Eaton Careers

Industrial Electrician (2nd Shift)

Syracuse, New York
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Crouse-Hinds division is currently seeing a 2nd shift Industrial Electrician to join our team.  This position is based at our Syracuse, New York facility.    
The Industrial Electrician is responsible for planning, layout and performing all operations pertaining to the installation, maintenance and repair of a wide variety of complicated electrical equipment and circuits used in various plant departments, powerhouse, and offices such as special automatic controls, electronic controls, generating equipment, and  large switchboards.
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 establish secondary distribution centers and install equipment.
  • You will install units including the making up of brackets, braces, hangers, etc.
  • You will tear down complicated units, determine extent of troubles, repair or replace defective parts or wiring and reassemble. 
  • You will install and wire motors for large machine tools such as floor type boring mills, intricate controls with multiple inter-locking and safety devices
  • You will maintain and repair electric and electronic controls including all necessary cleaning and adjusting
  • You will work from schematic drawings, manuals and testing procedures.  Perform a variety of similar or associated duties as required or directed.
  • You will detect and report all defective materials or faulty operations; diagnose and remedy unusual troubles. 
  • You will prepare wiring diagrams when necessary to facilitate work, after installation for permanent records or for changes to existing diagrams or drawings brought about by on-the-job conditions.
  • You will maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition. 
  • You will follow prescribed or standard safety regulations.
  • You will maintain all types of Electrical distribution equipment (including motors, generators and complicated apparatus)
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: 
  • Must have a High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Journeymen or six (6) years of documented experience as an industrial/operations electrician  
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship

Position Success Criteria:  

  • Knowledge in PLC, circuitry and programing 
  • Background in machining and electrical equipment
  • Experience with hydraulics, and pneumatics controllers
  • Military electrical experience or equivalent
  • Firm knowledge of electrical code

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: EPG CHD EP Americas

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 071190