Mechanical Technician Job Openings - 23 Jobs

  • Estimated Salary

    $70,741

    Mechanical Engineer
    Curtiss-Wright Corporation

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $70,741

    NEW
    Mechanical Engineer
    Curtiss Wright

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $76,578

    Mechanical Design Engineer
    Abraxas Corporation

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $76,578

    NEW
    Mechanical Design Engineer
    Cubic Corporation

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $57,030

    NEW
    Mechanical Technician
    Pae

    Sterling, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $57,030

    NEW
    Mechanical Technician (Aerospace)
    Kbrwyle

    Washington, DC

  • Estimated Salary

    $57,030

    Associate Mechanical Technician
    Orbital ATK

    Dulles Town Center, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $57,030

    NEW
    Diesel Mechanic Technician
    Ryder

    Hyattsville, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $57,030

    Mechanical Technician (Aerospace)
    Kbrwyle

    Washington, DC

  • Estimated Salary

    $57,030

    Pr. Mechanical Technician
    Orbital ATK

    Dulles Town Center, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $57,030

    Electro-Mechanical Technician
    MacAulay-Brown, Inc.

    Alexandria, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $57,030

    Associate Mechanical Technician
    Orbital ATK

    Dulles Town Center, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $57,030

    NEW
    Diesel Mechanic Technician
    Ryder

    Hyattsville, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $57,030

    NEW
    Electro-Mechanical Technician with Security Clearance
    MacAulay-Brown Inc.

    Alexandria, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $57,030

    NEW
    Diesel Mechanic Technician
    Ryder

    Manassas, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $57,030

    Mechanical Technician
    Pae, Inc.

    Arlington, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $57,030

    Diesel Mechanic Technician
    Ryder System

    Manassas, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $55,460

    NEW
    Electro Mechanical Technician
    Latitude Inc.

    Germantown, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $57,030

    Associate Mechanical Technician
    Orbital ATK

    Dulles Town Center, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $57,030

    Mechanical Technician
    Pae, Inc.

    Sterling, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $57,030

    Mechanical Technician
    Mantech

    Herndon, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $57,030

    NEW
    Diesel Mechanic Technician
    Ryder

    Manassas, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $57,030

    NEW
    Auto Diesel Mechanic
    Penske

    Alexandria, VA

Mechanical Technician Jobs

average

$57,030

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  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards
  • Make Decisions

What does a Mechanical Technician do

Electro-mechanical technicians combine knowledge of mechanical technology with knowledge of electrical and electronic circuits. They operate, test, and maintain unmanned, automated, robotic, or electromechanical equipment.

Duties

Electro-mechanical technicians typically do the following:

  • Read blueprints, schematics, and diagrams to determine the method and sequence of assembly of a part, machine, or piece of equipment
  • Verify dimensions of parts, using precision measuring instruments, to ensure that specifications are met
  • Operate metalworking machines to make housings, fittings, and fixtures
  • Inspect parts for surface defects
  • Repair and calibrate hydraulic and pneumatic assemblies 
  • Test the performance of electro-mechanical assemblies, using test instruments
  • Install electronic parts and hardware, using soldering equipment and hand tools
  • Operate, test, or maintain robotic equipment
  • Analyze and record test results, and prepare written documentation

Electro-mechanical technicians test and operate machines in factories and other worksites. They also analyze and record test results, and prepare written documentation to describe the tests they did and what the test results were.

Electro-mechanical technicians install, maintain, and repair automated machinery and equipment in industrial settings. This kind of work requires knowledge and training in the application of photonics, the science of light. The technological aspects of the work have to do with the generating, controlling, and detecting of the light waves so that the automated processes can proceed as designed by the engineers.

Electro-mechanical technicians also test, operate, or maintain robotic equipment at worksites. This equipment may include unmanned submarines, aircraft, or similar types of equipment for uses including oil drilling, deep-ocean exploration, or hazardous-waste removal.

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how to become a Mechanical Technician

Electro-mechanical technicians typically need either an associate’s degree or a postsecondary certificate.

Education

Associate’s degree programs and postsecondary certificates for electro-mechanical technicians are offered at vocational–technical schools and community colleges. Vocational–technical schools include postsecondary public institutions that serve local students and emphasize teaching the skills needed by local employers. Community colleges offer programs similar to those in technical institutes, but they may include more theory-based and liberal arts coursework.

ABET accredits associate’s and higher degree programs. Most associate’s degree programs that are accredited by ABET include at least college algebra and trigonometry, as well as basic science courses.

