, VA (DS FASTC)
Type: Full Time
Wage: $16.96 per hour
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and a robust Wellness Program
Skookum's mission is "Creating Opportunities for People with Disabilities". Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
To apply, visit our website at www.skookum.org to complete an application and upload a resume.
Skookum is seeking a Motor Vehicle Mechanic Helper to perform a variety of tasks such as washing, cleaning, and lubricating vehicles; loading, unloading, and storing automotive parts and supplies; and maintaining work areas.
Typical duties include but are not limited to:

  • Wash, clean exterior/interior of vehicles, including removal of snow, ice, and frost.

  • Drive or move vehicles inside the motor pool.

  • Assist with housekeeping of the maintenance facility to ensure a safe working environment.

  • Maintain the storage of parts and supplies.

  • Assist warehouse personnel with cleaning and record control of parts.

  • Fuel vehicles for training.

  • Assist in cleaning debris from training surfaces as needed.

  • Maintain the "Right To Know" station.


  • Must have effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to use computers and computer software preferred.

  • Must exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs.

  • Must be able to stablish, maintain and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of daily work.

Physical Requirements:

  • Will be required to use repetitive motion, reach, lift, kneel, walk, and stand for several hours at a time.

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Must be able to push or pull up to 150 lbs.


  • Must be able to pass Medium Risk Public Trust background investigation prior to start.

  • Valid Driver's License is required. Must be able to obtain and maintain coverage by Skookum's insurance carrier.

This position is contingent upon contract award and funding. Position anticipated to begin January 2019.
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.

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