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Eaton Corporation Senior Power Systems Controls Technician in Fenton, Missouri

Eaton’s Electrical Engineering Services and Systems division is currently seeking a Senior Power Systems Controls Technician to join our team. This position is based out of Fenton, MO, Lenexa, KS, Urbandale, IA or Omaha, NE. This position does require 50% travel.

Position Overview:

Eaton's Electrical Services & Systems team offers a comprehensive portfolio of services tailored for every stage of a power system’s life cycle—whether it’s design, build, or support. Our services integrate and optimize the elements of a power system to make sure it’s aligned with business goals.

The Power Systems Controls group is a full-service systems integrator with the capabilities to integrate the necessary equipment and technologies, to provide a complete, power automation solution. This team of engineers and technicians brings extensive skills and experiences with a variety of leading HMI software packages enabling us to design graphically rich, easy-to-use operator interfaces that take advantage of the latest standalone or web-based technologies. Our experience transcends a multitude of equipment manufacturers, software packages, and network architectures, including all major OEMs HMI, PLCs, and components. We offer single point responsibility, a high level of engineering and systems integration expertise, and a unified focus on cost effective solutions, seamless integration, HMI development, energy management tools, and professional turnkey system design and implementation.

The Senior Power Systems Controls Technician will provide field service systems integration support and technical consultation for customers in the areas of system design, programming, installation, start up, maintenance, repair, training and modification of automated control systems and power management systems.

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:

  • Programming of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s) & Human Machine Interfaces (HMI’s)

  • Firmware and software updates to field installed components

  • Deploy automatic power transfer schemes (Main-Tie-Main, Main-Tie-Gen-Main, Main-Gen-Tie-Gen-Main etc.), and generator paralleling switchgear controls applications.

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:

  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working with PLC programming

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship

  • No relocation is provided only candidates that reside within a 50-mile radius of the posted locations will be considered.

    Preferred qualifications:

  • Have or Working toward a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology or Mechatronics from an accredited institution.

  • Certified Training in Generator Control: Emergency Standby Systems, Prime Power, Co-Gen, Microgrid etc.

  • Minimum 5 years working with customer on a technical basis and deployment of automatic power transfer or paralleling switchgear controls projects

Position Success Criteria:

  • Knowledge and understanding of best engineering practices for design and operation of automation systems, power management systems, human-machine interface software, PLC programming, etc.

  • Working knowledge of test equipment and diagnostic instruments for automation and power management systems.

  • Knowledge of troubleshooting, test and repair techniques to control circuits, logic controllers, and intelligent electronic devices (IEDs).

  • Computer literacy. Working knowledge of all software packages relevant to successful performance of tasks.

  • Knowledge of parts, part masters, bill of materials.

  • Knowledge and practice of safety precautions related to working with automation and power management systems.

  • Has demonstrated ability to provide service and represent company interests in developing customer relationships to assure long-term customer satisfaction.

  • Possess and maintain a valid and unrestricted driver’s license

We are 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.

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: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: ESSG EESSD Electrical Engrg Svcs Systems Div

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

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.

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