Equipment Mechanic

  • Textron
  • Hunt Valley,MD,USA
  • May 21, 2021

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Who We Are

Textron Systems is part of Textron, a $14 billion, multi-industry company employing 35,000 talented makers, thinkers, creators and doers worldwide. We make things that fly, hover, zoom and launch. Things that move people. Protect soldiers. Power industries. We serve customers in industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care and fuel systems.

This role is in Textron System’s Air Systems business area. Visit & to read more about who we are and the products we make!

About This Role

We believe people should love what they do – in this role, you will be responsible for:

Primary Function:To maintain, troubleshoot and repair the manufacturing equipment and machines. Will assist other mechanics and technicians in all aspects of equipment maintenance. Confer with customers to ensure completion of all tasks in a satisfactory manner.

Primary Job Duties:

Maintain and troubleshoot electrical and mechanical systems

Ability to install, maintain and troubleshoot machine control components (relays, motor starters, photo eyes, proximity sensors, servo drives, VFD’s and encoders)

Read and interpret blue prints and building drawings

Change belts, lubricants, filters and other basic machine maintenance

Complete preventative maintenance routines, documentation and procedures

Ability to replace motors, bearings, pulleys, sheaves, tool changers

Electrical, knowledge of basics components

Collect data on various types of equipment

Enter downtime data in daily log, complete PM sheets

Practice Total Quality and Continuous Improvement principles

Promote and conduct good housekeeping and safety practices

Ability to prioritize, schedule, and logistically support multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines

Secondary Job Duties:

Assist with facility/building maintenance repairs (changing fluorescent lamps/ballasts, minor plumbing faucet/drain repairs, ceiling tile replacements etc.)

Assist facility maintenance mechanics in building repair/troubleshooting issues (air compressors, HVAC controls etc.)

Qualifications & Skills:

Understanding of building/facility maintenance. Knowledge of HVAC service/repair and CFC certification a plus.

Electrical knowledge of basics components.

Electrical and electronic principles

Preventative maintenance procedures

Knowledge of PLC programs

PC competency, Word, Outlook & Excel a plus

Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize different projects and work load

Troubleshooting, able to ID and understand the resources needed to resolve them

Proven ability to work successfully with little supervision

Proven ability to communicate effectively, (written and verbally)

Ability to maintain a valid driver’s license

Ability to pass security background check

Ability to make general mechanical repairs


Minimum 5 years of experience in manufacturing equipment maintenance with automated systems and controls

Skilled trade training or equivalent technical expertise in Industrial Maintenance or Tech school certificate.

How We Care

At Textron Systems, our talented people make us successful. We promote an inclusive environment where we value individuality, differences, and unique perspectives.

Our Company is committed to offering employees opportunities to grow and develop. Our benefits and compensation packages are designed to help our talented employees excel and achieve their goals, so they can make a difference every day in and outside of the workplace. Below are just a few examples!

- Flexible Work Schedules

- Education Assistance

- Career Development & Training Opportunities

- Wellness Program (including Fitness Reimbursement)

- Medical, Dental, Vision & 401(K) with Company Funding

- Paid Parental Leave

Are you a Military Veteran?

Textron's products and services are trusted everyday by those who protect our country. We are dedicated to hiring these Veterans and aim to translate their skills to make an impact on our Company.