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4035 Owl Creek Drive
Madison, WI 53718

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Isthmus Engineering and Manufacturing Cooperative is an equal opportunity employer. We employ highly motivated individuals in the following fields:

  • Administration & Finance
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Controls Engineering
  • Materials
  • Fabrication
  • Mechanical Assembly
  • Electrical Assembly

After working at Isthmus for a certain period of time, employees have the opportunity to apply for ownership in the cooperative.  Click here to learn more about Isthmus Engineering’s cooperative structure.

Current Opportunities

Mechanical Engineer

We have an immediate need for a Mechanical Engineer.  Must have excellent mechanical design capabilities with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (or proven experience as a Mechanical Designer).  The ideal candidate will have knowledge of current automation technologies and 3D modeling experience (SolidWorks preferred). Candidate must have excellent communication skills, strong attention to detail and strong problem solving capabilities.   Five years of experience required.

See below for full job description:

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Controls Engineer

We have an immediate need for a Controls Engineer.  This person must be a self-motivated individual with experience in electrical control system design and debug.  The ideal candidate will have a BS in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent training/experience) and 5 years hands-on experience with automation, robots, servos and PLC and PC programming.

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Electrical Controls Assembler

We have an immediate need for an Electrical Controls Assembler.

Ideal candidate will have  experience in industrial control panel assembly and machine wiring techniques.  Must be detail oriented, able to read and interpret electrical prints, and well-versed in NFPA 79, NFPA 70 and UL508 wiring standards. Mechanical assembly and pneumatic/hydraulics experience is a definite plus. A Master Electrician license is also desirable. See below for a full job description:



For questions about employment opportunities at Isthmus, please contact, or address mail to:

Human Resources
Isthmus Engineering and Manufacturing
4035 Owl Creek Drive
Madison, WI 53718

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Isthmus Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Our state-of-the-art facility is located in beautiful Madison, WI, a mecca for brilliant, innovative minds that sets the bar high for engineers.

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Isthmus welcomes hundreds of visitors annually to discuss and study the worker-owned cooperative business model.

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