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Electrical 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: 

IPS is seeking an Electrical Engineer for the Cleveland, Ohio service center. The successful candidate will have experience with motor and/or generator repair and may support other sites within the North Region as needed and for more complex issues. This role demands a blend of deep technical expertise, leadership, and project management skills to drive the development and implementation of innovative repair services and electrical designs.  This position will be responsible for performing RCFA to develop engineered solutions and for providing technical support for both in-shop and field repairs and provide technical support and consultation to the Cleveland sales team.

 Unmatched Customer Service

  • Actively participate in the IPS UCE tier meeting process – UCE1 and above
  • Provide electrical engineering and technical support to Cleveland EMD team
  • Ensure that IPS solutions meet customer expectations and applicable industry standards.
  • Assist with implementation of quality improvement actions
  • Ensure compliance with operating policies and procedures
  • Utilize Continuous Improvement Process Solution (CIPS) tools and Processes to deliver cont’d quality and productivity to our customers
  • Enforce strict safety protocols and compliance with regulatory requirements in all engineering and shop activities

 Soft Skills

  • Innovative Thinking: Embracing innovation and creativity is key to staying competitive in today's dynamic business environment.
  • Adaptability: Markets and industries are constantly evolving, and IPS leaders must be flexible and adaptable. A successful IPS leader must pivot quickly in response to changing market conditions, emerging trends, and unexpected challenges
  • Collaborative Leadership: Effective leadership involves fostering collaboration and teamwork across departments.
  • Resilience and Persistence: Should demonstrate resilience, perseverance, and a willingness to learn from failures to ultimately drive success
  • Ethical Conduct: Upholding high ethical standards and integrity is essential in all business dealings. Should prioritize honesty, transparency, and fairness in their interactions with clients, partners, and team members to build lasting trust and credibility
  • Accountability:  Should demonstrate ownership of decisions with both positive and negative outcomes.  Proactive in sharing best practices and lessons learned
  • Continuous Improvement Mindset: Always seeking to improve delivery and outcomes


  • Provide Electrical technical support to customers, repair shops, and field service activities
  • Reverse engineer motor and generator designs
  • Ensure that repairs meet customer expectations and applicable industry standards
  • Assist with implementation of quality improvement actions
  • Develop and implement electrical repair and stator winding practices training curriculum
  • Drive development of electrical work motor repair instructions
  • Interpret and ensure compliance with operating policies and procedures
  • Utilize Continuous Improvement Process Solution (CIPS) tools and Processes
  • Manage and support shop with capital improvements and integration of new capital manufacturing assets
  • Ensure rewinding process adheres to IPS PowerSeal and MegaSeal requirements and One-Way specifications.
  • Stay informed on relevant IEEE/NEMA/IEC standards. 
  • Conduct through review of coil build-sheets
  • Supervise both in process, and final acceptance tests to confirm compliance with IPS/customer specifications
  • Maintain the high voltage lab and perform necessary VE tests. 
  • Support North Regional with complex electrical issues when needed (<5%)

Qualifications and Competencies: 

  • B.S. or M.S. Electrical Engineering Degree preferred – open to other based on combination of degree and direct technical experience
  • Preferred qualification: 5+ years’ experience with electrical motor design, maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting 
  • Experience performing RCFA to determine failure mode and FMEA’s
  • Experience with the design, manufacturing, application, repair, testing, maintenance, and diagnostics, of electric motors and generators
  • Ability to perform advanced diagnostic assessments to troubleshoot motor, generator and control issues with applicable test equipment
  • Ability to perform root cause failure analysis (RCFA) and develop technical solutions to OEM and Aftermarket design related problems
  • Provide technical phone support for service centers and field service personnel
  • Write failure reports with critical technical analysis
  • Provide technical support to the sales team, participate in customer visits, customer and sales training
  • Ability to relate well with others in a professional and knowledgeable manner
  • Strong proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to prioritize and maintain high degree of organization
  • Excellent time management
  • Ability to communicate technical data in a clear and concise manner
  • Poses excellent written and verbal 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.