Wiring & Controls Technician

This position is located in Waukesha, WI


Husco provides individuals the opportunity to pursue a career within a fast-paced, industry leading and entrepreneurial organization. Wiring & Controls Technicians work closely with our Husco Advanced Manufacturing team to support innovative new machine assembly designs and installation. A successful Technician has a strong technical and mechanical background, can rapidly learn new concepts/techniques, and is a strong team player. This individual will go the extra mile with his/her team to meet and exceed customer expectations. He/She can operate independently in a fast paced and dynamic environment, Technicians can switch gears quickly to build subassemblies and execute diagnostic de-bug as needed.

Husco is committed to building an environment for employees to be able:

  • To have the flexibility of their own work and put a personal ‘stamp’ on their output
  • Continuously expand and develop their professional talents, skills, and knowledge
  • Create a product for our customers that serves a greater purpose to communities around the world


  • Wiring of Automation Panels and Equipment: Able to read and understand wiring schematics, and completely wire electrical panels, sensors, and automation devices throughout equipment. Must have attention to detail and integrity of workmanship for professional appearance of final product.
  • Automation Equipment Debug & Validation: Perform validation tasks to confirm automation controls systems integrity, I/O verification, and device calibration in a safe manner.
  • Troubleshoot Assemblies: Take a hands-on problem-solving approach for assembly and test complications. This requires solid understanding of full product design, strong knowledge of testing techniques, and ability to determine root cause of failure or weakness in a design.
  • Controls Design: Provide feedback on installations, routing, timing and general design feedback for continued improvement and efficiency.
  • Mechanical & Plumbing Install: Support in the mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic automation equipment build, installation and validation.
  • Strong Team Player and Contributor: Able to work well with colleagues and produce results within a fast-paced and high-pressure atmosphere. Combines strong attention to detail with an orientation towards results/execution.


  • Associate Degree or equivalent military or formal training with emphasis in equipment maintenance is preferred
  • Experience with blueprint reading, controls system wiring and panel building. Experience with manufacturing / automation equipment beneficial.
  • Formal training as noted above, minimum 2 years’ experience
  • Knowledge of electrical and mechanical manufacturing equipment; can follow step-by-step instructions and can organize workload.
  • Exhibits attention to detail and is good at documenting work performed.
  • Ability to obtain a certificate in forklift training and be able to maneuver hand jack, holds a valid driver’s license.
  • Effective communication skills, positive attitude, pleasant demeanor, able to interact well intra-departmentally, and are confidential.
  • Strong oral, written and listening communication skills.
  • Ability to self-start and work independently.
  • Ability to interact with people at all levels of responsibility.
  • Authorized to work in the United States.


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