Control Panel Builder at SPEC Engineering

Posted in General Business 10 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Plainfield, Illinois

Job Description:

Are you a Control Panel Builderwho has a strong drive to create well made, excellent quality products?

Are you the kind of person with a high attention to detail, who takes pride in their work?

Spec Engineering is seeking an impact player and difference maker to join our team as a Control Panel Builder who is focused on assembling parts & machines in accordance with job specifications, assembly drawings and schematics, department standards. Spec Engineering is a privately held, fast growing, and stable full-service process engineering firm with our main office located in Plainfield Il, and a second location in Chicago. We provide the latest in technology to manufacturers in the food, beverage, and specialty chemical industries. We live by our company values of Safety, People, Excellence and Collaboration, welcome difference, and strive for an inclusive work environment that rewards employees for their individuality and uniqueness. Spec Engineering offers competitive compensation based on experience and performance.

Base Compensation range: $20-$30

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assemble parts and machines in accordance with job specifications

  • Draft/read assembly drawings and schematics

  • Ensure all functionality and appearance expectation of projects are met

  • Assemble, build, and wire industrial control panels to UL and NEC standards

  • Identify components using electrical schematics and bills of material

  • Drill, tap, punch and cut/cutout holes in stainless steel and machine framing to mount panel and machine components

  • Route machine cabling and terminate connections in electric motors, transformers, junction boxes and control devices

  • Print labels and tag all wires, cables, devices, and equipment neatly and properly

  • Troubleshoot basic electrical problems including taking voltage and amp readings, tracing wiring, evaluating relays, testing motors, evaluating health of wiring, checking breakers and fuses, evaluating sensors, and determining the health of valves

  • Inspect, test, troubleshoot, repair, install, calibrate, and maintain instrumentation equipment including but not limited to: transmitters (all types), valves, I/P, positioners, actuators, flow meters, and level sensors.

  • Perform additional job duties as assigned


Planning & Organization - Integrates changes smoothly, plans for additional resources, prioritizes, and plans work activities, sets goals and objectives, uses time efficiently and works in an organized manner.

Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities, contributes to building a positive team spirit, exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views, gives and welcomes feedback, and puts success of team above own interests.

Problem Solving - Develops alternative solutions, gathers, and analyzes information skillfully, identifies problems in a timely manner, resolves problems in early stages, and works well in group problem solving situations.

Initiative – Ability to recognize duties that need completion and execute them without being asked. Willingness to do more, learn new skills, and refine existing abilities. Jump in to assist unassigned projects when necessary.

Required Education/Experience:

  • High school Diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in electrical panel building or field technician


  • Competitive Salary

  • Medical, Dental and Vision

  • 401k

  • ESOP Program

  • Paid time off

  • Continued education support

If you have these qualifications and are looking for a tremendous opportunity for growth, then you could be the perfect fit for our Electrical Field Technician position, apply today!