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Electrical Tester (2nd Shift)

Greenwood, South Carolina
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton Electrical System  & Services Group has an immediate opening for an Electrical Tester- 1st Shift.  This position is located at our Greenwood, SC facility.

The electrical tester is responsible for, preparing and modifying electrical drawings, including electric schematics, wiring diagrams, and three line diagrams for distribution and control products to include low and medium voltage assemblies, switches, components and network protectors and all associated components; perform complete electrical tests on assemblies and components to ensure conformance with required specifications and performance characteristics; diagnose and correct very difficult circuitry in assemblies requiring the analysis and evaluation of many component variables. 
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 effectively use test consoles, electrical meters, various electrical and electronic test equipment, hand tools, handling equipment, alignment equipment, gages, mechanical measuring and fitting equipment, and other products or product components to ensure products meet customer specifications.
  • You will  perform production tests using wire diagrams, schematics, sketches, and manufacturing information for low and medium voltage assemblies, switches, components, plugs and network protectors and all associated components.
  • You will  Set up all test equipment and conduct special tests following manager’s or engineer’s recommendations where test information is available.
  • You will Diagnose and correct problems or contact manager or engineer to verify circuit operations or to suggest methods to correct errors; prepare related test records and documentation.
  • You will Prepare layouts, diagrams, and schematic drawings through drafting techniques and methods using the computer following required specifications and general order interpretations.
  • You will Research and analyze information relating to nonstandard equipment and translate into known manufacturing processes or capabilities.
  • Verify accuracy and completeness of completed drawings as well as drawings of lower coded drafters and testers.
  • You will maintain frequent contact with manufacturing personnel to review diagrams, modifications, adjustments, and the progress of work relating to the design and manufacture of equipment.
  • You will maintain contact with customers or customer representatives to solve problems associated with our distribution and control products; visit customer installation to trouble-shoot, repair, or modify medium voltage equipment.
  • You will be knowledgeable in high voltage lab safety requirements.
  • You will  maintain departmental records and equipment; provide assistance and guidance to lower coded drafters and testers as required; perform other related duties as required or assigned.
  • You will  may receive various instructions, guidance and directions from higher level testers, engineer’s or manager to perform routine tests, diagnose or correct test documents and/or adjust test process to meet new customer expectations.
  • You will observe all safety and hygiene requirements as specified or directed. Maintain a clean, orderly and safe work place.
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Associates Degree in Industrial Electronics or Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution is required
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • Relocation is not offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate Greenwood, SC area (60 miles) will be considered for this position (with exception of internal candidates currently assigned to one of our Greenwood, SC sites)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Drafting experience
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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: ESSG PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

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

Requisition ID: 053343