Controls Engineering Technician - 2nd Shift
EATONWaukeshaUpdate time: July 15
Job Description
Eaton’s Power System Division is currently seeking a Controls Engineering Technician – 2nd Shift to join our team. The hourly rate starts at $23.55/hr plus $1.25/hr shift premium, depending on experience. The core hours are 3 pm - 11 pm. This position is based at our Badger Drive facility in Waukesha, WI. Why work at Eaton? Below are a few of the outstanding benefits we offer: Health benefits and vacation time (2 weeks to start) are available to use on day one! Paid holidays - up to 12! Shift premiums - $1.25/hr Career ladders that allow you to grow your career and compensation Overtime opportunities Retirement benefits - up to a 6% match Paid Parental Leave Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites) Educational Assistance Program, Wellness Reimbursement, and more Position Overview: The primary function of the controls engineering technician role is to support the controls engineering team by acting as the lead troubleshooter for down equipment. When not troubleshooting the controls engineering technician will assist controls engineers with capital projects tasks and lead smaller projects. Additionally, this role will be responsible for implementing new electrical safety initiatives, managing the electrical safety audit program, and managing the electrical safety training program. In this function you will: Support the controls engineering team by acting as the first responder for troubleshooting requests on down equipment. Will use electrical, mechanical, and software-based tools to assist maintenance with troubleshooting tasks and evaluate if the problem is significant enough to require further intervention from controls or design engineering. Oversee the implementation of the Badger Drive electrical safety program. This includes tracking electrical safety training events, updating work instructions and other documents, auditing electrical workers’ use of personal protective equipment, designing and installing new safety equipment, and maintaining the plant’s index of electrical workstations. Assist controls engineers with the completion of large capital projects. Tasks may involve the setup of new PLC and drive systems, procurement of materials needed for the project and assistance with creating or reviewing electrical and mechanical drawings. Participate in or lead deep-dive investigations to determine the root cause of persistent issues with plant equipment. Investigations will often involve multifunctional teams and utilize common problem-solving tools such as 5-Why, 8D, and fish bone charts. Drive the completion of small equipment and software upgrade projects by utilizing time and project management skills. Manage the controls team troubleshooting supplies and spare parts inventory. This includes working with controls engineers to ensure all necessary tools, cables, spare parts, and safety equipment is in good working order and readily available. Coordinate with the quality department and master inspectors to ensure that the inventory of test equipment is up to date and all backup equipment is in good working order and readily available Qualifications Basic Qualifications: Associate degree in Automated Systems Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, or related field from an accredited institution Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and in the future No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of the work location will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation Preferred qualifications: Minimum of 1 year of controls technician experience Experience with PLC, HMI programming and safety systems design. Understanding of problem-solving methodologies used in determining root cause and formulating corrective action(s) - i.e. thought maps, 8D, root cause analysis, Process Failure Mode Effect Analysis, control charts, Pareto charts, A3s, etc GB (green belt) or BB (black belt) certified Experience in many computer programing software such as visual basic/studio, SQL, and other Microsoft applications Experience in electrical testing procedures and protocols. Experience supporting Engineered to Order (ETO) manufacturing plant. Project management experience (PROLaunch). Experience with Rockwell Software (RS and Factory Talk), RSLogix 5, RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5000, Studio 5000, FactoryTalk View ME, FactoryTalk SE, VB6 Position Criteria: Proven analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to work in a matrix environment, get results and drive change through others. Effective oral and written communication skills as well as planning and organizational skills. Ability to manage by influence through solid relationships and process focus Fundamental knowledge of electrical equipment at component and integrated system levels. Demonstrated ability to interpret and troubleshoot electrical control, protection, instrumentation, and metering schematics and wiring diagrams Ability to assist manufacturing operations and product designers/engineering personnel to resolve electrical design and build production issues. Ability to work overtime when required. Ability to lift up to 50 LBS; bend, twist, grab, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, use both hands to lift and lower materials, and perform all other essential duties with or without reasonable accommodations. #LI-SK1 Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to: AccommodationsForApplying@Eaton.com What you will get from us Eaton’s mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power – more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. 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 day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton’s 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees. We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees through our dedication to tackling some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and by never losing sight of what matters. Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We pledge to always foster a diverse and inclusive environment, including inclusion resource groups that bring together employees who share a common purpose, interest or background. In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger. We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company’s operations by at least 50 percent by 2030. We are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and committed to learning. We are confident we can deliver on our promise to improve the quality of life and the environment because of the attributes that our employees embody. 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. Job: Operational Excellence Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico Organization: ESSG CPSD PDD Power Delivery Division Job Level: Individual Contributor Schedule: Full-time Does this position offer relocation?: No Travel: No Indeed Sponsored Job: Yes – Hourly Team

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