Industrial Mechanic

Position: Industrial Mechanic

Pay: $19.00 - $35.00 per hour, depending on experience

Location: Joplin, MO

Brand: JCI

​Segment: Pumps & Motor Technologies

JCI Industries is the leading regional provider of electrical and mechanical solutions for industrial and municipal water and wastewater markets. With eight sales, pump & motor repair and field service locations, JCI Industries provides pumps, motors, controls, field service and remanufacturing to commercial, industrial and environmental customers throughout the Midwest.

The Pump Motor Technology group comprises 14 companies spread throughout the United States and still growing! We aim to be the primary source for rotating and process equipment solutions in the industrial and municipal markets. The PMT group prides itself on providing a complete solution for the ever-expanding pump and motor industry.

The PMT group represents some of the most reputable brand names in the fluid handling, pump distribution, water/wastewater treatment, and fabrication industry. Our unparalleled service capabilities, whether in-house or field, provide each customer with the problem-solving and product knowledge to stand by our claim : we service what we sell.

Just as there are multiple components for an effectively running pump, it takes a team working together to be a success. A diverse range of talent resides in the Pump Motor Technology group, including engineers, inside and outside sales personnel, machinists, winders, pump and motor repair technicians, field service technicians, electricians, welders, millwrights, and more. Do you want to be part of a team in an industry that keeps America running? Join us today!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Works independently & regularly on standard rotating equipment packages
  • Troubleshoots problems & resolves errors with assistance
  • Reads and interprets blueprints, drawings, and schematics for various pumps, controls, etc.
  • Requires no supervision
  • Inspect parts/components and determine if they are re-workable or reusable
  • Prepares reports as necessary for service inspections, repairs, etc.
  • Can Successfully complete initial training period
  • Reads and interprets blueprints, drawings, and schematics for various pumps, controls, etc.
  • Runs engine lathe or turret mill as needed
  • Disassembles (i.e. tear down), inspects, cleans, repairs, reassembles, and test equipment with assistance
  • Pick up and deliver equipment to customer locations as necessary
  • Utilizes measurement/ test equipment as necessary
  • Ensures that the work and components used in service comply with manufacturer specifications

  • High school education, or equivalent required
  • Associate degree/certification in mechanics, or equivalent years of experience preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in Industrial Maintenance or Industrial Mechanic work required, experience with pumps and motors preferred
  • General knowledge of PC and ability to use Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, & Outlook)
  • Ability to use precision equipment (dial indicators, mics, calipers).
  • Ability to read and understand dimensional drawings, exploded view drawings, and cut section drawings.
  • Experience using Hoist and Cranes
  • Possess good written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and capability to use shop equipment (Drill Press, Pneumatic Hand Tools, Horizontal Bandsaw, cutting torch)

Bonus Qualifications:
  • Ability to work on electrical components
  • Knowledge of PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) Systems and Programs
  • Ability to run an engine lathe or turret mill
  • OSHA 10-Hour or 30-Hour Certified

At OTC Industrial Technologies, our employees are our greatest strength. Through investment in our people and growth from within, we believe in providing you with various opportunities to accelerate your career potential as you help us drive change to move our business forward.

For over 60 years, employing and developing the best-in-class talent has been at the forefront of our success. By coupling our teams' hands-on experience with a wide range of products from top vendors, we provide customers with the best quality products technical application expertise, and services at the lowest possible costs.

Working with OTC Industrial Technologies is perfect for purpose-driven individuals motivated to be part of an exciting transformational company.

Perks of Working with OTC Industrial Technologies:
As part of the OTC family, you'll enjoy competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan - Additionally, we offer paid time off, short-and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, tuition assistance, and Employee Assistance Program. You'll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.