Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Group is currently seeking a Fabricator - 1st shift to join our team. This position is in our Aurora, CO facility.


The primary function of the Fabricator is to machine raw materials into useable goods for further assembly.


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

In this function you will:
  • Operate machines throughout fabrication department such as CNC saws (double-cut, tiger), manual saws, drill press, etc.

  • Interpret intermediate level blueprints and production orders.

  • Verify material requirements and quantities to B.O.M. specifications.

  • Report any shortages, B.O.M. discrepancies and substitutions every day.

  • Identify part size, hole sizes and location dimensions.

  • Accurately measure lengths and squareness to tolerances using tools such as micrometers and calipers.

  • Properly maintain equipment in accordance with TPM requirements

  • Reports any machine malfunctions, defective parts or safety hazards.

  • Aid in preventative maintenance activities.

  • Know and follow established job specific and site wide health and safety procedures and rules.

  • Bring health and safety issues, unsafe acts and safety suggestions to management’s attention.

  • Actively participate in accident, injury and illness prevention activities.

  • Identify and correct hazards and unsafe conditions.

  • Adhere to 5S standards and requirements for proper area maintenance.

  • Basic ability to edit and adjust machine programs.


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


Eaton has announced its intent to spinoff its Lighting Business into publicly traded company (“SpinCo”). This transaction is expected to be completed by the end of 2019 and this position is expected to remain with SpinCo. The compensation and benefits that will initially be offered for this position are based on Eaton’s plans, programs and practices. The Lighting Business is in the process of developing its total rewards philosophy, strategy and structure, including the design of its benefits and annual and long-term incentive plans that will take effect when SpinCo becomes a publicly traded company. If you are offered and accept this position and are actively employed by the Lighting Business when SpinCo becomes an independent, publicly traded company, you will be eligible to participate in SpinCo’s compensation, health, welfare, and retirement benefit plans and programs and should have no expectations that SpinCo’s plans and programs will mirror or be substantially similar to Eaton’s. 


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.


Basic Qualifications:
  • High School education or equivalent (i.e., diploma or GED) from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 6 months experience in fabrication and/or interpreting blueprints.
  • Experience using precision tools (micrometers and calipers).
  • Only candidates living within 50 miles of Aurora, CO will be considered. Relocation benefits are not provided for this position. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US on a permanent and consistent basis without company sponsorship. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Machine operation experience, e.g. CNC Saws (Tiger, Double-Cut, etc.) Manual Saws, Drill Press, Manual Mill, Hydraulic/Pneumatic Presses.
  • Some Mastercam CAD/CAM software experience
  • 2-3 years of set-up and operation of CNC mills and CNC lathes, preferably on Haas and Fadal machining centers.
Position Criteria:
  • Ability to work flexible hours including nights and weekends with advanced notice.

  • Ability to work overtime.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team oriented environment.

  • Attention to detail and adaptability.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining safety and quality priorities.

  • Ability to perform all job functions in adherence to Eaton’s philosophy and values, policies as well as the Environmental, Health and Safety standards.

  • Experienced with manual mills, drills and saws

  • Good understanding of G code functions, and possesses the ability to make programming edits to meet drawing requirements.  

  • High level in blueprint interpretation with the ability to train others.

  • Ability to measure and maintain tolerances to +/- .005 using calipers, height gages and micrometers.   

Tools and Equipment:
  • Include micrometers, calipers, tape measurers, rulers, protractors, personal protective equipment and punch press setup tools

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 LD Lighting Division

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No