Mechanical Technician

Position: Mechanical Technician
Location: Gallatin, TN

Brand: ESG

Segment: IAF: Industrial Automation & Finishing

Operating in over 24 states from North Dakota to Texas and South Carolina, OTC's Industrial Automation & Finishing (IAF) Group is North America's most trusted resource for liquid and powder finishing and dispensing application equipment and service, and a leading supplier of materials used in customer applications such as filtration products. Our mission is to help our customers improve their applications and business by selecting, designing, and optimizing their equipment and applications. The IAF Group is the key partner to some of the most recognized manufacturers of Finishing & Filtration products in the industry.

The capabilities of the IAF Group go well beyond just a supplier of product. Our seasoned team includes technical sales engineers, design and installation engineers, best in class service and repair technicians, inside sales and customers service representatives, product managers and fabrication experts such as machinists, electricians, and welders. The IAF Engineered Systems Group, a team of nearly 30, has unmatched industry expertise and has designed and installed custom finishing systems for some of the largest industrial manufacturers in the world.

We are continually growing, and our business is built around the talented associates we put in each position. We strive to provide our associates with every opportunity for personal, professional and financial growth by offering an excellent team environment, strong core values and outstanding associate benefits.

Mechanical Skills and Abilities
  • Possess a good mechanical knowledge of industrial equipment.
  • Ability to use hand tools properly and safely.
  • Understands different units of measurement, SAE vs Metric systems.
  • Comprehends mechanical principles and practices.
  • Possesses basic knowledge of pneumatic schematics.
  • Can apply good equipment troubleshooting techniques to solve automated equipment issues.
  • Possesses good mechanical aptitude and can apply this to daily work being performed.
  • Ability to solve basic mathematical problems.

Electrical Skills and Abilities
  • Possess a general knowledge and respect for electrical wiring and principles in industrial equipment.
  • Uses electrical safe work practices and LOTO procedures.
  • Possesses basic knowledge of electrical schematics, electrical principles, and can apply equipment troubleshooting techniques to solve equipment issues.
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot using an electrical multi-meter.
  • Plus for knowledge of PLC systems and industrial robotics.

Essential Functions
  • Demonstrates continued growth in mechanical, electrical, and a general understanding of equipment.
  • Demonstrates ability to grasp new concepts and continue to grow in maintenance knowledge/experience.
  • Perform mechanical assembly and installation functions.
  • Proven experience in robotic and automated equipment
  • Can troubleshoot problems utilizing electrical/mechanical knowledge with little to no support.
  • Identifies and communicates problem situations/concerns.
  • Utilizes technical resources when investigating problems or implementing new technology.
  • Proven experience in effective time management.
  • The ability to interact with customers including, but not limited to, working with our customers to resolve and satisfy project issues and concerns.
  • Willingness to work weekends, split shifts, daily overtime, and holidays, as needed.

  • Adheres to quality and design standards from conception through completion, ensuring a quality product or service.
  • Commitment: Makes a commitment to assist others in learning new skills and processes. Encourages others to assume responsibilities in the normal course of their daily work and provides assistance to help others develop their own level of commitment.
  • Judgment: Makes excellent decisions that result in improved production and workflow.
  • Perseverance: Has the ability to complete tasks ahead of schedule while assisting others on techniques to improve their performance. Always willing to go the extra mile to complete projects on schedule and does not give up on tasks until completed in a quality manner.
  • Professionalism: Encourages and reminds others to act in a businesslike and professional manner. Constantly works towards improving knowledge and skills to be the best in the profession. Adheres to the highest level of professionalism by demonstrating honesty, integrity and maturity.
  • Teamwork: Contributes knowledge and information to assist the team. Works with others team members to promote a positive and enthusiastic work environment.
  • Education: Completion of high school or equivalent.  Further education consisting of electrical/mechanical is desirable.

Travel Required: Minimum ability to travel 50%. Locations will vary based on customer requirements and location but may involve overnight travel. Valid driver's license required.

Experience: 1-3 years working in a manufacturing/production environment.

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.