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Bucket Wiring Preparation Technician

Location: Burlington, NC, 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: 

Southland Electrical Supply, an IPS Company, is seeking a dedicated Bucket Wiring Preparation Technician for the Motor Control Center (MCC) to conduct bucket wiring and reconditioning of electrical parts. In this position, you will work with electrical components to rebuild, test, and certify for re-deployment. This position requires a motivated, detail-oriented team member with the ability to learn quickly, work safely and who possesses a strong mechanical aptitude.

  • Recondition Motor Control Center (MCC) buckets to meet both company quality assurance and PEARLâ„¢ standards
  • Successfully pick and install electrical components
  • Ensure all electrical components meet quality standards and are certified for re-deployment
  • Must properly maintain and wear acceptable Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required for each task. 
  • Perform all work in accordance with safety protocol
  • Participate in the following certifications: Pearl Level I and II, Forklift training, 15+ TSC Electrical Training Classes (completed within one year of hire date), MSHA training, 10-30 hr. OSHA card, PPE
  • Ability to work overtime. Mandatory overtime is required based on business need

Qualifications and Competencies: 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ years of electrical and electronic work experience preferred
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to adhere to and strictly follow safety protocols and promote a safety first culture
  • Must be comfortable with machinery and have mechanical/electrical aptitude
  • Be able to read, interpret, and modify documents
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain an excellent driving record

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift, push, pull, carry items up to 50 lbs. in weight.
  • Ability to stand, stoop, kneel, and bend for prolonged periods of time.
  • Acute hearing and strong field of vision.
  • Potential exposure to chemicals, loud noise, forklift traffic, other trades and material handling.


  • 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.