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S&C Electric Company Career Opportunities: Assembler (751 Switch) (29013) in Chicago  , Illinois

Career Opportunities: Assembler (751 Switch) (29013)

Req Id 29013 - Posted 07/19/2019

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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:Less than 1 year


In this job you will assemble Mark V, TR-II, ScadaMate, or Vista Switches. You will work in a production environment, engage in continuous production activity, must meet requirements within time constraints and you will be held accountable for the quality of your work. Tasks require a mechanical assembly aptitude, an above average 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; working while standing on the floor and occasionally on a ladder or manlift.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assembling Mark V circuit-switchers at one of several stations, ranging in size from 6’ x 10’ x 10’ to 15’ x 15’ x 15’.

  • Assembling TR-II switches, ranging in size up to 5’ x 1’ x 1’ to 11’x 1’ x 1’.

  • Identifying, transporting, installing, mounting and bolting all switch components (ranging from 5 lbs. to over 100 lbs. with assistance). Some judgment required to assemble and make simple adjustments.

  • Performing mechanical inspection using torque wrenches, screwdriver and tape measure, and electrical inspection using a test console.

  • Using simple material handling equipment, hand tools, power tools, simple gauges and instruments, and overhead cranes.

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

  • Basic knowledge of mechanical assembly operations.

  • Ability to use basic shop math and measuring tools such as tape measures.

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

  • Ability to follow specific instructions and procedures and read assembly prints.

Relevant Work Experience:

Less then 1 year with assembly experience preferred.


  • Standing: Most tasks are performed in a standing position with frequent walking.

  • Lifting: Frequent lifting of items ranging in weight from 5 lbs. to 50 lbs.

  • Walking: Frequent walking of short distances (approx. 200 feet or less).

  • Carrying: Frequent carrying of items ranging in weight from 5 lbs. to 50 lbs.

  • Pushing: Occasional use of manual or electric hand trucks to move parts a moderate distance.

  • Pulling: Occasional use of manual or electric hand trucks to move parts a moderate distance.

  • Bending: Frequent bending and crouching required to complete assembly tasks.

  • Reaching: Continuous full range of motion from above the shoulders to below the knees.

  • Handling: Continuous handling of parts ranging in weight from 5 lbs. to 100 lbs. along with a variety of hand tools.

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