Industrial Electrician (3rd Shift)

Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Crouse-Hinds division is currently seeking a 3rd shift Industrial Electrician to join our team.  This position is based at our Syracuse, New York facility  Relocation assistance will be provided

The Industrial Electrician is responsible for planning, layout and performing all operations pertaining to the installation, maintenance and repair of a wide variety of complicated electrical equipment and circuits used in various plant departments, powerhouse, and offices such as special automatic controls, electronic controls, generating equipment, and large switchboards.


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:

  • Tear down complicated units, determine extent of troubles, repair or replace defective parts or wiring and reassemble. 
  • Install and wire motors for large machine tools such as floor type boring mills, intricate controls with multiple inter-locking and safety devices
  • Maintain and repair electric and electronic controls including all necessary cleaning and adjusting
  • Work from schematic drawings, manuals and testing procedures.  Perform a variety of similar or associated duties as required or directed.
  • Detect and report all defective materials or faulty operations; diagnose and remedy unusual troubles. 
  • Wiring diagrams when necessary to facilitate work, after installation for permanent records or for changes to existing diagrams or drawings brought about by on-the-job conditions.
  • Maintain all types of Electrical distribution equipment (including motors, generators and complicated apparatus)

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: 

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Journeymen Electrician or six (6) years of documented experience as an industrial/operations/military electrician  
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future 
Position Criteria: 
  • Knowledge in PLC, circuitry and programing 
  • Background in machining and electrical equipment
  • Experience with hydraulics, and pneumatics controllers
  • Military electrical experience or equivalent
  • Firm knowledge of electrical code

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: EPG CHD EP Americas

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: No