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Utility Associate

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 part of Timken Power Systems, is seeking a Utility Associate for the Princeton service center.


The role of the Utility Associate position is to perform general labor, mechanical, painting, and maintenance tasks supporting other skilled-labor positions.


Essential Functions include a variety of general-labor tasks for a motor repair shop.  Duties will include:


  • General shop labor, including facilities maintenance and cleaning.
  • Loading and unloading of commercial vehicles.
  • Making local supply runs or deliveries (using passenger vehicles or other non-commercial trucks).
  • Dismantling motors and equipment; sandblasting parts, cryo-cleaning parts and equipment; prepping parts and equipment for assembly; painting motors or parts.
  • Other duties as directed.
    Basic Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years’ work experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment.
  • Technical or mechanical background.
  • Proven record of reliable attendance, strong work ethic and team skills.
  • Demonstrated strong math and mechanical skills.
  • Must have high school or general equivalency diploma (GED)
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Requires heavy lifting and material handling
  • Basic computer skills preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License



Position is primarily Monday through Thursday, day shift.  Overtime and weekend work may be necessary as work volume requires.


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 designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and industrial motion products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $4.5 billion in sales in 2022 and employs more than 20,000 people globally, operating from 46 countries.

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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