Eaton Corporation Power Systems Engineer in Bellevue, Washington

Eaton’s Engineering Services & Systems Division is seeking a Power Systems Engineer. The Power Systems Engineer will be based at our Bellevue, WA facility.

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. We can help keep your power system safe, efficient, reliable, and up-to-date.

Eaton has the largest and most experienced team of power system engineers in the industry, with industry-standard software and advanced modeling and analysis capabilities at their fingertips. This team brings extensive skills and experiences to power system analysis and design. Active participation in technical societies such as IEEE and collaboration with a variety of utilities and industries ensures that our engineers are knowledgeable about today’s cutting edge engineering techniques. We assist customers at every stage of the power system: from substation and distribution system design to renewable energy and smart grid engineering, from safety and reliability-focused studies to power quality and grounding related audits and analyses.

Position Overview:

The primary purpose of this position is to provide applied engineering and technical consultation for customers in the areas of power systems studies, power quality analysis, installation, startup, maintenance, repair and training.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide applied engineering and technical consultation for customers in the areas of power systems studies, design, installation, startup, maintenance, repair and training.

  • Self-management of assigned projects and job cost accountability to perform work within budgeted cost estimates.

  • Interpret specs and customer inquiries and design technical proposals and pricing for customers.

  • Short-Circuit, LV Coordination, Arc Flash

  • Ability to run small studies and projects unassisted

Position Criteria:

  • Submit to periodic customer required background and drug screenings.

  • Incumbent may be required to perform the following tasks but not limited on a Frequent, Occasional or Seldom Basis: repetitive lifting/carrying, pushing/pulling, standing, climbing, squatting, bending, kneeling, driving extended distances. Incumbent may perform electrical engineering and service work (i.e. physical and mental activities) on equipment ranging from 5V DC (logic devices, zone interlocking signals, etc.) up to 750KV. They may also be required to work in extreme weather and temperature conditions from high heat and high humidity to subzero cold. Incumbent may also work at sites with areas that have poor lighting, ventilation, and dust. They may also be exposed to high noise levels.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution

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

  • No relocation is provided. Candidates must reside within 50 miles of the listed location.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Engineer-in-Training

  • Bachelor Degree focused in power

  • IEEE Membership

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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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?: Yes

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time