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Sr. Maintenance Technician

PCX Aerosystems
Santa Ana, Orange County, California
91 days ago

Sr. Maintenance Technician

PCX is a leading supplier of integrated products, services, and support to military forces and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture, and support a broad range of systems for mission-critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as Commercial industries.

Headquartered in Santa Ana, California we offer a competitive compensation & benefits package and a business culture that rewards performance. For additional information on PCX Aerosystems, please visit our website at https://pcxaero.com/careers/


As a Sr. Maintenance Technician, this role is responsible for managing and supporting troubleshooting mechanical and electrical systems on the Process floor and Facility. In addition, support the planning of projects and daily tasks for the Maintenance team. Must have experience with CNC Milling and lathe equipment including aligning equipment and be proficient with reading mechanical, hydraulically, pneumatic, and electrical schematics.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Perform and or Lead mechanical repairs (and rebuild) on all machines

Perform and or Lead machine leveling and alignment on all machines

Pull and replace machine linear guides and ball screws.

Able to work with complex NC machines up to & including 5-axis

Electrical & Electronic: Diagnose, locate, and correct malfunctions of electrical & electronic systems such as machine controls, recorders, servo/axis drives, servo motors, defective transformers, relays, contactors, fuses, sensors, etc.

Knowledge of OEM machine controllers (FANUC, Siemens, and NIT).

Plan, layout, and fabricate replacement parts for major rebuilding of precision machine tools where set up and operation to exacting tolerances are required

Plan methods required to maintain, test, repair, or modify various types of industrial electronic controls and systems.

Analyze and coordinate resolutions of technical problems or assist when solving problems including contacts outside own department as required.

Interface with manufacturers' line tech support when needed

Ability to work overtime as required by the Company

Recommend improved work methods and procedures, assist in training employs

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

Must adhere to all OSHA and EHS policies and all related procedures

Perform related work as required

Minimum Qualifications

Strong communication skills

Ability to analyze, rebuild, and repair NC machinery and other types of equipment

Excellent customer service to co-workers, customers, and vendors

Works collaboratively and respects all others

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) plus 10+ years of CNC maintenance experience

Must have a solid mechanical background of maintenance experience working with CNC machines, pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical, and programmable logic controls as well as having various electrical mechanical

Must be able to read schematics and parts drawings, perform routine preventive maintenance on machines and facilities, and be proficient with the use of a multimeter.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Competence in shop math such as working with fractions and decimals.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have basic computer skills, MS Office programs, and have ability to enter data in various software systems.

Desired Characteristics

Fanuc certified

Siemens certified


Training with Mori Seiki, Makino, Cincinnati Milacron, OKK, SNK and Kuraki Machines

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 this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to stand at least 6 to 8 hours a day. Must be able to work with their hands, and arms and be extremely accurate. Must be able to walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl on a regular basis. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to wear a respirator.

Hiring Range: $33-40

Actual compensation may vary based on various factors including experience, education, geographic location, and/or skills.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving high speed machinery and mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. outside weather conditions, machine oils, metal fillings, acetone, paints, solvents, grease, cutting fluids, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock or vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

The Company will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees


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