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Maintenance Mechanic

Government and Military

Maintenance Mechanic


Suiltand, Maryland, United States

Job Summary

Amentum is seeking a highly skilled Maintenance Mechanic to join our facility maintenance team of multi-skilled technicians in Suitland, M.D.

The Maintenance Mechanic maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs machinery or mechanical equipment.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Examine machines and mechanical equipment to diagnose source of trouble.
  • Reassemble equipment after completion of inspections, testing, or repairs.
  • Repair or replace broken or malfunctioning components of machinery or equipment.
  • Observe and test the operation of machinery or equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters or other testing devices.
  • Dismantle or partly dismantle machines and perform repairs that mainly involve the use of hand tools in scraping and fitting parts.
  • Replace broken or defective parts with items obtained from stock, order the production of a replacement part by a machine shop, or send the machine to a machine shop for major repairs.
  • Prepare written specifications for major repairs or for the production of parts ordered from machine shops, reassemble machines and make all necessary adjustments for operation
  • Record repairs and maintenance performed.
  • Performs all other position-related duties as assigned or requested by a supervisor.

Minimum Requirements

  • Two (2) years of previous experience installing, servicing, and repairing machinery or mechanical equipment.
  • High school diploma or GED required. May substitute experience for education at the rate of one year of specific experience for one year of high school.
  • Active Top Secret clearance required with ability to obtain/maintain TS/SCI clearance if required by site.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Knowledge and ability to repair machines or systems using the applicable tools
  • Ability to perform routine maintenance on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prefer candidate with training and experience acquired through a formal apprenticeship or accredited technical school.