Eaton Corporation Maintenance Technician - General (2nd Shift) in Forest City, North Carolina

Eaton located in Forest City, NC has an opening for a Maintenance Technician on 2nd Shift

Primary Function:

The General Maintenance Team Member has primary responsibility to perform preventive maintenance on reinforcement machinery. Also includes carrier repair, replacement, and rebuild.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Actively supports all maintenance programs to improve machine performance. Identifies and suggests design changes to increase equipment life span, reduce costs, increase production efficiency, and improve product quality.

  • Bring health and safety issues, unsafe acts and safety suggestions to management's attention or correct those they can.

  • Actively participate in accident, injury and illness prevention activities:

  • Identify and correct hazards and unsafe conditions.

  • Accident, near-miss accident or potential hazard investigations.

  • Actively observing fellow employee work practices and incorporating safety.

  • Mentor new co-workers in hazard recognition and safe work behavior.

  • Maintain housekeeping in work area.

  • Maintain health and safety equipment in good working order.

  • Support the MESH Policy and Procedures.

  • Understand, support, and comply with all regulatory standards and company policies

  • Communicates with co-workers, management, internal and external customers, and others in a courteous, professional, and proactive manner.

  • Participate in preventative maintenance and corrective action

  • Responsible for providing Hand tools

  • Work with Multi-craft team members to gain knowledge of Multi-craft functions

  • Use Maintenance shop Equipment.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED with 3 years Industrial electrical/mechanical experience OR an Associate’s degree plus 1 year Industrial electrical/mechanical experience

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

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of Forest City, NC will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PC Skills: Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, DataStream

  • Understanding of NFPA 70 including NFPA 70E

  • Basic PLC logic circuit troubleshooting/certification

  • Boiler and Pressure Vessel experience/certification

  • Pneumatic & Hydraulic experience/certification

  • Fire Suppression Systems experience/license

  • Electrician License (Residential/Commercial/Master)

  • HVAC License

Position Criteria

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Must have valid NC Driver’s License

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: HYD FCV Fluid Conveyance 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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