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Engineering Technician

Raleigh, North Carolina


Job Description

Eaton’s Power Quality division is currently seeking a Engineering Technician to join our team. This position is based at our Raleigh, NC facility.
The Engineering Technician is responsible for supporting a variety of product design engineering tasks.  In this role, you will pilot prototype development, testing and related laboratory maintenance.
Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.
  • You will follow safe work practices involving energy isolation (Lock Out/Tag Out)
  • You will install equipment & instrumentation for use in evaluation of power systems following safe work practices (Lock Out/Tag Out)
  • You will perform testing directed by engineer and/or in accordance with applicable test methods and standards
  • You will implement modifications to electro/mechanical hardware and embedded software
  • You will record and analyze test data for determination of validity and product performance
  • You will document product non-conformances and provides feedback to project teams on test activities, open issues and project schedule
  • You will operate & maintain computer controlled/automated test equipment and associated software and documentation
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Electrical or Electronic Engineering Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing Uninterruptible Power Sources (UPS)
  • Experience with power conversion
  • Experience in test automation (LabView, Visual Basic)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and web based information and documentation systems
Position Success Criteria :
  • Ability to demonstrate Electrical technical knowledge of troubleshooting failures to the component level on printed circuit boards.
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret product drawings, manufacturing documents and electronic schematics
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of electrical test equipment usage and applications.
  • Ability to demonstrate experience with metal fabrication equipment such as band saw, drill press, press brake etc.
  • Ability to demonstrate experience in through-hole and surface mount solder techniques
  • Ability to build test fixtures and assemble design prototypes
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to demonstrate written and oral communication skills required to write formal reports of findings
  • Ability to work with high voltage environment which requires attention to detail and safety standards) ability to be very attentive to sights and sounds; and the ability to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs. 

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 PQD CPS Critical Power Solutions

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: 051616