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Electrical Assembler 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate a forklift or crane when necessary.
  • Demonstrate and support company values.
  • Assemble and solder through-hole & surface mount circuit boards.
  • Perform inventory management tasks as required.
  • May assist other electrical and general shop personnel.
  • Install and wire circuit boards, industrial motors and motor controls.
  • Perform basic work area housekeeping tasks and ensure that work area is neat and safe.
  • Participate in and contribute to continuous improvement culture, including Lean initiatives.
  • Inspect project work for quality control and assurance. Document and correct quality issues.
  • Collaborate with electrical engineers or others to identify, define, and solve developing problems.
  • Manage assembly time to ensure completion of assigned projects within the specified time frame.
  • Follow company procedures to complete assignments. Complete and maintain required records.
  • Be an active participant in company safety program. Follow established safety guidelines at all times.
  • Communicate issues and concerns to supervisor timely, and recommend solutions and procedural updates.
  • Prepare work by reviewing instructions, blueprint specifications, drawings, and parts lists. Identify and gather required tools and materials.
  • Inspect panels and enclosures to ensure materials meet documented specifications. Perform panel and enclosure modifications using power and hand tools as necessary.
  • Build, wire, and repair custom electronic panels, components, parts, equipment and systems on a variety of products. Includes wiring and installing panels on industrial machinery.



  • Strong soldering skills.
  • Ability to use a digital multi-meter.
  • Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Moderate understanding of motors and motor control concepts.
  • Proficient with hand tools, and precision measuring and inspection devices.
  • Read and work from prints, schematics, technical bulletins, and hand drawings.
  • General understanding of principles of electricity, and knowledge of electrical and electronic components.


Education and Experience

High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum of 2 years’ experience in wiring panels and machines.

Basic manufacturing experience including some level of electrical or a low voltage background. Experience with electrical harness assembly preferred.


Work Environment

The employee works in a manufacturing assembly environment and is occasionally exposed to wet, and humid conditions. He/she is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is loud.


Benefits Included: Health, Vision, Dental, 401K, Wellness Programs, Charitable Giving, PTO, CTO and numerous company events throughout the year!

Position Requirements  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Electrical Assembler  
Division Power Test, Inc.  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location Sussex  
About the Organization Power Test is a world leader in the manufacture of heavy duty engine, transmission and chassis dynamometer systems. Established in 1976, we are a consistently growing and dynamic organization. Power Test was awarded the 2011 and 2012 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Award, Wisconsin's Future 50 Master Mettle Award in 2014, named one of the top southeast Wisconsin's Healthiest Employers in the Small Business category from 2011-2014, and was awarded the 2013 Governor's Export Achievement Award for the state of Wisconsin.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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