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Location: Norman, OK, 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. 

Key Responsibilities and Expectations:  

We are looking for a dedicated Manual Machinist to join our Tulsa, Oklahoma team. As a Manual Machinist for IPS, you will identify problems and make necessary adjustments as they relate to industrial AC/DC electric motors and generators. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Utilize manual machine tools and balancing equipment for rotating machinery, following safety procedures.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail in drawings, sketches, and blueprints.
  • Operate manual machining tools, including engine lathes, horizontal lathes, milling machines, grinders, and drilling machines.
  • Safely use overhead and gantry cranes, lift trucks, and associated lift rigging.
  • Perform mechanical measurements using portable instruments like dial indicators, micrometers, and portable vibration measurement equipment.
  • Record necessary data for expected service and design results, including sizing and illustrations.
  • Conduct milling operations (drilling, tapping, boring) with various engine lathes.
  • Apply metalizing techniques and understand materials and applications.
  • Perform welding operations (MIG, TIG, torch, stick), tool-post grinding, broaching, and Babbitt bearing work.
  • Use various hand-held and stationary power and non-power tools.
  • Lift, tighten, adjust, and secure heavy objects for work and safety.
  • Observe safety procedures, use proper protective gear, and maintain a clean work area.
  • Assist other machinists and departments as directed.
  • Perform additional duties as directed by the supervisor, including machine work, producing drawings, and providing on-the-job training.
  • Requisition supplies for the Machine Department and meet with manufacturers' representatives.
  • Test manufacturers' materials and requisition equipment through the Repair Department Manager or Plant Manager.
  • Check repair data and schedule/prioritize Machine Department work.
  • Comply with company memos, observe safety procedures, and direct personnel in proper safety protocols.
  • Conduct employee performance reviews, carry out disciplinary actions, and coordinate workflow with other supervisors.
  • Ensure tool and equipment availability and proper condition.
  • Direct machinists in Machine Department maintenance.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the shop manager, including outside field service repair, or estimating work.

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • 3 or more years of experience as a machinist for electric motor repair preferred 
  • Ability to read micrometer measuring equipment
  • Ability to foster good employee/supervisor relations and build team effort.
  • Ability to promote strong company image with customers and vendors.
  • Ability to operate manual lathes of various size and dimensions
  • Ability to operate electro-plating equipment
  • Ability to perform basic math functions
  • Ability to understand, perform and retain various job-related training, operational, and safety procedures
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as required

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.


  • 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.