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Facilities Maintenance Technician- Satellite Build Facility

Centennial, Colorado
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Date posted 03/02/2023 Job ID 40387BR Company General Atomics Experience Level Mid-Level (3-7 years) Job Title Facilities Maintenance Technician- Satellite Build Facility City Centennial State Colorado Workstyle Onsite Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Hourly Salary Range $52,020 - $77,325

Job Summary General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) designs and manufactures first-of-a-kind electromagnetic and electric power generation systems. GA-EMS’ expanding portfolio of specialized products and integrated system solutions support critical fleet, space systems and satellites, missile defense, power and energy, and process and monitoring applications for defense, industrial, and commercial customers worldwide.

Whether a specific satellite for a specific mission or a constellation of interconnected spacecraft, the GA-EMS Space Systems team is re-defining how customers can access the possibilities of space. GA-EMS offers modular and scalable satellite platforms backed with a history of operational flight experience to support defense, civil, commercial, and academic mission requirements.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Facilities Maintenance Tech at our Centennial facility where we construct our satellites which also has a clean room facility..

Under general supervision, with instructions for routine work and detailed instruction for new activities or special assignments, this position is responsible for troubleshooting and performing maintenance and repairs of the office and building facilities, facility structure equipment, machines and grounds.

Performs work in one or more of the maintenance trades including carpentry, plumbing, painting, electrical, machine and equipment repair and HVAC. Conducts routine, periodic or special inspections of the premises to determine repair and maintenance work necessary to prevent breakdowns of facilities, machinery, and equipment.

Essential Functions
  • Performs trade work, such as carpentry or painting in the construction, repair or alteration of structures such as walls, roofs or office fixtures.
  • May perform preventive maintenance on buildings and equipment according to established procedures.
  • May perform general building construction services for new construction/ renovation (i.e., framing, drywall, taping, texture, painting, flooring and base, doors, frames and hardware)
  • Performs various routine facilities tasks as requested by managers and maintenance requests.
  • Tests, inspects, troubleshoots, and repairs machines and equipment.
  • Sets up and operates all tools and equipment necessary to perform assigned work
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
  • We offer a 9x80 work schedule so you'll have every other Friday off too
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Job Qualifications:
  • Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent and five or more years experience in construction, facilities maintenance or a related field.
  • Must demonstrate considerable knowledge of construction or facilities maintenance principles and concepts.
  • Must possess:
    • A valid driver's license with a good driving record verified by the DMV
    • The ability to read and understand blueprints, sketches, layouts, wiring diagrams, drawings and specifications
    • Good organization skills and ability to establish priorities
    • The ability to identify issues, solve and respond to routine problems
    • Good analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, and report information as well as the ability to communicate and interface effectively with all levels of personnel, including management
    • General knowledge of shop math
    • Working knowledge and use of hand and power tools and measuring instruments; and, The ability to climb ladders and lift at least 50 lbs.
    • Must possess proficiency in standard business software such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Must possess dependability and punctuality

Salary:$52,020 - $77,325
Travel Percentage Required 0 - 25 Relocation Assistance Provided Provided US Citizenship Required? Yes Clearance Required? Desired Clearance Level Secret Apply Now
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