Kelly Services Mechanical Technician in Charlotte, North Carolina

Kelly Engineering is currently recruiting for a (Contract to Hire) (Mechanical Technician) job located in Charlotte, NC . Assist in setting up demonstrations on equipment. Assist test engineer in demonstrations of equipment and test runs for clients. Provide equipment start-up services at client sites, domestic and international. Participates in test center installations, clean-up, modifications, shipping/receiving and maintenance of the test center and all equipment.


  • Education required:

  • High school diploma with experience or training in mechanical heat and mass transfer systems, energy transfer devices, electric devices, hydraulics and vacuum systems, machine maintenance.

  • Experience required:

  • 5-7 years’ experience preferably in a pilot plant facility or R&D environment.

  • Professional license or certification requirements:

  • Forklift training, hazardous waste handling.

  • Specific skills, knowledge and abilities required:

  • Mechanical seals, vacuum systems, mechanical variators, variable frequency drives, electrical control systems, hot oil systems, compressed air units, carpentry, computer proficiency, good writing and communication skills.


  • Provide mechanical and electrical expertise, repair, and maintain test center and lease equipment in optimum operating condition at all times. Equipment includes all thermal separations units/systems, and Granulation equipment/systems.

  • Repair pumps and drive, hydraulic, vacuum systems. Help rebuild lease or test equipment. Clean and maintain thermal separations and Granulation equipment.

  • Participate with TC group to set up test equipment for scheduled client tests. Ensure the test facility, auxiliary equipment, customer office is in excellent shape to receive clients. When necessary assist Test Engineer in running trials, troubleshoot any mechanical problems, participate in client discussions and information exchange in support of the sales effort, clean equipment and test center after trial.

  • Participate with TC group to maintain test center in good order. This includes grounds and building maintenance.

  • Travel to customer facilities and provide lease and equipment support and startup assistance. Travel can be domestic or international, covering entire market.

  • Provide general assistance in the office/warehouse as needed. This could include preparation of operation manuals, packaging parts, and other potential work that may arise.

  • All other duties that may be necessary from time to time outside the normal scope of your job description that will contribute toward the Company meeting its goals and objectives.

Why Kelly ® ?

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in

industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier

source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm

with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety

and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct

hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific

professional interests.

AboutKelly Services ®

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Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.