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Electrical Manufacturing Technician Job in Cincinnati, Ohio US

Electrical Manufacturing Technician

Hunter Defense Technologies Inc - Cincinnati, OH

Posted: 9/8/2021 - Expires: 12/7/2021

Job ID: 231460601


Job Description


Electrical Manufacturing Technician

EOE Statement
We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, gender identity or sexual orientation, creed, sex, disability, marital status, citizenship status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

About the Organization

Headquartered in Solon, Ohio, HDT Global is the industry leader in engineering, designing and manufacturing leading-edge military expeditionary products, rugged industrial/commercial products, and products for medical rehabilitation. Our product lines include shelters, heaters, environmental control units (ECUs), power generators, chemical/biological/radiological/nuclear (CBRN) air filtration and collective protection systems, military vehicles, perimeter protection systems, and robotics including manipulator arms, vehicles, and healthcare solutions.

Additionally, HDT's success and longevity is based on the full range of engineering services we offer, including design, analysis, testing, validation, training, and installation. These services provide the foundation of our innovation, providing ongoing research and development.




HDT (Cincinnati, OH)



The primary function of this position is assembling electronic control panels, distribution panels, generator end enclosures and control devices using components, such as switches, relays, transformers, engine and generator controls, wire harnesses and mounting brackets, as laid out in drawings, wiring diagrams and verbal or written instructions.


Performs electro-mechanical assembly, disassembly and rework. Some test and repair of various electronic products and mechanical assemblies

Works from complex wiring and assembly drawings, operation sheets, engineering specifications and sketches and running sheets of significant complexity

Utilizes schematics, wiring diagrams, panel layouts, engineering drawings, wire lists, etc., and needs to be able to look at electrical blueprints and scan them for possible issues prior to installation.

Able to edit/markup engineering drawings and communicate changes to appropriate design personnel

Operation of small power tools, other hand tools and computerized and high-pressure equipment.

Assembles in predetermined order, hardware such as cable mounts, brackets and DIN rails

Fastens units or electrical components in specified locations on panels and boards using fastening hardware such as machine screws, washers, nuts and rivets

Installs electrical components such as terminal blocks, governor controllers, voltage regulators, Speed switches, voltage sensing controllers, watt transducers, current transformers, relay assemblies, fuse assemblies, time delay circuits, transformers, power terminal block assemblies, circuit breakers, jumpers and wire harnesses

Cuts, strips, labels, and installs wire terminals and mounts wires to connect electrical units

Connects lead wires to ohmmeter, or other electronic testing equipment to test connections for continuity, resistance, shorts and grounds in accordance with the wiring diagram

Installs relays, fuses, and appropriate legends

Completes various panels by installing lights, receptacles, gauges, various electronic instruments, legends and instruction labels in accordance with diagrams, drawings written and oral instructions

Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends the mission, values and culture of the organization

Adheres to all quality and safety standards

Supports other projects and performs duties as assigned

Position Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility listed above satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred, Associate's degree or Vocational school certificate in electrical preferred but not required
Minimum three years of electrical systems experience, 5+ years preferred.


Must be able to speak, read and understand English
Experience with hand and power tools required
Knowledge of phase coloring
Ability to identify different gauges of wire
Experience with EMI Connectors and building cables
Knowledge of low voltage wiring 24Volt AC/DC
Ability to read schematics, wiring diagrams, panel layouts, engineering drawings, etc.
Ability and willingness to work overtime when necessary, including weekends


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

Work is accomplished in a moderately clean plant environment
The production floor does not have a cooling system
The sound level in the work environment may fluctuate due to noises associated with manufacturing process
Regularly exposed to dust, odors, oil and/or fumes


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:

Performs all work in accordance with safety and workmanship and good housekeeping specifications
Frequent lifting and pushing of up to 50 lbs., repetitive motion, occasional lifting and pushing up to 75 lbs
Ability to climb ladders, bend, kneel, work overhead with arms, and sit or stand for several hours at a time
Eye/hand coordination required, with steady and agile hands to operate equipment and tools
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
Ability to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), as required per plant rules

Number of Openings


This position is currently accepting applications.

Equal Opportunity Employer of protected Veterans, disabled individuals or other individuals regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, age or sexual orientation.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
No school grade completed
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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