ABET-accredited programs offer training in engineering technology specialties. In community college programs, prospective electro-mechanical technicians can concentrate in fields such as the following:

  • Electro-mechanics
  • Industrial maintenance
  • Computer-integrated manufacturing
  • Mechatronics

Earning an associate’s degree in electronic or mechanical technology facilitates entry into a bachelor’s degree programs in electrical engineering and mechanical engineering. For more information, see the profiles on electrical and electronics engineers and mechanical engineers.

Training in mechatronics provides an understanding of four key systems on which this occupation works: mechanical systems, electronic systems, control systems, and computer systems.

Important Qualities

Detail oriented. Electro-mechanical technicians must make and keep the precise, accurate measurements that mechanical engineers need.

Dexterity. Electro-mechanical technicians must be able to use hand tools and soldering irons on small circuitry and electronic parts to create detailed electronic components by hand.

Interpersonal skills. Electro-mechanical technicians must be able to take instruction and offer advice when needed. In addition, they often need to coordinate their work with that of others.

Logical-thinking skills. To carry out engineers’ designs, inspect designs for quality control, and assemble prototypes, electro-mechanical technicians must be able to read instructions and follow a logical sequence or a specific set of rules.

Math skills. Electro-mechanical technicians use mathematics for analysis, design, and troubleshooting in their work.

Mechanical skills. Electro-mechanical technicians must be able to apply the theory and instructions of engineers by creating or building new components for industrial machinery or equipment. They must be adept at operating machinery, including drill presses, grinders, and engine lathes.

Writing skills. Electro-mechanical technicians must write reports that cover onsite construction, the results of testing, or problems they find when carrying out designs. Their writing must be clear and well-organized so that the engineers they work with can understand the reports.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Electro-mechanical technicians can gain certification as a way to demonstrate professional competence.

The International Society of Automation offers certification as a Certified Control Systems Technician. This requires, at a minimum, 5 years of experience on the job, or 3 years of work experience if the technician has completed 2 years of postsecondary education.

The National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) offers certification in electrical power testing, industrial instrumentation, and other specialties.

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Real Mechanical Technician Salaries

Get paid what you deserve

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Mechanical Technology Engineer HH Technology Corp Beverly, MA Sep 30, 2014 $93,900
Mechanical Technical Engineer (Staff Engineer 2) USG Corporation Chicago, IL Mar 16, 2016 $83,700 -
$95,513
Mechanical Technician Translucent, Inc. Wilmington, NC Jul 20, 2016 $75,000
Electro-Mechanical Technician Benjoy America LLC. Doral, FL Mar 18, 2016 $70,000
Mechanical Technician Sugar Technology International Plano, TX Sep 16, 2016 $69,000
Electro-Mechanical Technician I-Master Corporation LaGrange, GA Nov 19, 2015 $65,728
Electro Mechanical Technicians Brooks Automation, Inc. Chelmsford, MA May 02, 2008 $65,000
Electro-Mechanical Technician Asturies Manufacturing Co., Inc. Corona, CA Apr 16, 2015 $63,814
Mechanical Technician Element Plastics Mfg LLC Sugar Land, TX Sep 27, 2016 $63,100
Mechanical Technician Ablecom Computer, Inc. San Jose, CA Mar 17, 2016 $63,000

Top Skills for a Mechanical Technician

Know what it takes to get the job done

ElectricMotorsPreventiveMaintenanceHandToolsFacilityAIRCompressorsElectro-MechanicalTestEquipmentMechanicalAssemblyHvacElectricalSystemsCustomerServiceSet-UpMechanicalEquipmentCNCCADHydraulicSystemsProductionEquipmentTroubleShootingControlSystemsOILChanges

Top Mechanical Technician Skills

The three most common skills for mechanical technician jobs are:
  1. Electric Motors
  2. Preventive Maintenance
  3. Hand Tools

Companies look for OIL Changes less than other skill for mechanical technician jobs.

Control Systems, Hand Tools, CAD, Trouble Shooting, Electro-Mechanical, Electrical Systems, AIR Compressors, Mechanical Assembly, Customer Service, CNC, Preventive Maintenance, Mechanical Equipment, Facility, Set-Up, OIL Changes, Production Equipment, Hvac, Electric Motors, Hydraulic Systems, Test Equipment

Top Mechanical Technician Employers

Find the best employers to advance your career

Top 10 Mechanical Technician Employers

10 companies currently have Mechanical Technician open positions.

The next set of companies with the Mechanical Technician jobs are:
  1. Halliburton
  2. Mantech International Corporation
  3. National Oilwell Varco
  4. The Boeing Company

Baker Hughes, Halliburton, Mantech International Corporation, National Oilwell Varco, The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin, Halliburton Energy Services, Bae Systems, Hewlett Packard, Schlumberger

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