Midwest Engineered Systems- Waukesha Facility • Waukesha, WI
**-Compensation based on experience!
-$1000 sign on bonus!**
Under the direction of the Shop Supervisor, the Panel Builder uses schematics to wire panels, control boxes, J-Boxes, PLC’s, HMI’s and various other electrical components. The Panel Builder will also fabricate cut-outs in enclosures for various electrical hardware components. The use of different electrical and pneumatic hand tools is necessary to complete day-to-day tasks as is basic mechanical ability with other hand tools. Working knowledge of electrical schematics, electrical components, wire gages, electrical standards and wiring troubleshooting skills.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
• Organize and manage electrical schematics, shop materials, job inventory and tools to insure that the panel shop portrays a professional image.
• Assist the Shop Manager and Panel Build Leadman in maintaining the shop schedule and workload in order to keep it realistic and on time.
• Wire electrical sub-panels from schematics and customer specifications.
• Modify enclosures as required to fit components.
• Perform panel testing under power.
• Install cord grips, hardware and flexible conduit to interconnect enclosures.
• Light mechanical assembly.
• Operate a variety of labeling devices and machines.
• Proficient with industry electrical code, NEC, ANSI, NFPA, and OSHA.
• Travel to local installations as requested.
• Assist with Shipping & Receiving of job material and parts.
• Stay current in new developments in the industry.
• Comply with all quality and safety regulations.
• Other responsibilities as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
• Associates Degree in related field
• Equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• 5+ years’ experience in building electrical panel and other control systems activities
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as correspondences, safety regulations, instruction and procedure manuals. Ability to write correspondences and routine reports. Ability to effectively communication one on one and in small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees within the organization. Ability to read and interpret documents such as drawings, routing sheets, safety documents, and other written instructions.
• Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole number, common fractions, percent’s and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, commissions, and interest.
• Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
• Ability to project a competent and likable impression of yourself and the company to customers and vendors. Ability to interface with company employees (including managers, colleagues, and shop personnel); verbally, in writing, and in person; in a positive and helpful way. Professional written and verbal communication skills.
• Requires the ability to operate a wide variety of standard office equipment, such as a computer and keyboard, a calculator, telephone, FAX, photocopier, etc.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite programs including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand (approximately 60%), sit (approximately 10%) kneel, crouch (approximately 30%). The employee will occasionally lift parts, manuals, drawings, tools, etc (weighing up to 50 pounds) throughout the workday. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
COMPANY POLICY/PROCEDURE COMPLIANCE
• Follow all company policies and procedures as outlined in the employee handbook.
You should be proficient in:
- PLC troubleshooting
- Electrical Schematics
- Electrical Troubleshooting
- PLC wiring
- Mechanical Assembly
Machines & technologies you'll use:
- Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)