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BAE Systems

Production Equipment Maintenance Technician



Full Time

On Site


Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States

Job Description This position will support the BAE Navigation and Sensor Systems operations group who manufactures defense electronics currently located in Coralville, Iowa. Currently seeking one 3x12 (Fri, Sat, Sun 7AM to 7PM) shift candidate. This role falls under the collective bargaining agreement between IBEW local 1634 and BAE Systems Coralville Operations. The Production/Equipment Maintenance Technician definition in the bargaining agreement is as follows:

Performs maintenance on all electrical/mechanical equipment used in the production process. Performs general equipment maintenance duties (excluding electrical) throughout the organization required to keep production processes operational. Works with engineers to correct design and test methods to improve the performance of the product and/or process. May perform work as described in any lower classification. Must maintain records and complete necessary paperwork required for all maintenance related activities. Responsible for general clean-up of the work area.

Full-time onsite:
Because of the need for consistent, in-person collaboration and/or the requirement to perform
all work onsite due to the nature of this particular role, it will be performed full-time on site.
This means work will be conducted on location at a BAE Systems facility 100% of the time.

Shift Hours
Standard hours are 7 AM to 7:00 PM on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

This role is with the BAE GPS business that is moving from its current Coralville, IA site to new building in Cedar Rapids airport area. This role will train and provide some support during first shift and will transition to full time appropriate shift upon completion of the manufacturing move in Oct 2022.Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Successful completion of a general written electrical/mechanical knowledge test is required.
  • Must have the ability to attain a security clearance. All of the information to obtain a clearance must be completed during the first 3 months of employment. This includes providing citizenship info and completing the background information questions. Security clearance is required to allow access to secure area where equipment maintenance will be required to be performed.
  • Must be willing to work with any equipment in the Microelectronics (including cleanroom ie: requires gowning up), surface mount process center, top level build/test and shipping areas.
  • Physical Requirements
  • Must be able to use a microscope and technical troubleshooting equipment.
  • Must be able to break down complex electrical/mechanical control systems into subsystems to aid in troubleshooting.
  • Must be capable of lifting and/or handling heavy parts, material, or equipment.
  • May be required to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must meet necessary visual requirements to perform this job.
  • May be required to attend OEM equipment training to support new production equipment.
  • Must become forklift certified.
  • Required to complete annual trainings for lockout/tag out, fall protection, and other safety related trainings.
  • Must be able to attend in person training upon being hired
  • Role is with Union Rate and rates are pre-negotiated with Union
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Preferred two year degree in a maintenance discipline.
  • Preferred experience with maintaining production equipment.
  • Preferred mechanical/electrical system knowledge/experience
  • Preferred experience performing preventative maintenance on mechanical/electrical systems.
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems’ game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.