Eaton Corporation Maintenace Technician (1st Shift) in Pinckneyville, Illinois

Eaton’s Electrical Division is currently seeking a Maintenance Technician to join our 1st shift team. This position is based at our Pinckneyville, IL facility.

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.

  • You will troubleshoot, design and install electrical, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electromechanical equipment

  • You will diagnose machine operation failures and downtime using PLC controls and PC troubleshooting

  • You will use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices

  • You will research the requirements and suppliers in order to submit requisitions for parts, supplies, and equipment

  • You will inspect drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions

  • You will operate cutting torches or welding equipment

  • You will do other maintenance tasks as assigned

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

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of maintenance technician experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Minimum High School diploma or GED from an accredited institution

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

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of Pinckneyville, IL will be considered

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two year technical degree or equivalent experience covering electronics, electrical power and controls, fluid power, MIG welding, HVAC, and basic PLC troubleshooting

  • Demonstrated knowledge of PLC electronic controls

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: EPG BLD BLine Division

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: No

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.