• Assistant Technician

    Location US-IL-Danville
    Production / Manufacturing - Unskilled Production
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    1st shift
  • Overview


    NOTE: Danville IL is 1.5 hours from Indy, 2.5 from Chicagoland, 3.5 from St. Louis.


    Watchfire Signs is an exciting, dynamic growing company, headquartered in Danville IL. We are more than 80 years strong and have been growing steadily. We expanded in 2013 to bring our manufacturing facility to 150k sq. ft and our office facility to 50k sq. ft.  We are a market leader in the fast-growing digital billboard and LED sign markets.  


    Vertically integrated, we do everything from engineering and sales through circuit board assembly; from accounting and technical support through final product integration and calibration. This allows us to sustain our position as the quality leader and the premium provider in our industry.


    Watchfire offers comprehensive benefits including 401K with matching, affordable health/dental insurance, paid time off in year of hire, continuing education assistance and career advancement opportunities. We have been an employer of choice for decades and are growing strong! We offer opportunities for career growth and development as well as the opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial environment where decisions can be made quickly. Only candidates seeking to make a difference in a growing, collaborative and fast-paced environment should apply.


    We have an opening within our Service and Support team, for an Assistant Technician.


    Ø  Fill service orders;

    Ø  clean, test and prepare to put into inventory all refurbished items;

    Ø  provide support for temporary labor;

    Ø  Locate proper inventory, test, prepare and advance-ship replacement parts for customers;

    Ø  Identify inbound core items, process check-in and diagnostics;

    Ø  Assist SHG technicians in determining repair levels required;

    Ø  Maintain order/cleanliness in SHG stock areas;

    Ø  Provide proper care and maintenance of company property, including but not limited to office, computer and telephone equipment.

    Ø  Requires some physical ability such as moderate lifting, working on ladders and in lift platforms at heights, etc. 

    Ø  Other duties as required.

    Required Education/Qualifications

    • Excellent attention to detail required;
    • Strong, demonstrable skills with Microsoft office products required;
    • Customer service experience ideal;
    • Strong written communication skills, including the ability to learn to write clear, easily understood technical instructions for parts installation and sign maintenance;
    • Good verbal communication skills and very strong attention to detail;
    • A desire to solve problems and to develop and follow clear procedures;
    • Sorry no recruiters.
    • MUST have full authorization to work in the US, sorry no OPT/CPT/H1B candidates considered.


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