Manufacturing Assembly Technician

Nashville, TN posted on January 25

Stansell Electric Company is based in Nashville with satellite offices in Chattanooga and Knoxville. Our organization has built a strong reputation for high quality work, family oriented work life, and the highest integrity. We offer many training opportunities, both through outside education facilities and in house developed training programs.  We believe in utilizing experienced and skilled workers to help us provide for the training needs of less experienced workers. Every individual has strengths and weaknesses; we believe in maximizing each individual’s strengths. We work to ensure the right person is hired for any job opening.  When an individual is placed in a role that best suits them, the company and the employee are both most likely to be successful. Our primary goal of “developing exceptional people” results in an exceptional company.

As a Federal Contractor, it is the policy of Stansell Electric Company to assure that applicants are employed, and that applicants are treated during employment, without regard to their race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability. Minorities & females encouraged to apply.

Compensation will be determined based on skills, education, and experience.

Stansell is hiring a manufacturing assembly technician to work primarily in the Pre Fab area of our Nashville location, but who may also be asked to work out of town around the Southeastern U.S.A.  This position may require some travel to different areas depending upon Project assignment.  The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the identification and use of basic hand and power tools, and be able to perform the basic functions of the job as described below.  Previous Construction experience is a plus.

This is an entry level position with the opportunity for advancement.  


Perform under general supervision all aspects of installation, alteration, demolition, maintenance and/or repair of electrical systems, conductors, assemblies, and associated materials and equipment on all type of projects within the electrical construction industry.  The assembly technician must demonstrate the mechanical aptitude, mathematical, and literacy skills commensurate to the satisfactory completion of the following position's primary duties and responsibilities.

  • Perform the basic tasks of material handling, jobsite housekeeping, tool and equipment maintenance, and general labor.
  • Assist in mounting, securing, and installing electrical raceways, fixtures, and systems.
  • Assist in wire pulling procedures.
  • Assemble pre-fabricated systems under general supervision, and by reading production drawings.
  • Perform all tasks in a timely manner.
  • Understand and follow directions and instructions, both written and verbal.
  • Understand/Perform other project related duties and assignments as instructed by supervision.

The preceding covers the primary duties and responsibilities of the position. It should not be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental, or similar duties that may be required from day to day.


The Position Requires:

  • Lifting 51 pounds, unassisted, multiple times per day.
  • Constantly moving about on the feet.
  • Completing a full day’s assignments involving one or more of the following; bending, stooping, squatting, crawling, climbing, kneeling, balancing, pushing, pulling, reaching over head, and repetitive use of arms, hands, and fingers.
  • Operating two handed tools/equipment such as cable cutters, hammer drills, and saws.
  • Operating aerial personnel lifts.
  • Wearing all personal protective equipment at all times as required by the specific task; eye and face protection, steel toe leather work boots, hand protection, head protection, respirator, etc.
  • Climbing and working from all types of ladders; step ladders up to 14’, “A” frame ladders, and all size extension ladders. Capable of carrying and relocating up to a 12’ step ladder by one’s self.
  • Operating company vehicles with manual or automatic transmission.
  • Working a 40 hour work week, with overtime and off-hour shifts as required.
  • Personal weight including tool pouch, tools, nail bags, and tool belt must not exceed 300 lbs, weight limit of a class 1A ladder.
  • Possession of good hearing, normal or corrected.
  • Possession of good vision, normal or corrected.
  • Positive identification of wiring colors.



  • High School diploma or GED
  • Current valid driver license
  • Attention to details
  • Strong code of ethics
  • Service oriented, good “people skills”
  • Knowledge of the use and application of basic hand and power tools.


  • Experience in the Construction Industry (we will consider less experienced candidates provided they can demonstrate their willingness to learn, flexibility, pleasant demeanor, and superior intelligence)
  • General knowledge of the electrical field


Benefits Include:

  • Health insurance, including subsidy for full family
  • Dental insurance 
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Coverage
  • 401k plan

An Equal Opportunity Employer / Minorities & females encouraged to apply.
TN Drug Free Workplace conducting pre-employment, post-accident and random drug screening