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Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician

locationLa Porte, IN 46350, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/2/2024
Full Time

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

Essential Functions
  • Perform preventive and predictive maintenance and repairs in order to ensure that all equipment continues to run effectively and facility systems operate efficiently and reliably.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose problems with mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, robotic machinery, combustion systems, electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Install, assemble, rebuild and repair all types of equipment and support all facilities infrastructure.
  • Inspect, operate, and test machinery and equipment.
  • Participate in projects and planning events. Interface with suppliers and lead contracting activities. Use Computer Maintenance Management System.
  • Responsible for identifying, specifying and using spare and replacement parts.
  • Participate, lead and actively support all necessary training, EHS, Human Performance, and company or department objectives.
  • This position requires availability for shift and weekend work. Holiday and emergency coverage are also required.

Basic Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
  • 3 years of maintenance technician experience.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Have at least 3+ years maintenance experience with PLC Systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanics and electrical repair.
  • Formal PLC training and/or extensive hands on PLC experience.
  • Experience in ultra high vacuum systems is an asset.
  • Experience with man lifts (scissor and boom) and forklifts is an asset.
  • Must possess reading, writing, and basic math skills.
  • Understand precision measuring instruments, electrical or electronic testing devices, drawings and schematics, equipment user manuals, activity and task instructions.
  • Basic computer skills required. Advanced skills are desirable.

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. Our primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems, titanium structural parts and forged wheels. With $6.6 billion in revenue in 2023, our products play a crucial role in enabling fuel efficiency and lightweighting, contributing to our customers’ success and making a positive impact on the world. To learn more about the way Howmet Aerospace Inc. is advancing the sustainability of our customers, markets, and communities where we operate, review the 2023 Environmental Social and Governance report at

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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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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The Howmet engines business produces world-class aerospace engine components, including investment castings, fasteners, rings and forgings. Our vacuum melted superalloys, machining, performance coatings and hot isostatic pressing for high performance parts enable the next generation of quieter, cleaner and more fuel-efficient aerospace engines. Able to supply more than 90% of structural and rotating aerospace engine components.