Maintenance Technician II (Weekend 1st Shift)
Columbia, SC Maintenance
Job Type

FN America, LLC is a U.S. subsidiary of FN Herstal, S.A., a global leader in the development and manufacturing of high-quality, reliable firearms for military, law enforcement and commercial customers worldwide. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia with manufacturing operations in Columbia, South Carolina, FN America is passionately committed to providing its customers with a portfolio of FN-branded products, training and support services that enhance user performance and safeguard their lives. For more information, visit us at or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Position Summary

The Maintenance Technician II installs, troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive, and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of FN America’s business goals and objectives.

Job Duties

  • Performs highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility’s equipment.
  • Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Performs mechanical skills including but limited to mechanical, electrical, HVAC, pneumatic, hydraulic, Programmable Logic Controllers (Ps), and Ladder Logic. Troubleshoots and repairs production machines.
  • Reads and interprets equipment manuals, schematics, electrical drawings and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Diagnoses problems, replaces or repairs parts, tests, and makes adjustments.
  • Performs regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment, and plant facilities.
  • Complies with safety regulations and maintains clean and orderly work area.
  • Engages in activities that create a continuous improvement environment: sustains lean processes, suggests areas of improvement in quality, cost, delivery, and safety, and actively supports lean, 5S, and value stream management initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Educational Requirements

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.

Experience Requirements

Three years of machining experience with increasing complexity and responsibility is required.

Skills and Competencies

All FN America employees are expected to demonstrate accountability, collaboration, communication, customer focus, and innovation. Additional requirements of this position include:

  • Ability to interpret prints and schematics.
  • Ability to understand and troubleshoot hydraulic systems, electrical systems, mechanical systems, PLCs, and Ladder Logic.
  • Ability to detect differences in the color of wires in order to perform necessary machine and facility maintenance.


Tools needed in the repair of CNC machines will be provided by FN America.



Working Conditions

May be exposed to dangerous machinery and loud noises with temperature extremes. Must be able to regularly lift and move up to 25 pounds unassisted and maneuver in tight spaces.

All FN America employees have a responsibility to participate in the development of a safe and healthy workplace and to comply with instructions given for their own safety and health and that of others.

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status

FN America, LLC is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.

If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email or call: 803-736-0522. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

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