Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion.
We are seeking a Maintenance Mechanic for our Canoga Park, California location. This will be a second shift position.
Diagnose machine operational problems, repair and maintain machine tool systems, process equipment, pumps, air compressors & emergency generators.
Use and interpret data from process instruments, tools (of all types ie. micrometers, torque wrenches, surface finish, dial indicators), assembly drawings, hydraulic schematics and maintenance manuals for setup procedures.
Must be able to determine the kinds of tools and equipment needed for a job and pre-plan activities for efficiency.
Determine compatibility or oils & greases, bearing types, perform precision alignments.
Use logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Monitor / assess performance of a process to define improvements or corrective action.
Must have experience maintaining and repairing one or more of the following manufacturers Mazak, Makino, G&L, DS Technologies, Charmilles, Sciaky, Ipsen & SIP.
High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
7 years of experience exercising independent judgment in ascertaining causes of failures and apply independent knowledge in methods of solving complex technical problems.
Solid understanding or basic arithmetic, algebra and geometry required.
US Citizenship required. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
Work Environment/Physical Requirements:
The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, crane, hoist, man lift, etc.) in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat and hearing protection. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or auto. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.