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Amentum Mechanical Technician IV in Five Forks, South Carolina

Job Summary

Amentum is seeking an advanced Mechanical Technician IV for our 1st shift industrial maintenance team! Typical work schedule is 6:30 AM – 3:00 PM; hours may vary based on business demand.

The Mechanical Technician is responsible for providing an advanced level of expertise in responding to work orders, troubleshooting, and providing preventive and corrective maintenance on the facility mechanical equipment and systems in an industrial manufacturing environment.


  • Diagnose and troubleshoot ventilation equipment, pumps, bearing failures, fans, chillers, rooftop AHU’s, split systems, compressors, refrigeration, boilers, etc. in an industrial environment. Strong mechanical/electrical skills are required, including the ability to work safely with 3-phase power up to and including 480V.

  • Identify and correct any safety-related issues and perform independent equipment evaluations to identify potential equipment failures.

  • General Maintenance of equipment will also be required.

  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair facility mechanical systems; pneumatic and/or hydraulic systems; conveyors; and overhead cranes.

  • Troubleshoot and repair HVAC equipment, blowers, and fans.

  • Perform welding and fabrication, including building custom fixtures, fabricating brackets, and fabricating maintenance parts or “one off” parts. Performs maintenance on various welders as needed.

  • Troubleshoot and repair commercial doors, including those made by Rytek, DoorMan, Mega Door, DynaCo Doors, and similar manufacturers.

  • Troubleshoot and repair heat exchange equipment.

  • Perform basic pipefitting repairs.

  • Troubleshoot and repair basic electrical issues.

  • Conduct preventive maintenance inspections and perform required preventive maintenance actions such as lubrication, cleaning, filter changes, etc.

  • Assist in the movement of machines/fixtures, materials, and equipment as required.

  • Perform preventive maintenance as scheduled in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

  • Respond and provide service and feedback to the customer on all work orders while assuring compliance to codes, regulations and industry standards.

  • Recommend measures to improve maintenance methods and equipment performance.

  • Analyze and resolve work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems

  • Understand company policies and enforce safety regulations.

  • Safely perform functions of the position including following proper safety guidelines such as job hazard analysis and lockout/tagout procedures and wearing PPE as required.

  • Operate various measuring, diagnostic and testing instruments to help provide energy efficiency solutions.

  • Operate a variety of equipment such as hand tools, laptop computers and diagnostic hardware to perform work.

  • Maintain a strict schedule in order to be successful in the assignment, yet demonstrates flexibility in the day-to-day activities and scheduling for the benefit of the customer.

  • Other duties as assigned by Manager or Supervisor.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.

  • Five years of experience performing mechanical maintenance in an industrial environment, or demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must have the ability to work in an aerial lift or scissor lift at heights up to 30 feet or higher.

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • This position may require a valid Driver’s License.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client’s location.

  • This position will require various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires the ability to regularly lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Requires the ability to regularly climb extension ladders, roof ladder, stepladders, and stairs at least 10 times during shift.

  • Requires the flexibility to bend/stoop, squat repetitive during shift.

  • Requires the ability to regularly kneel repetitive for 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 use of a Company/Client approved utility knife.

  • Requires the ability to differentiate colors pertaining to wire color-coding.

  • Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement.

  • Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.

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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates degree or technical certification in industrial mechanical, HVAC, or related Facility Maintenance discipline.

  • Welding certification.

  • Experience with building mechanical equipment operation, diagnostics and repairs.

  • Experience performing preventive maintenance on facility related equipment.

  • Experience performing pipefitting, welding, fabrication, and millwright related work.

  • Experience welding using MIG, TIG, and arc welders.

  • Experience maintaining basic plumbing needs.

  • Experience with basic electrical troubleshooting and repairs.

  • Experience working in a CMMS environment

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans. If you are an applicant with a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability—or unable to use—the online application system and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Reasonable Accommodation Helpline at 1-888-877-3181 or 301-944-3299 or email for assistance. In order to address your request, the following information is needed:


Upon receipt of this information we will respond to you promptly to obtain more information about your request.