Leak Tester Welding 2nd shift

Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Power Systems division has an opening for a Welder/Leak Tester – 2nd Shift, pay starting at $21.45/hour, depending on experience.  This position is based at our Badger Drive facility in Waukesha, WI.


The Leak Tester is responsible for prepping tanks for leak testing, ensuring tanks are leak proof by pressure testing or by the use of Dye Penetrant, TIG repair on any weld leaks, applying required studs, ensure cleanliness of the inside of tanks, remove tanks from line or leak tester and palletize, and give final quality check.


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:
  • Plug tank orifices in preparation for leak testing.

  • Operate hydraulic leak test machines.

  • Pressurize tank, apply soap to locate leaks, and repair leaks with TIG weld.

  • Apply required studs using electric stud welding gun, using process standards.

  • Use crane to take tank off line or leak test machine and palletize.

  • Ensure cleanliness of inside of tanks by sweeping down the inside of the front-plate, then using the vacuum to remove debris.

  • Give finished tank an inspector to ensure tank meets customer visual requirements; i.e. weld spatter removed, loose dirt, weld quality/requirements, and ensure that part and feature locations match drawing requirements.

  • Document all non-conformances through use of tracking system by completing Material Reject Tags.

  • Complete other duties as assigned.


Why work at Eaton? Below are a few of the outstanding benefits we offer:

  • Health benefits and Vacation time are available to use day one, Paid holidays, Shift premium, Retirement benefits, Paid Parental Leave, Educational Assistance Program, Wellness Reimbursement, and more!

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 (General Education Degree) is required.

  • Minimum of one year of welding experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Successfully complete Eaton weld test.

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

  • No relocation is being offered for this role.  All candidates considered must live within 50 miles of the Waukesha, WI facility.  Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 years of manufacturing experience.

  • Associates degree in welding.

  • Experience in weld inspection.

Position Success Criteria:
  • Successfully complete Eaton’s weld test (TIG).


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: ESSG CPSD PDD Power Delivery Division

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