Motor Mechanic Job at IES Infrastructure, Columbus, GA

  • IES Infrastructure
  • Columbus, GA

Job Description

General Job Description:

Motor Mechanic


Classification: Hourly

Southern Rewinding

Subsidiary of IES Infrastructure Solutions, LLC

5277 Chumar Drive

Columbus, GA 31904

Job Summary:

  Repair various kinds of electro-mechanical equipment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

In this position individual will perform the following:


  • Read job cards to determine: job status, work authorizations/limitations, estimate, description of problems, and/or expected serviceability.
  • Test electro-mechanical equipment to troubleshoot known or suspected problems using various methods (ac or dc).
  • Disassemble electro-mechanical equipment noting parts identification, configuration and condition.
  • Clean electro-mechanical equipment assemblies as needed using various methods and steps, including but not limited to: parts washers/steamers, caustic tanks, glass beaders, etc.
  • Measure for or note proper replacement parts. Correctly requisition needed items from storekeeper as approved by supervisor.
  • Replace or repair worn or defective mechanical or electro-mechanical assembles, including but not limited to: bearings, brushes, brush holders, motor leads, gears, seals, impellers, mechanical switches, brakes, clutches, clutch rotors, tachs, fans, end shields, etc.
  • Retest reassembled electro-mechanical equipment for proper output and operation.
  • Complete required paperwork for each job accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Operate specialized repair and testing equipment and other equipment as needed.
  • Lift, tighten, adjust and/or secure heavy objects to perform work duties.
  • Assist other mechanics or other shop personnel in skilled or non-skilled duties as directed by supervisor or shop manager.
  • Observe all safety procedures and policies and use proper protective equipment (especially eye, ear protection and steel toe shoes/boots, gloves, etc.)
  • Keep work area clean and organized.
  • Report all injuries, near misses and accidents immediately to a supervisor.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Experience, Skills and Experience:

T o perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience is desired.
  • Certification from a Technical school helpful.
  • Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; participates in meetings.
  • Ability to write clearly and informatively; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
  • Ability to read a limited number of two and three syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
  • Ability to add, subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance. Must be able to read a measuring tape.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of basic computer applications.
  • Mechanical aptitude required.
  • Prior experience working as a Mechanic desired.

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 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.


Specific Qualifications:

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.

Company Overview:

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 2021 fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, IES produced over $1.53 billion in revenue and employed over 6,800 employees at over 99 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.


From office buildings to wind farms, industrial complexes to housing developments, our employees and design professionals design, build, and maintain the systems that empower lives.

  • Our commitment to our employees is reflected by our actions: 
  • Safety is Priority One – and our record shows it
  • Competitive Pay
  • Company 401K plan with Employer Contribution Match
  • Company Paid Time Off
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Choice of Medical Coverage including Prescription and Short Term Disability Plans
  • Choice of Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Optional Long-term Disability, Critical Illness, Accident, Legal and Pet Coverage
  • Auto and Home Insurance Discount Programs

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Temporary work, Immediate start,

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