Share this Job

Electrical Assembler - Menomonee Falls: many openings @ $19.81/hr


Menomonee Falls, WI, US, 53051

Job ID: 100710 


The Leonardo DRS Naval Power Systems business is a trusted provider of innovative naval gas and hybrid power systems, control technology and support solutions for the U.S. Navy and navies around the world.

Job Summary

This position requires mechanical and electrical skills for the assembly of power distribution and conditioning equipment. Assemblers must be flexible and able to alternate between jobs as workload dictates.  The assembler may work alone or in a team and is responsible for achieving allocated times for the tasks they are performing with good quality.  The successful candidate will require 2+ years’ experience in the assembly of mechanical and electronic components, including point-to-point wiring. The candidate will be able to read and interpret blueprints, wiring diagrams, and work in a low volume, high mix manufacturing environment with build-to-print projects. In order to maintain this position upon hire, all candidates must successfully complete the required basic training program for assembly employees in the first 20 days which includes obtaining certifications required to perform the assembly, followed by successfully completing hands-on training of approximately 70 additional days. This position operates under a collective bargaining agreement and pays $19.81/hr weekly, plus benefits.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assembly and/or wiring of electrical cabinets, including building of production sub-assemblies, using detailed work instructions and standard and specialized hand tools
  • Read, understand and work to product documentation (blue prints, detailed drawings, procedures, etc.)
  • Correctly generate detailed assembly records documenting actions taken
  • Interface with quality representatives, manufacturing engineers, and/or customer representatives to ensure the highest possible quality on product manufactured in the time allotted and/or required
  • With guidance and oversight (from higher level Assembler) assemble, wire, and/or case pre-production products
  • Visually inspect work previously performed by others 
  • Perform necessary changes, modifications, and/or repairs as directed
  • Maintain good housekeeping and safe work environment
  • Access and use of electronic data mechanisms such as digital paper and electronic mail
  • Train and/or assist other employees as required
  • Perform other duties and assist in projects, as directed by supervision


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 2+ years’ experience in the assembly of mechanical and electronic components, including point-to-point wiring. We are a build to print company with very limited work instructions used. 
  • Ability to read and interpret (blue prints), wiring diagrams and wire list; demonstrated 10th grade reading and math ability 
  • Basic knowledge of and ability to use computer systems, programs and business tools
  • Basic knowledge of and ability to use hand tools
  • Previous experience in a low-volume, high-mix manufacturing environment with build-to-print projects.
  • Ability to work independently and also contribute as a team member
  • Able to follow written and oral instructions
  • U.S. Citizenship required

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must frequently lift and/or move up to thirty-five (35) pounds, be able to stand for up to 9 hours a day and perform walking, lifting, bending, stooping and kneeling requirements. Specific vision abilities required by this job require frequent use of a computer monitor.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #NPS

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

QUALITY. We set high standards of performance, and consistently deliver excellent products and services.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY. We embrace different points of view, and continually foster an environment that enable all participants to contribute to their full potential.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee