Aerojet Rocketdyne

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Facilities Maintenance Technician 3 in Redmond, Washington


Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized Aerospace and Defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to domestic and international markets. We are a leading provider in both the solid and liquid propulsion market areas, as well as the number one provider in the tactical segment area of solid propulsion. From the first space programs to Orion, NASA’s launch vehicle to carry humans to the moon, Mars, and beyond, Aerojet Rocketdyne is the leader in innovation. Visit our website at for more information on how our employees Power the Future.

The Facilities Maintenance Technician 3 will be responsible for providing support throughout the facility and within all areas of production.

This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.


What we can offer you:

Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation’s aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture:Careers | Aerojet Rocketdyne ( .

Rest and Relaxation - 3 weeks of vacation annually plus 48 hour annual sick allowance. 9/80 schedule at most locations, providing for longer weekends, plus company paid holidays.

Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical , Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness.

Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match.

Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program.

Employee Resource Groups – Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongs.

Trusted - Aerojet Rocketdyne is proud to be recognized as America’s Most Trusted Aerospace & Defense Company.

Beautiful Campus – Large campus with forested trail, basketball court, fitness center, covered bicycle parking, and outdoor gazebos.

This current opening may be filled at the level posted or at one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

80% - Troubleshooting, maintenance, moving and repair of various machinery and shop equipment including but not limited to CNC lathes, mills, grinders, presses, curing ovens, coating equipment, automatic welders, and hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical equipment; general building and grounds maintenance; installation, repair and maintenance of electrical and plumbing systems and equipment; carpentry; report issues and out of control conditions to supervision/management; evaluate, prioritize and complete requests for repair; assist with preventative maintenance; assist in other areas of the facility as required.

10% - Basic to moderately complex data collection, report and provide feedback to supervision; conduct inspections; make recommendations to supervision; perform modifications to work areas.

10% - Clean work area; maintain records as required. Assist in other areas of the facility as required.


Requires an Associate's degree in an appropriate discipline and at least 3 years of related experience OR a high school diploma (or equivalent) and at least 5 years of related experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements:

  • Perform all duties with SAFETY as the cornerstone following all Federal, State and Company laws, regulations, standards and policies. This position is exposed to potential occupational hazards therefore, all appropriate safety equipment shall be worn at all time, i.e., safety glasses, steel toed EH rated safety shoes, gloves, face-shields, etc.

  • Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, and have knowledge of safe electrical practices when performing assigned tasks.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license since the employee will drive on company business to carry out job-related duties.

  • Ability to read and work with Ladder Diagrams.

  • Experience working with intricate electronic circuit diagrams, logic diagrams, and I/O interfaces.

  • Work in compliance with all codes, ordinances, specifications, logic diagrams, blue prints, written and verbal information to layout, install construct, rebuild and maintain machinery, equipment, the physical plant and all other company assets.

  • Must be willing and available to work overtime, other shifts as required and be on-call as needed for facilities related emergency situations (ie: adverse weather, etc).

  • This job requires a high level engagement in our Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) program which includes:

  • Identify and categorization of equipment;

  • Clean/ maintain cleanliness of equipment;

  • Eliminate sources of contamination;

  • Establish standards;

  • Implement and monitor for maintenance upkeep.

Candidates must be willing and available to work overtime and be on-call as needed for facilities related emergency situations (i.e.: adverse weather, etc.).

Requires U.S. Citizenship or status as a U.S. Person. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. May also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

Pay range for this position:

29.09 - 40.62 per hour

Note about pay range:

Pay range for this job level is a general guideline only for California and/or Washington State and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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We consider the consistent demonstration of positive, cooperative, self-motivated, courteous and professional behavior to be an essential function of every position. While different positions have different primary areas of responsibility and technical expertise, everyone needs to work as a team, and we expect all employees to contribute as necessary to get the job done.

Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job listing, our positions require U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or theinterview process should e-mail the Human Resources Department atAccommodation Request. (

Location US-WA-Redmond

Job ID 21146

Zip 98052

Category Facilities/Maintenance - Other

On-Site, Hybrid or Remote? On-Site