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2nd Shift Controls Technician

Kearney, Nebraska
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton located in Kearney, NE has an opening for a 2nd shift Controls Technician. This position is based out of our Kearney, NE facility and will require candidates outside this area to relocate. Relocation benefits are provided for candidates relocating. 
Position Overview:
Troubleshoot and repair all production and support equipment.  Diagnose systems and equipment performance.  Support Maintenance with electronic /electrical repairs and programing of PLC’s and Drives.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Write machine programs for new automated systems & upgrade existing systems
  • Diagnosis and repair of mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and pneumatic equipment
  • Diagnosis of electronic and computer systems
  • Support maintenance with electronic/electrical repairs, motion control, and programing of PLC and Drives
  • Troubleshoot  cameras and vision systems
  • Troubleshoot and Repair  DC circuitry
  • Install electrical equipment according to NEC code
  • Troubleshoot Induction Heating systems.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 1 year manufacturing work experience
  • High School Diploma or GED for an accredited institution
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
Position Criteria:
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate within a production environment
  • Proven ability to diagnosis and repair electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic systems
  • Proven ability to work on motor controls, AC drives, PLCs, G & L/Allen Bradley
  • Knowledge and ability to follow NEC Rules
  • Strong ability to read blueprints and schematics


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: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: VEH NAA North America Auto

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 United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 048053