Eaton Corporation Maintenance Technician (2nd Shift) in Reno, Nevada

Eaton has an opening for a Maintenance Technician (2nd Shift) located in Reno, NV.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot electrical and mechanical systems using blueprints and technical manuals

  • Performs preventative maintenance on all machinery to minimize downtime

  • Fabrication of various devices and mechanisms to improve, repair or replace that which is not operating properly or efficiently

  • Welding, prototyping, plumbing, painting, masonry, piping, and carpentry duties as necessary

  • Maintain telephone, paging, computers, and fire alarm equipment and wiring.

  • Various facilities responsibilities such as repairing/replacing lights, snow removal, basic plumbing, etc.

  • Keeps work areas clean and safe

  • Supports all facility Continuous Improvement and LEAN initiatives including, but not limited to:

  • Maintain 5-S (sort, set in order, shine, standardize, sustain) throughout shop floor and office areas.

  • Track and sustain all visual management tools such as, but not limited to: layered audits, Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) boards, and any additional LEAN tools that are deemed necessary to provide direction, goals and status to the shop floor.

  • Encourage, support, and actively participate in Kaizen improvements and events throughout the facility, department, and area of responsibility.

  • Other various duties and responsibilities as may be assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution required.

  • Minimum of 5 years of maintenance experience.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

  • Relocation is not provided for this role. Only candidates residing within a 50 mile radius of Reno, NV will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7 + years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Technical school diploma or associates degree

  • Working knowledge of all production machinery and equipment, mechanical aptitude

  • Clutch/brake systems and gearboxes

  • Hydraulics

  • Electric motors and drives

  • Logic controls

  • Programmable controllers

  • Able to read, accurately interpret blue prints, shop drawings, and technical manuals

  • Understanding and experience in welding

  • Must be familiar with the safe use of all hand tools and power equipment

  • Able to work effectively and productively as member of a team with minimal supervision

  • Forklift/crane certified

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

  • Able to stand on feet continuously during working shift. Kneeling, bending and climbing required

  • Able to regularly lift 50 pounds without assistance.

  • Must be able to wear required personal protective equipment as required by company policy and procedure.

  • Able to work at heights of up to 40 feet above the floor.

  • Exposure to high noise level (ear protection may be required in some areas).

  • Work environment exposes to oils, lubricants, solvents, weather exposure.

  • Must have own basic hand tools and measuring instruments.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal format in English.

  • Must be able to work flexible hours including nights and weekends with little advanced notice. This position has a required rotation of Saturday work.

  • Must be able to start on 1st shift for training purposes.

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: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: EPG BLD BLine Division

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?: No

Travel: No