• Field Service Technician

    Locations US-GA-Columbus
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    IES Infrastructure Solutions
  • Job Description

    Southern Rewinding

    Subsidiary of IES Infrastructure Solutions, LLC

    5277 Chumar Drive

    Columbus, GA 31904

    Job Title:  Field Service Technician



    Classification: Hourly


    Location:  Columbus, GA



    Job Summary:



     Repair various kinds of electro-mechanical equipment in the Field.



    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:


    • The Qualified candidate will perform on- site turn-key services on our customer sites.
    • Disassemble, inspection and reassemble various types of rotating equipment, such as, pumps, centrifugal, submersible, vertical, turbine, gear reducers, electric motors and blowers.
    • Set tolerances for bearing fit and clearances, motor connections and testing.
    • Operate lifting equipment such as forklifts, hoists and cranes.
    • Provide field service for removal and installation of pumps and electric motors.
    • Mechanical and electrical troubleshooting of control and pumping systems.
    • Drive and operate a utility body service crane truck.
    • Fill out service reports.
    • Comply with all safety policies, practices, and procedures; report all unsafe activity.
    • Operate vehicle in a safely manner and use field automation systems
    • Follow all company’s filed procedures and protocols
    • Will perform vibration analysis, laser alignment, and on site balancing.


    Experience, Skills and Experience:


    • Preferably, candidates will have a minimum of five (5) years experience in rotating apparatus field repair (AC and/or DC electric motors, pumps, blowers, etc).
    • Some experience in an electric motor/job shop environment would be greatly beneficial.  Skills required include: troubleshooting of problems, electrical theory, mechanical theory, and understanding of vibration analysis and alignment.
    • Candidate must be available for on call and overtime work.
    • Valid DL (CDL preferred but not required). 50% travel. Local only within 150 miles. Rarely overnight stay.


    Physical Demands:


    • Physical demands: While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to walk; reach with hands and arms and climb or balance.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk or hear.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 300 pounds with mechanical assistant.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.


    • Work environment: The work environment characteristics here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.   While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.



    Must be able to pass pre-employment background check and drug screen, and when applicable if duties involve operating motor vehicle must be able to pass motor vehicle record check.

    Minimum Years of Experience


    License Required


    Minimum Education

    High School


    IES is a national provider of industrial products and infrastructure services to a variety of end markets, including electrical, mechanical and communications contracting solutions for the commercial, industrial, residential and renewable energy markets. IES is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol IESC. As of the end of IES’s 2019 fiscal year ending September 30, 2019 IES produced over $1.1 billion in revenue and employed over 5000 employees at over 79 domestic locations across the United States. IES is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Females. Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans Encouraged to Apply.


    EEO Statement

    NOTE TO ALL AGENCIES: Any unsolicited agency resumes or agency represented candidates that are presented to any IES employee without first having a signed contract between that agency and the IES Talent Acquisition organization will become the property of IES and no fees will be paid.


    EEO & Affirmative Action

    The IES policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, or any other protected status or characteristic. This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment, and also states that retaliation against any employee who files a complaint regarding possible violations of this policy will not be tolerated. IES is also committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment of minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. IES develops affirmative action programs to support its commitment to equal employment opportunity, consistent with company policy and the company’s obligations as a contractor to the United States government. 


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    Disability Accommodation

    IES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. IES provides reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Applicants who need accommodation in the job application process should contact the IES corporate office at (713) 860-1500 or any IES office to request assistance.


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