Support Services Mechanic

Job Details

Website Tlingit Haida Tribal Business Corporation


KIRA Government Services

Job Title:

Support Services Mechanic

Job Location:

Kennedy Space Center, FL

Labor Category:

Non-Exempt | CBA-IAM

Clearance Level:


Travel Requirement:




Tlingit Haida Tribal Business Corporation (THTBC) is a family of 8(a), HUBZone, SDB, and other companies wholly- owned by the largest tribe in Alaska. Each of its wholly- owned 30+ subsidiaries are uniquely qualified to deliver value to its customers and teaming partners. For over 30 years, THTBC has operated as a trusted US Federal contractor throughout the US and worldwide. THTBC delivers outstanding service with innovative, low-cost contract solutions to all its public and private sector customers worldwide.

Scope of Work:

The Support Service Mechanic independently performs all operation and maintenance activities required to ensure the upkeep of all facilities, structures and related systems assigned to BOSS.  Maintenance includes, but is not limited to, installations, modification, assembly, repair, replacement, adjustment, calibration, construction, test and operations.  Structures and equipment including mechanical, electro-mechanical, hydraulics, walls, floors, ceiling, doors, windows, masonry and all architectural items generally associated with structures, facilities and industrial type buildings. Systems include, but are not limited to, bridge and overhead cranes, horizontal and vertical doors, cafeteria equipment and vent systems, exhaust fans, sump pumps, gas pumps, etc.  Perform any work assigned to the employees in the classification.  Perform work in other classifications when incidental but necessary to accomplish work assignment. 


  • Work from written or verbal instructions, blueprints, diagrams, schematics, vendor manuals and applicable specifications and codes. 
  • Use precision instruments to measure tolerances and system operating levels. 
  • Take, read, and make adjustments on operating systems. 
  • Replace light bulbs and other minor parts and expendables. 
  • Conduct functional and operational tests on repaired or rebuilt equipment, components or systems.  
  • Insulate with prefabricated mineral, insulating material, bindings, plastic cement, etc. as required. 
  • Remove insulating asbestos/non-asbestos material, as required.  
  • May give guidance and direction to lower classified employees, as required. 
  • May operate gas welding equipment to perform cutting, burning and soldering, as necessary, to accomplish work assignments. 
  • Maintain logs, charts and records, as required. 
  • Ability to operate and service various rotating equipment.
  • Work with computers. 
  • Maintain certifications, licenses, permits, etc., required for performance of assigned tasks.   
  • Attend and participate in a variety of meetings and task force groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problem and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements and policies. 
  • Perform or assist with any departmental operations, under direction, to maintain work flow. 
  • Maintain security clearance, area permit(s), licenses, certifications, etc. required for performance of assigned tasks. 
  • Must possess a valid Florida Driver’s license. 
  • Performs other related and/or associated duties as required. 
  • This classification may include managing hazardous materials or other environmental responsibilities. 
  • Performs duties in compliance with Federal, State, local, NASA and Air Force laws and regulations and requirements and KSC/CCAFS energy management conservation regulations, collective bargaining agreements, security, safety, hurricane and other specialized programs or contractual requirements relating to the business of the section, working within the limits of established policy.  
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and: 
    1. A recognized apprenticeship training program plus 2 years of experience OR 
    2. Military or Civilian vocational training plus 2 years of experience OR 
    3. 5 years of direct work-related skills, knowledge, and experience 
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain job related Licenses, Certifications etc. required by Federal, State, local, NASA and Air Force standards, rules and regulations. 
  • Maintain certifications, licenses, permits, etc., required for performance of assigned tasks.   
  • Able to interact with customers and coworkers in a courteous, professional, and effective manner.  
  • Work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work independently but follow specific detailed instructions.
  • Ability to interface with various levels of personnel in a multi-cultural, team- oriented environment.
  • Good organizational and planning skills.
  • Good Communication skills. 
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Must have working knowledge of computers and work-related computer programs associated with the position.
  • Must have practical knowledge of worksite safety, occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job including: 
    1. Lift, push, pull, and carry heavy objects exceeding 30 pounds.  
    2. Walk, stand, kneel, stoop, crouch, crawl and bend/twist body for extended periods of time.
    3. Work at heights. 
    4. Walk up/downstairs frequently.
    5. Climb ladders and scaffolding. 
    6. Use hands to handle, control, feel objects, tools and make adjustments to equipment controls. 
    7. Frequently perform repetitive movements 
    8. Ability to correctly perform with corrective devices, tasks that require close visual acuity, depth perception, and the ability to adjust and focus.  
    9. Wear job/task related/required PPE:  i.e. safety shoes, hearing / eye protection, hard hat, respirators, gloves, fall protection etc. 
    10. Tolerate in and outdoor extreme cold, heat and humid conditions for extended periods of time. 
    11. May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail.  
    12. May be exposed to fumes, airborne particles and electrical shock hazards.  
  • May be required to work a flexible work schedule and on alternating workdays to meet mission and customer requirements.   
  • Must have and maintain a valid state driver’s license to operate a company vehicle.
  • Must have a safe driving record, as defined by Company policy, to operate a company vehicle.
  • Must be able to successfully complete a drug/alcohol test and a criminal record check.


THTBC offers full-time employees and their families a comprehensive benefits package which included:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Health Savings Account
  • Hospital Indemnity Plan
  • Company paid disability, basic life & AD&D
  • Employee paid voluntary life and AD&D for dependents
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Accrued PTO based on years of service
  • 11 Paid holidays throughout the calendar year

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform all the essential duties of the position satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance, including successfully completion a thorough background investigation.

THTBC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our 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.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us and let us know the nature of your request. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by case basis.

To apply for this job please visit

Scroll to Top

Privacy Policy

We take your data Privacy Seriously

This site uses cookies, or small data packets saved on your browser, to ensure the site behaves and displays correctly to our visitors.  We do not collect data for the purposes of advertising, tracking or sharing with third-parties.

By viewing this site, you accept the details of our Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions.  For more information, please Contact Us.