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Senior Mechanical Maintenance and Operation Technician

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Job ID: 2302449
Location: MIDDLETOWN, RI, United States
Date Posted: Mar 21, 2023
Category: Wage Determination (SCA)
Subcategory: Service Contract Act
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is currently seeking a Senior Mechanical Maintenance and Operation Technician in Middletown, RI.

The candidate will work to support the maintenance and operation of an advanced Naval Test Facility and torpedo hardware. The Propulsion Test Facility (PTF) specializing in the test and characterization of torpedo mechanical systems including propulsion, combustion, and fluid pump and control systems. The primary work focus will involve the maintenance, setup, breakdown, and repair of mechanical test equipment and facility infrastructure including fluid and gas handling, industrial equipment, and complex test and automation systems.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for the checkout and visual inspection of pumps, valves, eyewash stations, and lockout/tagout.
  • Use of facility cranes.
  • Fabrication of test fixtures through the use of light metalworking.
  • Performing maintenance tasks and helping to develop maintenance procedures.
  • Assembling and installing equipment.
  • Creating, building, modifying and repairing prototype test systems and fixtures.
  • Facility and system upkeep and organization.


Education & Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • 10+ years’ experience in a technical field.

  • Experience with some of the following:

    • Familiarity with fluids, pneumatics, pumps, valves, and electrical wiring.

    • Comfortable working with basic electrical and mechanical tools.

    • Prior training and experience with OSHA, HAZMAT, PPE, and other industrial matters.

    • Must be able to work in a team environment while completing tasks in an unsupervised and self-directed fashion.

    • Experience working in an indoor and outdoor industrial environment.

    • Ability to foster an organized work environment with positive peer-to-peer relationships.

    • Facility management, foreman experience.

    • Ability to manage a group and / or conflicting tasking.


  • Must have the ability to obtain an Interim Secret clearance to start and maintain an Active Secret clearance for the duration of the contract.



  • Some technical training such as an associate’s degree or completion of a certificate program in a technical or engineering discipline is desired.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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