Maintenance Technician in Parsons at Ducommun

Date Posted: 5/29/2024

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Job Description

Maintenance Technician 

The Maintenance Technician installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, and pipe systems.

Who are we?

Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California. Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush and eventually assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas and Lockheed.

Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications.

Our Facility in Parsons, Ks manufactures precision parts for passenger and military aircraft. Travelers around the world count on our employees for their commitment to quality.

Why Ducommun? 

  • Excellent company culture – as recognized by Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces
  • Clean and climate controlled working environment
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Great benefits including paid vacation and sick time, 401K match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, annual bonus plan, and tuition reimbursement

Job Summary

  • Maintains preventative maintenance database for facility.
  • Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment.
  • Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine.
  • Assists in dismantling defective machines and equipment and installing new or repaired parts.
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.
  • Maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.
  • Repairs and maintains the physical structure of establishment.
  • Fabricates and repairs benches, partitions, and other wooden structures.
  • Knowledge of policy and procedures in the event of a Hazardous waste release, fire or explosion.
  • Knowledge of the chemical characteristics and location of hazardous waste in the facility.
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
  • Overtime as required to support manufacturing.
  • Performs other duties and assignments as directed.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  •  Ability to read and interpret schematics.
  •  Ability to operate a forklift
  • Ability to operate an overhead crane and hoist
  • Must be able to comply with specific safety policies, i.e. Confined Space, Lockout Tagout, etc.
  •  Understand and follow through on both verbal and written instructions.
  • Team oriented with a continuous improvement outlook.
  • Basic Computer Skills: Able to learn new screens, reports, functions and simple software programs with assistance.

Required Experience and Education

  •  High School Diploma; up to 3 years related experience in job function and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience
  •  One year commercial maintenance experience preferred
  • Experience in maintaining and troubleshooting hydraulic pumps, cylinders, controls, valves and other function electrical and mechanical components with an hydraulic assembly
  • Basic to advanced electrical and electronic skills.
  • Knowledge of PLC’s and other electronic components preferred
  • Experience with hot form, SPF presses, Lasers, or Water Jets will get preferred status

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required

  •  Knowledge of policy and procedures in the event of a Hazardous waste release, fire or explosion.
  •  Knowledge of the chemical characteristics and location of hazardous waste in the facility.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; or crouch.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively.
  • May frequently lift and/or move from 1 – 25 pounds, may occasional lift and/or move from 26-50 lbs.
  • Working conditions are:  5% office environment, 95% manufacturing environment.\\
  •  Noise level is moderate in office environment and moderate to loud in manufacturing environment.
  • Frequently works near moving mechanical parts.
  • Occasionally works in high precarious places and in outside weather conditions.
  •  Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.
  •   Hearing protection must be worn in designated manufacturing areas.
  •   Safety glasses (ANSI Z87 compliant) required in all manufacturing areas.
  •  Safety Footwear shall be in accordance with the following: ASTM standard F2413-05 with minimum impact resistance, compression resistance and metatarsal designation ratings of 75 foot pounds (i.e. ASTM F2413-05 I/75 C/75 Mt/75), which are viewable on the inside tag of footwear.

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments in accordance with business needs, and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential function of the job.

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

3333 Main Street
Parsons, Kansas, 67357
United States

Job Requirements


  1. Maintenance Jobs
  2. Service Technician Jobs

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled