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Industrial Electrician/Panel Builder - Arlington Heights, IL

Post Date: 03/09/2023

Req. Number: 101794

City: Arlington Heights

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60004


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Are you well-versed in installing machine controls and working with automation machinery and equipment? Do you hold experience in electrical panel wiring, field wiring, pneumatic plumbing, troubleshooting, and/or integration of machinery? If so, we want to speak with you!

NOW HIRING! Goodwill TalentBridge has partnered with an automation & integration manufacturer located in Arlington Heights, IL and is seeking an experienced Industrial Electrician/Panel Builder to join their team.

Direct Hire; Full Time
M-Fri; 6:30AM – 3:00PM
starting pay, negotiable based on experience level!


  • Direct Hire; Full-Time
  • Facility is FULLY air conditioned.
  • Pay is negotiable based on experience level!
  • Medical & Dental
  • 401(k) *Matching
  • Paid vacation & holidays!
  • Life Insurance & Disability
  • OT pay after 40 hours per week.
  • & MORE!


  • Panel construction, building and wiring panels using electrical schematics.
  • Field wiring to either the panel I/O or field mount I/O devices.
  • Pneumatic plumbing and reading pneumatic schematics.
  • Mounting electrical control components to machinery and fabricating mounting brackets as needed.
  • Fabricating, assembling, and mounting NEMA type cable troughs to wire machinery.
  • Troubleshooting and debugging (i.e., diagnoses trouble of defects, determine corrective action, and repair systems).
  • Performing preventative maintenance and diagnostics on automation systems and components to ensure all equipment is in proper working condition.
  • Complying with safety procedures such as Lock-Out/Tag-Out.
  • Interacting with project team (i.e., Engineers, Assemblers, Project Manager, etc.).
  • Providing status updates to management on assigned projects.




  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience wiring automated equipment/machinery and panel building required.
  • Must be able to read and understand electrical and pneumatic schematics.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Proficiency with the metric system.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills with electrical control systems.
  • Must have your own basic set of hand tools to use.
  • Ability to travel to customer facilities, up to 10% of the time, to install equipment. Occasional out of state and overnight travel may be required within Indiana, Wisconsin, and Michigan.
  • Must have your own basic set of hand tools to use.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.
  • High School Diploma

MAKE NO MISTAKE. Our organization ALSO works on your behalf. If you think you are valued at $65,000, we will submit you as such. If you have the experience, can prove your skills, and believe you should earn above that, we listen to you and negotiate on your behalf. 

Goodwill TalentBridge is a non-profit entity of Goodwill Industries, providing recruitment services for people, like you, and companies throughout Chicagoland and Milwaukee. The services we charge to companies directly supports our mission. So, THANK YOU for working with us! It is completely free to you.

APPLY TODAY with Goodwill TalentBridge and automatically be considered for other Trade opportunities or anything else you wish to be considered for!

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