SC Electric Company Chicago, IL
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.

Location: Chicago

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

Education Requirements: Trade School Desired

Relevant Work Experience Requirements: 1 to 3 Years


In this job, you will work on a variety of equipment used to support the processes and the operation of both factory and office buildings mechanical systems on the John R. Conrad Industrial Complex. You will work on HVAC, compressed air, boiler, domestic water, plumbing systems, truck dock levelers, elevators, roofing, sliding and overhead doors, pedestrian doors, windows, and other facilities and structural repairs that fall under the responsibility of the department. Prior experience is required in performing mechanical work on these types systems. EPA Section 608 Technician Certification for refrigeration certification preferred. You will also perform preventive tasks and help towards developing preventive programs.

Other tasks associated with this job includes but are not limited to the following:

* Performing some equipment testing using various measuring tools and instruments such as meters and verniers.

* Analyzing test results and implementing appropriate actions or repairs.

* Using a variety of hand and power tools such as wrenches and pliers.

Working in disagreeable working conditions including exposure to chemicals, dirt, oil, grease, working at various heights, and working in outdoor weather conditions.

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

* Proficiency with shop math, hand tools and some understanding of mechanical gauges.

* Ability to read mechanical blueprints.

* Basic understanding of applicable OSHA safety regulations.

* Ability to navigate through multiple computer screens.

* Welding experince

Relevant Experience Required: Formal trade school preferred with good troubleshooting skills with facilities equipment. One to three years experience.


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

* Lifting: Frequent lifting of items ranging from 5 lbs. to 40 lbs.

* Walking: Walking distances up to ΒΌ mile with tools or parts weighting up to 5 lbs.

* Carrying: Occasionally carry items ranging in weight from 5 lbs. to 20 lbs.

* Pushing: Occasionally use hand truck to move parts to a moderate distance.

* Pulling: Occasionally use hand truck to move parts to a moderate distance.

* Bending: Frequent bending and crouching required to complete work assignments.

* Reaching: Continuous full range of motion from above the shoulders to below the knees.

* Handling: Continuous handling of parts along with a variety of hand tools.

* Other: Respirator Certification required.

Number of Openings: 1.00

Employment Status: Non-Exempt

Employment Classification: Full Time

Shift: 1

Core Working Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.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 see