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Mechanic with Field Service Opportunities

Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
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Who We Are:  

IPS opened its doors in 2007 to become the industry's leading service provider, offering single-source electromechanical and power management solutions to enhance the reliability of critical infrastructure. Today, IPS has the industry's largest network of remanufacturing locations, distribution centers, and field service offices across North America and the United Kingdom, serving over 30,000 customer locations across a wide range of end uses, including power generation, utilities, water and wastewater, petrochemicals, air separation, oil and gas, metals, mining, paper, aggregates, cement, hospitals, universities, commercial buildings, and data centers.

IPS offers excellent career growth opportunities and is expanding its talented workforce to meet rising demand. By joining IPS, you'll learn from industry experts and discover your potential while being part of a team committed to our shared values: Safety, Integrity, Teamwork, Accountability, Customer Focus, and Entrepreneurial Spirit.

Responsibilities and Expectations: 

We are looking for a talented Mechanic / Field Service Technician to perform service, diagnostic, repair and preventive maintenance. IPS Technicians demonstrate strong repair skills and commitment for providing an Unmatched Customer Experience.   

Responsibilities may include: 

  • Diagnose incoming units, disassemble, repair, assemble, and prepare items for shipment. 
  • Perform mechanical rebuilds on rotating apparatus repairs like electric motors, pumps, and fans. 
  • Measure and record data using tables, dial indicators, micrometers, and vibration meters. 
  • Use multi-meters, meggers, Baker instruments, and measure winding resistance, RTD and heater resistances, and mechanical fits and clearances. 
  • Participate in daily operations discussions on customer products.
  • Install/Remove AC and DC electric motors, laser align equipment, read precision measuring tools such as micrometers, replace sleeve and anti-friction bearings, set seals, air gap, torque critical components to proper torque specs  


Qualifications and Competencies: 

  • 1-5 years of AC/DC motor experience preferred. 
  • Able to perform basic math functions.   
  • Able to understand, perform and retain various job-related training, operational, and safety procedures. 
  • Technical and mechanical skills. 
  • Self-starter and highly motivated person. 
  • PdMA testing experience preferred  
  • Level I Vibration Analysis preferred  
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow directions with precise execution  
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, follow standardized work procedures, and apply strong analytical problem-solving dynamics in a continuous improvement environment  
  • Ability to collaborate with team members  
  • Strong customer focus with professional communication  
  • Ability to perform math functions including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division including understanding fractions and percentages  
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills  
  • Basic computer skills  
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record  
  • Ability to travel locally
  • Optional: OEM VFD Drive certifications - Eaton - ABB - Toshiba - Yaskawa or other Available and willing to work flexible hours, overtime and weekends as required, willingness to be on call   


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. 
  • Ability to perform manual labor for up to 12 or more hours per day   
  • Acute hearing and strong field of vision 
  • Ability to work in demanding physical and inclement weather conditions 


  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 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.



Special Accommodations: If you require assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with IPS, please contact us at [email protected]. Please note that this email is to be used for accommodation requests, not general employment inquiries.