Mechanical Assembler $17/HR

  • Location: East Peoria, Illinois
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1068
  • Salary: $17.00 Per Hour


Job Description: We are currently seeking multiple Mechanical Assemblers to join our team for long-term, steady work. This position offers weekly pay, comprehensive medical benefits, and PTO/holidays.

Job Summary

  • General assembly including operations such as assembling sheet metal components, mounting of electrical equipment, and installation of doors
  • Mounting of generator equipment including isolation devices, large commercial engines, radiators, and ability to torque equipment per manufacturing recommendations
  • Fuel and oil system plumbing
  • Installation of radiators, cooling system piping, and drives systems
  • Ability to operate machinery such as fork lifts, scissor lifts, and overhead cranes


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow safety practices and responsibilities in accordance with organizational policies and work instructions
  • Be an engaged as an effective team member of our organization actively participating in improvement projects, team discussions, and safety improvements
  • Complete work activities and responsibilities in those timelines as defined
  • Complete quality verifications of self-work and work of others and provide feedback as required
  • Hold self and the work of others to high quality standards

NOTE:  This job description is not all-inclusive and other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as necessary.  In keeping with our corporate culture, all employees are expected to do “whatever it takes” to get the job done.



Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Highly qualified candidates would include training in skilled trades

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Mechanical aptitude including the use of hand tools and power tools
  • Use of measuring devices
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering blue prints and shop work instructions


Position Demands

Physical Demands (essential functions)

  • Climbing, Bending, Lifting, Pulling and Pushing. 
  • Ability to handle lifting large equipment
  • Ability to lift 35 lbs

Work Environment

  • Manufacturing facility
  • Outside weather conditions associated with precipitation of temperature


Work Hazards

  • Electrical Hazards including following Lockout / Tagout processes
  • Overhead equipment and crane operation
  • Working from elevated platforms and lifts – utilization of fall arrest equipment
  • Lifting of heavy equipment – must have the ability to lift 35 lbs
  • Exterior weather conditions
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