Electro-Mechanical Technician


Norwood, MA, US, 02062

Company:  9052-Gibson Engineering Company, Inc.


An Electo-mechanical technician is responsible for assembling and wiring production projects ranging from simple cable harnesses, electrical cabinets, mechanical frames or guards, to turnkey automation systems that include both electrical and mechanical assemblies. This position receives parts from the warehouse and instruction from the engineering group but is otherwise responsible for successfully taking assembly projects from start to finish on schedule.



  • Receive production job parts and materials via job tote: check each item against the pick list for accuracy and for damaged goods.
  • Maintain responsibility and organization of production job components while on the floor.
  • Layout electrical panels independently, with final approval from electrical engineering.
  • Assemble and wire electrical panels utilizing best practices and industry standards.
  • Assemble mechanical systems including aluminum extrusion frames and guards and multi-discipline electro-mechanical assemblies such as automation work cells. Assembly should be completed based on prints and drawings, while utilizing best practices and creativity for a professional finished product.
  • Troubleshoot, test, and re-work electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Conduct field service including electrical and mechanical assembly or retrofits.
  • Maintain and continually improve organization of the shop floor and the processes related to the above activities.



  • Technicians may be asked to complete “odd jobs” to support the sales team, shipping, or operations of the building which may include using creativity to help build a sales demo, cutting aluminum extrusion, operating the fork truck, building maintenance, and crate/skid building.
  • Other duties as assigned.





  • Strong sense of teamwork and willingness to help others
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to be clear and concise.
  • Attention to detail and quality.
  • Ability to problem solve errors and discrepancies.
  • Ability to self-direct work.
  • Ability to see the larger picture and how your work fits into the business.



  • Experience with shop equipment safety and operation including but not limited to electrical assembly tools, carpentry tools, machine shop tools, and fork truck.
  • Understanding of basic and complex electrical principles including the ability to read an electrical schematic.
  • Ability to utilize common test tools such as multi-meters and oscilloscopes for testing and debugging.
  • Electricians License and Trade Experience.
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Candidate to supply their own basic tools, preferred.


An emerging provider of next generation technology solutions, Applied Industrial Technologies has a growing automation footprint and expanding offering of motion control, machine vision, robotic and IIoT technologies, plus related value-added industrial expertise.

Founded in 1923, Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) is a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to hiring@applied.com or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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