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Mechanical Assembler - Control Panels

Motor Controls, Inc. Dallas, TX
  • Posted: 20 days ago
  • $15 to $18 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Motor Controls is looking for a few good Mechanical Assemblers. Candidates with experience in construction, building HVAC units and auto mechanics are often good fits for this position. This is a direct-hire position with room for upward mobility.

Responsible for accurately assembling small to very large control panels, pump stations, cooling towers, and/or commercial HVAC units. Must be able to read prints and diagrams. Ability to wire panels is desired, but not required. This position is physically challenging, requiring upper body strength and stamina. Must be physically able to lift, bend, pull, measure, cut wire, drill holes in metal, lift a 50 to 70 pound metal panel, and screw in large screws manually. Must be able to follow an assembly and wiring diagram/drawing precisely, meeting time requirements while being accurate.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lift heavy panel boxes onto work station and determine correct mechanical and sometimes wiring schematic for that particular model
  • Install back plates and punch holes in metal box accurately using accurate measurements
  • Wire and/or assemble panel box properly as well as troubleshoot and resolve problems
  • Evaluate assembled structure for damages, incorrect design and/or setup, and suggest corrections or improvements
  • MUST possess the knowledge and ability to use tape measures, scales, squares, nut drivers, sockets and ratchets, drills, impact drivers, and hand jacks.
  • Recognize different bolt, washer, and nut sizes
  • Ability to stand for 10 hours per day
  • Must be able to work in an extremely fast-paced environment. The appropriate candidate must meet standards while working quickly
  • Must be able to bend over structures for long periods of time.
  • Attention to detail and pride in work are critical
  • Follow all safety procedures and wear appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Must be a team player and willing to perform tasks that may not be in your specific job description, take initiative when appropriate, and be open to constructive criticism.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must have intermediate to advanced knowledge of how to calculate dimensions accurate
  • Must have basic math skills including to calculate and read decimals and understand metrics
  • Pay rate commensurate with skill level

Benefits Include:

  • Medical, Dental and vision insurance through Cigna
  • Employer matching 401k plan
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Employer paid Teladoc access
  • Access to Aflac products at a reduced rate
  • Paid holidays after 90 days of continuous employment
  • Paid sick and vacation after 1 year of continuous employment


The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

EEO Notice

Motor Controls, Inc provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Motor Controls, Inc complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employ

Motor Controls, Inc.

Why Work Here?

Growing, privately-owned company that cares about their employees. Great benefits!

Motor Controls Inc. (MCI) is a 39-year-old manufacturing company, based in Dallas, Texas. We engineer, design, manufacture, and assemble industrial electrical control panels and systems, UL Listed, NEMA rated electrical cabinets, structural metal fabrications, water treatment equipment, turf irrigation pumping systems, and municipal water pumping stations. Our philosophy, of build rather than buy has allowed us to assemble an extraordinary team of engineers, designers, programmers, technicians, skilled trades, machine operators, and support staff. If you would like to join a company and team of approximately 300 people, that is dynamic, growing and, believes in providing and encouraging the opportunity of advancement, please let us hear from you.


10661 Newkirk Street, Dallas TX 75220
Dallas, TX


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