S&C Electric Company Career Opportunities: Welder (27361) in Chicago  , Illinois

Career Opportunities: Welder (27361)

Req Id 27361 - Posted 02/19/2018

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The Human Energy of S&C

Integrity, enthusiasm, sustained energy. These are the traits that S&C has always looked for and found when seeking people to join our 100% employee-owned team. S&C supports these qualities with a strong package of pay and benefits, excellent education and training programs, a challenging work environment, and broad opportunities for advancement.


Address of Location:6601 N Ridge Blvd,IL,Chicago 60626

Education Requirements:None

Relevant Work Experience Requirements:4 to 5 Years


In this job, you will be expected to perform ordinary welding following standard welding methods and procedures. The work includes MIG and TIG welding on a variety of steel types, gauges, and sizes ranging from a few inches to several feet across. You will be expected to set up the various welding equipment, such as MIG and TIG power supply, and to select the proper settings for a variety of different welding applications. Must have a thorough knowledge of welding aluminum, steel and cooper as well as brazing brass. Layout of piece parts from prints, drawings and verbal instructions is also required. You will be working in a production environment where all jobs have a measured standard production rate and you will be held accountable for the quality of your work.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Setting up of fixtures to complete a variety of welding assignments.

  • Handling of piece parts ranging form 5 lbs. to 20 lbs.

  • Using appropriate welding gases to produce quality welds.

  • Willingness to learn new machinery in various departments.

  • Using simple measuring equipment such as squares and tape measures.

  • Deburring and cleaning of parts using various hand and power tools such as a belt sander, drill press, and ballard boy.

  • Enrollment and successful completion of courses offered on premises though the S&C Technical Training Institute is required.

To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:

  • Knowledge of shop math, welding applications and practices.

  • Ability to read blueprints and follow specific written instructions and procedures.

  • Ability to understand measuring equipment such as micrometers and dial calipers.

  • Ability to organize, prioritize and plan daily work assignments in a self-directed changing environment.

Relevant Work Experience:

One to three years Mig and Tig welding experience required.


  • Standing: Most tasks are performed in a standing position with intermittent walking.

  • Lifting: Frequent lifting of items ranging in weight from 5 lbs. to 20 lbs.; occasional lifting up to 50 lbs.

  • Walking: Occasional walking of moderate distances (<1/8 miles).

  • Carrying: Occasional carrying of items weighing less than 20 lbs.

  • Pushing: Occasional positioning of tub titlers and use of hand trucks to move parts and tooling a moderate distance.

  • Pulling: Occasional positioning of tub titlers and use of hand trucks to move parts and tooling a moderate distance.

  • Bending: Occasional bending to perform a variety of job tasks.

  • Reaching: Frequent reaching to load and unload parts from fixture in machine or tubs.

  • Handling: Continuous handling of parts ranging in weight from 5 lbs. to 20 lbs. along with a variety of hand tools.

Number of Openings:1.00

Employment Status:Non-Exempt

Employment Classification:Full Time


Core Working Hours:4:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.


S&C Electric Company is a global provider of equipment and services for electric power systems. Founded in 1911, the Chicago-based company designs and manufactures switching and protection products for electric power transmission and distribution.

S&C's products help deliver electric power efficiently and reliably. Some are used to switch circuits. Others minimize damage to equipment in the event of a fault or reduce the area of an outage by automatically rerouting power flow; S&C's sophisticated power-quality products can deliver uninterrupted power for an entire facility, for crucial process industries.

In addition, S&C offers a wide range of engineering, laboratory, and testing services for electric utilities and commercial, industrial, and institutional power systems.

S&C provides solutions for customers worldwide. The company has engineering offices and manufacturing facilities in Chicago, Illinois; Franklin, Wisconsin; Alameda, California; Duvall, Washington; Rockville, Maryland; and Orlando, Florida. S&C subsidiaries operate in Toronto, Canada; Curitiba, Brazil; Mexico City and Aguascalientes, Mexico; Wales, United Kingdom; South Yarra, Australia; and Suzhou, China.

Thank you for your interest in S&C Electric Company. S&C has a proud and longstanding tradition of providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Further, S&C is committed to taking affirmative action to ensure that qualified females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities can pursue equal employment opportunities. For information regarding equal employment opportunity, please seehttp://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.