At Daniel Defense, Only the Best Build the Best…

Daniel Defense engineers and manufactures the world’s finest weapon systems and accessories. We are intensely focused on providing top quality small arms solutions to our military and law enforcement communities as well as to civilians seeking premium rifles for home defense, hunting, and sport shooting.

As the Equipment Maintenance III, you will be responsible for the functions outlined below:

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for demonstrating commitment to and leadership of environmental health and safety principles, policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to effectively perform Level II job functions.
  • Conforms to and operates within the framework of all applicable operator work instructions, SOPs, quality, and safety procedures.
  • Participates in required safety toolbox discussions and monthly meetings.
  • Maintain proper housekeeping of work area; Keep all machines, tools, and equipment and work surfaces free of oil, grease, etc.
  • Assist with the organization of, and performing daily maintenance tasks for, the machine tool coolant and scrap metals process
  • Provide support in maintaining 6S signage and marking of equipment, walkways and other locational marking on shop floor.
  • Maintain all manufacturing equipment and machines to include preventative maintenance.
  • Maintain lighting, HVAC filters, painting, plumbing, signage, etc. of company facilities.
  • Record and track maintenance schedules.
  • Observe and test the operation of machinery and equipment in order to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters and other testing devices.
  • Perform routine and emergency/unscheduled repairs of CNC production equipment as needed. Overtime and off shift call in may be required.
  • Install, maintain and repair complex machines and tools such as lathes, CNC machines, large special purpose machines, etc.
  • Plan repair procedures, machine and fabricate parts, perform skilled fitting and aligning as required.
  • Construct wooden or metal crates, frames, tables, etc.
  • Work from complicated drawings, machine/equipment manuals and technical specifications.
  • Use a variety of precision measuring instruments for exacting measurements.
  • Work from general assignments and proceed with minimal supervision and directions.
  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills and knowledge.
  • Direct department with assigned tasks in Machine Shop Maintenance Supervisor’s absence.
  • Participates in the company’s efforts to continuously improve in Safety, 6S, Quality, Delivery and Productivity.
  • Expected to be a contributor to the company standards on high integrity, safety, fair and equitable treatment and a positive work environment
  • Other responsibilities as deemed appropriate or necessary by the Machine Shop Maintenance Supervisor and/or management.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); 3+ years of prior maintenance experience or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Apprenticeship or equivalent training plus considerable experience is required to perform work.
  • Advanced mechanical knowledge with the ability to service and repair pumps, motors, shafts, bearings and spindles.
  • May be required to work varying shifts or weekends as needed.
  • Advanced experience using power, pneumatic, hydraulic and hand tools.
  • Advanced experience maintaining and repairing all equipment, to include CNC, servo motors, related controls wiring, programmable controllers, etc.
  • Ability to operate forklifts, man lifts, hand and power tools.
  • Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within the field.
  • Teamwork and the ability to cooperate and work proactively with others is a must.
  • Intermediate understanding of manufacturing processes.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities and work under deadlines and pressure.
  • Proficient at isolating various forms of hazardous energy (electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, etc.) and safely perform lockout/tag out procedures.
  • Ability to work, interact and effectively communicate with all company officials, employees, vendors, customers, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, identify and address problems, meet deadlines, and stay within budget.
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize and work in accordance with our Permission to Play Values.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift and carry awkward items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting and bending throughout the workday.
  • Must be able to work in a manufacturing environment, to include working in and around machinery, exposure to noise and chemicals, lights/lasers, etc.
  • Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protection Equipment as required by your position and/or Company policy.

Daniel Defense is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer and promotes a "Drug-Free Workplace."

Note: The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by those assigned to the job. This list is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel in this job. Responsibilities are subject to change at the discretion of the employer and do not establish a contract of employment – Daniel Defense is an at-will employer.


Full time
Salary Range
$28,000.00 - 49,000.00
per Year
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Black Creek, GA 31308, US