Electrical Assembler
Job Type



Avoca Rail Products, Inc. is a division of PowerRail - North America’s leader for manufacturing and distributing locomotive parts to the global railroad market.  You can be part of our essential production team.  

We offer:

  • Competitive compensation.
  • Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision,      life, disability, Flex Spending, 401(k) and Employee Stock Ownership with      profit sharing
  • Stimulating work environment with unlimited growth      potential.

We are an employee-owned company - come join our team and be part of the PowerRail Future. 

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Read and interpret schematic drawings, diagrams, blueprints, specifications, work orders, or reports to determine materials requirements or assembly instructions.
  • Assemble electrical or electronic systems or support structures and install components, units, subassemblies, wiring, or assembly casings, using rivets, bolts, soldering or micro-welding equipment.
  • Adjust, repair, or replace electrical or electronic components to correct defects and to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Position, align, or adjust workpieces or electrical parts to facilitate wiring or assembly.
  • Explain assembly procedures or techniques to other workers.
  • Clean parts, using cleaning  solutions, air hoses, and cloths.
  • Drill or tap holes in specified  equipment locations to mount control units or to provide openings for      elements, wiring, or instruments.
  • Fabricate or form parts, coils, or structures according to specifications, using drills, calipers, cutters, or saws.
  • Confer with supervisors or engineers to plan or review work activities or to resolve production      problems.
  • Inspect or test wiring      installations, assemblies, or circuits for resistance factors or for operation, and record results.
  • Mark and tag components so that stock inventory can be tracked and identified.
  • Measure and adjust voltages to specified values to determine operational accuracy of instruments.
  • Complete, review, or maintain production, time, or component waste reports.
  • Distribute materials, supplies, or subassemblies to work areas.
  • Pack finished assemblies for shipment, and transport them to storage areas, using hoists or hand trucks.


 Work hours are 7:00 AM to3: 30 PM M-F. Overtime may be required if the workload is heavy.

A great attitude

Mechanical knowledge and aptitude for working with electrical components.

Experience using power tools, hand tools, and measuring instruments.

Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications.

Strong attention to detail and ability to work with precision.

Good problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot assembly issues.

Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.

Prior experience in electrical assembly is preferred but not required.