Eaton Careers

Electrician - 2nd shift

Jackson, Michigan
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton located in Jackson, Michigan has an opening for an Electrician. 
Essential Functions:
  • Safely performs installation, removal and/or maintenance to electrical lines for lighting, office and plant equipment.
  • Perform installation and repair of automatic controls and switches, on all types of equipment included timer panels, numerical control panels and electromechanical panels. 
  • Performs minor repairs to printed circuit boards. 
  • Performs repair work on electric motors, except rewinding. 
  • Works in conjunction with facilities or department manager in laying out work to be done. 
  • May create and/or work from wiring diagrams, blueprints or sketches. 
  • Determines material necessary for job and informs facilities manager.
  • Must know proper types or sizes of materials required according to loads. 
  • Subject to emergency call at all times.
  • Uses metal joining and burning equipment (weld, braze, solder).
  • Uses drill press, hand and stationary power tools, grinding equipment, threading equipment, precision levels, and standard hand tools.
  • Performs preventative maintenance utilizing equipment such as grease guns, meters, and other test equipment, which might be required for adjustments to equipment.
  • Performs janitorial function and is required to keep area clean and orderly.
  • Participates in and delivers on-the-job training as necessary.
  • Drives powered industrial truck, forklift, and man-lift.
  • Ability to perform Logics 5000 edits on PLC’s.
  • Disassembles repairs, reassembles or replaces defective electrical equipment such as plugs, switches, outlets, controls, ballasts, motors using hand tools, testing equipment and service manuals.
  • Tests installation to verify and insure continuity, compatibility and safety of electrical work performed using ohmmeter, amp meter, voltmeter, oscilloscope, or other testing device as necessary.
  • Assist in training of employees, new processes, and equipment as needed.
  • Successfully complete the requirements as stated in the Respiratory Policy, annual physical examination and fitness test.
  • Successfully complete the annual training and examinations in the classification of “Class III Asbestos Work” and “Competent Person” per Michigan Occupational Health Standards.
  • Successfully perform all duties of Class III asbestos work as described in OSHA Regulations 325.51301 and 325.51302 of the Michigan Administration Code.
  • Successfully complete and perform asbestos removal, repair duties and identify asbestos hazards defined in the OSHA Regulations 325.51301 and 325.51302 of the Michigan Administration Code.
  • Other duties as required.


Basic Qualifications:
  • 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.
  • Must reside within 50 miles of Jackson, MI. No relocation benefits provided
  • High school diploma /GED from and accredited institution
  • Must have a Journeyman Electrician card certified by the Department of Labor.
  • Electrician License issued by the state of Michigan

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: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

Job Level: Entry Level
Schedule: Full-time
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 053080