GAM: Lead Maintenance Mechanic - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Los Angeles
United States


GAM: Lead Maintenance Mechanic

KBR Government Solutions delivers full life cycle professional and technical solutions that improve operational readiness and drive innovation. Our solutions help ensure mission success on land, air, sea, space and cyberspace for the Department of Defense, intelligence community, NASA and other federal agencies. KBR’s areas of expertise include engineering, logistics, operations, science, program management, mission IT and cybersecurity.

This role is with KBR’s GAM, Global Asset Management group. At GAM, we provide our customers with a range of services including Regulatory and Customer Compliance of Property Systems, Import/Export Trade Compliance, Material Management, Stockrooms/Tool Cribs/Receiving, Engineering Tool Design and Rework/Repairs, Records Management, Distribution Services, Capital Asset Management, Development & Production-Equipment Maintenance, and Facilities Project Management?.

The Lead Maintenance Mechanic will:

  • Troubleshoot CNC equipment and ensure Preventative Maintenance (PM) procedures are completed.
  • Support the documentation of PM completion records and procedures.
  • Repair CNC Machinery, Manual Machine and Machining Centers.
  • Install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain machine tool equipment and controls.
  • Troubleshoot hydraulics, electronics, and software, electrical, pneumatic, and mechanical systems.
  • Use machine tool manuals, technical documents, and internal and vendor resources to research machine issues.
  • Identify and replace parts as necessary.
  • Complete testing and adjust of parts as needed.
  • Coordinate with external suppliers and maintenance companies to ensure timely and accurate completion of work.
  • Work with a sense of urgency to minimize machine downtime.
  • In conjunction with production team, support continuous improvement plans.
  • Perform general facilities maintenance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 2 or 4 year degree preferred, especially within the Electrical field.
  • Must be able to read parts manuals, electrical and mechanical schematics, assembly instructions and troubleshooting guides.
  • Requires a high degree of industrial mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical knowledge and repair skills.
  • Must have advanced knowledge of CNC machine design and operation.
  • Requires advanced knowledge of and experience with electrical test equipment, electrical, hydraulic and mechanical systems.
  • Must be able to work all required shift hours, overtime and weekends, as needed.
  • Must be able to multitask job duties effectively and efficiently.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

Preferred Requirements:

  • 4 years of experience with Fanuc and/or Siemens CNC controls.
  • 4 years of experience with PLC troubleshooting and repair.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift items of 35-50 pounds.
  • Must be able to lift, stand, climb, bend, grasp, sit, pull, push, stoop, stretch and carry.
  • Must be able to work while standing on lifts and ladders.


At KBR, we are passionate about our people, sustainability, and our Zero Harm culture.

These inform all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to and ongoing journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of teams philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives bring enhanced value to our teams and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that by embracing those differences and working together, we are more innovative, more resilient, and safer.

We Deliver – Together.

For our Military Service Members:

MOS's and AFSC's that may map over to this role:

  • 01B (Army Electrical-Electronic Engineering Assistant)
  • 918B (Electronic Systems Maintenance Tech)
  • 918E (Senior Electronics Maintenance Warrant Officer)

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.