Maintenance Technician - 1st Shift

Job Description

Eaton’s Power Quality Division is currently seeking a Maintenance Technician to join our team in Raleigh, North Carolina.


The Maintenance Technician will work closely with production teams to support initiative including line set up and relocation, equipment modifications and repairs and preventative maintenance.


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 role you will be responsible for:

  • Overall building maintenance responsibilities 

  • Troubleshoot equipment and make necessary repairs.

  • Record and schedule preventative maintenance.

  • Requisitions parts, materials, labor and support to complete job tasks.

  • Fabricate replacement parts as needed for machinery. 

  • Lead and manage special project 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.


Why work at Eaton? Below are a few of the Outstanding benefits we offer: Competitive Pay, Benefits start on day one, Vacation time, Employee Discounts, Retirement benefits, Paid Parental Leave, Educational Assistance Program and many more!


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 5 years of Maintenance experience

  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution required.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of Raleigh, NC (60 miles) will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Welding experience and / or certifications
  • Hazardous waste management / Hazardous waste operations emergency response
  • Knowledge of electrical systems and devices
  • Lock Out / Tag Out Certified
  • HVAC training and / or certifications
  • Basic working knowledge and experience with computers 
Position Criteria:
  • Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of the mechanical, electrical, and safety procedures of a manufacturing facility
  • Ability to work daily and/or weekend overtime, willingness to flex to different areas or local plants as needed
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to climb a ladder.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time. Repetitive lifting, bending, and squatting is inherent to this position.

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: Business Services

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG PQD OPS Operations

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