Mechanic Lead

Position: Mechanic Lead

Location: Tulsa, OK

Brand: ePUMPS

Segment: Pumps & Motor Technologies

ePumps is a full-service provider of all types of rotating equipment, with in-house and field service capabilities. As a provider of pumps, mechanical seals, vacuum systems and compressors, ePumps is a leader in providing reliability driven pump solutions to the world's most critical and demanding industries. OEM factory-trained technicians have the skills and knowledge to service any pump, either in our shop or on location.

The Pump Motor Technology group is currently comprised of 14 companies spread throughout the United States and still growing! Our aim is to be the primary source for rotating equipment 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 service, 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!

Job Description:

The Lead Mechanic is responsible for supervising the personnel in the shop and for all areas of the day-to-day shop operations. The Lead Mechanic reports directly to the Service Manager. The Duties of the Lead Mechanic include oversee shop equipment performance and maintenance; tracking and expediting jobs to satisfy customers promise dates; assess any warranty work as required, as well as assisting customers and salesmen. The lead mechanic shall provide technical expertise in repairing various equipment including motors, pumps, gearboxes, and mixers as well as manufacturing and machining parts.

  • Strong knowledge of the repair of motors ad pumps with at least 10 years of relevant experience.
  • Assure that all work is performed safely within OSHA and ePUMPS standards, and that overall shop tidiness is maintained
  • Coordinate with Pump and Machine shop management teams to meet production needs
  • Create daily work schedules for the machinists, tracking and expediting jobs to satisfy customer needs
  • Assess any warranty work as required
  • Conduct daily toolbox meetings to discuss any safety issues, scheduling, and any pending company information
  • Work with Quality Assurance Team to ensure work is properly routed and performed accurately
  • Assure that all machine shop equipment is appropriately maintained
  • Oversee the ordering of tooling and tooling sharpening as appropriate, along with coordinating outside services, job routers and estimating.
  • Works closely with other departments to ensure that customers receive the highest quality products delivered in an efficient and timely matter.

  • Strong knowledge and skilled on Machine Shop equipment including, but not limited to, manual lathes, mills, grinders, balancers, etc.
  • Strong understanding of shop measuring instruments and measuring procedures.
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills, solid work ethic, and effectively handles multiple tasks.
  • Fundamental understanding of rotating equipment, fabrication/manufacturing of equipment and machine shop practices.
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in constructive and timely manner.
  • Ability to deal with customers and co-workers in a pleasant and professional manner.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Capable of welding procedures
  • Exhibits leadership skills, along with cohesive team building skills, time management and problem sensitivity
  • Knowledgeable of OSHA and environmental regulations and policies.

  • High school diploma or equivalent with 5-10 years of machinist experience, and leadership skills
  • Must have Forklift Certification

Other Skills/Abilities
  • Basic Motor repair and testing
  • Measurement of parts
  • Basic electrical 101
  • Route cause failure analysis

  • Walk: must be able to move about inside the shop, office, and at customer or construction sites occasionally.
  • Repeated use of hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools and controls
  • Repeated use of fingers to grasp, move, or assemble objects
  • React quickly, and make quick precise adjustments to machine controls
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • See differences between colors, shades, and brightness
  • Hear sounds and recognize differences between them.
  • Be physically active for long periods without getting tired or out of breath
  • Use muscles for extended periods without getting tired
  • Occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to travel as needed.
  • Must be able to communicate via phone and electronic devices in the workplace.

At OTC Industrial Technologies, we believe that our employees are our greatest strength. Through investment in our people and growth from within, we believe in providing you with a wide variety of 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 and technical application expertise and services at the lowest possible costs.

Working with OTC Industrial Technologies is perfect for purpose driven individuals who are 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.