Eaton Corporation Project Manager - Electrical Power Monitoring Software (EPMS) in Glendale Heights, Illinois

Eaton’s Engineering Service & Systems division is seeking a Project Manager – Electrical Power Monitoring Software. The Project Manager will be based at our Glendale Heights, IL facility.

Essential Functions:

  • Use of modern project management tools and techniques to execute projects related to the engineering, procurement, and construction of electrical power system modifications.

  • Lead projects related to electrical power monitoring systems for large scale datacenters. Other projects may relate to include electrical power generation, transmission and distribution industry.

  • Deliver projects with a high degree of professionalism and safety, using his/her knowledge of industrial and utility power distribution equipment, power system engineering, substation design, & construction safety.

  • Have full responsibility for his/her assigned projects and authority to complete them from inception to scope development, planning, execution, management of people and resources.

  • Have the discipline to create clear and achievable cost, quality, and schedule objectives and follow these objectives through to successful completion.

  • Provide technical leadership to the district sales & service teams.

  • Manage the PSA portion of awarded projects for datacenter electrical and communications equipment, including working knowledge of design & installation.

  • Equipment includes: electrical power meters, UPS, communications gateways, sequence of events recorders, electric generators, and other equipment including power circuit breakers, metal-clad and enclosed switchgear, substation equipment, motor control centers, medium voltage control, excitation equipment, automatic transfer switches, rotating equipment and AC drives.

  • Manages & maintains the commercial contract between Eaton and its customers

  • Estimates, prepares, submits, and manages change orders between customer and Eaton

  • Manages and communicates the scope of work & responsibilities between Eaton’s customers, Eaton’s employees, & Eaton’s suppliers / sub-contractors

  • Establishes, and manages the contract(s) between Eaton and its vendors & subcontractors

  • Plans, establishes, maintains, and regularly updates a project schedule on assigned projects

  • Manages communication, and distributes documentation between Eaton and its customers

  • Monitors, reports, and controls costs on assigned projects within estimated project margin

  • Reports, forecasts, and presents project financial activity to Eaton’s management

  • Prepares, distributes, and follows through with project safety plan

  • Responsible for financial performance of project including: profitability, project revenue, and cash flow

Position Criteria:

  • Strong focus on customer satisfaction

  • Adept at successful project execution

  • Strong experience to deliver technical solutions to customers.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to be flexible to adjust to changing project conditions.

  • Strong computer skills

  • Possess and maintain a valid and unrestricted driver’s license


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution

  • 5+ years of experience managing electrical projects

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship

  • No relocation is provided. Candidate must reside within 50 miles of location

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience managing power monitoring electrical projects

  • Experience in datacenter environment or utilities industry

  • Experience with substations, excitation, power systems upgrades, protection & control, networking, communications, monitoring systems, etc.

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: ESSG EESSD Electrical Engrg Svcs Systems Div

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time