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Transformer Mechanic

Location: Denver, CO, United States
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Salary Range: $28.00-$35.00  
IPS strives to ensure that employees are paid equitably and competitively. Starting salaries may vary based on factors such as relevant experience, qualifications, and education 
Bonus: Employees are eligible for an annual bonus. Amount varies based on site performance   
  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • 401 (k) Match
  • Company Paid Life & AD&D
  • Vacation & Holiday Pay
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Voluntary Life & Disability
Application Deadline: Posting will remain open until filled   
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Who We Are:     

Integrated Power Services (IPS) is the leading North American solution provider for power management, electro-mechanical and rotating assets. Serving customers across a wide range of industries, including power generation, utilities, water and wastewater, petrochemicals, air separation, oil & gas, metals, mining, paper, aggregates, and cement.    

IPS defines world-class electric motor and generator repair, and Power Management every day. When you work for IPS, you can learn from industry experts and discover your potential while being part of a winning team committed to upholding our core values: Safety, Integrity, Teamwork, Accountability, Customer Focus, Entrepreneurial Spirit.    

Responsibilities and Expectations:      

We are looking for a talented Power Transformer Technician to perform service, diagnostic, repair and preventive maintenance at our Denver-Kingston Service Center. IPS Power Transformer Technicians demonstrate strong repair skills and commitment for providing an Unmatched Customer Experience. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:    

  • Dismantle, rewind, reassemble, test and core iron repair on large and medium substation/transmission class power transformers
  • Conduct work both in-shop and on customer sites
  • Inspect, test, repair, investigate and report on various types of transformers
  • Perform failure investigations, report findings, and recommend repairs
  • Employ test equipment and instruments that are required to perform preliminary, intermediate, and final testing
  • Work safely alone and as part of a team  
  • Closely adhere to all safety standards and procedures  
  • Effectively contribute to a strong team environment through assisting teammates in accomplishing mutual goals    

Qualifications and Competencies:     

  • 2 years experience winding various types of transformer coils preferred
  • 2 years or more experience in high voltage transformer testing - HiPot, load-loss/no-load-loss, impedance, impulse, temperature rise, etc. preferred 
  • 3 years or more experience with substation class oil filled transformers in: untaking, gasketing, component change out, landing coils, tanking, testing, and vacuum oil processing preferred 
  • 2 or more years  experience in transformer low voltage testing - insulation, resistance, turn-to-turn ration, and Doble power factor testing
  • Able to read and interpret drawings/diagrams and specifications (electrical, mechanical and connection)
  • Strong oral and written communication and analytical skills
  • Able to work with minimal direction or supervision
  • Have experience with health and safety programs
  • Ability to travel locally and overnight 
  • Available and willing to work flexible hours, overtime and weekends as required, willingness to be on call    


  • Paid Time Off
  • 401k Employer Match
  • On-the-job Training
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program 
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
  • Safety shoe & glasses reimbursement
  • And more!

IPS is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or veteran status.     

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation. As a federal contractor, our company is committed to maintaining a safe and drug-free workplace. Candidates for this position are required to complete a pre-employment drug screen successfully. The drug screening process will include testing for substances that may impair one's ability to perform the job safely and effectively.