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Welder-2nd Shift

Waukesha, Wisconsin
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton Electrical Sector is currently seeking a  Welder 2nd shift (3:00 - 11:00 PM) to join our team. This position is based out of our Waukesha (Lincoln Ave) WI facility.
The Welder is responsible for operating various types of welding equipment for general repair work and production work.  This may include patching leaks on oil filled units, repairing painted parts, welding radiators to tanks, welding on covers and repairing field returns.
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 fabricate reword on tanks and parts called for by NCR’s and ECN’s using all available engineering information.
  • You will correct fabrication errors caused by mistakes on the Weidematic tapes or general errors from the machine portion of fabrication.
  • You will rework field return tanks and parts to cut covers off using the air-air process or grinding stone when necessary. When cutting covers off, unit must be purged with nitrogen to reduce possibility of explosion.
  • You will use all weld fabrication equipment including: oxy-acetylene torch, plasma arc torch, tig-welder, mig-welders, stick electrode welder, stud welder, arc-air machine, iron worker, power hacksaws, vacuum pump, sabre saw, grinders, drills and any other special tooling that may be required.
  • You will operate various types of material handling equipment including: bridge crane, jib crane, gas and electric lift trucks and manually operated hand trucks when necessary.
  • You will weld radiators and lightening arrester brackets to transformers which requires some fitting and aligning.
  • You will put weld on covers to both Terra Tran and power units giving them a pressure test using air and soap.
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:
  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Degree (GED) is required from an accredited institution.
  • Must have a Welding Certification and/or 2 years of welding experience in a manufacturing environment and pass the Eaton Weld Test.
  • Must be authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship.
  • No Relocation provided. Candidates must reside within the 50 miles of the work location in order to be considered.

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 PDD Power Delivery Division

Job Level: Individual Contributor
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: 067382