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Senior Field ServiceTechnician

Wilsonville, Oregon


Job Description

Eaton’s Engineering Service & Systems division is hiring for a Senior Field Service Technician. This position will be out of our Wilsonville, OR location.

Position Overview:

Eaton’s Engineering Service & Systems division wants to help you fuel your career! Eaton has the largest and most experienced team of filed services technicians and engineers in the industry. This team brings extensive skills and experiences to field service engineering.  Active participation in recognized technical societies such as NFPA and IEEE and collaboration with a variety of utilities and industries ensures that our technicians are knowledgeable about today’s cutting edge technology and engineering techniques.  We assist customers at every stage of the power system: offering start-up 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.


The Power Distribution Systems organization offers career opportunities at a variety of levels representing increased scope and responsibility within the organization.

Essential Responsibilities:

Provide field service engineering and technical assistance to customers in areas of installation, testing, startup, maintenance, repair, training and modification of electrical power distribution equipment; self-manage assigned projects for electrical equipment; knowledge of electrical test and diagnostic equipment; deliver technical solutions to customers; performs less conventional complex engineering assignments that may involve equipment or product design, testing of materials, process studies, or research investigations; mentor less experienced technicians; provide technical training

Skilled proficiency in the following:
  • ·Basic Test Equipment Operation
  • ·Basic Troubleshooting Techniques
  • ·Intermediate Test Equipment Operation
  • ·Advanced Troubleshooting Technique
  • ·Advanced Test Equipment Operation
  • ·Basic Protective Relays
  • ·Basic PQ Measurements

Skilled proficiency in one or more of the following:

  • ·Intermediate Protective Relays
  • ·Advanced PQ Measurements
  • ·Disaster Recovery
  • ·Rotating Machinery
  • ·Protection & Control Design


Basic Qualifications:
  • Associates degree and/or military experience required
  • Minimum 7 years of experience evaluating and servicing electrical distribution or control systems
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • No relocation assistance. Candidate must reside within a 50 mile radius to be considered

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in testing, troubleshooting, evaluating, and servicing electrical distribution and control systems is highly desirable.
  • Experience performing power quality measurements, troubleshooting, and analysis is highly desirable.
  • Experience with protective relays is highly desirable.
  • Electrical Contractor’s License                    
  • Professional Engineering License
  • General Contractor’s License
Position Criteria:
  • Strong computer skills
  • Understanding of the company's and competitor's electrical, electronic and mechanical products and services. 
  • Knowledge and practice of safety precautions related to working with electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide service and represent company interests in developing customer relationships to assure long-term customer satisfaction.
  • Submit to periodic customer required background and drug screenings.
  • Possess and maintain a valid and unrestricted driver’s license

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: 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, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 048251