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Assembly Technician - Network Protector - 3rd Shift

Greenwood, South Carolina
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Engineering Services and Systems division is currently seeking an Assembly Technician - Network Protector - 3rd Shift to join our team. This position is based at our Greenwood, SC facility.

The Assembler Technician will perform assembly, wire, fit and modification work involved in the manufacture of low, medium, and high voltage, indoor and outdoor pad mount and substation metal enclosures.  Problem solve assemblies using drawings, manufacturing information and electrical standards and initiate changes required by different departments.  Identify and collect needed materials for kits, when required, and assemble and prepare for shipment.


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 assemble, adjust or repair using hand and air tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges and measuring devices assemblies and sub-assemblies of a repetitive and/or non-repetitive nature as required.
  • You will fill out ISO checklists, quality checklists, customer checklists, feedback forms, and production lists for supervision, drafting, customer service, and engineering as required.
  • You will mount and install electrical equipment.  Perform wire operations as required.
  • You will inspect all assemblies for loose or missing hardware and cleanliness.
  • You will respond to change notices, customer requested adjustments and development needs.
  • You will assist engineering, drafting, and supervision with customer initiated development work.
  • You will work to manufacturing information, drawings, sketches, written or oral instructions from supervision and to established procedures and standards

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  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • 1 year of experience in a manufacturing environment performing complex assembly, wiring, fitting and modification work.
  • 1 year of experience utilizing precision measuring instruments.
  • 1 year of experience reading wiring schematics and diagrams, and blueprints.
  • Authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of Greenwood, SC will be considered


  • Metal Fabrication experience
  • Strong computer skills with SAP experience
  • Experience using shop math, test apparatus, hand and power tools, machine tool equipment, all types of material handling and lifting equipment, and other equipment required to perform the various job duties.
  • Basic knowledge of electrical clearances
  • Experience with 3D modeling

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 CPSD PRD Power Reliability Division

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

Requisition ID: 054673