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Maintenance Technician

Construction and Facilities



El Paso, Texas, United States

Eaton’s ES AMER ARS division is currently seeking a Maintenance Technician. The core hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 3:45 pm. The rate for this position is $23.00 per hour. This position is also eligible for a variable incentive program. Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based on candidate skills, experience, qualifications, and market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

Primary Function

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for conducting general maintenance and commissioning new equipment. They ensure the equipment is running to optimal standards and per manufacturer specifications.

Essential Functions

• Assist in commissioning new equipment and startup validation.

• Responsible for preventive maintenance procedures.

• Responsible for troubleshooting and analyzing complex control systems to resolve software and hardware problems.

• Responsible for troubleshooting mechanical issues or equipment failures.

• Responsible to participate in risk assessment events to reduce safety hazards in equipment.

• Responsible for maintaining maintenance logs and equipment documentation.

• Responsible for communicating equipment status as required.

• Monitor the compressed air systems within the production lines to ensure proper performance.

• You will be responsible for managing relationships with vendors such as electricians, plumbers, and other services required for facility projects.

• Assist in maintaining an in-house wastewater, chemicals handling, and spill program.

• Assist in performing inventory stock levels and placing orders for required materials.

• Maintain a clean and safe work area, adhere to all facility EHS guidelines, encourage communication, and participate with co-workers to further identify, reduce, and eliminate potential hazards.


Minimum Experience Requirements

• High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution.

• Experience in metal fabrication processes and equipment.

• Able to utilize hydraulic schematics, pneumatic schematics, and electrical schematics in troubleshooting scenarios.

• Minimum three (3) years of experience in a manufacturing or similar environment

• Minimum of 1-year knowledge and experience in the electrical field with voltages from 24V to 480V.

• Minimum of 1 year of knowledge and experience with hydraulics and pneumatics, working with systems, reservoirs, pumps, valves, sensors, cylinders, piping, tubing, hoses, switches, and motors.

• Basic computer skills, including proficiency with Windows-based software.

• No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate area of the Eaton El Paso, TX facility (50-mile radius) will be considered for this position. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation

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

Preferred Qualifications:

• Minimum of five (5) years experience in the electrical or mechanical maintenance field

• Program and maintain the software in Ladder (PLC) Assembly, HMI systems, and Basic languages.

• Two-year technical degree or certification in either electronics, electrical power and controls, fluid power, HVAC, or basic PLC programming

• Journeymen or three (3) years of documented maintenance experience in an industrial electrical/mechanical trade

• Licensed HVAC Technician, Plumber, and/or Electrician

• Prior experience in a manufacturing or assembly operation

• Familiarity with wastewater treatment.

• Demonstrated knowledge of PLC electronic controls

• Basic bilingual skills in reading, arithmetic, and writing.

• Bilingual



Additional Information

• Computer skills including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), and CMMS software.

• Understanding of electrical/electronic systems.

• Experience and knowledge of tools, common applications, and devices (hand tools, multimeters, measurement devices, etc.)

• Basic plumbing knowledge to address leaks, clogs, or other drainage problems.

• Basic pneumatic knowledge to address leaks and clogs.

• Interpersonal skills to interact with employees, manage vendors, contractors, etc.

• Must be well-organized and can prioritize daily tasks.

• Attention to detail to ensure all jobs are completed properly and look for any potential hazards or warning signs.

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