We make what matters work.
At Eaton, we believe that power, whether it’s electrical, hydraulic or mechanical power -- is a fundamental part of people’s lives. Technology, transportation, energy and infrastructure—these are things the world relies on every day. That’s why we are dedicated to helping our customers across the world find new ways to manage power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. And we’re committed to improving people’s lives, the communities where we live and work, and the planet our future generations will depend on. Because that’s what really matters–and we’re here to make sure it works.
While our vision is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services, our culture and what we value can be represented in six essential leadership attributes expected of all Eaton employees.
- We’re ethical -- we play by the rules and act with integrity.
- We’re passionate -- we care deeply about what we do. We set high expectations and we perform.
- We’re accountable -- we seek responsibility and take ownership. We do what we say.
- We’re efficient -- we value speed and simplicity.
- We’re transparent -- we say what we think. We make it okay to disagree.
- We learn – we are curious, adaptable, and willing to teach what we know.
You want to make an impact in the world. At Eaton, we’re solving some of the toughest challenges on the planet. Our Early Talent Programs ensure that you have a multitude of opportunities to make an impact across a global organization. Participants in our Early Talent Programs work to solve real-world challenges while developing the skills required to lead at the next level. Early Talent assignments hold true significance to our businesses. In turn, participants gain enriching and diverse experiences and work side by side with experienced leaders to power their careers.
- Each individual’s development experience is customized to help participants reach their potential; no two participants will have the same experience or set of responsibilities.
- Participants receive cross-functional exposure. They have opportunities to build their skills and try on different roles early in their career, ultimately maximizing their potential for consideration for a variety of future roles.
- By keeping our programs small and selective, we are able to make hiring decisions based on each candidate’s unique skill set and high potential.
- The opportunity to learn from senior leaders is a part of the fabric of every experience.
Your career matters – and we’re here to make it work. Are you ready?
As a power management company with 2018 sales of $21.6 billion, Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. We have approximately 95,000 employees across the world, and sell products to customers in more than 175 countries.
The Eaton global service team is one of the largest and most experienced teams of power system professionals in the industry. As one of our Eaton Field Service Engineers, you’ll help to provide solutions to our customers’ power problems. Active participation in recognized technical societies such as NFPA and IEEE and collaboration with a variety of utilities and industries ensures that our engineers and technicians are knowledgeable about today’s cutting-edge technology and engineering techniques. We assist customers at every stage of the power system: offering startup and commissioning of equipment, performing planned maintenance, monitoring performance, diagnosing system problems remotely, as well as responding to emergencies on a 24/7 basis, 365 days a year. Our support services help businesses make the most of their existing electrical equipment by optimizing performance and extending the life of existing facilities.
Your engineering assignments will provide you with the opportunity to perform field service engineering and technical assistance to a variety of customers in areas of installation, testing, startup, maintenance, repair, training and modification of electrical power distribution equipment; self-manage assigned electrical power distribution systems related projects; apply knowledge of electrical test and diagnostic equipment; deliver technical solutions to customers; perform complex engineering assignments that may involve equipment or product design, testing of materials, process studies, or research investigations. Our engineers operate with the mission of providing high quality service, support and solutions with a key emphasis placed on on-time, quality service and sustained relationships with our sales force, channel partners, and end-user customers. Travel to customer sites is required.
This role is designed to prepare you for both technical and future leadership roles at Eaton. As a new engineer, you will be provided with a structured training and development curriculum; a blend of instructor-led, virtual classrooms, eLearning courses, and on-the-job training provided by expert mentors and team members to assist you in developing your career.
Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements):
Currently possesses or will have obtained a bachelor’s degree in engineering with a major in Electrical, Electrical and Computer, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Engineering Technology or Systems Engineering from an accredited institution, with a graduation date no later than August 2020
Minimum overall cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher (please do not round)
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship, now or in the future
Possesses and maintains a valid and unrestricted driver’s license
Geographical flexibility to relocate within the United States
Overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
Prior relevant internship or co-op experience within the electrical/power industry
Experience in testing, trouble shooting, evaluating, and servicing electrical distribution and control systems is highly desirable
Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills
Excellent computer & analytical skills
Demonstrated leadership experience within campus and/or community
Field Service Engineers must have the availability to work evening and weekend hours. Frequent U.S. travel will be required by automobile within the district territory and possibly by air travel to support other domestic districts. Occasional international travel is possible to support global customers. Field Service Engineers must be available to be on-call and respond to customer emergencies. Expect up to 25 - 75% travel, within the district territory, based on customer requirements.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, squat, and reach to or below shoulder level, lift, carry, push, pull, and use hands to handle and feel. The employee is frequently required to climb and reach above shoulder level. The employee is regularly required to lift/carry up to 50 pounds. The employee is frequently required to push/pull up to 50 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to push/pull greater than 50 pounds with assistance.
Successfully complete and maintain compliance with the company’s safety program
Employment could be based in one of the following regions:
Northeast: Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia
Central: Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin
Southeast: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee
- Gulf: Louisiana, Texas
West: California, Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon, Phoenix, Washington
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.
Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG EESSD Electrical Engrg Svcs Systems Div
Job Level: Entry Level
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: Yes, 75 % of the Time