Unmanned Aircraft - Maintenance Technician II

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-330077
    • Job Location: Sacramento, CA
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 09/10/2021
    • Years of Experience: 3+
    • Radford Job Code: 0928X
    • Compensation: $22.50 - $28.00 / hour
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Job Description


Performs a variety of tasks to support manufacturing including, but not limited to equipment fabrication, modification and/or repairs. May also be involved in building and facility fabrication, modification and/or maintenance. 


Each successive level of Maintenance Technician builds on the identified typical qualifications listed for previous level(s).

  • Performs and documents maintenance performed and all pertinent maintenance records.
  • Constructs and repairs a variety of structures such as walls, doors/windows, stairs, roofs, bins, partitions and office equipment.
  • Ability to perform MIG welding.
  • Mixes and applies paints and other finishing coats to interior and exterior surfaces by means of brush, spray gun or roller.
  • Knows and follows effective safety standards, practices and techniques pertaining to general maintenance and construction work. 
  • Supports and exhibits the focus of zero defects as well as “right-the-first-time” approach.
  • Performs lockout/tagout functions in accordance with safe practices and company procedures.
  • Assists other maintenance personnel with daily activities.
  • Maintains a clean work area and ensuring strict adherence to the 5S Standards.
  • Complies with established QMS procedures.
  • Follows safety procedures and protocols.
  • Forklift certifiable.
  • May drive between company locations as required. Must possess a valid driver’s license of the appropriate class type.
  • Tracks daily hours worked in timekeeping system accurately.

Maintenance Technician II

  • Works under minimal supervision.
  • Uses spreadsheets and databases to document maintenance performed and all pertinent maintenance records.
  • Demonstrates effective troubleshooting skills and repairs on autoclaves, presses, CNC and various other types of production equipment using standard tools and test equipment. 

Maintenance Technician III

  • Works very independently.
  • Plans (including cost estimates), designs and installs electrical and mechanical systems for production equipment.
  • Troubleshoots and performs minor program changes in various types of programmable logic controllers.
  • Assists the Facilities Manager in planning and coordinating work.
  • May provide training to lower-level Maintenance Technicians upon supervisor’s request/approval. 

Other Job Functions

  • Other duties may be assigned 


  • None 

Experience and Skills


  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards
  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors
  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary
  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules.


Each successive level of Maintenance Technicians builds on the identified typical qualifications listed for the previous level(s) Maintenance Technicians. 

Maintenance Technician I

  • Communicate in English both written and verbally.
  • Must be able to demonstrate accurate basic math skills.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the accurate use of a tape measure.
  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings.
  • Must be able to interpret and work from industry specifications.
  • Basic computer skills with the ability to navigate around files.
  • Requires high school education or equivalent.
  • Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • Must possess valid California driver’s license and clean DMV record.
  • May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship).  

Additional Desirable Skills:

  • Hydraulic press maintenance experience
  • 480 3 phase electrical experience. 

Maintenance Technician II

  • Preferably 3-5 years of hands on experience in a facilities/maintenance role.
  • Demonstrated ability of Level II duties and responsibilities.
  • Experience in 120Vsingle phase - 480 3 phase electrical. 

Maintenance Technician III

  • Preferably 5+ years hands-on experience in facilities/equipment maintenance. 
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and perform minor program changes in various types of programmable logic controllers.
  • Demonstrated ability of Level III duties and responsibilities.
  • May require Security Clearance


  • Standing, walking, lifting, bending, reaching, grasping, stooping, kneeling, climbing. 
  • Working with a variety of hand tools, power tools and other related equipment. 
  • Occasionally lifts and carries objects weighing up to 50lbs. 
  • Works in non-temperature controlled environments.
  • Works in confined spaces.
  • May work from a variety of surfaces, level or unleveled, when performing job duties.
  • May work extended hours or weekends.
  • Occasional exposure to noise, hazardous materials and dust.
  • Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones).
  • Employee may generate, handle, manage, or work around hazardous materials and hazardous wastes. 


  • 25-35% - May be required to and from vendor locations and other KUAS offices.