Maintenance Technician

Website Amentum

Maintenance Technician Job Highlights

Title Maintenance Technician
Type Full Time (2nd shift)
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Barrington, NJ, 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 seeking a Maintenance Technician to join its team.

Educational Qualification

  • May require a High School Diploma
  • 2-year college or technical program or equivalent experience (preferred)

Work Experience

  • Prior Maintenance experience
  • Forklift certification or experience to obtain


  • Dismantle machinery to perform repairs, and detect wear, misalignment, and other problems. Reassemble machines, make all necessary adjustments, and test operations.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with outside maintenance and service vendors.
  • Identify, recommend, and implement improvements to equipment.
  • Immediately report any injury or incident to a supervisor regardless of significance.
  • Inspect PPE and safety equipment before use, and report any PPE or equipment in a broken, worn, or not ready-for-use status.
  • Manage preventive maintenance program, including recordkeeping and recommended scheduled maintenance.
  • May prepare written specifications for major repairs or production of parts; make up bill of materials, select proper materials, tools, and equipment and complete requisitions for same.
  • Participate in safety initiatives like observations, near misses, and safety committees.
  • Perform general facility repairs, including but not limited to building, grounds, lighting, and plumbing.
  • Prioritize equipment maintenance requests with the Plant Manager.
  • Replace broken or defective parts on equipment or facility as required. Ensure quality of repairs performed.
  • Report to work in a fit for duty and ready to work condition daily.
  • Troubleshoot, install, repair, and maintain mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical components of equipment adhering to lockout tagout procedures and other safety guidelines.

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to perform varied welding functions to include Stick, MIG, and Plasma Cutter. Understand different types of Welding Rod/Wire/Shielding Gas.
  • Ability to understand equipment and tool drawings.
  • Automotive Preventative Maintenance skills are preferred.
  • Knowledge of machine theory, electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics, pipefitting, and machine design. Knowledge of both Gas and Diesel-powered engines and drive trains.
  • Knowledge of machinery and support systems according to manufacturer’s guidelines/specifications/ manuals.
  • Some computer experience is required (MS Office preferred).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.


  • Ability to work extended and weekend shifts, when needed.
  • Must have excellent mechanical and electrical troubleshooting skills, and knowledge of the use of mechanical/pneumatic tools, measuring equipment, automated systems, and forklifts.


  • The company offers a variety of benefit options including medical, dental, and vision plans; health care flexible spending; employee assistance plans; disability benefits; 401k savings plans; holidays and paid time off; tuition assistance program.

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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