Eaton Corporation Eaton Electrical Services Systems Early Talent Program – Field Service Engineer in Urbandale, Iowa
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The Eaton global service team is one of the largest and most experienced teams of power system professionals in the industry. As one of our Eaton Field Service Engineers, you’ll help to provide solutions to our customers’ power problems. Active participation in recognized technical societies such as NFPA and IEEE and collaboration with a variety of utilities and industries ensures that our engineers and technicians are knowledgeable about today’s cutting-edge technology and engineering techniques. We assist customers at every stage of the power system: offering startup and commissioning of equipment, performing planned maintenance, monitoring performance, diagnosing system problems remotely, as well as responding to emergencies on a 24/7 basis, 365 days a year. Our support services help businesses make the most of their existing electrical equipment by optimizing performance and extending the life of existing facilities.
Your engineering assignments will provide you with the opportunity to perform field service engineering and technical assistance to a variety of customers in areas of installation, testing, startup, maintenance, repair, training and modification of electrical power distribution equipment; self-manage assigned electrical power distribution systems related projects; apply knowledge of electrical test and diagnostic equipment; deliver technical solutions to customers; perform complex engineering assignments that may involve equipment or product design, testing of materials, process studies, or research investigations. Our engineers operate with the mission of providing high quality service, support and solutions with a key emphasis placed on on-time, quality service and sustained relationships with our sales force, channel partners, and end-user customers. Travel to customer sites is required.
This role is designed to prepare you for both technical and future leadership roles at Eaton. As a new engineer, you will be provided with a structured training and development curriculum; a blend of instructor-led, virtual classrooms, eLearning courses, and on-the-job training provided by expert mentors and team members to assist you in developing your career
Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements):
Currently possesses or will have obtained a bachelor’s degree in engineering with a major in Electrical, Electrical and Computer, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Engineering Technology or Systems Engineering from an accredited institution, with a graduation date no later than August 2022.
Minimum overall cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher (please do not round).
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship, now or in the future.
Geographical flexibility to relocate within the United States.
This position requires use of information or access to technology which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Prior relevant internship or co-op experience within the electrical/power industry
Experience in testing, trouble shooting, evaluating, and servicing electrical distribution and control systems is highly desirable.
Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills.
Excellent computer & analytical skills.
Demonstrated leadership experience within campus and/or community.
Field Service Engineers must have the ability to work variable hours, including nights and weekends.
Frequent U.S. travel will be required by automobile within the district territory and possibly by air travel to support other domestic districts. Occasional international travel is possible to support global customers. Field Service Engineers must be available to be on-call and respond to customer emergencies. Expect up to 25 - 75% travel, within the district territory, based on customer requirements.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, squat, and reach to or below shoulder level, lift, carry, push, pull, and use hands to handle and feel. The employee is frequently required to climb and reach above shoulder level. The employee is regularly required to lift/carry up to 50 pounds. The employee is frequently required to push/pull up to 50 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to push/pull greater than 50 pounds with assistance.
Submit to periodic customer required background and drug screenings.
Knowledge and practice of safety precautions related to working with electrical and electronic equipment.
Ability to obtain and maintain internal safety certification.
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid TWIC card.
Must possess and maintain a valid and unrestricted driver’s license.
Assignment location will be in one of five major regions within the United States (i.e., Central, Northeast, Southeast, Gulf and West regions); typically in or near a major U.S. city.
Eaton provides a competitive total rewards package commensurate with applicable skills, knowledge, and experience and consistent with internal and external market practices. The base salary for this role is $70,000/year. This rate may be subject to adjustment based on location and cost of living adjustment.
To Apply: In addition to applying through the campus system, interested candidates must apply to www.eaton.com/careers in order to be considered for this opportunity
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.
Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG EESSD Electrical Engrg Svcs Systems Div
Job Level: Entry Level
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time
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