Eaton Corporation Industrial Electrician in Syracuse, New York

Eaton Crouse-Hinds in Syracuse, New York is looking for a 1st Shift Industrial Electrician. Primary duties will be to plan, layout and perform 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.

Rate of Pay: $27.13/hour

Primary Function:

  • Establish secondary distribution centers and install equipment.

  • Install units including the making up of brackets, braces, hangers, etc.

  • 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.

  • Prepare 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 work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.

  • Follow prescribed or standard safety regulations.

  • Maintain all types of Electrical distribution equipment (including motors, generators and complicated apparatus)


Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution

  • Journeymen or six (6) years of documented experience as an industrial/operations electrician

  • Minimum of three (3) years of journeyman industrial/operations electrician maintenance experience

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

  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate geographic area (50 miles) of Syracuse, NY will be considered for this position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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

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 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?: No

Travel: No