DES Controls Panel Shop Technician Plano, TX · Part time

The Panel Shop Technician will assemble and wire electrical control panels and power distribution equipment.


DES Controls is currently seeking a Panel Shop Technician to join our team! General job duties include assembling and wiring electrical control panels and power distribution equipment. These pieces of equipment will control power distribution systems across the United States!


The ideal candidate should be motivated, technically oriented, works well their hands and tools, and ready to learn!


Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Using Bill of Materials (BOM) selects parts from stock room needed for panels. Checks schematics to match and verify that the BOM is correct. Adds and removes parts based upon these schematics.
  • Customizes panel cabinets according to requirements and drawings using tools such as drills, grinders, jig saws, and knockouts.
  • Wires panels according to schematics and drawings per UL508a.
  • Creates various labels and door stickers and attaches finished labels and stickers in correct places according to drawings.
  • Perform quality control verification on all panels and equipment completed
  • Prepare and package equipment for shipment.  
  • Escalates issues when incorrect drawings and schematics are discovered. These errors are redlined and escalated so that documents can be updated.
  • Assures that panels are consistent and organized.
  • Consistently uses good housekeeping for a clean and organized work environment.
  • Picks up and delivers enclosures as needed. May use forklifts and other apparatus.  
  • The ideal candidate must be able to stand for long periods, lift and/or move materials of at least 50 pounds.
  • Performs other routine duties.


Key Skills & Experience:

  • Required: Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Required: Ability to use hand tools
  • Preferred: Experience reading electrical schematics, Automation/Controls Technology Degree



  • Full Time or Flexible Part Time During Shop Hours
  • Monday to Friday
  • Shop Operation Hours: 8AM - 5PM


Ability to commute:

  • Plano, TX 75074: Reliably commute.



DES Controls offers a competitive compensation and benefit package that includes:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Term Life Insurance Policy
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company contributions
  • Leave benefits including Paid Time Off


Please submit cover letter & resume for consideration.

What is DES Controls?

We are an engineering and manufacturing company that specializes in automated power control systems. We provide custom solutions to our keep customers' critical back up power systems up and running.


DES Controls is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


DES Controls offers a competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. Pay will be based upon applicable experience and skillset.



$10 - $28 per hour