Eaton Corporation Welder-3rd shift in Waukesha, Wisconsin

Eaton Power Systems has a 3rd shift Welder Opening in Waukesha, WI (Badger Rd).

Operates arc and mig welding machine, cutting torch, carbon air-arc, power operated nibblers, plasma cutter, grinder and jib crane, assembling 3 phase/Switch module tanks with leak proof seams. Operator checks parts against blueprints for proper dimensions and locations. Knows how and uses fixtures and jigs.

Typical Duties:

  1. Checks material specifications, dimensions on shop orders and prints or NCR's and ECO's against customer specifications for accuracy.

  2. Cuts and trims material using oxygen-acetylene torch, carbon air-arc and plasma when required.

  3. Assembles component parts to front plates checking part numbers and locations against blueprints. Splices multiple pieces of material to make up front plate and other tank components.

  4. Checks corrugate for the proper size of volutes and cuts to the proper length when necessary.

  5. Splices corrugate when necessary providing leak proof seams.

  6. Assembles and welds front plate, tank bottom and tank body, including corrugate, providing all leak proof seams.

  7. Grinds excess weld from seams, edges and gasket seats to improve the fit of parts. Scrapes and wipes down unit to ensure it meets applicable customer requirements.

  8. Sets tank on conveyor line, stamping with employee identification number.

  9. Attaches shop order to unit with initials signed on it.

  10. Operates jib and bridge crane, manual and electric lift trucks to move and position heavy parts and assemblies.

  11. Organizes and does the work according to the daily release system.

  12. Assists co-workers with the assembling and tipping of large units when necessary.

  13. Uses carbon air-arc and plasma arc equipment when required.


Basic Qualifications:

•Must have a Welding Certification from an accredited institution and/or 2 years of Welding experience in a manufacturing environment.

•No relocation provided. Candidates must reside within 50 miles of the work location in order to be considered.

•Must be authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Arc and MIG welding experience

Position Criteria:

•Must be able to successfully pass Eaton’s welding test prior to interview

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Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: ESSG CPSD PDD Power Delivery Division

Job Level: Entry Level

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

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