CNC Machine Repair Tech V

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CNC Machine Repair Tech V Job Highlights

Title CNC Machine Repair Tech V
Type Full Time
Experience 8 Years
Function Engineering/IT
Location Durham, NC, United States
Company Amentum

Company Profile

Amentum is a premier global leader in designing, engineering, managing, and modernizing critical systems and programs of national significance across defense, security, intelligence, energy, and the environment.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a CNC Machine Repair Tech V who will perform as the technical expert for installing, troubleshooting, servicing, and documenting the electrical/electronic, mechanical, and controls needs of automated equipment in an industrial environment.

Education Level

  • High School Diploma or Educational equivalent (required)
  • Associate’s degree or technical training in Machine Tool Technology, CNC programming, Electronic Controls, Electronics Engineering Technology, or Automated Manufacturing Technology (highly desired)

Work Experience

  • 8 years of experience performing Machine Tool SCADA operations, Building Automation System/Building Management System service and repair in a heavy industrial, environment, or demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Acts on familiarity with feedback systems, PID controllers, servo systems, and direct slide-wire feedback.
  • Conceives and realizes automated solutions implementing control schemes.
  • Creates and modifies site operations procedures for equipment and recommends facility reliability improvements.
  • Demonstrates a high level of urgency and flexibility to meet emerging business needs.
  • Demonstrates thorough understanding of hydraulic and pneumatics as related to electronic controls, including Vickers, Rexroth, Parker, and various other manufacturers.
  • Demonstrates thorough understanding of AC/DC motor control, including thyristor drives such as Siemens, ABB, Omron, Reliance, Saftronics, Klockner Moeller, Ceda, GE, and Westinghouse.
  • Deploys solid knowledge of laser and optics machine vision, including Keyence, Effector, Cognex, Datalogic, Microscan, and related equipment.
  • Develops and monitors work assignments for other technicians and coaches as appropriate.
  • Diagnoses, troubleshoots, maintains, and repairs Machine Tools and equipment.
  • Exhibits strong leadership skills, such as motivation, delegation, ownership, leading by example, well-developed organizational skills, excellent communication skills, etc.
  • Identifies, reviews, and recommends activities and upgrades/retrofits to improve maintenance and operation methods and equipment performance.
  • Leverages proficiency in electronic data communication methods and techniques such as Profibus, profi-net, SCADA, Ethernet, and remote I/O wired and wireless communication platforms.
  • Must understand and be capable of instrumentation and equipment calibration, for optimum performance.
  • Operates a variety of equipment such as hand tools, laptop computers, and diagnostic hardware to perform work.
  • Operates data loggers, analyzers, signal conditioners, and remote pendent.
  • Operates oscilloscopes for troubleshooting and repair.
  • Operates various measuring, diagnostic, and testing instruments to help troubleshoot and repair.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager or Supervisor.
  • Possesses the ability to lead complex technical work utilizing a wide variety of resources, including computers. Often responsible for leading maintenance projects from conception to completion. Identifies and documents cost and lost opportunity savings.
  • Programs and modifies ladder logic and function block languages.
  • Programs, modifies, and interfaces with various MMI (HMI) devices.
  • Reads and understands electrical/electronic and mechanical schematics.
  • Respond and provide service and feedback to the customer on all work orders while assuring compliance with codes, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Safely performs functions of the position including following proper safety guidelines such as performing job hazard analysis, following lockout/Tag out procedures, and wearing PPE as required.
  • Understands company policies and enforces safety regulations.


  • Must be able to obtain and maintain facility credentials/authorization. Note U.S. Citizen is required for facility credentials/authorization at this worksite.
  • May require various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.
  • Requires a valid Driver’s License.

Physical Requirements

  • Requires the ability to regularly lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Requires the ability to regularly climb extension ladders, roof ladders, stepladders, and stairs at least 10 times during a shift.
  • Requires the flexibility to bend/stoop, and squat repetitively during shift.
  • Requires the ability to regularly kneel repetitively for the shift.
  • Requires the ability to move in a 90-degree fashion on a repetitive basis for shift.
  • Requires the ability to stretch/reach on a repetitive basis for shift.
  • Requires the ability to walk extensively throughout the plant during shift.
  • Requires the ability to safely operate an Ariel Lift.
  • Requires the use of a Company/Client-approved utility knife.
  • Requires the ability to differentiate colors about wire color-coding.
  • Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement.
  • 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 databases, send/receive messages, and prepare documents.
  • Demonstrated fluency in computer use including the full Microsoft product line.
  • Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.
  • Requires the ability to communicate with others on the telephone and in one-on-one or group discussions, meetings, and presentations.

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.


  • Health and Wellness
  • Flexible Leave and Vacation
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • Retirement Planning
  • Education Assistance and Support
  • Career Mobility

Employer’s Statement

Amentum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company provides equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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