Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Maintenance Mechanic 1

    Location US-VA-Culpeper
    Job ID
    15002
    Category
    Facilities/Maintenance - Other
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne is an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense markets. The company is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets. Additional information about Aerojet Rocketdyne can be obtained by visiting our websites at www.Rocket.com and www.AerojetRocketdyne.com.

     

    Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic 1 to join our growing team in Culpeper (Orange County), Virginia.

     

    The Maintenance Mechanic will work under general supervision to perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance using manufacturer publications, blueprints, schematics and locally generated instructions. Must be familiar with OSHA and NEC standards. Will be required to follow work procedures, work on facilities as well as perform general maintenance.

     

    This position may filled at this level posted or one level higher.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    General supervision and instructions given for routine work.

     

    50% - Mechanical Maintenance: Work with, troubleshoot and repair plant vehicles and manufacturing equipment. Perform Preventive Maintenance on equipment.  

     

    30% - Cross train into other shop disciplines including building equipment, general welding/soldering and general maintenance activities.

     

    10% - General shop upkeep, cleaning or organizing.

     

    10% - Installation of new equipment.

    Requirements

    High school graduate and 1 year of directly related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the duties of the position.

    • Strong Mechanical experience.
    • Must have own required tools to perform normal maintenance duties.
    • Continued education in a maintenance discipline and cross training into other disciplines within the department will be required.
    • Must be available to work any shift, weekends, holidays and be on call as required.
    • Must be very safety and environmentally conscious.

    US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. Citizenship required). Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

     

     

    Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

    The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds.  Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, crane, hoist, man lift, etc.) in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat and hearing protection. Some positions may require Respirator clearance up to and including the Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Level A clearance. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or auto. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

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