Eaton Corporation Zone Safety Representative - West in Bellevue, Washington

Eaton’s Electrical Engineering Services & Systems division has an opening for a Zone Safety Representative – West . The position will be based out of either: Littleton, CO, Bellevue, WA, Wilsonville, OR, Pleasanton, CA, City of Industry, CA, Chandler, AZ, San Diego, CA, or Salt Lake City, UT.

Position Overview :

Eaton’s Engineering Service & Systems division wants to help you fuel your career! Eaton has the largest and most experienced team of field services technicians and engineers in the industry. This team brings extensive skills and experiences to field service engineering. Active participation in recognized technical societies such as NFPA and IEEE and collaboration with a variety of utilities and industries ensures that our technicians are knowledgeable about today’s cutting edge technology and engineering techniques. We assist customers at every stage of the power system: offering start-up 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.

The Power Distribution Systems organization offers career opportunities at a variety of levels representing increased scope and responsibility within the organization. The Zone Safety Representative acts as a leader for the safety function and will provide safety guidance and direction for EESS field based personnel within a specific region. This position reports directly to the EESS division EHS manager and functionally to the zone manager of their respective region. The position is a critical function across EESS to help drive zero workplace injuries and incidents.

Essential Responsibilities :

  • Help lead the organization to a goal of zero workplace injuries and incidents

  • Ensure the uniform adherence to electrical product installation, start up and commissioning methods, providing coaching and direct assistance to resolve technical challenges and application issues

  • Assist with incident management aspects, including but not limited to: reporting, investigation, and corrective/preventive actions

  • Assist with identifying safety risks areas and developing short term and long term strategies to address them

  • Coordinate/Perform Annual Employee required safety training and additional training to meet local leaderships specific safety needs

  • Consult with leaders to assist with identifying and developing local safety initiatives.

  • Support and mentor field service employees by having the ability to demonstrate how to perform the work safely

  • Support local leadership teams in implementing and reviewing customer safety requirements

  • Partner with training department to review and assist with the development of division training processes to ensure that required EHS training is defined and is tracked to completion

  • Assist and develop division safety programs for deployment to a distributive/remote workforce including but not limited to new PPE requirements, corporate policies and regulations

  • Coordinate/assist with site monthly safety meetings, provide details of updates to safety program, changes, and develop safety topics

  • Support site safety contacts in maintaining and driving a culture of continuous improvement for safety

  • Perform DOC safety audits for local Eaton office, vehicle, and customer sites using the 5S platform to drive a safe work place environment

  • Serve as a resource to the operations by staying relevant and informed on safety, industry and technical related topics.

  • Work with other field safety reps to keep consistency across each zone/region.


Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in electrical field AND/OR EHS in industrial or electrical industry

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

  • No relocation is being offered for this position. All candidates must reside within a 50 mile radius of the work locations listed on the job posting.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Have OSHA 10 and 30 Hour General Industry or Construction certification

  • Prior experience in a electrical field service technician position.

  • First Aid/CPR Trained

  • Arc Flash qualified

  • Strong electrical background

  • Familiar with State regulations (NFPA,OSHA,CSA)

  • Ability to demonstrate writing safety checklist and procedures

  • Safety certifications: Associate Safety Professional (ASP), Certified Safety Trained Supervisor (STS), Construction Health & Safety Technician (CHST) and/or Certified Safety Professional (CSP)

Position Criteria :

  • Strong computer skills

  • General awareness of environmental and situational safety hazards that may exist on job sites.

  • Knowledge and practice of safety precautions related to working with electrical and electronic equipment.

  • Previous experience delivering informative/instructional presentations to field based and management level employees.

  • Ability to perform physical aspects of an electrical field service engineer/technician role.

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

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: Environmental Health & Safety

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

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.