Vehicle Electrical Specialist

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Vehicle Electrical Specialist



  • Diagnose, maintain, repair, rebuild or adjust air, electric, and hydraulic brakes, hydraulic and electrical systems and components, computerized engine and transmission controls, drivetrains, gas and diesel engines, cooling systems, air conditioning and steering components.

  • Identify, inspect, disassemble and assemble components of vehicle engines.

  • Troubleshooting and servicing of brake systems, ABS, steering, suspension and wheel alignment.

  • Use electronic engine analyzers and scanners to diagnose and repair engine performance problems, ignition, fuel injection, and emission systems.

  • Understanding of electrical principles, semi-conductors, microprocessors and wiring diagrams to diagnosis and repair malfunctions of equipment/vehicles electrical systems.

  • Diagnose and repair HVAC systems.

  • Maintain service logs and maintenance records on vehicles/equipment.

  • Keep tools, equipment and work area clean, organized and in good working condition.

  • Possible assist in training lower-level workers in automotive mechanic techniques.

  • Test vehicles and equipment for proper operation by operating /driving and using specialized test equipment such as scan tools (Tech II);

  • Proper use and disposal of hazardous materials according to established guidelines.

  • Other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of equipment/vehicles repair in the following specialized fields: gasoline and diesel engines, transmission, industrial and construction equipment repair

  • Accepted methods, practices, materials and tools of the specialty field to which assigned

  • Brake, hydraulic, electrical, driveline, gas and diesel engines, steering, cooling and air conditioning system and components

  • Proper use and disposal of hazardous materials in accordance with established guidelines

Ability to:

  • Research information regarding special parts

  • Diagnosis and repair complex repair problems within accepted guidelines

  • Adapt tools and materials to special problems

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with staff and customers

  • Communicate effectively verbally and in written work papers


  • The Vehicle Electrical Specialist must have a minimum of ten years’ experience performing vehicle maintenance and repair. Previous overseas experience is highly desirable.


  • Education: A high school diploma or equivalent education is required and possess a valid Commercial Driver’s License.

  • Security Vetting: A valid Secret Clearance is required for the position. The incumbent must maintain eligibility at the required clearance level for the duration of the contract.

  • Language Skills: Strong, professional, oral and written English communication skills. Strong understanding of technical manuals;

  • Citizenship: US Citizenship is required.

  • Medical: Favorable passage of a drug screen and physical examination.


An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.


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