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Lead Engineering Technician

Moon Township, Pennsylvania


Job Description

Eaton Corporation's Power Components Division has an immediate opening for a lead engineering technician based out of our Moon Township, PA lab. The primary function of this role is to perform electrical and mechanical testing on engineering prototypes and production samples under the direction of the project engineer.  The technician will document test plans, record data, and provide detailed written test reports in addition to performing functions as necessary to support all product development and maintenance activities, including assembly.
Essential Functions:
  • Ability to analyze each assigned project with the project engineer to reach an understanding of the test program to be followed, organize and take responsibility for its execution, and record and report the results.
  • Ability to look at drawings and assemble new products while working with lead engineers
  • Proactively provides recommendations, based on test results and observations, to improve product function or integrity throughout the development stage.
  • Assists in the creation of tests and test fixtures.  Assists with the designs and construction of test fixtures as required to perform necessary functional and environmental tests.
  • Follows standard test procedures.  Fully understands the capabilities, use, and care of available equipment.
  • Assists in the development and enforcement of safety regulations.
  • Coordinate and bring successful closure to distinct assignments.  Uses invention, imagination, creativity, and resourcefulness during the course of assigned work.
  • Shares knowledge with other technicians as necessary to improve technician pool’s core knowledge and capabilities.
  • Execute 100% of monthly safety inspection, in coordination with the management of environment, safety, security and health (MESH) policies.
  • Complete all EHS environment, health and safety training as assigned.


Basic Qualifications 
  • An Associate Degree in Electrical, Electronic, or Mechanical Technology from an accredited institution of higher learning is required
  • 1 year of related technical experience
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates within a 50 mile radius of the work location will be considered
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Detailed skill in use of computer for test documentation and analysis
Position Criteria:
  • Critical thinking
  • Ability to safely use basic, advanced, and specialized machinist tools
  • Electronic, mechanical, electro-mechanical, and software aptitude is required
  • Working knowledge of shop equipment maintenance procedures
  • Working knowledge of equipment testing procedures
  • Interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional team members to problem solve
  • Knowledge of word-processing software

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: EPG CPD PCD Power Components Division

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: 048171