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Mechanical Field Service Technician

Electric Motor & Contracting Co., Inc.
Chesapeake, VA
  • Posted: 4 days ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life insurance, medical, vision, 401k,
Job Description

Electric Motor & Contracting Company, Inc., founded in 1960, is one of the largest independently owned repair facilities for electrical rotating machinery, pumps, and switchgear in the United States. We are conveniently located in Hampton Roads, Virginia just miles from Virginia Beach and Norfolk.

Our company prides itself on:

  • Maintaining a clean, state of the art facility
  • Providing quality service to our customers
  • Employing and retaining great people
  • Our shop is AIR CONDITIONED!!!

We are currently seeking a Mechanical Field Service Technician.

Job Description:

  • Removal and reinstallation of equipment serviced in our shop [electric motors, pumps, gearboxes, etc.
  • Utilize basic rigging skills to safely move equipment on and off foundations and transportation means.
  • Precision alignment of rotating equipment using dial indicators and laser alignment equipment.
  • Performing mechanical diagnostics on operational equipment utilizing vibration analysis along with physical inspection and visual examination.
  • Working on existing equipment in customer facilities, performing in-place repairs and field maintenance.
  • Interfacing with end users / customers to assist in determining the cause of mechanical failures and to help come up with proactive solutions to mechanical failures.


  • Minimum 2 years working in mechanical environment
  • Must be familiar with an industrial safety environment
  • Knowledge of rigging practices is required.
  • Possess a positive team player attitude and overall motivation to succeed
  • Must be able to meet physical requirements for position, including but not limited to ability to be on feet for an extended period, bend/stoop/kneel as needed, use of both hands, and ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds up and down multiple levels of industrial environments.
  • We are a service industry on call to our customers 24/7/365. To meet our customers’ needs, employees must be able to work overtime as needed. This will include extending normal shift hours and/or days and emergent call-in work outside of assigned shift.
  • Must be a good communicator, have a positive attitude, able to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Basic computer skills and the ability to complete written reports for work done on customer’s sites are required.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • High mechanical aptitude is preferred
  • Training and experience in vibration analysis, laser alignment, and repair of electric motors, pumps & generators is a plus.

NOTE: This position requires drug and background screening.

Our company is fully airconditioned and offers competitive pay and a benefit package including vacation/holiday pay, insurance, retirement, paid uniforms, relocation assistance, and much more.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume and salary history/requirements to:

Visit our web site at

Company Description
EMC's greatest asset is our skilled people. These employees are skilled in rebuilding and re-manufacturing rotating electrical & mechanical equipment. We have approximately 250 full time employees on the payroll, their areas of expertise are: motor winders, motor mechanics, machinists, engineers (electrical and mechanical), quality assurance technicians, switchgear technicians, field service technicians (switchgear, vibration analysis, infrared scanning, laser alignment, troubleshooting and repair of marine and industrial systems), administrative, sales and management personnel.

Electric Motor & Contracting Co., Inc.


Chesapeake, VA



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