Maintenance Electrician

Job Description

Eaton’s Aerospace Division is currently seeking a 2nd Shift Maintenance Electrician to join our team. This position is based at our Rumford, RI facility. 

Position Overview:  

This position will support all Maintenance and Facility MESH programs.


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:

  • Plan, layout and perform all required operation in the installation, repair and maintenance of a wide variety of complicated electrical, electronic and high frequency equipment and wiring

  • Assist in and or build prototype of experimental machinery or equipment including preparation of prints, fabricating parts, assembly and try outs.

  • Perform other maintenance functions, including plumbing, carpentry, driving, painting. moving and installing equipment and furniture; snow removal and sanding.
    Manually and mechanically, cement work, simple welding, roof repair and overall maintenance of building and grounds.

  • Be involved in a wide range of difficult operations requiring skill and a thorough knowledge of the trade to install and maintain all types of electrical transmission lines, including high tension lines, motors, generators. distribution equipment; where the understanding of operating principles is necessary to provide proper precautions and factors of safety against overloads and to others .

  • Occasionally perform machine maintenance work, when required.

  • Direct and instruct several helpers when required and perform maintenance & facility emergency response duties.

  • As directed, inspect hazardous waste storage facilities, correct deficiencies and dispose of waste material in a way consistent with state and federal regulations.

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:

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Minimum of 5 years Maintenance Electrician experience in a manufacturing/industrial setting

  • OSHA Fork Lift License; must be able to obtained within 3 months of being in the position. 
Position Criteria:
  • Must have a valid Driver's License

  • Establish and install primary and secondary distribution centers balance loads and lubricate panel boards

  • Prepare wiring diagrams and change existing drawings as required to assure up-to-date maintenance wiring diagrams and prints.

  • Requisition and maintain adequate supply of electrical and electronic supplies, tools and equipment. Report difficulties, hazards or unusual condition to supervision. 

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: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

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