Eaton Corporation Power Systems Automation - Project Manager, Electrical Power Monitoring Systems (EPMS) in Wilsonville, Oregon

Eaton’s Electrical Engineering Systems and Services Division is seeking a Power Systems Automation Project Manager - EPMS. This position will be based out of Kennewick, WA, Wilsonville, OR, or Bellevue, WA.

Eaton's Electrical Services & Systems Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of services tailored for every stage of a power system’s life cycle—whether it’s design, build, or support. Our services integrate and optimize the elements of a power system to make sure it’s aligned with business goals. We can help keep your power system safe, efficient, reliable, and up-to-date.

Position Overview:

The Power Systems Automation Project Manager will be part of a project management team that is responsible for managing the implementation phase of Eaton's Electrical Power Monitoring System (EPMS) projects. This includes interfacing with general/electrical contractors, internal software teams, and on-site personnel.

The Power Systems Automation group is a full-service systems integrator with the capabilities to integrate the necessary equipment and technologies, to provide a complete, power automation solution. This team of engineers and technicians brings extensive skills and experiences with a variety of leading HMI software packages enabling us to design graphically rich, easy-to-use operator interfaces that take advantage of the latest standalone or web-based technologies. Our experience transcends a multitude of equipment manufacturers, software packages, and network architectures, including all major OEMs HMI, PLCs, and components. We offer single point responsibility, a high level of engineering and systems integration expertise, and a unified focus on cost effective solutions, seamless integration, HMI development, energy management tools, and professional turnkey system design and implementation.

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 modernization projects related to electrical power generation, transmission and distribution industry with specific focus on utility and industrial power systems

-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 electrical equipment and critical process monitoring, including working knowledge of electrical substation design & installation, data center equipment and communication protocols

-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:

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


Basic Qualifications:

-Bachelors’ Degree from an accredited institution.

-Minimum of 1 year of project management experience or 5 years installation and commissioning experience with power monitoring systems

-Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

-Position is not offering relocation. Only candidates that reside within 50 miles of Kennewick, WA, Wilsonville, OR, or Bellevue, WA will be considered

Preferred Qualifications:

-Minimum 5 years of experience working specifically with Power Management, Power Control, Mission Critical, or Building Management systems.

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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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.

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