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Maintenance Technician I

Maintenance Technician I

locationWaco, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 2/17/2024
Full Time

Job Summary

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 improvements.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • 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 100% compliance and completion of all required training.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of and commitment to learn manufacturing principles and techniques.
  • Ensure that all work activities are performed in accordance with established safety and environmental standards.
  • Maintains full compliance and conducts all activities in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as required.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ mechanical work experience
  • 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.

  • 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.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of incumbents in this job classification.


The position includes competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance (medical, dental, vision), excellent 401k matching program, paid holidays and vacation. The salary range for this position is $20.40 to $27.54.

About Howmet Aerospace

Howmet Aerospace Inc. (NYSE: HWM), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company’s sales for 2022 approximated $5.7 billion. The Company’s primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems, titanium structural parts and forged wheels. With nearly 1,150 granted and pending patents, the Company’s differentiated technologies promote more fuel efficiency for aircraft and commercial transportation. For more information, visit, including content shared during the Company’s May 2022 Technology Day.

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Howmet is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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Howmet fastening systems are the premier aerospace and industrial fasteners, latches, bearings, fluid fittings and installation tools. Our products are used nose to tail on commercial and military defense aircraft, as well as on jet engines, automobiles, commercial transportation vehicles, wind turbines, solar power systems, and construction and industrial equipment.