Maintenance Technician - 1st Shift - (1067-A)  (Full Time)
Location: Windsor, CT

The Company

Aero Gear is a global supplier of aerospace gears and gearbox assemblies to top OEMs such as Pratt & Whitney, GE, AVIO, Collins, Rolls Royce and Sikorsky. The company was founded in 1982 and has grown over the years through key capital investments, technology and the professional development of its employees. Aero Gear has a team-based culture with a focus on excellence and continuous improvement. The outlook for the company is strong as it continues to set higher goals for sustained success together.

Position Summary

Responsible for the diagnosis, repair and preventive maintenance of CNC multi-axis machining equipment in a factory environment on first shift. Schedules and conducts TPMs on machines on a timely basis. Manages unplanned machine repairs and interfaces well with stakeholders, including employees, vendors and management. Identifies methods and solutions while providing maintenance know-how, mentoring and leadership in order to provide a high level of service and results.

Essential Functions

Identifies potential issues with machinery

Schedules and conducts preventive maintenance

Manages unplanned machine repair requests

Repairs or replaces machine parts as needed

Schedules and works with OEM repair personnel

Operates with a sense of urgency and a focus on safety

Communicates effectively with management, employees and vendors

Excellent attitude and teamwork

Experience and Education

A minimum of 3 years of work experience in an OEM service repair role or factory maintenance experience in a CNC machine environment

Experience in the mechanical, electrical or HVAC field

High school diploma or equivalent required

Degree/certificate from vocational school or college program is a plus, but experience may substitute for education

Competencies and Skills

Technical capacity in mechanical, electronic or HVAC systems

Diagnostic, problem-solving and analysis

Ability to read and understand equipment manuals

Knowledge of lockout/tagout procedures

Skilled with hand and power tools

Communication proficiency

Ability to work independently


Computer literacy

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Authorization

Authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship is required.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to work standing up, walk, use hands and fingers to operate tools and equipment, and speak and listen, both over the phone and in person to customers and fellow employees, in order to perform the above listed duties. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to work in a seated position, climb or balance and smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move 75-100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Other Duties

This job description is not designed to cover a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Activities, duties or responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.

Work Authorization

US Person (Green Card Holder or United States Citizen) due to government contracts.


$40000 - $100000 / year

Compensation is paid hourly and may be adjusted based on level of experience, overtime and shift.


Aero Gear is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, Aero Gear will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the EEO Coordinator at 860.688.0888.


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