Field Project Manager - East Coast

Job Description

Eaton’s WrightLine division is currently seeking a Field Project Manager – East Coast to join our team.

This position can be based at an Eaton facility or from a home office in the locations: Boston, MA, Washington, DC, or Raleigh, NC and within 50 miles of a major airport.


The Field Project Manager is responsible for setting and managing daily service schedules in the company data systems in accordance with ISO 9001 process guidelines with focus on providing quality customer service.  In this role, you will successfully manage customer order projects to fulfill business and contract obligations. Responsible for quoting, pre-planning, coordination and successful execution of large projects from contract to closeout. The focus (90%) will be on managing hyper scale date center air management system (AMS) projects for key customers.


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.

  • Set and manage daily service schedules in the company data systems in accordance with ISO 9001 process guidelines with focus on providing quality customer service

  • Successfully manage customer order projects to fulfill business and contract obligations.

  • Manage daily inflow of requests for Project Management quotes in accordance with response objectives.

  • Ensure that all projects are quoted in compliance with the profitability objectives of the service organization.

  • Communicate effectively and professionally with customers, service contractors, carriers, and sales team and Eaton personnel to achieve the highest level of service delivery satisfaction.

  • Audit contractor performance to ensure contractor compliance with policies, procedures, contractual terms and quality objectives. Hold contractors responsible to comply with such

  • Provide project leadership and planning expertise to the sales organization, including site visits, definition of scopes of work, coordination of resources, on site management of company and contractor personnel and product applications advice for large scale opportunities in various regions of the USA and abroad.

  • Provide daily feedback through organizational channels regarding any product quality or serviceability issues as a means to achieve continuous product quality improvement.

  • Ensure project completion criteria have been met and obtain stakeholders for final deliverables and project closeout.

  • Establish clear set of project goals; prioritize demand, sequence of activities and drive a detailed project schedule to meet customers milestones and completion dates.

  • Responsible for on average 6 projects on a rolling basis with an annual project load averaging $7-$8M

  • Responsible for P&L of assigned projects including service margins and NCR cost control.

  • Work with project stakeholders to recommend and implement improvements and or modifications to the project scope, deliverables, timelines and resources to drive field efficacies. 

  • Manage Eaton’s on site sub-contractor during the installation process of the scope.

  • Attend all on-site project meetings as required for duration of the projects including scheduling, pull planning, BIM, QA/QC, safety, and lean planning. 


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


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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required

  • Minimum five (5) years of on-site project management in a technical field

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without out company sponsorship, now or in the future.

  • No relocation is being offered for this role.  All candidates must reside within 50 miles of Boston, MA, Washington, DC, or Raleigh, NC and live within 50 miles of a major airport.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • PMP Certification (will be required to get certification within 18 months of hire)

  • Working knowledge Project Management philosophies and toolsets

  • Working knowledge Microsoft Office Products including Microsoft Project

  • Ability to read and understand construction engineering drawings and takeoffs.

  • Demonstrated experience in Modular/Systems furniture and/or Data Center equipment installation industry with a focus on construction

  • Demonstrated experience in training, selecting, and managing contractors/subcontractors

  • Proven organizational and multi-tasking skills, with the ability to effectively prioritize and balance workload

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products including Microsoft Project

  • Understanding of Project Management philosophies and toolsets

  • 7+ years of project management and or field service experiences

  • Field project management experience in a construction setting.

  • Working knowledge of Building Information Modeling (BIM) software.

  • OSHA 30 certification (will be required within 30 days of hire)

  • Manufacturing industry experience

Position Success Criteria:
  • Strong organizational, communication, and time management skills

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Experienced in communication effectively with customers and service vendors

  • Creative thought processes to drive solutions

  • Strong organizational, communication and time management skills.


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: Sales

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG BLD WL WrightLine

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?: No
Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time