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Maintenance Mechanic-3rd Shift - Military Veterans

at General Dynamics

Responsibilities for this Position

Maintenance Mechanic-3rd Shift


Job ID: 2023-17322
Type: Full Time
# of Openings: 3
Category: Building and Grounds Maintenance
Lincoln, NE


SIGN-ON BONUS- $5,000.00

GD-OTS is looking for a Maintenance Mechanic-3rd Shift to join our Lincoln, NE organization. We are expanding rapidly and looking for motivated individuals who want to help support and shape our organization as we grow.

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems provides reliable and affordable composite products to the defense and commercial aerospace markets. With more than 50 years of expertise, General Dynamics designs, develops, manufactures, and tests a full range of composite missile and space structures, including rocket motors, pressure vessels, launch tubes and fuel tanks.

Internal Applications CLOSED.


  • Performs necessary work to maintain machines, equipment and parts as required.
  • Have skills through experience to be able to troubleshoot, repair, build, dismantle and erect all types of machines and equipment. Also, may operate such shop machines as lathes, mills, drill presses and saws.
  • May perform work on electrical equipment, steam, gas, water or other pipelines, various carpentry duties as required, welding, operate shop equipment, machines, tools, and measuring devices to perform assigned duties.
  • May be required to work from sketches, tool and machine drawings, and machine and assemble production parts.
  • Must have average knowledge of shop math and possess above average skill in use of all precision measuring devices.
  • May not have all the above qualifications in equal degree but must possess the necessary qualifications in at least one (1) of the above areas.
  • Perform general housekeeping and janitorial duties throughout the plant and miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Retention Bonus begins after completion of one (1) year of service with the company.


  • Preferred graduate from a trade school with Electromechanical Technology Trade degree or equivalent certification or experience.
  • Must have knowledge of shop math and possess above average skill in use of all precision measuring devices.


Lincoln, NE

General Dynamics

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

Should I Apply?

At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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