Industrial Maintenance Technician I

Website Howmet Aerospace

Industrial Maintenance Tech I Job Highlights

Title Industrial Maintenance Tech I
Type Full Time
Experience 1 Year
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Midway, GA, United States
Company Howmet Aerospace

Company Profile

Howmet Aerospace provides advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company’s primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems, titanium structural parts necessary for mission-critical performance and efficiency in aerospace and defense applications, and forged wheels for commercial transportation.

Job Profile

The company is recruiting an Industrial Maintenance Technician I who will inspect, repair, maintain, and assemble all equipment within the Production Facility. This includes hydraulic forge presses, natural gas and electric-powered furnaces, product conditioning equipment, overhead cranes, mobile equipment, CNC machines (horizontal and vertical lathes), and water jets.

Educational Qualification

Work Experience

  • Minimum 1 year of experience working in at least one of these specialty areas hydraulic systems, CNC machines, water jets, mechanical systems, electrical systems, welding, or facilities/general maintenance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in maintenance-related function.
  • 3+ years of experience working in at least one of these specialty areas: hydraulic systems, CNC machines, water jets, mechanical systems, electrical systems, welding, or facilities/general maintenance.


  • Ability to complete general Production Facility duties such as clearing debris, installing product racking, and other 5S initiatives.
  • Ability to operate heavy machinery such as Forklifts, Extended Boom Lifts, Scissors Lifts, and Production Equipment.
  • Ability to work a rotating shift that supports a 24/7 operation.
  • Ability to work at heights to service overhead cranes.
  • Comfortable working in dirty environments to support the hydraulic forge presses.
  • Consult equipment manuals, schematics, hydraulic diagrams, and engineering personnel in order to efficiently troubleshoot and solve equipment problems.
  • Demonstrate a general understanding of Mechanical, Hydraulic, and Electrical system principles.
  • Electrical troubleshooting up to 480V.
  • Fabricate simple equipment designs to support Operations and repair equipment.
  • Maintain Equipment through the execution of the Preventative Maintenance (PM) program.
  • Maintains a safe and organized workstation and follows all company policies, safety, and procedures.
  • Prepare and maintain records detailing inspections, observations, and repairs on all equipment.
  • Rebuild/Replace Hydraulic pumps, cylinders, valves, accumulators, and hoses.
  • Remove, Repair, and Install up to 40” hydraulic pipe.
  • Replace electrical motors, motor contactors, fuses, and breakers.
  • This is a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.
  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical issues causing equipment failures.
  • Troubleshoot large hydraulic and mechanical systems to find and repair hydraulic leaks.
  • Troubleshoot/Repair facility and equipment pneumatic systems.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


  • Basic functions of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Communication – Ability to effectively and comfortably communicate technical information to others inside and outside of the Maintenance Department.
  • Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Electrical Systems – Knowledge of general electrical systems and how to troubleshoot those systems.
  • Equipment Preventative Maintenance – Monitoring gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Hydraulic Systems – Knowledge of how hydraulic pumps, cylinders, valves, and accessory equipment works to generate desired equipment movement.
  • Mechanical Systems – Knowledge of general mechanical systems and how to troubleshoot those systems.
  • Production and Processing – General knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Quality Control Analysis – Conducting tests and inspections of equipment, products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
  • Reading Comprehension – Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Troubleshooting – Demonstrate an ability to determine why equipment failed and make the necessary repairs to return equipment to Operations.

Work Environmental

  • Nickel and titanium manufacturing facility.
  • Exposure to moving mechanical parts; wet or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold, extreme heat, vibration; loud noise level

Others Qualifications

  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e., ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.


  • 401(k) with Company retirement contribution and Company match
  • Medical, Life, Dental, Vision, and other Company benefits
  • Paid holidays
  • Performance Pay based on business performance
  • Vacation eligibility
  • Weekly pay; shift differential for night shift

Employer’s Statement

Howmet Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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