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Tester I


Software Tester


Greenwood, South Carolina, United States

Eaton’s ES AMER ARS PDCAD division is currently seeking a Tester I.

The hourly rate for this position is $20.77-$24.44 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:


In the Tester role, you will complete electrical tests on assemblies and components to ensure conformance with required specifications and performance characteristics as well as diagnose and correct very difficult circuitry in assemblies.

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 day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.


• You will effectively use test consoles, electrical meters, various electrical and electronic test equipment, hand tools, handling equipment, alignment equipment, gauges, mechanical measuring and fitting equipment, and other products or product components to ensure products meet customer specifications.

• You will perform production tests using wire diagrams, schematics, sketches, and manufacturing information for medium voltage assemblies, switches, components, plugs and network protectors, and all associated components.

• You will diagnose and correct problems or contact manager or engineer to verify circuit operations or to suggest methods to correct errors. This also includes preparing related test records and documentation.

• You will be knowledgeable in voltage safety requirements

• You will travel as necessary to effectively interface with customers and other required contacts, to work at various outside/inside site locations, and to manage or participate in company-related projects, activities, or other job-related assignments.


Basic Qualifications:

• Associates Degree in Industrial Engineering, Industrial Electronics, Electrical Engineering or Mechatronics Technology OR equivalent degree

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

• Must be able to travel up to 10%

• No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Greenwood facility will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications:

• At least 1 year of manufacturing experience in an industrial manufacturing environment

• At least 1 year of experience using hand and air tools

• At least 1 year of electrical drafting


Position Criteria:

• Strong verbal and written communication skills, persuasive skills, and analytical problem-solving skills.

• Work with individuals and groups to effectively participate within team environment.

• Willing to work flexible hours and overtime in support of business needs. Utilize various hand tools to assemble and verify quality in a Lean environment.


• While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; reach at or above shoulder level; grip; and use hands to handle and feel.

• Frequently required to walk; stoop; lift; carry; push; pull; and grip greater than 100 pounds.

• Required to use material handling equipment, including powered industrial vehicles, to move product and supplies.

• Vision requirements include far and close vision with depth perception and color discrimination. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to listen and to talk.


• While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to noise and frequently exposed to dust.

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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.