Eaton Corporation Facilities Maintenance Technician in Torrance, California

Eaton in Torrance, CA is seeking a full-time Maintenance Technician to work on first shift.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure Eaton EHS policies & guidelines are adhered in all service support activities.

  • Performs general maintenance and repair of building structures and their mechanical, electrical, or sanitary systems.

  • Will be responsible for routine repair and maintenance of machinery.

  • Requires license or registration by the State Electrical Board. Also should have formal or hands-on training in repair, plumbing, woodworking, painting and electrical systems. Will require the use of personal protective equipment provided by the company.

  • Responsible for preventive maintenance for all major equipment in the case of equipment failure or shutdown, and when quick fixes are needed.

  • Electrical installs, such as production equipment, ballasts, emergency lighting, etc.

  • General maintenance to the facility, such as water leaks, broken hinges, replacing bad light bulbs, etc.

  • Maintain general cosmetics to the facility, such as painting, hanging new signs, etc.

  • Technical expertise on pressurized gasses and vessels (like our compressed air tanks), confined space entry, etc.

  • Will direct and manage any needed contractors on the site (as needed) and ensure they have proper EHS training.

  • Help code non-PO invoices - basic computer skills necessary.

  • Perform preventative maintenance as needed

  • Schedule and maintain records of various regulatory inspections and check (elevator inspections, compressed air tank inspections, etc.).

  • Support kaizen/OpEx events and projects

  • Will complete weekly hazardous waste inspection, and notify Heritage when pickup needs to occur.

  • Will perform all indirect purchases for MFG for the site.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience performing maintenance and/or facility work.

  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within a 50 mile radius of Torrance, CA will be considered

  • Eaton will consider for employment, qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the FCIHO.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Exposure to electronic component functions & its applications

  • Certification in Electrical work or related field from an accredited associated college or vocational school

  • Familiarity with various types of test equipment used to test electrical systems and components

  • Good interpersonal skills, planning and analytical ability and people management skills

  • Highly ethical and able to work in cross functional team

  • Good communicator of both written and verbal information

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 CPD TAM

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

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.