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Final Assembler - 1st Shift

Manufacturing and Production



Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States

Eaton’s ES AMER ESS division is currently seeking a Final Assembler - 1st Shift to join oiur team on Lincoln Ave. in Waukesha, WI!

The hourly rate for this position is $22.30 per hour. The core hours are 5 am - 1 pm.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Why work at Eaton? Below are a few of the outstanding benefits we offer:

  • Health benefits and vacation time - available to use on day one of your employment!
  • Paid holidays - up to 12!
  • Weekly pay
  • Shift premiums - $2.50/hr
  • Career progression opportunities to cross-train in different departments and increase compensation.
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Retirement benefits
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Educational Assistance Program, Wellness Reimbursement, and more!

What you’ll do:

The Final Assembler will assembles all exterior equipment such as fuses and controls, control boxes, terminals, cubicles, compartments, arresters, etc. to substation and three-phase pad-mounted transformers.

In this function, you will:

  • Locate and assemble control box and conduit per drawings (or operator experience) to tank exterior
  • Wire controls to accessories as required by drawings and bill of material (or operator experience), and assembles control panels. This includes all wiring inside the cabinets of all 3ph pads, wiring of all substations, and assembly of all control boxes containing up to (5) accessories. (Accessories are defined as all terminal blocks combined being (1) accessory, all breakers combined being (1) accessory, etc.)
  • Train and secure all wiring to allow for required spacing between accessories whether in cabinet or control box for neat appearance and customer access
  • Locate mounts and assembles air loadbreak switches, cubicles, doors, throat covers, hoods, fans and barriers as specified
  • Locate and mounts switch plates, identification and/or instruction plates as specified
  • Locate and attach connectors to bushing terminal as specified
  • Locate and attach or crates lightening arresters as required
  • Touch up paint nicks, scratches and generally checks for good appearance


  • High school diploma or General Equivalence Degree (GED) from an accredited institution
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and in the future
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of the work location will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Education in AC/DC fundamentals
  • Minimum of one (1) year previous electrical experience


  • Ability to read and interpret wiring diagrams and electrical schematics to assemble control panels.
  • Must have an understanding of AC/DC fundamentals (electrical theory). This knowledge may be obtained from technical school training, previous job experience, or internal AC/DC training class.
  • Mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity to layout, assemble, wire and mount a variety of electrical components.
  • Ability to work overtime when required.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 LBS; bend, twist, grab, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, use both hands to lift and lower materials, and perform all other essential duties with or without reasonable accommodations.


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We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here ( for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.