Installation Crew Mechanic
Franklin, PA Conair

Conair, part of the IPEG Industrial Group, is a leading producer of auxiliary equipment for the plastics processing industry. We make and market over 450 different products, including resin-drying systems, blenders, feeders and material-conveying systems, temperature-control equipment, and granulators. Extrusion solutions include gravimetric control systems, film and sheet scrap-reclaim systems and downstream equipment for pipe and profile extrusion. Conair is also a leader in plastics process integration, engineering and installing complete manufacturing systems that help plastics processors manage their valuable raw materials, handle their critical manufactured parts, and improve their process yield. 


The Installation Crew Mechanic has broad responsibilities, and thus is a key member of the Conair Team and a critical part of all phases of new projects. The Installation Crew Team Member is responsible for working on a traveling installation team. This position reports to the Project Management Supervisor and is located in Franklin, Pennsylvania and the field.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works on a traveling installation team, taking direction from the site-based Installation Crew Chief;
  • Travel by truck or by airplane to customer sites to install Conair equipment. Typical deployments are targeted for 10 days on, 4 days off, but may vary widely due to job demands;
  • If not deployed on installation jobs, perform a variety of tasks in the IPEG Franklin factory;
  • Work safely; wear proper safety equipment, understand safe work practices, and refuse to do any work in an unsafe manner;
  • Prepare and submit expense reports;
  • Help crew chief prepare returned hardware & equipment for return to Conair and vendors;
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications and Work Experience

  • Valid driver’s license; meets requirements to drive company vehicles, including pickup trucks pulling a work trailer;
  • Ability to take and pass requirements to drive Forklifts, Scissors Lifts, Boom Lifts and other equipment as needed to perform system installations;
  • Ability to take and pass OSHA 30-hour construction course, or other Conair or customer dictated safety courses, then to work safely using proper guidelines;
  • Proficient in the use of hand tools;
  • Experience in (or capability to learn) piping work/structural/electrical power wiring and control wiring;
  • Understanding of Conair Plastics Auxiliary Equipment, and the installation of this equipment is preferred; ability to learn details of equipment and installation is a requirement;
  • Able to analyze flow diagrams, ISO drawings and factory layout drawings and conceptualize optimum piping and wiring runs;
  • Must be able to do physical installation work, for 8-12 hours per day, including at typical factory or silo elevations;
  • Must be detail-oriented and precise;
  • Must provide efficient, high-quality customer service;
  • Must be able to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.


The IPEG Industrial Group is a family of leading brands serving the global plastics, recycling, and industrial heat transfer markets. IPEG, Inc. is a corporate entity which provides best-in-class manufacturing and business support services to its brands in order to create a competitive advantage for each of the brands to drive better solutions for customers. 

At IPEG, we focus on two things: Customers and Employees. And we have a saying that if we do right by both of them, everything else takes care of itself. We have formalized this into IPEG’s Purpose: To foster excellence and inspire confidence in our customers and employees. 

IPEG offers an outstanding compensation and benefits package including profit sharing, bonus plans, 401(k) with company match, medical insurance, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, health club reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance, wellness program and employee referral bonus program. 

IPEG, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and offers employment opportunities to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability (except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement), veteran status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, HIV-positive status, possession of the sickle cell trait, genetic characteristics, political views, and any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.