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Power Distribution Services Project Leader

Morrisville, North Carolina


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Engineering Services & Systems division is currently seeking a Power Distribution Services Project Leader to join our team. This position is based at our Morrisville, NC facility.
Eaton’s Engineering Service & Systems division wants to help you fuel your career! Eaton has the largest and most experienced team of field service 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.
The Power Distribution Services Project Leader is responsible for providing overall project coordination, support, and mentorship for medium to large field service projects.  In this role, you will work on new equipment acceptance testing, preventative maintenance and equipment repair/modification outages, troubleshooting of low, medium, and high voltage systems; advise customers and provide best technical solution to solve the customer issue; complete assigned jobs with assistance from and utilizing field technicians and engineers. As needed, have the ability to conduct field services testing, site investigations, equipment evaluations, modifications and upgrades.
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 provide overall project oversight and management of complex projects that require planning and coordination of multiple resources (personnel, equipment, contractors, etc.) as well as utilizing applied engineering and technical consultation for customers in the areas installation, startup, maintenance, equipment modifications and installations, repairs and training.
  • You will interpret specs and customer inquiries and design technical proposals and pricing for customers
  • You will provide technical solutions to customers that may involve equipment design or upgrades, testing of equipment, solutions relating to increase safety, reliability, or efficiency
  • You will mentor and coach other engineers with an emphasis on Commercial, Marketing, and Customer Relationships.
  • You will have the opportunity to provide overall project management and guidance of small, medium, and large and projects unassisted
  • You will provide Operational Support including but not limited to: operations and business reviews, backlog reviews, job log and project scheduling reviews.
  • You will provide project negotiation and proposal support
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 5 years of power distribution or electrical industry experience
  • No relocation is provided. Only candidates that reside within 50 miles will be considered.
  • Legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
  • Project management and hands-on experience in construction, field service, industrial, facilities or maintenance industries
  • Minimum 7 years of power distribution experience
  • Bachelor degree focused in Engineering, construction or industrial disciplines from an accredited institution
  • NICET or PMP Certification
Position Success Criteria:
  • Possess and maintain a valid and unrestricted driver’s license
  • Submit to periodic customer required background and drug screenings.
  • Must be willing to travel up to 50% of the time.

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?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 053036