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Amentum Facility Maintenance Tech in Waterloo, Iowa

Job Summary

Amentum is seeking a General Maintenance Technician for our industrial maintenance team in Waterloo, IA.

Responsibilities include:

  • Performs industrial and commercial lighting system repairs.

  • Troubleshoots and repairs conveyor systems, R/O systems and overhead cranes.

  • Troubleshoots and repairs dock locks and levelers.

  • Troubleshoots and repairs pumps, piping, seals and valves.

  • Troubleshoots and repairs fork lift equipment.

  • general maintenance tasks related to wall and floor coverings; windows and window hardware; doors and door hardware; office furniture; etc

  • Troubleshoots and repairs industrial batteries.

  • Diagnoses, troubleshoots, maintains, and repairs heating and ventilation equipment, including VAV and AHU systems.

  • Inspects and repairs roofing systems and materials.

  • Assembles and installs shelving and cabinets.

  • Maintains and repairs facility structures, walk ways, and road ways.

  • Safely operates fork lift equipment, hoists and cranes.

  • Responds and provides service and feedback to the customer on all work orders while assuring compliance to codes, regulations and industry standards.

  • Recommends measures to improve maintenance methods and equipment performance.

  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.

  • Understands company policies and enforces safety regulations.

  • Safely performs functions of the position including following proper safety guidelines such as job hazard analysis and lockout/tagout procedures and wearing PPE as required.

  • Other duties as assigned by Manager or Supervisor.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.

  • Three years of experience maintaining buildings, facilities, or equipment in an industrial environment, or demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must have the ability to diagnose and troubleshoot pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical systems

  • Requires the ability to understand and work safely around 480v 3-phase electrical power circuits

  • Must have the ability to work in an aerial lift or scissor lift at heights up to 30 feet or higher.

  • This position requires that you be on call every other weekend

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client’s location.

  • This position may require various shifts, weekends, holidays and alternative work schedules.

  • Must be willing to work overtime when required.

    Physical Requirements:

  • Requires the ability to regularly lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Requires the ability to regularly climb extension ladders, roof ladder, stepladders, and stairs at least 10 times during shift.

  • Requires the flexibility to bend/stoop, squat repetitive during shift.

  • Requires the ability to regularly kneel repetitive for shift.

  • Requires the ability to move in a 90-degree fashion on a repetitive basis for shift.

  • Requires the ability to stretch/reach on a repetitive basis for shift.

  • Requires the ability to walk extensively throughout the plant during shift.

  • Requires the use of a Company/Client approved utility knife.

  • Requires the ability to differentiate colors pertaining to wire color-coding.

  • Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement.

  • Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.

    Special Requirements:

  • Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed.

  • Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Industrial Electrical, Industrial Technology, HVAC or related program.

  • Experience repairing industrial/commercial lighting and controls.

  • Basic understanding of PLC’s and ladder logic.

  • Experience diagnosing, troubleshooting and repairing facility mechanical systems such as HVAC, conveyors, and R.O. systems to OEM specifications.

  • Experience diagnosing, troubleshooting, and repairing machinery and equipment such as pumps, motors, gearboxes, supply and exhaust fans, power transmission components, steam components up to 100 psi, cranes and hoists, systems, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, etc.

  • Experience performing work on overhead doors and service doors.

  • Experience with maintaining basic plumbing needs.

  • Experience safely operating forklifts and/or aerial lifts

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.

If you are an applicant with a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability—or unable to use—the online application system and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Reasonable Accommodation Helpline at 1-888-877-3181 or 301-944-3299 or email for assistance. In order to address your request, the following information is needed:


Upon receipt of this information we will respond to you promptly to obtain more information about your request.