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Eaton Electrical Services & Systems Early Talent Program: Field Service Engineer

Moon Township, Pennsylvania
Engineering

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Job Description

We make what matters work.

At Eaton, we believe that power, whether it’s electrical, hydraulic or mechanical power -- is a fundamental part of people’s lives. Technology, transportation, energy and infrastructure—these are things the world relies on every day. That’s why  we are dedicated to helping our customers across the world find new ways to manage power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. And we’re committed to improving people’s lives, the communities where we live and work, and the planet our future generations will depend on. Because that’s what really matters–and  we’re here to make sure it works.
 
While our vision is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services, our culture and what we value can be represented in six essential leadership attributes expected of all Eaton employees.
  • We’re ethical -- we play by the rules and act with integrity.
  • We’re passionate -- we care deeply about what we do. We set high expectations and we perform.
  • We’re accountable -- we seek responsibility and take ownership. We  do what we say.
  • We’re efficient -- we value speed and simplicity.
  • We’re transparent -- we say what we think. We make it okay to disagree.
  • We learn – we are curious, adaptable, and willing to teach what we know.
 
You want to make an impact in the world. At Eaton, we’re solving some of the toughest challenges on the planet. Our Early Talent Programs ensure that you have a multitude of opportunities to make an impact across a global organization. Participants in our Early Talent Programs work to solve real-world challenges while developing the skills required to lead at the next level. Early Talent assignments hold true significance to our businesses. In turn, participants gain enriching and diverse experiences and work side by side with experienced leaders to power their careers.
 
What sets our Early Talent Programs apart:
  • Each individual’s development experience is customized to help participants reach their potential.
  • Participants receive cross-functional exposure. They have opportunities to build their skills early in their career, ultimately maximizing their potential for consideration for a variety of future roles.
  • By keeping our programs small and selective, we are able to make hiring decisions based on each candidate’s unique skill set and high potential.
  • The opportunity to learn from senior leaders and experienced mentors is a part of the fabric of every experience.
 
Your career matters – and we’re here to make it work. Are you ready?
 
About Eaton:
As a  power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion, Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. We have  approximately 95,000 employees across the world, and sell products to customers in more than 175 countries.
 
Position Overview:
The Eaton global service team is one of the largest and most experienced teams of power system professionals in the industry. As one of our Eaton Direct Hire Field Service Engineers, you’ll help to provide solutions to our customers’ power problems. Active participation in recognized technical societies such as NFPA and IEEE and collaboration with a variety of utilities and industries ensures that our engineers and technicians are knowledgeable about today’s cutting edge technology and engineering techniques. We assist customers at every stage of the power system: offering startup and commissioning of equipment, performing planned maintenance, monitoring performance, diagnosing system problems remotely, as well as responding to emergencies on a 24/7 basis, 365 days a year. Our support services help businesses make the most of their existing electrical equipment by optimizing performance and extending the life of existing facilities.
 
Your engineering assignments will provide you with the opportunity to perform field service engineering and technical assistance to a variety of customers in areas of installation, testing, startup, maintenance, repair, training and modification of electrical power distribution equipment; self-manage assigned electrical power distribution systems related projects; apply knowledge of electrical test and diagnostic equipment; deliver technical solutions to customers; perform complex engineering assignments that may involve equipment or product design, testing of materials, process studies, or research investigations. Our engineers operate with the mission of providing high quality service, support and solutions with a key emphasis placed on on-time, quality service and sustained relationships with our sales force, channel partners, and end-user customers. Travel to customer sites is required.
 
This role is designed to prepare you for both technical and future leadership roles at Eaton. There is a desired commitment of 3-5 years in this initial role with Eaton due to the complexity and breadth of product knowledge needed for success in field service. As a new engineer, you will be provided with a structured training and development curriculum; a blend of instructor-led, virtual classrooms, eLearning courses, and on-the-job training to assist you in developing your career.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements):
  • Currently possess a Bachelor’s degree in engineering with a major in Electrical, Electrical/Computer, Electrical Engineering Technology, Mechanical, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Mechatronics, Industrial or Systems  or will have obtained a Bachelor’s degree in engineering with a major in Electrical, Electrical/Computer, Electrical Engineering Technology, Mechanical, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Mechatronics, Industrial or Systems from an accredited institution, with a graduation date no later than August 2018
  • Minimum overall cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher (please do not round)
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship
  • Possesses and maintains a valid and unrestricted driver’s license
  • Geographical flexibility to relocate within the United States for the duration of the Development Program
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior relevant internship or co-op experience within the electrical/power industry
  • Experience in testing, trouble shooting, evaluating, and servicing electrical distribution and control systems is highly desirable
  • Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent computer & analytical skills
  • Demonstrated leadership experience within campus and/or community
     
Position Criteria:
  • Field Service Engineers must have the availability to work evening and weekend hours. Frequent U.S. travel will be required by automobile within the district territory and possibly by air plane to support other domestic districts. Occasional international travel is possible to support global customers. The Field Service Engineers must be available to be on-call and respond to customer emergencies. Expect up to 25 - 75% travel based on region and customer requirements.
  • Employment could be based in one of the following regions:
    • Northeast: Baltimore, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia
    • Central: Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, West Virginia, Wisconsin
    • Southeast: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
    • Gulf: Louisiana, New Mexico, Texas
    • West: California, Colorado, Oregon, Washington, Phoenix
  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, squat, and reach to or below shoulder level, lift, carry, push, pull, and use hands to handle and feel. The employee is frequently required to climb and reach above shoulder level. The employee is regularly required to lift/carry up to 50 pounds. The employee is frequently required to push/pull up to 50 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to push/pull greater than 50 pounds with assistance.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG EESSD Electrical Engrg Svcs Systems Div

Job Level: Entry Level
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 044228