Electrical Technician 1st Shift

Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle division is currently seeking an Electrical Technician to join our first shift team. This position is based at our Belmond, IA facility.

Position Overview:

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:
  • Assist maintenance personnel in the troubleshooting of production equipment.
  • Assist maintenance personnel in the repair of electronic control equipment.
  • Programs basic electronic control equipment.
  • Recommends changes for existing production equipment to improve product quality, equipment reproductivity.
  • Documents electrical modifications to machine tools on associated electrical drawings.
  • Recommends modifications of electronic control equipment.
  • Assists maintaining compliance with state and federal safety regulations.
  • Maintain and organize a supply of spare parts for electrical and electronic controls equipment.
  • Help train machine operators on operation of new control systems.
  • Perform routine maintenance of machinery as required.

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 GED from an accredited institution
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of the work location will be considered.  Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Electrical technician experience
  • Degree in applicable field from an accredited program
Position Criteria:
  • Understanding of electronic circuitry
  • Knowledge of machine programming techniques (CNC/PLC)
  • General understanding of the national electric state codes and OSHA requirements
  • Knowledge of the manufacturing process and basic machine tool concepts
  • Technical knowledge of machine functions, processes, control system, CNC, PLC, servo drivers, stepper motor drives, and electrical/electronic systems

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.


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: VEH NAA North America Auto

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