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Mechanical Technician

Job Title: Mechanical Technician | Location: Newport, RI | Full-Time

Description of Work:

PURVIS Systems is seeking a hands-on Mechanical Technician to work with our Naval Array Technical Support Center (NATSC) Facilities Team who is responsible for ensuring the facility and its equipment is always maintained and operational.

Responsibilities: This position is a member of the team supporting tasks including:

  • Ensuring that the facility equipment is maintained and operational.

  • Maintenance and repair of:

    • Pneumatic and pressurized systems

    • Hydraulic systems

    • Mechanical piping system

    • Plumbing systems such as water treatment systems, humidifiers, and dehumidifiers

    • Hands on work with compressors, rotary actuators, and valves.

    • Ensure shop and tools are organized and clean.


  • High School CTE or Technical School diploma.

  • Experience with plumbing material such as couplings, reducing valves, relief valves, etc.

  • Experience with hydraulic systems and maintenance of hydraulic system components such as pumps, valves, actuators, vane pumps, pistons pumps, gear pump and fluids.

  • Electrical circuit knowledge a plus

  • Flexibility to work an occasional off shift or weekend as required

Candidate must have or be able to obtain a government security clearance to the level of SECRET.

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    Comprehensive Benefits for Peace of Mind

    Health Benefits

    • Medical benefits – complete with a prescription plan – through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island

    • Dental benefits through UNUM

    Financial Security

    • 401K Plan

    • Flexible Spending Accounts

    • Group Life & Accidental Death Insurance

    Personal Advantages

    • Educational assistance

    • Paid-time off including paid holidays and vacation time

    • Sick leave

    • Voluntary benefits such as long-term disability insurance, voluntary life & AD&D insurance, and supplemental insurance including universal life coverage, accident coverage, cancer insurance and short-term disability insurance

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