PAE, Inc Maintenance Trades Helper in Stennis Space Center, Mississippi

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Maintenance Trades Helper

  1. Disassemble and clean component parts of machinery and equipment used for repair and lubricate or replace worn or damaged parts as necessary; assist in reassembling components of machinery after repairs are made.

  2. File or grind castings and other similar types of metal objects and tools.

  3. Operate or use machine shop equipment and tools such as, wrenches, hammers, screw­drivers, cranes, cut-off saws, branding irons, chippers, and a variety of pneumatic tools.

  4. Clean and maintain shop area and machinery; organize stock and maintain inventory to ensure necessary materials and supplies are available.

  5. Assist in repairing a variety of light and heavy equipment and machinery including the rigging and hoisting of equipment, acquiring necessary parts and performing other related tasks as instructed.

  6. Drive vehicles, as required, in order to conduct work-related activities and complete job assignments.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of: machine shop tools, equipment, machinery and mechanical equipment such as hammers, screwdrivers, wrenches and certain power apparatuses essential in performing machinist work; cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment; safety rules and regulations in the workplace, in the field and while operating equipment and the use of safe working practices to avoid accidents and injury; the correct and safe use of tools, equipment, and Personal Protection Equipment (PPE).

Ability to: understand and carry out directions given orally by the maintenance machinist and follow instructions for tool use, procedures in making repairs, proper cleaning methods and application of rules and regulations; understand and carry out assignments delegated through memos, notes, letters and other written forms; understand written procedures for operating certain equipment, and read warning signs and safety rules and regulations; listen, understand and acknowledge instructions or direction given by a variety of people such as supervisors, co-workers and department representatives; convey ideas in a clear and understandable manner; comfortably move, lift or carry objects; lift and carry large and heavy tools, equipment and materials, component parts, pipes and other types of objects; work at heights, on ladders, cranes and perform work in damp, cramped or oily spaces found in underground tunnels, on bridges, barges or in water pipes; lift parts and machinery weighing in excess of 70 pounds; establish effective working relationships and interact courteously with co-workers, supervisors, and other department personnel; drive a variety of motor vehicles and obtain and maintain a class ‘C’ driver license.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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