BAE Systems Explosive Maintenance Mechanic in Kingsport, Tennessee

Job Description

BAE Systems is hiring a Maintenance Mechanic for our explosives manufacturing facility at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Kingsport, TN. This is a full-time, regular position that will work on a rotating 12 hour shift schedule.

Duties include the following:

o To maintain, troubleshoot and repair process equipment used in the manufacturing of energetic materials.

o To perform maintenance on all mechanical equipment in the limited production area where energetic materials are processed.

o Rebuild gearboxes, pumps, (vacuum, centrifugal), valves.

o Know, understand and conform to all company policies, SOP's and safety documents.

o Fabricate and install process pipe, steam pipe (up to 300 pounds), waterlines, hydraulic lines, pneumatic, etc.

o Fitting, measuring, fabricating pipe (flanges and screw).

o Removal and disassembly of equipment for inspection or repair.

o Setting and repairing equipment - pumps, motors, tanks, and aligning equipment

o Operate forklift, man lift and hand tools.

o Perform other duties as required.

Required Skills and Education

High school diploma or GED.

5 years experience in industrial maintenance is preferred.

Physical Tasks: Exerts continuous physical energy. Climbs ladders, lifts and carries heavy objects (35-50 lbs). Works in confined spaces, high elevation. Work requires basic PPE and occasionally respirators, fall protection.

Working Conditions: Exposed to climate conditions. Generally disagreeable conditions. Exposed to hazardous chemicals (solvents, acids, caustics). Exposed to energetic materials (explosives). May work extended hours or weekends . Works with hazardous cutting tools.

Preferred Skills and Education

Vocational Education and/or 5 years of industrial maintenance experience in chemical or similar industry is preferred.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. Platforms & Services designs, develops, produces, supports, maintains, modernizes and upgrades armored combat vehicles, wheeled vehicles, naval guns, surface ship combatants, commercial vessels, missile launchers, artillery systems, military ordnance, and protective wear and armor. Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Explosive Maintenance Mechanic


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