Electrical Shop Panel Manager

Mission Critical Aurora, Colorado Pay Scale: $77,000-$102,000


RK Mission Critical provides custom-engineered modular solutions for the data and telecom industries. We’re a single source solutions provider that can handle complex and high-volume projects. We listen carefully to customer needs and have the experience to develop solutions that others can’t or won’t.

The peRKs:

RK Contributions

  • Four medical plans with HSA and FSA options for you and your family
  • 401(k) plan with company match that is 100% immediately vested
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability plans available after one year
  • Company provided life insurance and AD&D with options for supplemental buy-ups.
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Weekly pay

In-house Programs

  • Career development training for all levels through RK University
  • Wellness coaching offering exercise planning, gym discounts, health screenings, program incentives up to $2,100 a year, and more.
  • Fun company and team building events, and volunteering opportunities.

Partnership Programs

  • Confidential counseling for personal issues, financial advice and more
  • Discounts on entertainment including amusement park tickets, restaurant specials and more
  • Additional discounts on products and services for life’s necessities such as phone, internet and work apparel


The Panel Shop Manager will work with and direct employees on various aspects related to the manufacturing of custom UL508A control panels, including mechanical assembly, mechanical fabrication, panel layout, labeling, wiring and cross check inspections.

This job requires an expert knowledge of electrical control panel assembly and mechanical control panel assembly as well as personnel management skills.

This is a physical position so the applicant must be able to be able to work on their feet for long periods of time and able to lift at least fifty pounds.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead and direct panel shop employees in both mechanical and electrical disciplines.
  • Inventory Control
  • Maintain 5S system
  • Have the ability to interface with internal customers, in both verbal and electronic communication formats
  • Perform performance reviews
  • Have good computer skills
  • Have good project management skills
  • Lean six sigma training
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to read both ELECTRICAL and MECHANICAL schematics and drawings and have a good understanding of electrical and electronic symbols.
  • Ability to identify electrical panel components from bill of materials and schematic symbols
  • Layout panel designs based on drawings
  • Fabricate electrical control panels according to drawings
  • Wire panels to UL508A specifications and in accordance to drawings
  • Prepare panels for testing and for shipping
  • Efficient use of hand tools- mechanical and electrical
  • Work in safe manner in compliance with OSHA, manufacturer’s instructions, and company policy
  • Understand Safety rules and regulations in a shop environment


  • Education – 4-year technical degree or equivalent experience is desired.
  • Experience - Minimum 4 years of experience with panel building, layout and design.
  • Experience with panel fabrication and build, component layout, electrical enclosures, electrical assemblies, controls and wiring.
  • Ability to wire and build industrial control panels based on schematic, blueprint, and/or wire schedule.
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with co-workers and others.
  • Works with all staff to ensure compliance with safety and environmental policies
  • Must be detail oriented and zero-defect quality workmanship.


  • All employees are accountable for safety and health and are empowered to stop work if an unsafe condition is present. Employees should immediately notify their supervisor so that the hazard may be corrected
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures
  • RKMC employees and subcontractors are required to implement and maintain all safety and health systems practices including the training requirement of RK Mission Critical, LLC
  • Other duties as assigned 

Minimum Physical Requirements:

  • Travel as required.
  • Work predominately inside and in dusty and noisy areas.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Use of Personal Protection Equipment will be required
  • Noise levels can fluctuate from quiet to loud.
  • Hazards associated with the industry.
  • RK Mechanical employees and subcontractors are required to implement and maintain all safety and health systems practices including the training requirements of RK Mechanical Orientation, shop specific orientation, CPR/First Aid/AED/Bloodborne Pathogens, Hazard Identification and Reporting, and OSHA 10

Local Awards:

  • Denver Business Journal        
    • #1 Denver-Area Mechanical Contractor 2014- Present
    • #6 Fastest Growing Denver Area Private Company: X-Large, 2019
    • #7 Denver-Area Corporate Foundation, 2020
    • #7 Denver-Area Manufacturing Firm, 2020
    • #14 Denver-Area Healthiest Employers, 2020
    • #16 Largest Denver-Area Private Employer, 2020
    • #22 Denver-Area Private-Sector Employer, 2020
    • #23 Denver-Area Corporate Philanthropists, 2020
  • ColoradoBiz Magazine
    • #8 Top 200 Private Companies List, 2020
  • Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) - Rocky Mountain
    • 1st Place Specialty Contractor Award of Excellence- Ascent Union Station
    • 2nd Place Specialty Contractor Award of Merit- Pike Peak National Cemetery
    • Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC)
    • “Platinum Level” Company in STEP Safety Management System
        • Platinum level ratings or higher from the ABC STEP program for nine of the past twelve consecutive years
  • Colorado Manufacturing Awards
    • RK Mission Critical- CMA Building and Construction Manufacturer of the Year
  • Colorado Workforce Development Council
    • 2020 Colorado Apprenticeship Program of the Year, Employer

National Awards:

  • Engineering News Record
    • 2020 ENR Mountain States Specialty Contractor of the Year
    • 2019 Colorado Project of the Year Winner- Gaylord Rockies
    • 2020 Office/Retail/Mixed-Use, Award of Merit: Financial House
    • 2020 Cultural/Worship, Award of Merit: Denver Art Museum Sie Welcome Center
    • Top 40 and highest ranked Mechanical Firm in Colorado on ENRs Top 50 Firms in Mechanical, 2020
    • #8 Top 20 Firms in Sheet Metal, 2020
    • #19 Top 20 Firms in Steel Erection, 2020
    • #95 ENRs “The Top 600 Specialty Contractors”, 2020
  • Associated Builders and Contractors
    • #16 Top 200 Performers, 2020
    • #2 Top 20 Plumbing/HVAC Contractors, 2020
    • #5 Top 30 Electrical Contractors, 2020
    • America Heart Association
    • Gold Level Employer

RK Industries, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law