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Princeton, WV, US, 24739




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If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.


Smith Services, a division of Timken Motor & Crane Services, is part of the largest electric motor, controls and generator repair group in the Northeast, providing electric motor repairs, electric motor rewinds, custom controls and panels, systems integration, pump services, machine rebuilds, hydro services, safety-related services, energy efficiency solutions, and diagnostic services for commercial and industrial applications.



Smith Services is currently seeking an Assembler to support operations at the Princeton, WV site. This is a Dayshift position. Timken provides a full range of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and short- and long-term disability insurance.  Additionally, we provide 401(k) matching, paid vacation and holidays.  We will provide your uniforms, prescription safety glasses, and help purchase your safety shoes.  Our associates are also eligible for yearly, performance-based bonuses and merit increases.   All benefits are available on day one of employment.


Duties Include:

  • This associate is responsible for the assembly of all size motors: AC & DC, horizontal and vertical.
  • Mechanical Assembler is responsible for the assembly, testing, disassembly, inspection and painting of electric motors and enclosed drive gearboxes
  • Various assembly duties while following customer specifications.  
  • Ensure the quality of all work sent to the test panel. 
  • Complete all related paperwork accurately and thoroughly. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand and utilize drawings, sketches, and geometric dimensioning, tolerances, and repair manuals.
  • Providing feedback to engineering on assembly/test discrepancies, drawing errors, quality errors, etc. in an effort to resolve problems and prevent reoccurrences.
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends and holidays when necessary to meet production demands is required.



  • Associate must be proficient in multiple craft skills needed to repair and manufacture mechanical and rotating equipment, including: pipefitting, welding and burning, machining, rigging, power transmission systems, pumps, shaft alignments, fluid power and machinery design. 
  • Proficient use of calipers, micrometers, and dial indicators to measure tolerances as tight as .0005.
  • Must be proficient in the care and handling, installation, adjustment, lubrication and maintenance of anti-friction bearings. 
  • Applicant must have both verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Must be able to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Must have mathematical skills with the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals, along with ability to compute rate, ratio and percent.
  • Must be able to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and 5 years of experience.


 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate will demonstrate an understanding of gear geometry, measurement and nomenclature and be familiar with gear mesh operation including backlash and contact ratio.
  • Associate will demonstrate an understanding of and the ability to perform dynamic balancing of rotors and rotating elements.
  • Associate will demonstrate the ability to seat brushes on DC motors.



All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.




The Timken Company, a global technology leader in engineered bearings and industrial motion, designs a growing portfolio of next-generation products for diverse industries. For 125 years, Timken has used its specialized expertise to innovate and create customer-centric solutions that increase reliability and efficiency. The company posted $4.8 billion in sales in 2023 and employs more than 19,000 people globally, operating from 45 countries. Timken is one of the World's Most Innovative Companies, according to Fast Company, and has been recognized among America's Most Responsible Companies and America's Greatest Workplaces for Diversity by Newsweek, the World's Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere and America's Most Innovative Companies by Fortune.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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