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Crane Aerospace & Electronics Facilities Maintenance Technician I in West Caldwell, New Jersey

Facilities Maintenance Technician I

Location NJ, West Caldwell

Department Operations

Employment Type Full Time

Crane Aerospace & Electronics is seeking to add a Facilities Maintenance Technician to our cohesive Facilities team in West Caldwell, New Jersey .

As our Facilities Maintenance Technician you will provide maintenance, construction, and repair of buildings, infrastructure, manufacturing tools, and production equipment with minimal supervision.

The following responsibilities are typical of what this position may be required to perform, however they are not all inclusive.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Install, maintain, and repair plant equipment such as plating equipment, pumps, valves and motors to meet manufacturer’s specifications and plant standards.

  • Trouble-shoot and problem solve machine or equipment process and control problems using lean tools, data analysis, test, measurement, and observation to repair or improve equipment productivity and performance.

  • Perform general facility maintenance to include flooring, sheet rock, painting, boiler and air conditioning systems, and general interior carpentry and building maintenance.

  • Install, maintain, and repair plumbing systems to support plant and building operations.

  • Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring to provide power and lighting for all plant and building operations

  • Perform general exterior maintenance to include building upkeep and repairs, parking lot maintenance, and lawn / landscaping upkeep.

  • General record keeping and filing.

  • Occasional pick up, delivery and/or moving and assembly of tools, equipment or furniture.

  • Work with hazardous materials such as paints and solvents to include storage and shipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Experience :

  • Two (2) or more years of experience in construction, equipment repairs or industrial maintenance activities. (Lesser experience may be considered for an energetic self-starter with a demonstrated aptitude to quickly learn on the job).

  • Previous HVAC experience is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities :

  • Knowledge of carpentry/construction, general mechanics, electricity, and plumbing tools and practices.

  • Knowledge of hazardous waste storage and handling.

  • Able to read, comprehend, and explain mechanical equipment design drawings.

  • Customer service is a primary function of the department. Excellent communication skills and tact are required to maintain a productive and collaborative environment.

Education/Certification :

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.

  • Trade school training in the electrical, mechanical, HVAC and/or carpentry a plus.

Employment Eligibility Requirement :

  • This position requires access to controlled data or information and therefore only US persons will be considered. As a US Department of Defense contractor we are bound by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations ( ITAR ).

Working Conditions :

  • Conditions include typical industrial environments including indoor, outdoor, and rooftop year round environments.

  • Tasks include the use of ladders, stairs, scaffolding, lifts, hand and power tools, meters and probes.

  • Must be able to work at heights.

  • Physical locations may require lying in prone position, kneeling, squatting, lifting, and occasional overhead reaching.

  • Must be able to physically lift 50 lbs.

  • Some weekend and extended hours are required based on equipment availability and production needs.

About Crane :

Crane Aerospace & Electronics supplies critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets. You’ll find Crane Aerospace & Electronics in some of the toughest environments: from engines to landing gear; from satellites to medical implants and from missiles to unmanned aerial systems (UAS).

We are committed to operational excellence and world class processes. We employ Lean manufacturing techniques to optimize manufacturing efficiency and accuracy on all product lines. Our products are known for their technical strength, proven reliability and overall value.

Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers competitive salaries and outstanding opportunities for career growth and development.

In our efforts to maintain a safe workplace, Crane Aerospace & Electronics requires that candidates complete a satisfactory background check prior to employment. FAA sensitive positions require employees to participate in a random drug test pool.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Crane Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity characteristics or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, or U.S. military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law, in recruiting, hiring, training and promoting.