Explosive Maintenance Mechanic (Temp)

BAE Systems is hiring a temporary mechanic working in explosive manufacturing maintenance at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Kingsport, TN.

Duties include the following:

o To maintain, troubleshoot and repair process equipment used in the manufacture 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 / GED. Must have 5 years’ industrial maintenance experience.

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 7 years of industrial maintenance experience in chemical or similar industry.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services Posting 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. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression


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