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Electrical Tester I - 1st Shift

Fayetteville, North Carolina
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Division is seeking an Electrical Tester I to join our first shift team. This position will be based at our Fayetteville, NC facility.


The Electrical Tester I will prepare apparatus for test and inspections in accordance with procedures and test specifications.  Move apparatus to and from test and position as required. The Tester will be responsible for working from oral and/or written instructions from supervisors and/or prints, diagrams and manufacturing information sheets. Perform electrical sequence tests, according to the specifications, diagram or schematic, as required.  Check out inter-related electrical circuits between separate cells where methods and procedures have been established.  Check out metering circuits.  Inspect and test standard and non-standard fixed assemblies.


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 perform mechanical inspection and insulation tests as required.
  • You will inspect cells, panels and components for appearance, omissions, damage, and electro-mechanical malfunction.
  • You will troubleshoot malfunctions of apparatus under test to determine causes and report findings to the supervisor, engineering, etc.
  • You will check all components listed on customer orders to make sure orders are complete prior to packaging and shipment.
  • You will work in conjunction with Engineering, Quality Control, etc., concerning test procedures, specifications and problems.
  • You will ensure changes, corrections and repairs are made as required.
  • You will make recommendations to other personnel concerning assembly, checking, calibration, and wiring procedures.
  • You will ensure maintenance and calibration of equipment is being completed.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


We are 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.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution is required.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.
  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within 75 Miles  of the Fayetteville, NC facility will be considered for this position. 
  • Requires a high school diploma /GED with at least one year of electrical testing experience OR an associate’s degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering OR a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working with electrical control distribution assemblies and/or electrical testing
  • Knowledge of mechanical and/or electrical engineering disciplines for product design and development
  • Previous experience testing with electrical current

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 – Canada
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: 071099