Heavy Equipment Maintenance Tech

United States of America
Wyman Gordon
Full Time




With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability – not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.

PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

SUMMARY:  Troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains machinery and production equipment throughout the entire plant. This would include hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, engines, motors, crane and other lifting equipment, conveyor systems, duct collection systems, pumps, piping systems, structural steel/platforms, and other equipment by performing the following duties.


  • Observes mechanical devices and equipment in operation to determine proper condition of equipment and what, if any, repairs are required
  • Proficiency in proper start-up and shutdown of all press systems is a plus
  • Good understanding of press and other critical equipment operation and ability to troubleshoot/resolve problems is a plus
  • Must have a working knowledge of precision measurement equipment such as defined in the Training Center
  • Can perform structural welding as required (3G qualified required, 6G qualified is preferred)
  • Uses oxygen/acetylene torch for routine cutting and burning of materials and applying heat for removal of mechanical parts
  • Demonstrate proficiency in understanding and troubleshooting basic hydraulic systems through the use of schematics, manufacturer documentation and hydraulic system knowledge.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in reading blueprints to fabricate, assemble, and troubleshoot mechanical equipment and/or piping systems
  • Demonstrates good knowledge and application of rigging techniques and procedures
  • Demonstrate good understanding of the proper use of mechanical tools and application of acceptable mechanical principles
  • Preferred ability to use dial indicators or laser alignment equipment to properly align two pieces of equipment
  • Repairs or replace defective parts, lubricates equipment, and cleans equipment
  • Understands high pressure equipment (>5,000 psi) and has basic knowledge of Lockout Tagout.
  • Performs preventive or predictive maintenance and inspections on equipment using knowledge and written/verbal instructions
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge and proper use of company and department work and safety procedures
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job as outlined below
  • Perform any and all other maintenance and operational duties as directed by supervision

JOB REQUIREMENTS: The requirements for successfully performing this job include basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide, percentages, etc.), ability to read and perform a job or task using written instructions, ability to read blueprints for fabrication and installation. The employee should have basic mechanical skills and general knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics and demonstrate the ability to read and learn new tasks.

Written Skills Evaluation: Employees must pass a written skills assessment for general hydraulic and millwright knowledge

Interview: Cross functional interview with the Maintenance Leadership team.

Practical Exam: Employees who pass the written assessment will be required to pass a practical exam which includes further maintenance skills as desired.

Weld Exam: Employees who pass the written & practical sections of the hiring process will be required to go off-site and perform a structural plate weld test to our certified procedure and the test coupon must pass the bend test. (Not required for individuals who possess current certifications and can present supporting documentation)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands as 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 the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use arms and hands; climb and balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; and crawl. The employee must be able to read, listen, and give verbal instructions.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close up and distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The employee must be able to work above ground to heights in excess of 100 ft. and below grade to depths of 80 ft. The employee must also be able to work in close cramped areas.