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Terex Corporation Installer (Electrician) - 1st Shift in Watertown, South Dakota

Position Overview

This position works under direct supervision while assembling components. Following instruction is key in performing all responsibilities. This position will be responsible for areas including electrical, mechanical, and/or hydraulic equipment. Handles basic issues and problems, and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff.


  • Adhere to Terex safety policies and procedures

  • Ability to understand assembly instructions which includes but not limited to reading and interpreting diagrams

  • Read and interpret blueprints. Capable of working from drawings, sketches, templates, temporary stop gauging devices and patterns, as well as set up jigs and fixtures. Access computer terminals

  • Perform repetitive assembly and adjustments of electrical, mechanical, and/or hydraulic equipment according to instructions

  • Have ability to operate various types of welding machines on various materials: Short arc, stick, FCAW on X1050, T-1, etc.

  • Operate stationary and/or portable grinders and pneumatic chipping hammers to remove excess metal, oxidation and foreign matter from weldments and structures

  • Operate material handling equipment to move parts and materials, as needed.

  • Use hand tools and equipment in a safe manner to complete assemblies

  • Maintain clean work area and participate in 5s standards

  • Maintain tools and equipment in working condition

  • Troubleshoot basic issues and problems

  • Flex into other areas and departments as needed

  • All other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • 0-2 years of manufacturing experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School Diploma and/or equivalent experience

  • Possess beginning to working knowledge of the subject matter

  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints

  • Ability to accurately read and understand tape measurements

  • Ability to operate a variety of equipment such as simple hand tools and hand-powered hydraulic material handling devices

  • Understand and demonstrate basic computer skills

Physical Requirements of the Job

  • Physical requirements of the job are classified as medium to heavy. Physical demand requirements are in excess of light work. Medium to heavy work is defined as:

  • Exerting 20 to 100 pounds of force occasionally (0-2.5 hrs/day)

  • 25 to 40 pounds of force frequently (2.5-5.5 hrs/day)

  • 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly (5.5+ hrs/day) to move objects.

Specific Competencies

  • Ability to possess good mechanical aptitude

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all team members

  • Ability to function as a team member and contribute to group goals while maintaining a positive attitude

  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision in a responsible manner

  • Ability to recognize potential safety hazards and take appropriate actions to minimize risks

  • Ability to maintain the integrity of confidential business and product information

  • Ability to have acceptable attendance for company standard; provides adequate notification; aware of impact on organization

Terex Overview:

Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world. Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community. Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact. The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship. It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University. Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers. It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector. Terex is a place where you can work and grow. Come talk to us!

Additional Information:

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.

The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.

Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V It is the policy of Terex to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal and external candidates based on work-related factors and to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Terex will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Terex will provide reasonable accommodations when requested to enable completion of the on-line employment inquiry form, or, if desired, an alternative method of inquiry. If you need reasonable accommodation, please email for assistance.