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Area Maintenance Technician

Area Maintenance Technician

locationHampton, VA, USA
PublishedPublished: 2/23/2024
Full Time


Howmet Aerospace, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company’s primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems and titanium structural parts necessary for mission-critical performance and efficiency in aerospace and defense applications, as well as forged wheels for commercial transportation. Howmet Aerospace is transforming the next phase of more fuel-efficient, quieter aerospace engines and sustainable ground transportation. For more information, visit www.howmet.com. Follow @howmet: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Howmet Engine Systems is currently seeking an experienced Operations professional to join our team in Hampton, Virginia.

Are you an empowered Lead Team Partner with the drive to transform ideas into sustainable value?Weare seeking individuals who have a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a manufacturing environment, as well as the passion to put that experience to work to lead activities and support plant/location team to achieve manufacturing excellence.  Our organization is dedicated to rapid, profitable growth through operational excellence and career development.  If you are an energetic professional that wants to be a part of a dynamic team, we encourage you to apply.

Job Summary - Responsible for daily maintenance, installation, dismantlement, troubleshooting, and repair of mechanical or electrical equipment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities, not limited to:
  • Coordinate work orders for production equipment.
  • Attend meetings with manufacturing and engineering personnel to develop scopes of work and action plans for equipment repair and improvements.
  • Inspects machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization.
  • Develops processes and procedures to improve equipment uptime. 
  • Leads work efforts for specific project tasks.
  • Must comply with all company attendance policies and guidelines; this includes, but is not limited to, regular attendance and occasional overtime.
  • Ability to work in team environments, Solo work and working with all levels management, Eng and people.
  • Willing to participate in continuous improvements initiatives within our process to enhance the work task.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. 
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
  • 3 years of maintenance technician experience
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.  ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e., 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee. 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Formal PLC training and/or extensive hands-on PLC experience.


About Howmet Aerospace

Howmet Aerospace Inc. (NYSE: HWM), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company’s sales for 2022 approximated $5.7 billion. The Company’s primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems, titanium structural parts and forged wheels. With nearly 1,150 granted and pending patents, the Company’s differentiated technologies promote more fuel efficiency for aircraft and commercial transportation. For more information, visit www.howmet.com, including content shared during the Company’s May 2022 Technology Day.

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Howmet is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email TalentAcquisitionCoE_Howmet@howmet.com