Peraton Corporation

  • Facilities Maintenance Technician

    Job Locations US-NM-Las Cruces
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/6/2018 11:58 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Laborers, Guards, Maintenance & Facilities
    Clearance Status
    Ability to Obtain
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    Peraton is seeking a Facilities Maintenance Technician to join our team at the White Sands Complex which is located in Las Cruces NM. Peraton is the prime contractor on the Space Communications Network Services (SCNS) contract, supporting the NASA Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System.


    This is a Facilities Maintenance Technician Position and is subject to working rotating shifts, weekends and holidays on a rotational basis as part of normal shift scheduling. The selected candidate must meet all requirements and perform all duties of the Facilities Maintenance Technician as stated below.


    • Perform preventative and corrective maintenance on WSC Systems.
    • Apply working technical knowledge to solve complex problems not solved solely by reference to manufacturer’s manuals or similar documents in working on projects or components.
    • Operate, maintain, repair, install, adjust and troubleshoot all types of facilities equipment including controls and electrical power to such equipment..
    • Develop a working knowledge of the functions and operations of the operational equipment, systems and controls at WSC.
    • Perform tasks working as a member of a team with other Job Classifications providing help and assistance as required.
    • Perform duties consistent with this classification with limited supervision and provide technical guidance to lower level classifications as required.
    • Collaborate with other departments as necessary to meet customer requirements.
    • Perform other duties as required.



    • High School diploma (or equivalent) and 6 years of experience in the field in one of the major crafts (such as: plumbing, painting carpentry, electrical, air conditioning, general contracting/construction management, CAD, concrete or welding. 
    • 2 years’ experience in three or more of the following crafts: plumbing, painting carpentry, electrical, air conditioning, general contracting/construction management, CAD, concrete or welding. 
    • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license (state) and may be required to possess and maintain a valid Commercial Driver’s License for specific task(s)
    • Must be able to pass an initial and periodic physical examination, as determined by the physical examination requirements for the Job Classification, as follows:
      • Mobile Aerial Platform operation (MAP)
      • Powered Industrial Truck operation (PIT)
      • Respirator and other PPE use
    • Must be able to lift 35 Lbs.
    • Must have the manual dexterity and mobility to climb ladders, scaffolds, antennas, and rooftops.
    • This is a union position – you will be required to become a member of IAM Local Union 2515 and remain in good standing.


    • Experience with computerized Maintenance Management Systems, such as Maximo.
    • Experience with office computer use to include MS Office Word, Excel, and Outlook,  for email, and electronic time recording.
    • The ablility to operate a skid loader and other equipment associated with grounds care.
    • Experience operating and maintaining mobile aerial platforms and powered industrial trucks.
    • Licenses or certifications in any construction or maintenence field.


    This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance. In order to obtain a clearance, you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.

    About Peraton

    Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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