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General Maintenance Technician I (30894)





Sanford, North Carolina, United States

Job Summary

Amentum is seeking a General Maintenance Tech I to join our operations & maintenance team in Sanford, NC.

This is a 3rd shift position; typical hours are 10:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m. Hours may vary depending on business demand.

  • Enjoy working in clean, year-round climate-controlled buildings where Safety is the top priority!


  • Assists the team with a variety of industrial facility system repairs and preventive maintenance.
  • Inspections, lubrication, cleaning, filter changes, and associated technical maintenance tasks
  • Assists co-workers in diagnosing malfunctions in production machinery and equipment.
  • Assists the team with maintaining, operating and troubleshooting systems and equipment such as overhead door systems, cranes, pumps, piping, seals and valves.
  • Performs general maintenance such as trench cleaning and sign hanging.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs basic electrical, plumbing, and general maintenance issues.
  • Performs preventive maintenance as scheduled in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Safely performs functions of the position including following proper safety guidelines such as job hazard analysis and lockout/tagout procedures and wearing PPE as required.
  • Operates a variety of equipment, Forklifts, JLG’s, drill presses, bandsaws, and hand tools.
  • General maintenance tasks related to repairing floors, painting walls, repairing windows, doors, office furniture and grounds keeping.

  • Demonstrates flexibility in the day-to-day activities and scheduling for the benefit of the customer.
  • Demonstrated fluency in computer use including the full Microsoft product line.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.
  • Basic electrical and mechanical skills. Read and understand prints and drawings. Understand and use measuring devices measuring devices such as Tape Measure, Micrometer, dial gauges and leveling tools
  • Must demonstrate the ability to safely utilize a wide variety of hand and power tools.
  • Ability to work from an aerial lift or scissor lift at heights up to 30 feet or higher.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.
  • This position may require a valid Driver’s License.
  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.
  • This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client’s location.
  • This position may require various shifts, weekends and alternative work schedules.

Physical Requirements:

  • Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement.
  • Some tasks will require the ability to walk extensively throughout facilities during a workday.
  • Able to stand continuously for 4 hours at a time
  • Requires ability to read and understand information contained in a variety of documents or displayed on a computer screen.
  • Requires ability to use a variety of office equipment and to operate a computer keyboard to access data bases, to send/receive messages and to prepare documents.
  • Requires ability to attend meetings throughout the site and potentially travel to other Amentum, customer and/or vendor locations in the area, as well as some air travel to more distant locations.
  • Requires the ability to communicate with others on the telephone and in one-on-one or group discussions, meetings and presentations.
  • Requires some moving of light to medium weight materials into desks, filing cabinets and other storage locations.
  • Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.

Special Requirements:

  • Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed.
  • Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree or trade school certification in Industrial Electrical, Industrial Mechanical, Industrial Technology, HVAC or a related field.
  • Knowledge of basic electrical theory, sufficient to perform basic electrical repairs to switches and outlets and to replace lighting ballasts.
  • Mechanical skills, sufficient to assist with and perform preventive maintenance and repairs to facility related equipment.
  • Knowledge of basic refrigeration theory.
  • Knowledge of EPA guidelines.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience safely utilizing a wide variety of hand and power tools.
  • Basic computer skills for data entry, email, etc.