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Amentum Facility Maintenance Specialist in Boston, Massachusetts

Amentum is seeking a highly advanced Maintenance Specialist to join our 1st shift Central Support Travel Team!

  • Work schedule will vary based on business demand.

This position travels frequently to established client sites throughout the Midwest, South Central, and Eastern regions, and may travel to new work sites to support business startup teams nationwide.

  • Each site visit may require 1 – 3 weeks of onsite work, and expected travel is 80% or more per year.

  • Valid passport is highly desired.

This position is responsible for acting as a subject matter expert and is responsible for providing an advanced level of expertise in troubleshooting, servicing and providing preventive maintenance on facility related mechanical and electrical equipment and/or manufacturing process and production equipment in a heavy industrial environment. Facility equipment may include conveyors, overhead doors, ventilation equipment, pumps, fans, chillers, rooftop AHU’s, split systems, compressors, and refrigeration. Production equipment service includes troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing CNC machine tools, robotics, bearings, blowers, fans, gearboxes, and other equipment as required. Performs all aspects of preventive and corrective mechanical/electrical maintenance on production related industrial systems including, but not limited to: CNC machinery, robotics, PLC’s, Control Systems, pneumatics, hydraulics, and coolant systems.


  • Diagnoses, troubleshoots, and repairs facility mechanical/electrical systems; facility HVAC equipment and systems; pneumatic and/or hydraulic systems; conveyors; overhead cranes; machining centers; and robotic welders.

  • Troubleshoots and repairs commercial doors, including those made by Rytek, DoorMan, Mega Door, DynaCo Doors, and similar manufacturers.

  • Diagnoses, troubleshoots, maintains, and repairs CNC machinery, robotic systems, pneumatic and/or hydraulic systems; harpoon systems and/or conveyors; overhead cranes; machining centers; and robotic welders.

  • Troubleshoots and repairs heat exchange equipment.

  • Troubleshoots and repairs motor drives and controls; PLC systems, components, and controls, including Fanuc, Mitsubishi, Mazatrol, Siemens, Allen Bradley / Rockwell, and others; as well as other electronic systems and robotics.

  • Conduct preventive maintenance inspections and perform required preventative maintenance actions such as lubrication, cleaning, filter changes, alignments, etc.

  • Demonstrates solid understanding of Lock Out Tag Out practices and procedures.

  • Operates a PC with Microsoft Office Suite programs.

  • Performs preventive maintenance as scheduled in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

  • Responds and provides service and feedback to the customer on all work orders while assuring compliance to codes, regulations and industry standards.

  • Safely performs functions of the position including following proper safety guidelines such as job hazard analysis and lockout/tagout procedures and wearing PPE as required.

  • Operates various measuring, diagnostic and testing instruments to help provide energy efficiency solutions.

  • Operates a variety of equipment such as hand tools, laptop computers and diagnostic hardware to perform work.

  • Maintains a strict schedule in order to be successful in the assignment, yet demonstrates flexibility in the day-to-day activities and scheduling for the benefit of the customer.

  • Other duties as assigned by Manager or Supervisor.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.

  • 6 years’ experience as a technician in an industrial environment, maintenance shop or manufacturing facility.

  • Experience with repair on production equipment in an industrial environment or demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must have the ability to work in an aerial lift or scissor lift at heights up to 30 feet or higher.

Additional Information:

  • Must have a valid drivers license

  • Must be able to travel 80% of the year

  • Must be able to work in the U.S. without sponsorship

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client’s location.

  • This position may require overtime, various shifts, weekends, holidays and alternative work schedules.

Physical/Special Requirements:

  • Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement.

  • Some tasks will require the ability to walk extensively throughout facilities during a workday.

  • Requires ability to read and understand information contained in a variety of documents or displayed on a computer screen.

  • Requires ability to use a variety of office equipment and to operate a computer keyboard to access data bases, to send/receive messages and to prepare documents.

  • Requires ability to attend meetings throughout the site and potentially travel to other Amentum, customer and/or vendor locations in the area, as well as some air travel to more distant locations.

  • Requires the ability to communicate with others on the telephone and in one-on-one or group discussions, meetings and presentations.

  • Demonstrated fluency in computer use including the full Microsoft product line.

  • Requires some moving of light to medium weight materials into desks, filing cabinets and other storage locations.

  • Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.

  • Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed.

  • Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or technical certification in Industrial Technology, Industrial Mechanical, or related technical program.

  • Electrical Journeyman card

  • Knowledge of building automation system software supporting HVAC, water, steam, and power distribution (such as Johnson, Metasys, and Andover) is preferred.

  • Experience diagnosing, troubleshooting, and repairing industrial production systems such as switchgear, MCC’s, and Capacitor banks.

  • Experience working around chemicals, precision equipment and highly regulated materials and equipment.

  • Experience trouble shooting CNC machine tools and other complex electrical systems, as well as the control systems such as Fanuc, Siemens step 7, Mitsubishi, and Mazatrol.

  • Experience troubleshooting robots, such as Fanuc and ABB

  • Experience troubleshooting Allen Bradley / Rockwell, and Siemens PLC and control systems.

  • Experience with alignments and timing machines using Precision Laser systems.

  • Experience diagnosing, troubleshooting, and repairing pumps, motors, gearboxes, supply and exhaust fans, power transmission components, hydraulic and pneumatic systems,

  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing cranes and hoists.

  • Experience utilizing measurement tools such as micrometers, dial indicators, various type gauges, and calibers to set tolerances to OEM Specifications.

  • Experience performing pipefitting, welding, fabrication, and millwright related work.

  • Experience welding using MIG, TIG, and arc welders.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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