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Metal Fabrication Industry Jobs at Piranha-MegaFab

MegaFab is a leading U.S. manufacturer of machine tool and metal processing equipment with a proud and successful 140 year history. MegaFab is comprised of the Piranha, W.A. Whitney, and Bertsch brands of machine tools – the product offerings include fiber laser cutting machines, combination punch/plasma fabrication centers, plasma cutting machines, ironworkers, press brakes, bending rolls, section rolls, and structural punching equipment and tooling.

Piranha-MegaFab is currently accepting resumes from qualified candidates for the positions listed below.

Electrical Assembler - Rockford, IL


We are accepting resumes for an electrical assembler to assemble/build a variety of machines/accessories.


Assemble -Build-Test electrically Punch Plasma machines, Lasers, press brakes, high definition plasma, bending rolls, and related product, via blueprints, bill of materials, photos, job notes.


  • Read and interpret electrical blue prints.
  • Follow electrical schematics to build panels, assemble CNC packages, drives, motors, terminal blocks, IO’s, switches, safety circuits, and related.
  • Wire complete machines and sub-assemblies.
  • Knowledge of wiring practices, layout, neatness in cable runs.
  • Knowledge of using flexible, rigid conduit, and terminating wires.
  • Utilize photos, blueprints, engineering sketches, verbal instructions to build product.
  • Use PC/wire label printer to create wire numbers.
  • Follow written or verbal instructions.
  • Write legibly, fill out final inspection and test documentation.
  • Able to perform mechanical assembly or aptitude to learn.
  • Use tools of the trade. Meters, screw-drivers, knock-out punches, drills, taps, wire cutters, crimpers, soldering iron, wrenches, air/electric drills, die grinders, and others.
  • Safe machine startup, verify correct voltage, phasing, troubleshoot startup issues.
  • Utilize overhead crane and proper rigging or lifting devices.
  • Operate a fork lift.
  • Work in a team environment interacting cooperatively.
  • Lift / handle 50 pounds.
  • Safety minded. Must wear steel or composite toe safety shoes, safety glasses. Knowledge of electrical safety.



  • Good communication skills with co-workers, lead men, engineering and supervisor.
  • Quality conscious.
  • Use computer to clock on/off jobs.
  • Maintain work area cleanliness-organization.
  • Work with limited supervision.
  • Pass Drug Test and Physical
  • Work Overtime when necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Highschool diploma or equivalent.
  • Associates degree in a related Electrical Trade.


  • Willing to train a qualified individual (Student currently enrolled in a electrical trade or recent Trade School Graduate.
  • 2 years in an Industrial environment (related electrical trade)
  • Demonstrated electrical aptitude, general knowledge of tools, fasteners, and assembly technique.

Physical Demands:

  • Lift and/move/handle 50 pounds.
  • Occasionally lift heavier weight.
  • Regular use of eye/hand coordination.
  • Frequently stand, stoop, or kneel up to 10 hours.
  • Work off a lift or ladder.
  • Frequently walk.

Position Benefits:

  • We offer competitive wages and benefits. Salary negotiable based on experience level.

SUPERVISOR: Plant Supervisor/Assembly Lead man

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