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Hydraulics Testing Technician

Searcy, Arkansas


Job Description

Eaton’s Hydraulic Power Motion Control Division is seeking a Hydraulic Testing Technicians. The Hydraulic Testing Technicians will be based in Searcy, AR.
Eaton’s Mobile and Industrial Valves Group includes a broad range of Hydraulic applications including products such as high-pressure and advanced Mobile and Industrial Valve applications, as well as a variety of electronics testing.
Positon Overview:
The Hydraulic Testing Technician will be responsible for following standard processes that are routinely conducted on a day-to-day basis. Technicians are expected to plan proper execution of the assigned job, to follow procedures according to department, division, and Eaton policy, and provide timely preparation of information and documents.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Provide expertise on basic electronics, hydraulics and laboratory practices.
  • Perform test set-ups to complete specific and standard test procedures.
  • Assemble, Re-Configure, Test, and Ship hydraulic valves and other products to customers or other Eaton sites.
  • Communicate test programs to engineering personnel when appropriate to clarify purpose of testing and the required test results.
  • Document and organize test results per standard electronic format for simple retrieval of test history and corresponding data.
  • Complete annual calibration of all instrumentation per standard test lab procedure as required.
  • Complete all internal inspection requests as required by engineering.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment in the test lab in alignment with Lean and Environmental, Health, and Safety corporate initiatives.  
  • Maintain and configure Data Acquisition (DAQ) equipment.


Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now and in the future.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of 50 miles of Searcy, AK will be considered.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associate’s degree in Fluid Power Technology, Electronics Technology, Science, Applied Science, or similar  from an accredited institution.
  • Hydraulics experience.
  • 1+ year experience with hydraulics, electronics, hydraulic circuits, electronic circuits, hydraulic schematics, electronic schematics including: work, classroom, design project, and internship experience.
  • Hydraulic specialist certification.
  • Familiarity with LabView or similar Data Acquisition systems and other measurement systems.
Position Criteria:
  • Familiar with analyzing hydraulic and electronic circuits, troubleshooting elementary product and test problems, and performing data analysis required by the product group.
  • Knowledge of all data acquisition systems (hardware and software) that are being used by the product group.
  • Ability to utilize metrology equipment for inspection, and read an engineering drawing.
  • Ability to complete test requests in order to meet committed deadlines.

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Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: HYD PMC Power Motion Control

Job Level: Individual Contributor
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?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 046316