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BAE Systems Electrical Maintenance Technician in Aiken, South Carolina

Job Description

BAE is hiring an experienced Maintenance Technician that will be responsible for assisting Industrial Maintenance Techs in maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing of industrial equipment within the facility as well as programmable logic controllers and microprocessors.

Principal Duties and Responsibilties:

  • Determines need and orders material and parts as required to repair equipment.

  • Performs electrical and mechanical preventative maintenance services.

  • Operates lathes, drills, milling machines, and conventional machines to manufacture parts and determine equipment operating condition.

  • Performs minor electrical construction using standard electrical practices and in compliance with the National Electrical Code and Site safety standards.

  • Uses specifications, drawings, and schematics to perform corrective and preventative maintenance as specified by the manufacturer.

  • Installs, services, and repairs various piping systems. Repairs and overhauls valves, pumps, coils, and process control equipment. Installs, repairs, and maintains machine tools and equipment including troubleshooting to determine the source of trouble and type of repairs required.

  • Disassembles, inspects, replaces, and/or repairs precision parts such as bearings, shafts, spindles, lead screws, cams, and gears.

  • Evaluates, tests, installs, troubleshoots, analyzes, aligns, evaluate performance, repairs, modifies, and performs preventative maintenance on industrial equipment within the facility and electrical & electronic controlled systems on equipment such as industrial machines, welders, heat treat equipment, plating facility, and x-ray equipment, etc.

  • Assists other Industrial Maintenance Technicians in maintaining and repairing programmable logic controllers and microprocessors. Computer programs may be utilized to troubleshoot and analyze functions of computer controlled industrial equipment.

  • Lays out and installs machine tools, compressors, furnaces, testing equipment, and various plating equipment.

  • Sets anchor bolts, levels machines, and assists factory personnel in initial startup and final adjustment of equipment.

  • Maintains and repairs programmable logic controllers and micro-processors. Computer programs will be utilized to troubleshoot and analyze functions of computer controlled industrial equipment. Occasional assistance may be required.

  • Precision levels beds and tables. Adjusts gibs and aligns columns, heads, and ways to manufactures tolerances.

  • Troubleshoot and repair complex industrial equipment, fabricate parts when and if required.

  • Performs maintenance duties at a higher level of efficiency and solves issues of greater and more frequent complexity than that expected of lower level Industrial Maintenance Technicians.

  • Works under the supervision of a Team Leader who gives minimal instructions. Team Leader is available for consultation. Upon completion of a job, employee will close sequence in computer system which verifies the work is complete and conforms to quality requirements.

  • Employee is responsible for maintaining/improving housekeeping standard in his/her work area and adhering to established safety rules and practices.

  • Provides the technical expertise and training to other Industrial Maintenance Technicians.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a High School Diploma and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Requires a High School degree, or GED equivalent and: (1) a minimum of five (5) years as an Electrician, Electrical Technician, or in a similar capacity having performed the duties and responsibilities described, above; or (2) Completion of 2 years Trade School in related field, or completed the relevant apprenticeship program, and 4 years equivalent training and experience

  • Must have a full understanding of electrical safety including ARC flash.Must possess knowledge of electrical, electrical theory, and practical application ability to use electrical/electronic test equipment.

  • Must have knowledge of mechanical and machining concepts.Must have knowledge and skill of instrument calibration, troubleshooting techniques, and repair of heat treat process controllers, recorders, and sensors.

  • Must be able to work independently, without close supervision, and be able use independent judgment and discretion to troubleshoot and resolve problems.

  • Uses specifications, drawings, and schematics to perform corrective and preventative maintenance as specified by the manufacturer.

  • Must be able to train and transfer skills and knowledge to lower level Technicians.

Preferred Skills and Education

Preferred Skills:

  • Demonstrated proficiency with 16I, 15I, 0I Fanuc controllers and Siemens 830C Step5 and 840D Step7 controllers.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repairjust to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

We celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.

Electrical Maintenance Technician


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