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Mechanical Maintenance Technician

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Job ID: 2313078
Location: MIDDLETOWN, RI, United States
Date Posted: Nov 27, 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 Mechanical Maintenance Technician in Middletown, RI. 

The candidate will work to support the maintenance, overhaul, and operation of an advanced R&D Naval Test Facility and associated undersea hardware including torpedoes.  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.  Ample opportunities exist for training and skills development.

The candidate must be self-motivated, accountable, and present themselves professionally in front of customers and peers.  The ideal candidate will bring a strong work ethic, mechanical aptitude, and the desire to learn and become a subject matter expert and future leader within the team.

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.



  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • Must have the ability to obtain SECRET clearance.
  • Experience with one or more of the following:

    • Familiarity with fluids, pneumatics, pumps, valves, and industrial hardware

    • Basic understanding of AC and DC circuits and electricity

    • Comfortable working with tools

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

    • Proficiency with computers and basic use of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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 24,000 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 $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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