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Progressive Machine & Design LLC Electrician in Spartanburg, South Carolina



Spartanburg, SC

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Benefit Notes

Competitive and generous benefits package which includes: Medical, Health-Savings Account, Dental. Vision, Life and 401(k).


Primary Function and Scope:

Lay out and assemble electrical control cabinets and junction boxes. Wire machines after assembly. Troubleshoot wiring and machine process as needed. Other power and control duties including, but not limited to, the duties listed below.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Essential Functions

  • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, and specifications, to determine dimensions for cabinets, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.**

  • Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve wiring or assembly problems.**

  • Make modifications to as-built prints and communicate with engineers on additional details essential to project success.

  • Aid with suggestions on basic component purchases (wire-way, terminal blocks, etc.)

  • Cabinet back panels **

  • Lay out control back panel hole locations

  • Drill and tap holes as needed

  • Mount DIN rail, wire ducts, direct mounted components

  • Mount components to DIN rail

  • Wire devices to controls prints

  • Control cabinets **

  • Cutout device locations for mounting (disconnects, A/C units, HMIs, etc.)

  • Mount completed back panels into cabinets

  • Pneumatic assemblies **

  • Assemble pneumatic air prep units

  • Assemble pneumatic valve banks

  • At machine **

  • Wire from controls cabinet to machine-mounted devices

  • May include machine-based distribution blocks

  • Plumb pneumatic devices to machine-mounted cylinders

  • Dress in cabling and tubing for proper machine operation and to not cause interferences

  • Verify initial power-on device operation

  • Aids with machine debug, including but not limited to:

  • Set up and align sensors (prox switches, photo eyes, hall-effect sensors)

  • Wire temporary jumpers and systems, as needed, for debug or troubleshooting.

  • Observe machine operation during early debug.

  • Keeps work area clean.

  • Observe safety procedures including but not limited to wearing proper hearing and vision protection with side shields and sturdy footwear.

  • Any other task assigned by management within scope of position, federal and state regulations.

Duties and responsibilities noted with asterisks (**) are considered to be the essential functions of the job.

Position Requirements

Qualification 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.(1)EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School degree or GED with 5+ years’ related work experience preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience. Background as journeyman electrician or electrical technician with a mechanical aptitude a must.LANGUAGE SKILLS: Good communication skills required. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general technical procedures. Ability to write reports.CHARACTERISTICS NECESSARY TO PERFORM THE JOB:

  • Flexibility – willing travel and to work overtime to meet customer requirements

  • Time Management Skills - ability to complete tasks within deadlines

  • Initiative/Creativity

  • Organizational Skills - multitaks and prioritize as needed

  • Ability to take directions

  • Ability to work well with others

  • Integrity & Honesty

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures. Ability to apply concepts of basic electrical fundamentals.REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Wide variety of duties requiring considerable judgment to work independently such as devising new methods, adapting or changing standard procedures to meet new conditions, and making decisions guided by precedent and within established policies.COMPUTER SKILLS: Basic computer skills preferred. Knowledge of MicroSoft Office platform.Physical Demands: 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.(1)While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision 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. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Frequently required: Standing, Walking, Reaching, Handling, Hearing, Seeing

  • Frequently required - 50 lb. minimum: Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling

  • Occasionally required: Sitting, Climbing, Balancing, Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Crawling, Feeling, Depth Perception, Repetitive Motion

  • Must be able to understand the English language.

  • Must have good color vision.

Employee may on occasion be asked to do other physical activities not listed above within federal and state regulations.Reasonable accommodations will be made if possible.

EOE Statement

Our company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, domestic victim status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants can learn more about the company's status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal 'EEO is the Law' poster at


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