Peraton is seeking a Technician I – Mechanical who will support the United States Postal Service (USPS) Central Repair Facility (CRF) in Topeka, KS. The CRF is a depot repair facility for USPS mail processing, delivery, and bulk mail systems repairable parts. Examples: repairing printed circuit boards, electrical, electronic, mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies to component level. The CRF provides depot level maintenance for essential automation, mechanization, retail and bulk mail processing systems used in all mail processing and retail installations.
Our Mechanical Technician applies working technical knowledge to perform simple or routine tasks in the repair of various types of mechanical, electromechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment
Tests, analyzes, and overhauls electromechanical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment using manufacturer’s manuals or similar documentation, detailed drawings, cut away and exploded view drawings, electrical diagrams, and testing equipment
Verifies dimensions using precision measuring tools such as micrometers and calipers.
Remove, replace, and reinstall electrical and mechanical assemblies and hardware in the repair and overhaul of equipment using hand tools, power tools, hoists, precision-measuring and test equipment
Tests items per requirements for circuit continuity and operational reliability using multimeters, voltmeters, function generators, megohmmeters and oscilloscopes. Analyzes test results, makes repairs or adjustments accordingly
Receives technical guidance as required from supervisor or higher level technicians.
Performs other related duties as assigned
High school graduate or equivalent
United States Postal Service Sensitive security clearance required to start
Formal mechanical training from an accredited program or equivalent military training, or a minimum of two years verifiable work history experience in mechanical and/or electromechanical repairs may be used in lieu of education
Must have a strong mechanical aptitude with the knowledge and ability to perform repairs on simple to medium complexity electromechanical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic items
Ability to perform basic troubleshooting techniques
Must be able to read both electrical and mechanical wiring diagrams, schematics and blueprints
Understand the fundamentals of AC and DC motor theory, single and three phase motors
Heavy work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
Physical activity may include climbing, balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motion
Required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operates machines, where the seeing job is at or within arm’s reach; performs mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature
Subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current
Familiarity with quality control processes
Compensation: $20.98/hour plus overtime
Apply online at https://careers.peraton.com/jobs/technician-i-mechanical-topeka-kansas-jobs-d?