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Fabrication Technician I


Computer Technician


Hodges, South Carolina, United States

Eaton’s ES AMER ARS division is currently seeking a Fabrication Technician I.

The hourly rate for this position is $15.11 per hour.

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.

What you’ll do:

Eaton’s Commercial Products and Assemblies is currently seeking a 1st shift Fabrication Technician to join our team. This position is based at our Hodges, SC location.

Hourly Rate: Starting at $15.11

Position Overview:

The Fabrication Technician I will prepare aluminum and copper busbars for assembly by operating manual presses, hand grinders, and taping bars prior to being sent to the Epoxy process. This role may also be responsible for gathering material for work centers.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

In this function you will:

• Comply with the environment, health, and safety guidelines.

• Sustainment of 5S+ in area.

• Handling of housing to be hole punched and cut and supporting taping processes.

• Operate press brakes according to manufacturing instructions and/or assist other operators while bending heavy or large parts on press brake.

• Tape bars based on order requirements to ensure that copper and/or aluminum is protected during the epoxy process.

• Utilize hand grinders to remove excess weld material and support loading and unloading the robotic welders.

• Assist in gathering all items, welded and single pieces, by shop order and monitor their location through the weld and then deliver to proper work centers.

• Work to established procedures, manufacturing information, drawings, blueprints, sketches, written or oral instructions from supervision or engineering.

• Use material handling equipment to move product and supplies. May lift and carry up to 50 lbs. and push or pull up to 100 lbs. occasionally with assistance.

• Flex to other fabrication work areas as needed, including press brake, downdraft, masking, and housing punch.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger


• Authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship

Preferred qualifications:

• Minimum 3 months of manufacturing experience in an industrial manufacturing environment

• Minimum three (3) months of experience operating a powered industrial vehicle (e.g., forklift)

• Minimum three (3) months of experience utilizing Eaton system controls including material management.

• Minimum 3 months of experience using hand and air tools

• South Carolina Manufacturing Certification (SCMC) or equivalent


Position Criteria:

• Proven problem-solving skills.

• Effective oral and written communication skills as well as planning and organizational skills.

• Ability to manage by influence through solid relationships and process focus

Essential Functions:

• Push and/or pull up to 100 lbs.

• Lifting up to 50 lbs.

• Fine motor skills, typing, pushing buttons, etc

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