General Dynamics Ordnance & Tactical Systems

Electromechanical Technician

Job Locations US-ME-Saco
Requisition ID
2019-9773
Position Type
Full Time
Category
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair

Overview

The Electromechanical position will install, align, maintain, and repair a wide variety of machinery and CNC equipment. Troubleshoot and diagnose mechanical and electronic malfunctions, repair, rebuild and overhaul assemblies; and is able to perform complex diagnoses and repairs of all electrical and electronic systems including CNC machines, and PLC controlled equipment.  Follows established company directives, policies, military specifications, quality documents and manufacturing instructions.

 

Major Position Responsibilities

The electromechanical technician will lead and direct other maintenance trades needed for repairs of the equipment, as well as work closely with Engineers, Programmers, Supervisors, production Employees and other Maintenance personnel.   Also works closely with factory trained service technicians and service engineers.  Will wire new equipment.   Adjusts devices and control instruments.  Program basic machine functions, axis movements, spindle speeds, tool recovery and MDI functions.   Inspect operating machines and equipment for conformance with operational standards.  Determines if a malfunction, or failure, is in the various electronic controls and accessories or, if it is associated with electrical, hydraulic or a combination of various problems; using an understanding all interfacing equipment and components used by the machine manufacture.  Troubleshoots and isolates equipment malfunctions in various electronic controls and accessories.  Interpret diagnostic tapes, and us other methods of trouble shooting, for CNC/NC equipment and computer processing units to isolate a problem down to particular printed circuit board.  Creates new, or uses established, repair procedures to return equipment to serviceable and operating conditions.  Requisitions tools, equipment, and supplies required for operations.  Repairs electrical equ  pment, and repairs or replaces defective parts.   Will lay out and machine complex parts needed for machine repairs.  May trace out, and replace if necessary, coolant, hydraulic and or pneumatic hoses using hydraulic and pneumatic hoses, fitting and hose crimping equipment.

SKILLS:

Able to understand ladder logic, be able to display and use ladder logic in trouble shooting machines.
Must have or be eligible to test for master electrician’s license as defined by rules of National Electric Code.  
Must have or have ability to obtain licenses in the following: forklift license, motorized hand truck, or platform lift. 
Must be knowledgeable of binary or digital logic numbering systems used in assigned older equipment.
Understands and repairs interfacing equipment between microprocessor and machine functions.
Adept with programming and troubleshooting computer systems associated with industrial CNC/NC equipment (executive memory).
Physical capacity requirements for this position require the incumbent to be able to lift 35 lbs. frequently and 50 lbs. on occasion.
Proven awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions. Demonstrated ability to follow safety practices and recognize hazards

Basic Qualifications

High school diploma or G.E.D. required, two year degree in Electronics or equivalent experience preferred.  CNC repair experience required.   Must be capable of performing all tasks and duties of electricians.

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