Eaton Careers

Maintenance Technician (2nd Shift)

Pinckneyville, Illinois
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Division is currently seeking a Maintenance Technician to join our 2nd shift team. This position is based at our Pinckneyville, IL facility.
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 troubleshoot, design and install electrical, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electromechanical equipment
  • You will diagnose machine operation failures and downtime using PLC controls and PC troubleshooting
  • You will use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices
  • You will research the requirements and suppliers in order to submit requisitions for parts, supplies, and equipment
  • You will inspect drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions
  • You will operate cutting torches or welding equipment
  • You will do other maintenance tasks as assigned
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Minimum 2 years of maintenance technician experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum High School diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • Must be 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 Pinckneyville, IL will be considered
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two year technical degree or equivalent experience covering electronics, electrical power and controls, fluid power, MIG welding, HVAC, and basic PLC troubleshooting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of PLC electronic controls

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit At Eaton, we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently—if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you—then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information, visit Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG BLD BLine Division

Job Level: Entry Level
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: No

Requisition ID: 060544