Maintenance Technician III

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Benefits of working at Barnes Bullets

  • Awesome co-workers and great culture
  • Monthly Incentive Pay Plan
  • Progression Program for Long Term Careers
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Excellent Safety Record
  • Discounts on Barnes and other industry products
  • Health, Dental, & Vision benefits available
  • Employer matches on 401(k) plan
  • Employer paid Life Insurance

General Summary:

To complete all basic building and equipment maintenance, along with preventative/periodic maintenance on all machinery in an industrial setting.  Technician must be able to complete basic trouble shooting and problem solving on equipment as needed.  Job will require general janitorial/cleaning responsibilities as needed.  Individual must be able to create, implement and update maintenance logs and procedures.  Some wiring, electrical, framing, and plumbing work as needed.  


Principal Duties and Accountabilities (Essential Functions)

  • Layout, design, and fabricate parts through interpretation of engineered drawings, verbal instruction or examples of existing parts.
  • Experienced with various types of materials, including stainless steel, carbon steel, aluminum, plastic, and wood.
  • Experience using welding equipment.
  • Perform various types of general millwright work including rigging and movement of equipment using hydraulic, mechanical, or motorized equipment.
  • Ability to run general fabrication equipment such as sheer, press brake, drill press, band saw, pedestal grinder, angle grinder, bead blaster, sanders…
  • Operating and troubleshooting hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and mechanical systems in an industrial setting.
  • Work from engineered drawing to construct or fabricate general carpentry work used for operations or support functions.
  • Have knowledge of various wood working tooling such as skill saws, reciprocating saws, planers, routers, drill press, and jig saws.
  • Full understanding of electrical drawings. Determine cause of any electrical malfunction, plan a course of corrective action and perform the necessary repair work to correct the problem. Install, inspect, maintain, and adjust all electrical equipment and transmission lines in the operating departments of the facility.
  • Ongoing training, in house and at outside vendors. Evaluate and report findings to supervisor and staff.
  • Understand and institute facilities preventative maintenance program.
  • Working knowledge of all processes and filing for equipment logs and maintenance work orders.
  • Repairs and maintains physical structure of facility including plumbing, framing, grounds work, sprinklers, etc.
  • Visually inspect and test machinery and equipment.
  • Fill out proper requisition request completely to order replacement parts and supplies.
  • Professional conduct to supply an honorable service for the facility.
  • Housekeeping such as mop, sweep, and wipe down around work area when work is complete.
  • Schedule is Monday – Thursday 6:00 am – 4:30 pm.
  • Must be willing to work overtime when necessary.
  • Shift work may be required on an as needed, or permanent basis.
  • Must be willing to do general janitorial/cleaning.

Education, Skills, and Experience

To perform this successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must have a two-year degree in a technical field or two to three years’ experience in workforce in related field.
  • Computer knowledge: Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Analytical skills.
  • Organization skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Mechanically inclined.
  • Must have good math skills, i.e. addition, subtraction, and division.
  • Must work quickly and efficiently.
  • Skilled at troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and safe driving record.
  • Must be self-motivated, dependable and able to work with little or no supervision.
  • Safety oriented, must be careful, alert, work safely and keep area clean.
  • Record necessary paperwork completely, legibly and accurately.
  • Must be able to listen and follow instructions from management and others.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in the English language sufficient enough to perform the following:
    • Communicate effectively with other team members and supervision
    • Read and comprehend process instructions
    • Record pertinent process information as required

Personal Tool Requirements

  • None

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather and underground contained conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but is often loud in specified areas.  Hearing and eye protection is provided. 

Safety Shoes meeting OSHA/ANSI Z-41 specifications are required for anyone working in the production department. Anyone working on the ammunition loading equipment or working in the Ballistic Lab are also required to have electrostatic dissipative (ESD) shoes.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Good hearing and listening habits to determine abnormal machines noises

  • Position requires a great deal of movement and standing on your feet up to 100% of the day 
  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs both ascending and descending using feet and hands
  • Must be able to bend and lift at least 40 pounds
  • Ability to lift, balance and maneuver up to 40 lbs while standing on a ladder
  • Ability to push and pull carts up to 1500 lbs
  • Good hearing and listening habits to determine abnormal machine noises
  • Good visual skills
  • Good hygiene and grooming habits, long hair must be pulled back, no loose clothing or exposed midriff’s, closed toed shoes required
  • Must be able to work outside in heat or cold
  • Must be able to mow lawn and shovel snow

Compensation package:

  • Starting salary: DOE
  • Monthly Incentive Plan
  • Vacation
  • Holiday
  • Health, Dental, & Vision benefits available
  • Employer matches on 401(k) plan
  • Employer paid Life Insurance
  • Employee discounts on Barnes Bullets products and services

Barnes Bullets is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.