Electrical Assembly Technician

Electrical Assembly Technician

Location: Council Bluffs, IA

Summary:

Perform a variety of complex production assembly operations and inspects finished products to ensure compliance with production standards and specifications.  Requires the ability to use blueprints, diagrams, written schedules, drawings and oral or written instructions to assemble component parts and sub-assemblies. Use a wide range of machines, hand tools and electrical assembly components to produce good quality parts and assemble items to be used on and integrated with industrial automation and robotic system applications.

Essential Functions:

  • Build electrical panels, junction boxes, and various electrical components with minimal supervision.
  • Plan assembly procedures and methods to assure efficient and timely progress. 
  • Work from complicated and detailed drawings, specifications, engineering drawings, sketches, bills of materials, production orders, and instructions.
  • Complete electrical assemblies with minimal instruction and supervision.  Completed assemblies are subject to inspection and test.
  • Install finished assemblies and subassemblies.
  • Enter and complete labor entries.
  • Assist with teardown and pack-up of systems when necessary.
  • Installation of systems in customer facilities. (Travel required)
  • Identify and assist engineering in documenting changes in assembly instructions or material utilization.
  • Connect component wires to circuits and connect wires between individual component leads.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications:

Education, Experience, Skills, Licenses, and Other Requirements: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Associate degree (A.A.S.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3+ years working as a panel builder/electrical technician, preferably working for a robotic systems integrator.
  • Electrical experience to include panel building, electrical assembly, cable routing and termination, electrical troubleshooting, safety circuit design and risk assessment.  Familiarity with NEC, NFPA79, UL508A, RIA 15.06 and other applicable electrical codes.
  • Knowledge with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel) and Adobe.  AutoCAD Electrical and Epicor experience is a plus.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills: 

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. 
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability: 

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. 
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Licenses and Other Requirements:

  • Ability to operate job specific equipment or tools
  • Steel toe safety boots required
  • Some travel is required
  • Acieta internal Lock-Out/Tag-Out training
  • Hand tools required to perform basic assembly operations
  • All other internal training required

Physical Requirements: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.  The employee is regularly required to walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb and/or balance.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and extreme heat.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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