Eaton Corporation Senior Field Service Engineer in Charlotte, North Carolina

Eaton Electrical Engineering Services & Systems division has an opening for a Senior Field Service Engineer. The position will be based out of our Charlotte, NC or Columbia, SC office. Relocation assistance is provided.

Position Overview:

Eaton’s Engineering Service & Systems division wants to help you fuel your career! Eaton has the largest and most experienced team of filed 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 Senior Field Service Engineer provides field service engineering and technical assistance to customers in areas of installation, startup, maintenance, and repair, training, and modification of electrical power distribution equipment; self-manage assigned projects for electrical equipment; provide technical solutions to customers; perform less conventional complex engineering assignments that may involve equipment or product design, testing of materials, process studies, or research investigations

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Continuously improve personal, technical and professional business skills enabling incumbent to service products to customer’s satisfaction through keeping current with product technology as measured by ability to troubleshoot and repair various products and to instruct others.

  • Provide timely, detailed and accurate reports on service work performed, product performance, and warranty liabilities to company expense and time allocation.

  • Become computer efficient using laptops provided and mastering all required software.

  • Maintain all service equipment including all test equipment, tools issued to meet specifications including EBE, ISO requirements, etc. in good working condition and maintain sufficient inventory to respond to standard calls.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering (electrical, mechanical or engineering technology) from an accredited institution

  • Minimum 5 years of experience

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

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

  • 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:

  • Evaluating and servicing electrical distribution or control systems is desirable.

  • Experience in testing, troubleshooting, evaluating, and servicing electrical distribution and control systems is highly desirable.

  • Electrical Contractor’s license

  • Professional Engineering license

  • General Contractor’s license

Position Criteria:

  • Submit to periodic customer required background and drug screenings.

  • Power distribution field experience in servicing, maintaining, and testing electrical power distribution equipment.

  • Working knowledge of troubleshooting, tests and repair techniques.

  • Demonstrated ability in verbal and written communication skills. Particular skill in communicating technical information to non-technical personnel, educating customers, and presenting information to internal and external customers.

  • Advanced understanding of the company's competitor's electrical, electronic and mechanical products and services.

  • Knowledge of corporate and business unit policies.

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

  • Working knowledge of billing and invoicing policies for service.

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

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

  • 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 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?: Yes

Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: Yes, 75 % 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.