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Machine Builder

Posted on June 2022

MWES, located in Waukesha, Wisconsin, is currently recruiting for MACHINE BUILDERS. This is a full time, direct hire position. MWES offers competitive wages and a complete benefit package.

Our ideal candidate will have experience understanding CAD drawings/blueprints to assemble, install and debug complex machines. This person should have their own tools and be willing to travel with little notice. Experience with Mechanical and/or Electrical Industrial Automation is helpful!

A 2 year Associates degree in a skilled trade or equivalent trade experience preferred. Industrial Maintenance, Industrial Mechanics or similar experience are encouraged to apply.


This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Read and interpret assembly blueprints or specifications manuals and plan assembly or building operations.
  • Has an understanding of the build process and how to make minor mechanical changes as needed.
  • Position or align components for assembly, manually or using hoists or lifts
  • Lay out drill, ream, tap, or cut parts for assembly.
  • Set up and operate metalworking machines, such drills, grinders, saws, hammer drills, etc.
  • Understanding of pneumatics and hydraulics
  • Measure and layout floor plans for systems using mathematics as needed
  • Verify conformance of parts using measuring instruments, such as calipers, gauges, or micrometers.
  • Work both independently and as part of a project team.
  • Must have own set of tools
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends is required
  • Travel is required
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

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Our people are the most valuable asset we have. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation and company’s achievement as well.

We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.

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