Engineering Services

We specialize in providing engineering services.

At Industrial Skilled Trades (IST), we know that finding the right people is just part of
what it takes to build a great workforce. To really succeed, you also have to find them at the
right time and ensure they have the right skills for today’s complex challenges.


We provide highly-qualified engineering staff for the following industries:





Manufacturing and Consumer Products


Sourcing. Qualifying. Presenting outstanding candidates.

It’s what we do. 

Our dedicated recruiters specialize in sourcing, qualifying, and presenting outstanding candidates for the following positions:


  • Electrical Engineers and Technicians
  • Quality Engineers and Technicians
  • Automation
  • Solar
  • Substation
  • Mechanical
  • Industrial
  • Structural
  • Civil
  • Project
  • Design

Project Managers



  • Designers
  • Detailers
  • Drafters

Types of Placement


We understand some projects need to ramp up quickly. IST responds to your temporary staffing needs promptly, allowing you to scale your workforce appropriately.


Reduce your risk through IST’s Temp-to-Permanent staffing option. Evaluate an employee’s performance and ensure they are a good fit with co-workers, company culture, and day-to-day responsibilities.

Direct Placement

For direct hire placement positions, IST recruits and attracts candidates for you. We handle initial screening and reference checking to further narrow the field. You choose from only the best candidates.

We Understand Your Business

We Understand Your Business

Our management team has over 50 years of combined experience in the industrial construction market.
We understand the challenges presented at all stages of a project.

Highly-Skilled Craftspeople

We understand that you need more than just warm bodies on the job. Industrial Skilled Trades’ craftspeople are highly-skilled construction craft
level only.

Industry Benchmarking

Benchmarking against industry standards, we provide weekly productivity tracking for all team members so you can ensure your project is on schedule.

Looking for staff?

Tell us a little about your needs to get

started. An IST Team Member will get

back to you to discuss your project in

more detail shortly.

Industries We Serve



General Construction

Industrial Skilled Trades

2590 Alft Lane, Unit B
Elgin, IL 60124


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