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S&C Electric Company Career Opportunities: Assembler (661 PMG) (29431) in Chicago  , Illinois

Career Opportunities: Assembler (661 PMG) (29431)

Req Id 29431 - Posted 07/11/2019

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The Human Energy of S&C

Integrity, enthusiasm, sustained energy. These are the traits that S&C has always looked for and found when seeking people to join our 100% employee-owned team. S&C supports these qualities with a strong package of pay and benefits, excellent education and training programs, a challenging work environment, and broad opportunities for advancement.


Address of Location:6601 N Ridge Blvd,IL,Chicago 60626

Education Requirements:None

Relevant Work Experience Requirements:1 to 3 Years


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:

  • Knowledge of mechanical operations and materials.

  • Must be able to use shop math and measuring tools such as tape measures.

  • Ability to work from complex blueprints, assembly drawings, wiring diagrams, and specifications.

  • Knowledge and ability to use air impact tools and other hand-held tools.

    Relevant Experience Required: Mechanical assembly and/or electrical wiring. Candidates with electrical or mechanical trade school education (e.g. Coyne American Institute) may also be considered.


  • 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.

Number of Openings:1.00

Employment Status:Non-Exempt

Employment Classification:Full Time


Core Working Hours:6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


S&C Electric Company is a global provider of equipment and services for electric power systems. Founded in 1911, the Chicago-based company designs and manufactures switching and protection products for electric power transmission and distribution.

S&C's products help deliver electric power efficiently and reliably. Some are used to switch circuits. Others minimize damage to equipment in the event of a fault or reduce the area of an outage by automatically rerouting power flow; S&C's sophisticated power-quality products can deliver uninterrupted power for an entire facility, for crucial process industries.

In addition, S&C offers a wide range of engineering, laboratory, and testing services for electric utilities and commercial, industrial, and institutional power systems.

S&C provides solutions for customers worldwide. The company has engineering offices and manufacturing facilities in Chicago, Illinois; Franklin, Wisconsin; Alameda, California; Duvall, Washington; Rockville, Maryland; and Orlando, Florida. S&C subsidiaries operate in Toronto, Canada; Curitiba, Brazil; Mexico City and Aguascalientes, Mexico; Wales, United Kingdom; South Yarra, Australia; and Suzhou, China.

Thank you for your interest in S&C Electric Company. S&C has a proud and longstanding tradition of providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Further, S&C is committed to taking affirmative action to ensure that qualified females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities can pursue equal employment opportunities. For information regarding equal employment opportunity, please see