Maintenance Technician I - Mechanic in Waco, TX at Arconic

Date Posted: 8/20/2019

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Arconic Fastening Systems is looking for a Maintenance Tech I – Mechanic.  This role is responsible for performing maintenance and repair of equipment. The position has interface with other Technicians in the repair of production and facility equipment. In this role, they are responsible for assuring a safe and healthful workplace and will show by example a commitment to employee involvement and continuous improvement.  This position will be based in our Waco, TX plant.
Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value.  Arconic Fastening Systems, a business unit of Arconic, holds the number one global position in aerospace fastening systems, and we’re the North American leader in commercial transportation fasteners.  Our high-tech, multi-material fastening systems are found nose to tail on aircraft and aero engines.  Our products are also critical components of industrial gas turbines, automobiles, commercial transportation vehicles, and construction and industrial equipment.  Headquartered in Torrance, CA; AFS employs over 6,000 people in 11 countries at 31 locations.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Perform preventative maintenance on production equipment.
  • Install and/or maintain varied types of machinery and other equipment.
  • Confer with Machine Operators and observe, listen for problems, test, and evaluate operation of machinery to diagnose cause of malfunctions.
  • Disassemble damaged or worn equipment/units, repair/replace defective components, reassemble and test.
  • Weld new, worn or broken machine parts.
  • Fabricate sheet metal products such as covers, part chutes, chain/gear guards, stands, platforms, etc.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
  • Check oil, water, fuel, and other fluids before operating machinery and equipment.
  • Records repair time, parts, and maintenance notes in the Maintenance Management System on every job.
  • Maintain full compliance with Company policies, procedures and the Alcoa Guide to Business Conduct.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of and commitment to learn manufacturing principles and techniques.
  • Maintain 100% compliance and completion of all required training.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Understand, read and write Standard English and perform shop math calculations.
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, sketches and schematics.  Use scales, vernier calipers, micrometers, and other gages.
  • Operate mobile equipment, power shears, benders, grinders, powered hand and machine tools and related equipment.
  • Perform arc and acetylene welding.
  • Identify components in manufacturers’ maintenance and parts manuals.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Industrial Maintenance
  • 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.
  • 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.


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