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Assembler- 1st shift

Company: S&C Electric Company
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

In this job you will assemble medium-voltage switchgear units. You will work in a production environment, engage in continuous productive activity, and must meet requirements within time constraints. This is an assembly line operation involving as many as ten stations. Initially you will be assigned to one station, but you will need to be flexible and open to working additional stations as business needs require. Tasks require a mechanical assembly aptitude, a high degree of eye-hand coordination, manual dexterity, and the use of both hands and arms on a repetitive basis for a full range of motion. You will frequently use hand and power tools; occasionally work while standing on ladders; and occasionally work inside tight compartments.
The work associated with this job includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Assembling pad-mount gear enclosures ranging in size from 42" x 37" x 70" to 86" x 94" x 76".
  • Identifying, transporting, installing, mounting and bolting all types of components ranging from 5 lbs. to 100 lbs. (with assistance), These include bus assemblies, high voltage switches, mounting and support plates, lock assemblies, doors and roofs.
  • Performing mechanical inspection using torque wrenches, screwdrivers and tape measures.
  • Using of simple material handling equipment, hand tools, power tools, air-impact tools, gauges and overhead cranes.
  • Assembling pad mounted gear requires a fast-paced environment and the use of standardized work instructions. This assembly operation does index per a specified Takt Time.

    To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:

    • Ability to follow standard work including specific written instructions and procedures.
    • Ability to perform basic subassemblies
    • Ability to use air-impact tools and other hand-held tools.
    • Ability to use basic math such as adding and subtracting.
    • Mechanical aptitude with the ability to learn mechanical assembly
    • Assembly experience preferred.


      • Standing: Most tasks are performed in a standing position with intermittent walking.
      • Lifting: Frequent lifting of items ranging in weight from 5 lbs. to 50 lbs.
      • Walking: Occasional walking moderate distances (less than 1/8 mile).
      • Carrying: Frequent carrying of items ranging in weight from 5 lbs. to 25 lbs.
      • Pushing: Occasional use of powered hand truck to move parts a moderate distance.
      • Pulling: Occasional use of powered hand truck to move parts a moderate distance.
      • Bending: Frequent bending and crouching required to complete the assembly tasks.
      • Reaching: Continuous full range of motion from above the shoulders to below the knees.
      • Handling: Continuous handling of parts ranging in size from 5 lbs. to 25 lbs.

Keywords: S&C Electric Company, Chicago , Assembler- 1st shift, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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