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JOIN THE IDEAL FAMILY

At IDEAL ELECTRIC we’re proud to be a part of a legacy. Founded in 1903, we’re part of a historied company that helped build this incredible nation. Do you have what it takes to join the generations of IDEAL folks who keep America running? If interested in joining our team, please view our open positions below to find one that matches your skillset.

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WHY JOIN US?

IDEAL ELECTRIC COMPANY specializes in the design and manufacture of high-power, specialty electric motors, generators, condensers, switchgear, power systems and controls up to 50 MVA. The company is a globally recognized, leading supplier of low and medium-speed generators for engine, gas, steam, geothermal and hydroelectric installations. Our custom induction, synchronous and permanent magnet motors are found in every application and are built to the highest specifications and all standards.

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IDEAL'S HISTORIC OHIO WORKS

Our Historic Ohio Works has been in the heart of Mansfield since 1920. With 275,000 square feet of heavy manufacturing, the factory is the most capable, vertically-integrated, 100% American-owned motor/generator OEM in the United States.

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THE IDEAL SINCE 1903

At IDEAL ELECTRIC we’re proud to be a part of a legacy. Founded in 1903, we’re part of a historied company that helped build this incredible nation. Do you have what it takes to join the generations of IDEAL folks who keep America running? If interested in joining our team, please view our open positions below to find one that matches your skillset.

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HEAVY CNC FABRICATION OF LARGE ELECTRIC MACHINERY

Our Historic Ohio Works has been in the heart of Mansfield since 1920. With 275,000 square feet of heavy manufacturing, the factory is the most capable, vertically-integrated, 100% American-owned motor/generator OEM in the United States.

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LARGE MACHINES FOR ALL INDUSTRIES

IDEAL manufacturers and re-manufacturers very large electric machines for nearly every application and in almost all industries the world over. From Oil & Gas to renewables, industrial to defense, on-shore and off, IDEAL has become the benchmark for longevity and reliability.

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IDEAL PEOPLE

At IDEAL ELECTRIC we’re proud to be a part of a legacy. Founded in 1903, we’re part of a historied company that helped build this incredible nation. Do you have what it takes to join the generations of IDEAL folks who keep America running? If interested in joining our team, please view our open positions below to find one that matches your skillset.

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IDEAL CAPABILITIES

Our ultra-low-resonance test floor is truly unique with unmatched vertical test capabilities in our market. These machines have been operating for over 40 years and have returned to their birthplace for an overhaul service for the first time.

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GENERATORS FOR GAS & STEAM TURBINES

Generators for gas and steam turbines are a significant product line for IDEAL with thousands of units operating in more than 100 countries, on and off-shore. Pictured are examples of three ratings from 8-20 megawatts.

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INSTALLATIONS AROUND THE WORLD

IDEAL machines can be found in all sorts of high-performance and critical applications. This 2,000 horsepower motor is being installed to increase the stormwater pump capabilities on a Caribbean island.

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IDEAL GENERATIONS

At IDEAL ELECTRIC we’re proud to be a part of a legacy. Our team represents generations of IDEAL folks who have kept our innovative and entrepreneurial spirit at the forefront in all we do every day. This really is a family business.

OPEN POSITIONS

Mansfield, Ohio

Do you want to be a part of an incredible American electro-mechanical brand with a 118-year history and customers all over the world? Are you ready to roll-up your sleeves and proactively contribute to the development and execution of high dollar orders/contracts? If you are passionate about winning, and can see yourself making a positive impact, then you should apply to become IDEAL ELECTRIC’s Application Engineer.

This full-time role is based in Mansfield, Ohio working closely with and reporting to IDEAL’s Vice President.

We are looking for a qualified Application Engineer / Project Manager that will lead negotiations and manage the resulting orders.

MANSFIELD, OHIO & HOUSTON, TEXAS OR REMOTE

If you’re passionate about providing solutions to customers and can see yourself making a positive impact as a brand evangelist, then you should apply to become IDEAL ELECTRIC’s newest Account Manager. This full-time role will be home & office based, preferably located in Texas or Louisiana, and works closely with and reports to the Vice President of Sales.

MANSFIELD, OHIO

Do you want to be a part of an incredible American electro-mechanical brand with a 118-year history and customers all over the world? Are you ready to roll up your sleeves and proactively contribute to executing high-dollar orders/contracts? If you are passionate about winning and can see yourself making a positive impact, then you should apply to become IDEAL ELECTRIC’s Field Service Technician. 

This full-time role is based in Mansfield, Ohio (preferred) working closely with and reporting to the Aftermarket Manager. 

We are looking for a well-qualified Field Service Technician who will provide travel to customer’s site and perform services

MANSFIELD, OHIO & HOUSTON, TEXAS

Are you ready to roll-up your sleeves and proactively contribute to the manufacturing and re-manufacturing of specialty electric machines of all types and sizes? Then IDEAL ELECTRIC’s Production Team could be the place for you! Please use the form below to tell us who you are and what you can bring to our IDEAL team in Mansfield, OH or Houston, TX.