Hi-Speed Industrial Service
  • Memphis, TN, USA
  • Full Time


Predictive Maintenance/Field Service Technician- will be well versed in multiple predictive maintenance technologies. They will also perform mechanical repairs on motors, fans, and other various equipment in the field. From time to time, they will be asked to assist in the shop with various tasks. This role is customer facing and requires an ability to develop good rapport with customers and co-workers alike.


The company was founded in 1946 and has a rich history of providing industry leading service and support to customers. HI-Speed provides overhead crane sales and service, electric motor sales & service, 24x7 field support, predictive and preventative maintenance & testing services and maintains a critical parts inventory required to keep customers rolling around the clock.

The company was acquired by Mr. Ben Buffington in May 2011. Mr. Buffington has served as President & CEO of the company since 2011. During his tenure, Mr. Buffington has carried on the rich history of the company which has more than doubled sales while expanding the reach of the company throughout West Tennessee, Northern Mississippi, Arkansas and the region. The success of the company is result of a great team of employees dedicated to quality, service and culture.


The predictive maintenance/field service technician works closely with out customers to predict and prevent premature failures in the field.

This role is crucial to the success of our customers and Hi-Speed. The PDM tech will perform vibration analysis, motion amplification, laser alignment, ultrasonic leak testing, infrared analysis and motor circuit analysis in determining the health of our customer's equipment. They also perform repairs needed, and are critical to getting customers back up and running. They must have good judgment, the ability to document standards when reporting, and excellent communication skills.


  • Vibration Analysis- Data Collection and Reporting
  • Infrared Thermography- Data Collection and Corrective Action Reports
  • Ultrasonic Testing- Leak Analysis and Reporting with Estimated Cost Savings
  • Motor Circuit Analysis- Online and Offline
  • Motor Removal/Installation- Laser Alignment
  • Bearing Swaps on Motors, Gearboxes, Fans
  • General Mechanical Repairs
  • Motion Amplification- Filming and Generating Videos/Reports
  • Stays up to date on Emerging Technologies
  • Develops Strong Relationships with Customers
  • Responds to After Hours Calls
  • Acts as a Team Player, Supports the Group


HI-Speed is a fast-paced, dynamic environment that appeals to a leader with strong execution skills and a passion for building and leading a results-oriented team. The successful candidate, will have the following skills:

  • Ability to work with and delight customers
  • Electric motor shop experience a plus
  • Vibration Analysis - CAT 1
  • Infrared Thermography- CAT 1
  • Experience with Laser Alignment
  • Working Knowledge of Ultrasonics
  • A general knack for repairing mechanical equipment/systems
  • Experience in the use of precision measuring equipment - Outside Micrometers, inside micrometers, Vernier calipers, dial indicators, and more
  • Demonstrated success in repairing complex mechanical equipment
  • Ability to interpret standards documents such as EASA, IEEE, API, ANSI
  • Ability to excel under pressure
  • Self-starter requiring little guidance working in complex environments
  • Ability to walk extensive distances >10,000 steps per day at times
  • Ability to climb multiple flights of stairs on a regular basis, up to 6 stories is common
  • Ability to safe climb ladders
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds repetitively

Personal Characteristics:

  • Desire to be the best, a constant student of personal development
  • Willingness to work odd hours as needed to support customer projects in the shop or the field
  • Ability to build strong relationships both inside and outside the company
  • High self-awareness and drive to constantly self-develop themselves and others
  • Flexibility to support other roles as needed with little notice - no job is too big or small


  • Competitive compensation package to include hourly rate (eligible for overtime) & incentive base compensation based on individual contribution, company performance and growth initiatives
  • Excellent medical programs
  • 401(K) with 4% matching
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