Phillips Service Industries, Inc.

  • Shop Technician

    Location US-MI-Livonia
    # Positions
  • Overview

    The Shop Technician needs to have good mechanical skills and aptitude to teardown, evaluate, troubleshoot, repair, reassemble, and test various mechanical devices, including items such as hydraulic pumps, gear boxes, vacuum pumps.


    • Teardown, troubleshoot, repair, test and assemble customer products according to engineering instructions, technical manuals and basic mechanical principles, using hand and power tools.
    • Ensure mechanical operation, standards, and controls are maintained at a high quality.
    • Industrial manufacturing machine troubleshooting.
    • Resolve motor, pump, vacuum or hydraulic problems.
    • Draw basic diagrams and schematics for assemblies as needed.
    • Research parts needed for repairs.
    • Test mechanical units using standard test equipment and analyze results to evaluate performance and determine need for adjustment.
    • Write evaluation and test reports.  
    • Other shop duties as required.



    • Minimum of a diploma, certification, or associate’s degree in mechanical engineering technology, industrial maintenance, or hydraulics or equivalent formal military technical training.
    • Ability to take measurements.
    • Proficiency in using various hand tools.
    • Welding proficiency preferred.
    • Understand properties of mechanical systems and applications. 
    • Five years of experience in a similar organization or industry.
    • Able to read blueprints, schematics, and other technical documentation.
    • Proficiency using computer based data systems such as MS Office, Oracle, Epicor or AutoCad



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