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Variable Frequency Drives Engineer

Location: Vernon, CA, United States
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Salary Pay Range: $125,000.00/yr. - $130,000.00/yr.

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.

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.

We are seeking a highly skilled and knowledgeable VFD (Variable Frequency Drive) Subject Matter Expert to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical expertise, guidance, and support related to VFD systems across various projects and initiatives within the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

Serve as the primary point of contact and subject matter expert for all matters related to Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) within the organization.

Provide technical expertise and guidance to project teams, engineering teams, and other stakeholders on the design, installation, operation, and maintenance of VFD systems.

Conduct detailed assessments and evaluations of existing VFD systems, identifying areas for improvement, optimization, and efficiency enhancement.

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement best practices, standards, and guidelines for the selection, installation, and integration of VFD systems.

Stay abreast of industry trends, developments, and advancements in VFD technology, and provide recommendations for the adoption of new technologies or methodologies to enhance performance and efficiency.

Develop and deliver technical training programs, workshops, and presentations to educate internal teams and external stakeholders on VFD systems and related topics.

Support sales and business development efforts by providing technical expertise and assistance in the preparation of proposals, bids, and project specifications related to VFD systems.

Qualifications and Competencies:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field. Master's degree preferred.

Minimum of 10 years of experience in a technical role with a focus on Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) and related systems.

In-depth knowledge and understanding of VFD technology, principles of operation, and applications across various industries.

Strong technical skills in VFD programming, troubleshooting, and diagnostics.

Proven track record of successful project management and execution in VFD-related projects.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.

Demonstrated ability to analyze complex technical problems, develop innovative solutions, and communicate technical concepts to non-technical audiences.

Relevant certifications or training in VFD systems and related technologies (e.g., VFD manufacturer certifications, Professional Engineer license) is a plus.


  • 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 tomaintaininga safe and drug-free workplace. Candidates for this positionare required tocomplete 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.