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Company: BAE Systems
Location: Radford, VA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


Job Description
BAE Systems, one of the world's leading defense contractors and a stable Fortune 500 company, has a need for several mechanics at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant. These positions will start on day shift during training and the shift may vary after that.

As a mechanic, you will:

  • Inspect, dismantle and repair process equipment, machinery, piping and buildings.
  • Perform any of the duties of Millwrights B, Pipefitters B, or Carpenters B, according to his skill and training and, in addition, perform a few of the duties of other classifications with some degree of skill.
  • Report accurately any mechanical faults discovered.
  • Perform work to a high standard in a safe, efficient and economical manner.
  • Perform duties according to his skill and training to high quality standards in a safe, efficient and economical manner with average supervision.
BAE Systems helps protect those who protect us. At our R&D and manufacturing facility at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant in Radford, VA, we do this by developing safer propellants for our government and commercial customers. Radford AAP has provided high quality propellants for our soldiers since WWII and will continue to push the frontier of energetic material synthesis and manufacturing with your help. Learn more about this area of our business at

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • High School or equivalent and 5 years related industrial experience or associate's degree and 3 years related industrial experience.
  • Ability to work as a Millwright B, Pipefitter B, Welding, or Carpenter B.
  • Ability to perform work to a high standard in a safe, efficient and economical manner.
  • Report accurately any mechanical faults discovered.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair…just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

We celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.

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