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Field Project Engineer - Key Segments

Houston, Texas


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical North American Sales Division is seeking a Field Project Engineer - Key Segments.  The Field Project Engineer will be based at our Houston, TX location. 


Position Overview:


The primary function of a Field Project Engineer is to support the PMO Mission through mitigating risk, creating demand, and improving productivity.  This position supports the Project Manager through technical ownership of the order and creates a positive customer experience through a proactive approach to project support and issue resolution. This position leverages centralized resources to manage documentation and resolve issues and builds relationships across customers and Eaton facilities to deliver a successful project.  This position works independently on daily tasks, taking direction from local Project Managers and reporting into the Key Segments Engineering Manager.


Essential Responsibilities:


The primary functions include: support Project Managers by managing technical information on Key Segment orders including contract drawings, specifications, manufacturing documents, and warranty support; creating a positive customer experience through a proactive approach to project support and issue resolution.


Essential job tasks include but are not limited to:


  • Review of project specifications and contracts
  • Review of order specifics prior to entry insuring technical accuracy
  • Management of technical changes to the bill of material
  • Coordination and interpretation of plant drawings
  • Leveraging centralized resources for the creation of submittal packages
  • Closure of warranty issues
  • Review of operations and maintenance materials
  • Ensure that accurate information flows to and from the customer in a timely manner


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience within the electrical industry
  • Legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship
  • Possess and maintain a valid and unrestricted driver’s license


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other technical field
  • Electrical industry expertise and product knowledge with focus on following customer bases: data centers, oil and gas, and/or nuclear
  • Prior contractor, sales, and/or sales support  experience


Position Criteria:


  • Possess technical sales aptitude, market channel knowledge and power distribution / power quality expertise
  • Capable of working in a team environment, using strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to establish customer relationships within the market area while maintaining and growing existing customer relationships
  • Knowledgeable of Eaton product and service capabilities and can assemble standard offerings to meet customer needs with occasional internal oversight
  • Possess necessary computer skills including: Adobe Acrobat, AutoCAD, Internet applications, Microsoft Office applications, and other product configuration tools
  • Possess organizational, presentation, training, and planning skills
  • Knowledgeable of market and industry issues, key trends, and surround competitors

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: Sales

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: NAS North American Sales

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 048557