Mechanical Assembler

Express Employment Professionals
Job Description

Job Summary: Our client in St. Clair County is looking for a Mechanical Assembler to join their team. The M.A. will perform assembly work on equipment. This will include assembling welded pipe and components/component parts; insulating pipes and vessels; performing finish work (sheet metal); and preparing equipment for shipping – all according to blueprint specifications. Testing parts after assembly, when required. Requires good hand-eye coordination and hand strength. Must be organized, neat have good housekeeping habits, and be self-disciplined.

Location: St. Clair County, IL
Position type: Full Time, Evaluation Hire
Pay: Starting at $15/hr, BOE
Company Benefits: paid vacation, medical, dental, life insurance, ESOP & 401k retirement plans


  • Excellent mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting abilities are a must. Must have a natural ability to systematically work through problems, identify solutions and implement those solutions in a timely manner.
  • High school level of reading and mathematics, be able to understand instructions (written/oral).
  • 2 year technical/trade school preferred.
  • Ability to read blueprints and wiring schematics.
  • Ability to work with cleaners, oils, fuels and solvents.
  • Must be flexible to shift between jobs and preform in any area of the shop.
  • Excellent attendance is a must – able to work overtime when needed.
  • Strong knowledge of safe work practices including PPE, power tool safety, ladder and platform safety, powered lift, crane and forklift safety.
  • Physical requirements: climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, pushing, pulling and the ability to lift 40 lbs.

How To Apply:  Submit a completed application to the Fairview Heights location at

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