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Mechanical Engineer

Location: Cleveland, OH, 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: 

Integrated Power Services is seeking a skilled and proficient Mechanical Engineer to join us. The candidate should possess a comprehensive knowledge of rotating machinery, including motors, generators, and the principles of mechanical design and analysis. Successful candidates thrive in a dynamic fast-paced environment, can manage multiple tasks and deadlines effectively, and responds quickly and effectively to new challenges and opportunities.  

  • Supporting and facilitating the shop's daily operations and addressing complex engineering challenges.
  • Collaborating with customers, offering field support for failure analysis, and troubleshooting issues on-site.
  • Conducting thorough Root Cause Analyses (RCA) on equipment failures.
  • Creating detailed technical drawings and specifications for the fabrication, construction, modification, and maintenance of devices, parts, and equipment.
  • Driving continuous improvement in processes, procedures, documentation, and the development of tooling and equipment.
  • Gaining expertise in motor/generator operational theories and repair methodologies, along with understanding IPS’s technical capabilities.
  • Ensuring adherence to relevant regulatory standards.
  • Establishing and refining design standards and best practices.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure quality and timely project delivery.
  • Availability for travel up to 40% to provide client and field engineer support as necessary.

Qualifications and Competencies: 

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or a related field.
  • Excellent understanding of mechanical design aspects, particularly in rotating machinery (motors, generators, pumps, turbines).
  • Knowledge of electric motor/generator terminology, definitions, and standards (e.g., NEMA MG-1, IEC 60034).
  • In-depth knowledge of vibration analysis and relevant standards (e.g., API 610, 617, 670, ISO 1940, 10816).
  • Understanding of various bearing types, lubrication systems in rotating equipment, and associated standards.
  • Experience in the installation, alignment, and commissioning of large rotating equipment.
  • Knowledge of industry standards related to rotating equipment, such as API, ISO, ANSI.
  • Proficiency in CAD, SOLIDWORKS, and Finite Element Analysis methods.
  • Experience in fabrication, machining, manufacturing, machine repair, or related fields.
  • Demonstrated capability to manage diverse tasks independently.
  • Skills in analyzing technical specifications and developing detailed design/service proposals.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and project management abilities.
  • Strong problem-solving aptitude and decision-making skills.


  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401k Employer Match
  • Bonus Incentives 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program 
  • Medical, Dental and Vision plans
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 
  • 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.