Industrial Electro-Mechanical Technician

Skillwork • Des Moines, IA

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Des Moines, IA


Industrial Electro-Mechanical Technician

Job description

Skillwork is currently seeking Traveling Industrial Electro-Mechanical Technicians to join our team! Find freedom and flexibility in your work, travel the country, and learn new skillsets working with new companies. Our Agents work with you to find the best possible placements for your experience and interests.

  • Medical, dental, vision, company paid life insurance, PTO and 401k options provided for all employees.
  • Skillwork also offers per diem, housing, and travel compensation!

Apply today!

The Industrial Electro-Mechanical Technician has responsibilities to maintain, troubleshoot and repair a variety of electrical and mechanical equipment in a manufacturing environment. This position requires proficiency in multiple skill clusters, such as electrical controls, PLC troubleshooting, 480v 3 phase motors, fluid power, mechanical systems, and manufacturing processes. This person will perform medium to high-level machine systems troubleshooting and repair, and provide technical support for all phases of the operation.


Must Have:

  • 5+ years in industrial manufacturing
  • PLC troubleshooting, inputs/outputs, and changeouts of programs
  • Experience with Factory Talk or similar HMI software
  • Photo eyes, sensors, limit switches, and solenoids
  • Repairing and troubleshooting conveyor systems (line controls)
  • Mechanical Systems (bearings, chains, sprockets, gearboxes)
  • Hydraulics & Pneumatics
  • High and Low Voltage
  • Ability to operate a multimeter to diagnose a variety of electrical issues
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.

Nice to Have:

  • PLC Programming
  • Ability to pull wire and bend conduit
  • Welding

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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $28.00 – $40.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


Experience level:

  • 5 years



  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed



  • Driver’s License (Required)


Willingness to travel:

  • 100% (Preferred)


Work Location: Des Moines, IA

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