Eaton Corporation Senior Engineer - Power Systems Controls in Chandler, Arizona

Eaton Electrical Engineering Services & Systems division has an opening for a Senior Engineer – Power System Controls. The position will be based out Chandler Arizona.

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

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 PSC Engineer will provide field service systems integration engineering 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.

Essential Responsibilities :

  • Programming of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s)

  • Write and deploy complex power transfer and other control schemes including Main-Tie-Main transfer schemes, load shedding/ peak shaving schemes, breaker control schemes, SCADA system development, and generator control.

Position Criteria :

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

  • Knowledge and understanding of best engineering practices for design 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.

  • Advanced understanding of the company’s and competitor’s automation and power management systems and services.

  • 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.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication/presentation skills

  • Experience with HMI (Human Machine Interface) software and power monitoring software packages.

  • Experience with Eaton Power Monitoring software including Power Xpert, PowerNet, and Forseer.

  • Experience with AutoCAD


Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor Degree in engineering from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working with PLC programming and with power systems

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

  • No relocation is provided. Only candidates that reside within 50 miles will be considered.

  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware 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.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Knowledge of SCADA systems and associated protocols (DNP, IEC, etc.), is desirable

  • Project management experience working directly with customers is highly desirable

  • Knowledge of and experience working with medium voltage power distribution system such as: protective relays, recloser controls, and other related protection devices

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, 50 % of the Time