Oshkosh Defense - Mechanical Technician III

Post-Hire Training

Recruitment #10-464-17


In Cooperation with  
Spartanburg Technical College 
is assisting with the recruitment and training for

Oshkosh Defense

Join our Oshkosh Defense Spartanburg Assembly team!

Oshkosh Defense stands behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. As an industry-leading vehicle manufacturer, every day we strive to meet or exceed our customers' ever-changing needs with next generation technologies and advanced systems.  We operate with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions.

Potential employment opportunities exist for the new Oshkosh Defense facility in Spartanburg:

Mechanical Technician III

The Mechanical Technician will be responsible for installing, troubleshooting, and operating special systems. The Mechanical Technician will be called upon to lead and train operations assembly team in the proper use of any of these systems during build process and final inspections. The Mechanical Technician must develop effective communications and must have a positive working relationship with all team members. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned. 
  • Safety conscious awareness of risks involved in working on high voltage, high pressure hydraulic and pneumatic systems. 
  • Trouble shoot (diagnose and repair) products. 
  • Perform first time installation of detail parts onto vehicle. 
  • Reinstall all parts removed. 
  • Clean all parts prior to and after installation. 
  • Conduct functional testing of all systems assembled. 
  • Strong mechanical aptitude. 
  • Ability to work independently to follow a build schedule. 
  • Fabricate and rework parts safely for component assembly. 
  • Diagnose and repair low voltage controls. 
Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED 
  • 3 or more years of mechanical experience in automotive manufacturing setting. 
  • Mechanical and electrical troubleshooting experience 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ten or more years of mechanical experience in automotive or machinery applications 
  • Previous experience with basic hand tools 
  • Good understanding of JD Edwards System 
  • Electrical system programming knowledge 
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Office programs 
  • General fabrication equipment experience 
  • Working with engineering drawings 

Oshkosh Defense (Spartanburg Assembly Plant) offers competitive benefits including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, and company provided life insurance as well as family planning benefits.

Hourly Pay for Mechanical Tech III start at $31.00

Work Schedule:  Monday – Thursday 6:00 am – 3:30 pm and Friday 6:00 am – 2:30 pm

Computer access available at SC Works - Spartanburg 110 Commerce St., Spartanburg SC 29302
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 Or your local SC Works office

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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