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Foundry Maintenance Technician

Groton, CT 06340

Posted: 06/26/2023 Industry: Facilities & Industrial Maintenance Job Number: 190138 Pay Rate: $31-$33 per hour

Job Description

HKA is working on behalf of Jacobs and this role is to support Jacobs’ work through HKA.


Must understand and have vacuum furnace experience

The Facility Maintenance Technician is responsible for repairing and maintaining basic machinery and mechanical components along with basic electrical equipment for manufacturing. This position assists the maintenance team to ensure maximum equipment efficiency and effectiveness. Must have the ability to work independently in the performance of standard maintenance and repairs.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prior foundry work a plus
  • Understanding and troubleshooting vacuum furnaces and leak detection
  • Preventive / predictive routine maintenance on production equipment-
  • Assist troubleshooting issues and repair failures of production equipment.
  • Minor Electrical Repairs and / or replacement of fluorescent lamps, fuses and knowledge of multi-meter test equipment.
  • Capable of using a forklift and man lift
  • Ability to weld is a plus.
  • Assist operation with analyzing deviations and definition of machine related corrective actions.
  • Continuous Improvement and process stability (e.g. 6S and Preventive Maintenance, etc.).
  • Support all aspects of building maintenance/routine shop preventive maintenance as needed.
  • Monitor and maintain environmental, health and safety equipment and systems for both production and non-production equipment as directed.
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned
  • Maintains safe work area, uses personal protective equipment, follows safety protocols
  • Ability to stand, walk, push, pull, reach overhead and bend to the floor.
  • Exert 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or
  • Exert 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or
  • Exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • Participate in training as required
  • Executes duties as assigned by supervisor


Job Requirements


  • Must be able to work overtime as needed
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have recent vacuum furnace knowledge, understanding of vacuum and leak detection.
  • Knowledge of OSHA standards: Lock Out/Tag Out, Hazard Communication, Fork Lift Certified, NFPA 70E Arc Flash (electrical safety)
  • Capable of using basic measuring tools: Micrometer, dial caliper, Electrical Multi-Meter etc.
  • Basic Computer skills
  • 3 years knowledge as a multi-craft technician in the following fields: Basic Mechanics, Electrical, Hydraulics, Pneumatics.
  • Strong preventive maintenance background.
  • Basic Ability to read and interpret documents and drawings (e.g. blue prints, manuals, wiring diagrams.


Additional Information

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Meet Your Recruiter

Dillon Anderson
Craft Recruiter

Dillon joined our team in April of 2020, and has been one of our lead craft recruiters here at HKA. Funny, diligent, and a great support system for his clients and potential candidates, Dillon thrives on making sure he brings 110% everyday.  

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