AECOM Mechanical Technician in Richmond, Kentucky

Business Line Government

Position Title Mechanical Technician

United States of America - Kentucky


Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Mechanical Technician for the Bluegrass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant project located in Richmond, KY.

Typical Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform all work safely and with the utmost concern for the safety of self and other employees.

  • Perform all work in compliance with environmental permits and regulations.

  • May be required to work overtime or varying hours to include shift work.

  • Be at work when scheduled and maintain a good attendance record.

  • Work in close proximity to and or in a chemical demilitarization facility.

  • Perform a variety of journeyman mechanical, welder/pipefitter, painter/carpenter functions in the installation/removal or corrective/preventative maintenance, repair or modification of facility systems, equipment and components (such as conveyors, compressors, cranes, piping, pumps, and valves).

  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, layouts and specifications in the performance of these duties to ensure system integrity is maintained.

  • Perform emergency repairs to systems, equipment, and components. Record the as-found condition as well as the repaired condition, investigating operational reports of equipment failure and analyze system characteristics to determine cause of failure and necessary corrective action.

  • Demonstrate and conduct required inspection and testing of equipment and components as necessary to complete work packages and ensure systems are returned to operational conditions.

  • Follow predetermined checklist in the performance of preventative maintenance of facility equipment and systems.

  • Utilize a variety of hand tools, power tools, and measurement and test equipment in the performance of duties.

  • Set up and demonstrate pressure test as necessary to complete work packages and return systems to operational conditions.

  • Assure code and building standards are met.

  • May be required to serve as an Emergency Response Team Member.

Relocation is provided with position

BGCAPP is subject to Army Regulations (AR50-6 Chemical Surety Program and AR190-59 Unescorted Access Program) which govern persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship. Employees must favorably complete a series of screenings to include but not limited to: A National Agency Check with Local Agency Check and Credit Check (NACLC) security investigation, drug/alcohol testing and medical examination.

All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment. Respiratory screening and the ability to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) may be required for this position. The ability to obtain/maintain access to the Blue Grass Army Depot is required.

Minimum Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Completion of a technical, industrial or engineering, education/ trade program directly related to one or more of the following disciplines: pipe fitting, boilermaker, welding, millwright, plant mechanic, industrial technology or general mechanical concepts verifiable industrial technical work experience to equal a combined minimum of 3 years of experience and education


  • Must possess 3 years of any combination of related education/training and/or related work experience

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a United States or naturalized citizen able to obtain and maintain Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) site access.

  • Must be computer literate in common software applications and able to operate general office equipment.

  • Must maintain fitness-for-duty standards to perform the essential functions of the position, to include any depot or BGCAPP drill, contingency and/or emergency requirement

  • Must possess a demonstrated record of reliability at work (to include attendance), adherence to procedures and working safely.

  • Must be able to demonstrate a satisfactory understanding of mechanical equipment operation, mechanical equipment maintenance requirements and restrictions imposed by safety and environmental regulations.

  • Must be detail oriented and able to exercise good judgment in solving mechanical and equipment problems.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidates who can demonstrate superior performance in their education/training program via formal recognition, grade point average, honors or instructor recommendation preferred.

  • Candidates with industrial mechanical work experience in addition to their formal education/training preferred.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Maintenance

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 170036BR