Skilled Trades

Over 50 years combined experience in the industrial construction market.


IST Is Your Partner in Success.

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:

  • Industrial
  • Commercial
  • Energy
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing and Consumer Products

Industrial/Commercial Placements

  • Electrical
  • Solar
  • Mechanical
  • Project Management and Estimators
  • Project Engineers
  • Welding
  • Telecom/Low Voltage

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.

Industries We Serve



General Construction

Contact IST

2590 Alft Lane, Unit B
Elgin, IL 60124

8:00 am - 5:00 pm, M-F

Send Us a Message

Industrial Skilled Trades

2150 Point Blvd., Suite 800
Elgin, IL 60123


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