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Electrical Assembler III-IV

Germantown, WI
Electrical Assembler III / IV
Location: Northern Milwaukee, WI

  • Perform wiring and assembly operations for machinery and integrated systems, involving the connection of intricate apparatus and fairly complex circuits.
  • Planning, machine layout, wiring of electrical panels, general fabrication, assembly, plumbing and placement of valves for air and water lines.
  • Read and interpret wiring diagrams, blueprints, specifications, layouts to determine materials requirements, and assembly operations.
  • Designing, fabricating and welding of brackets for control cabinets, light curtains, guarding, switches, etc.
  • Assist with testing operations on machinery and complete cells, calibration and regulation of units and final assemblies to meet load capacities and operating requirements.
  • May also assist with de-bugging of machinery and integrated systems.
  • Assembly of parts, weldments, & subassemblies per engineering specifications in an accurate and timely manner. Accomplished through reading and interpreting electrical & pneumatics prints to determine procedures and assembly sequences.
  • In coordination with supervisor or lead, layout machines both electrically & pneumatically to meet customer specifications. Basic troubleshooting to eliminate problems.
  • Tasks will also include the layout, wiring, and general building of electrical panels along with troubleshooting the panels with appropriate measurement equipment such as a multimeter.
  • During assembly of parts, subassemblies and other mechanisms, extra bracketry will need to be fabricated.
  • Adjustments to tooling in support of machinery.
  • Debug, create, update, and/or complete documentation as required for this position.
  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent (associates degree in automation or another electrical field would be beneficial).
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience demonstrating a broad understanding of wiring machinery and electrical panels.
  • Understanding of electrical principles and wiring practices along with mechanical aptitude.
  • Read blueprints, interpret electrical symbols, understand various operating, maintenance, and procedure manuals, and use various precision measuring / testing equipment to validate and troubleshoot.
  • Operate portable power tools and machine tools such as drill press, band saw, cut-off saw and grinder.
  • Experience using a forklift and overhead crane is beneficial but not required.
  • Carpentry, pneumatics, and hydraulics is beneficial but not required.
  • Working with computers is required and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is beneficial.
  • Experience/training with PLC logic/programming, robotics, welding (MIG or resistance) beneficial not required.
Work Context:
  • Basically work independently.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required (safety glasses, shoes, gloves, etc.).
  • High level of accuracy is required.
  • Must have hand-eye coordination and be able to work in an environment where standing is the norm.
  • Travel to customer sites (some travel international) for installation and service requirements. This travel can be up to 25% of the time but on average throughout the year will be near 10%.
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