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Co-op Technician

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Location: Indiana, PA, United States
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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 talented Junior (Co-op) Technicians to join our team.  This is a part-time/temporary position that will provide high-school and/or secondary students the opportunity to pursue a career in industrial services.   

Co-op opportunities could exist for the following positions: Mechanics, Utility Operators, Manual Machinists, CNC Machinists, and Winders.  As a Junior (Co-op) technician for IPS, you will apply innovative, analytical, and problem-solving skills, with a strong attention to detail and customer focus to repair industrial pumps, AC/DC electric motors, generators, gearboxes, or create CNC parts while supporting our continuous improvement process culture.   

On-the-job training may include:   

  • Basic motor documentation- learning the importance of a motor nameplate
  • Learning and utilizing the basic principles of measuring tools, metal working tools, electric drills, grinders, and wrenches
  • Disassembly of electrical apparatus: Electric Motors, Fans, Pump, and gearboxes
  • Inspecting and cleaning of parts: remove grease and dirt, remove corrosion, check for evidence of wear or rubbing
  • Assist in making gaskets, bearing installation, and basic mechanical tasks
  • Run CNC machines under supervision.

Qualifications and Competencies:    

  • Able to perform basic math functions
  • Be 17 years of age
  • Capability to follow instructions given by the trainer
  • A willingness to “get your hands dirty” while working on rotating equipment. (All protective gear will be provided)
  • Able to understand, perform, and retain various job-related training, operational, and safety procedures
  • Strong technical and mechanical skills
  • Self-starter and highly motivated personality
  • Ability to work 15-20 hours a week

Physical Requirements:   

  • Ability to stand, stoop, kneel, and bend for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ability to lift, push, pull, and carry items up to 50 lbs.


  • 401k Employer Match
  • On-the-job training
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • 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.