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Electrical Assembly Technician


Computer Technician


Houston, Texas, United States

Eaton’s ES GEIS CHD division is currently seeking a Electrical Assembly Technician to join our team in Pearland, TX. The core hours are 6:00am to 2:30pm. In this role, you will work as a member of the operations team in achieving production, product quality, and employee safety goals of explosion proof custom motor control and power distribution unit. This role will be responsible for completing engineered-to-order products as assigned which could include the production of quality electrical control panels, motor control, power distribution products, switchracks, and related or similar products.

The hourly rate for this position is $26.06 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:

  • Assemble, wire, and test electrical components such as relays, switches, transformers, circuit breakers, terminal blocks, etc. while upholding safety requirements
  • Install completed assemblies into cabinets and enclosures as required
  • Accurately layout and position assembly components to ensure construction feasibility and ease of installation and future maintenance.
  • Participate in switchrack construction: including bus fabrication and assembly, enclosure construction, component layout and mounting to frame. Installation, measurement, fabrication, and installation of conduit and associated fittings, and wiring of complete assembly.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement/cost savings for operations and/or the facility
  • Analyze job requirements from blueprints and schematics. Note discrepancies and make necessary adjustments to switch rack and drawings. Advise Manufacturing Engineer of corrections.
  • Cross-train as needed to develop additional skills sets to flex as needed with demand
  • Responsible for maintaining work area and general shop area in a clean and orderly condition
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisory or management personnel.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution is required.
  • 2 years of experience in electrical assembly with Electrician Certification required OR 5 years of experience in electrical assembly with no certification required
  • 2 years of electro-mechanical (piping, conduits, threading) assembly experience required.
  • Ability to work overtime.
  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate area of the Eaton Houston, TX facility (50 mile radius) will be considered for this position. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a Field Electrician, Electrician Apprenticeship, or Certified Electrician preferred
  • Prior experience building explosion proof and/or power-distribution products preferred.


Position Success Criteria:

  • Strong mechanical/technical aptitude; knowledge of principles of mechanics, characteristics of materials, fundamentals of electricity and wiring of ordinary circuits.
  • Ability to setup and operate hand, pneumatic and power tools.
  • Use of a variety of fixed and adjustable gauges and electrical testing equipment to prove out wiring and mechanical functions of unit and to ensure quality.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to read wiring diagrams and other technical drawings
  • Self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
  • Strong time management skill as well as oral communication skills.
  • Able to handle multiple and conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining safety and quality
  • Strong practical knowledge applicable to manufacturing environment.
  • Basic working knowledge and experience with computers

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to stand on feet continuously during working shift.
  • Able to lift and bend on a continuous basis
  • Able to regularly lift 30-50 pounds without assistance.
  • Ability to distinguish colored wiring
  • Must be able to wear required personal protective equipment as required by company policy and procedure

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