Automotive Equipment Installer & Data Collector

US-TX-Ft. Hood
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Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.

Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


Summary: The Automotive Equipment Installer & Data Collector (AEIDC) installs and removes Conditioned Based Maintenance (CBM) sensory systems on military vehicles and equipment. The sensory systems typically capture miles driven and hours operated, and system performance and fault data. Sensory system hardware may include one or more of the following: digital source collector box, wiring harness, antenna, axle hub meter, accelerometers, or other similar components. Installation of sensory system hardware requires the use of installation instructions and basic tools such as a drill, hammer, plyers, screwdrivers, and wrenches. Splicing into the vehicle electrical system is not permitted and experience as an electrician is not required. Access to the vehicle electrical power or diagnostic system, if needed, is achieved by connecting a cable to the vehicle’s existing diagnostic port. Once installed, the AEIDC collects data from the sensory system electronically by using a computer or other hardware in combination with supporting applications. The AEIDC collects, uploads and transmits data through the network to the designated data repository.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understands the mission and purpose of the data collection program as explained in the program procedural guide.
  • Achieves sensory system installation and data collection competency upon initial hire and recertifies annually.
  • Develops and maintains excellent rapport with client unit personnel through periodic visits and meetings.
  • Enrolls and dis-enrolls inventory as directed by program management.
  • Installs and removes sensory systems on military vehicles. Performs minor troubleshooting and repair (e.g., reconnecting loose cable, tightening loose hardware, etc…) of non-operating systems, as required.
  • Collects enrolled equipment digital operations data.
  • Electronically uploads and transmits collected data to program management for review.
  • Maintains electronic records and forms, as required.
  • Travels to client unit locations using contract provided motor vehicle or commercial transportation.
  • Performs administrative functions such as completing corporate and Government training requirements, entering time and expenses into the timesheet application, and periodically cleaning office area and site vehicles.








Qualifications, Education and/or Experience:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Experience with military maintenance operations and maintenance technical manuals and terminology is required.
  • Have at least 2 years experience in electronics installation and / or maintenance.
  • Read and interpret wiring schematics.
  • Knowledge of the military chain of command and experience with Microsoft Office, Windows based applications, and data entry is required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US secret security clearance.


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must have good physical fitness, manual dexterity, vision, speech and hearing. The position requires walking, sitting, lying (e.g., lying on floor to work under the vehicle dash), squatting, climbing steps, lifting of tools, equipment, and other items up to 75 lbs., moving equipment and furniture, climbing in and out of military vehicles and equipment, and cleaning the office area and motor vehicles used to travel to client units. The position requires the use of basic tools to install sensory systems on military vehicles. The operation of a motor vehicle is required. The position requires frequent use of a computer.


Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the functions of this job. The position requires daily trips to client unit locations which typically include motor pools, but may also include field locations when units are conducting training. Visits to field locations are required and may be under varying and extreme climatic conditions to include temperatures below freezing or above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. The employee will spend approximately 75% of the time in client unit locations and 25% of the time in an office environment. Occasional travel is required. 


Potential Deployment Overseas. You understand that this position may require you to deploy overseas for up to twelve (12) month periods to meet customer mission requirements, and you acknowledge that our offer to you is conditioned on your agreement to deploy overseas when directed to do so. Failure to meet this requirement will result in your immediate termination.


Installs, maintains and repairs products such as equipment, integrated systems and subsystems, and software at the client and/or field locations. Instructs customers in equipment operation, provides technical assistance, performs preventative maintenance, troubleshoots equipment for malfunctions to eliminate problem in minimum time. Performs one or many of a wide range of installation tasks such as running conduit and cable, installing and connecting trays, racks and electronic hardware systems, connecting and testing both new and retrofit construction of audio/visual, computer server, network and telecommunications equipment. Installs, upgrades and removes products ensuring coordinative engineering field change. Assembles, installs and configures systems and equipment in accordance with site assessments and schematics. Completes system programming and optimization as part of the installation process. Completes final commissioning and integrated acceptance testing of electrical systems and associated equipment. Ensures the commissioning and final acceptance of critical path equipment is conducted to clients requirements and in accordance with applicable industry standards (API, ABS, DNV, etc). Performs routine system maintenance and analysis functions, including hardware configurations and adding, removing and replacing equipment components. Provides on-site end-user training on system operation, maintenance and limited troubleshooting. Travels frequently to customer sites in performance of duties. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.



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