Control Panel Builders - Shop

Elgin, IL posted on May 3

IST is looking for experienced Control Panel Builders.

This is a temp to hire opportunity.


Due to continued growth, we have an immediate need for a Control Panel Builder.  Our Client provides state of the art and integrated automation and control solutions for industrial and manufacturing applications.  Our core competencies include the design and fabrication of PLC controls and HMI panels, variable speed drives, pneumatic cabinets, operator consoles, and motor controls. We are equipped with the right tools and technology to design customer solutions and build high-quality products to meet our client’s industrial automation needs.


  • Proficient in reading electrical and control schematics
  • Build control panels based upon schematics
  • Point to point wiring of panels
  • Component mounting onto boards
  • Inspection and testing of assembled panels
  • Receive and check priority/schedule listing
  • Maintain a neat, clean, and efficient work area on a daily basis
  • Maintain all equipment and tools necessary to perform daily tasks
  • Solid mechanical ability
  • Ability to meet schedules and deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Comfort and knowledge on the proper use of hand tools and small power tools
  • Completion of electrical training or on-the-job experience in the electrical field
  • Auto-CAD or drawing experience is a plus


We offer our team members a comprehensive employment package that includes:

  • Career growth opportunities
  • Strong safety culture with training
  • Competitive compensation program
  • Performance based bonus eligibility
  • 401(k) plan w/company match up to 4%
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid vacation time
  • Eligibility for health benefits which includes:
    • Medical insurance – shared cost
    • Company paid dental insurance
    • Company paid vision insurance
    • Company paid life insurance and AD&D insurance
    • Company paid short term disability insurance
    • Optional life insurance for you, your spouse and children
    • Optional long term disability insurance
  • Full-time in-house training director
  • Referral bonuses up to $2,500
  • Annual scrap metal bonus eligibility
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Social activities
    • Holiday Party, BBQ’s, fun all hands on meetings, golf outings, contests, etc…
  • Charitable activities
    • Make-A-Wish Foundation and Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and others
  • Open door policy