Eaton Corporation Senior Project Manager in Raleigh, North Carolina

Eaton’s Engineering Service & Systems division is hiring for a Senior Project Manager. This position can be remote but with preference for someone in Raleigh, NC.

Eaton Corporation is one of the largest and most experienced industrial service organizations in North America. With more than 700 highly trained professionals in 80 engineering service locations throughout the U.S. and Canada, Eaton Corporation has complete local, national, and international capabilities, to provide a full range of electrical and mechanical equipment services. This broad range of service capabilities has established EESS as the leader in the engineering service industry.

EESS provides a unique capability when you are faced with a major capital project or expansion of your electrical power system. Our division organization, with technical and professional experts on utility and industrial power systems, provides a vast resource from which to draw on in staffing your project. Years of division experience as an electrical equipment manufacturer and engineering service provider in industrial and utility plant environments uniquely qualifies EESS to handle turnkey projects where it is imperative to provide an efficient cost-effective installation while meeting or exceeding design requirements.

Our Mission Critical Program has an opening for a Senior Project Manager. This position is available anywhere within the United States with preferred location in Raleigh.

Position Overview:

  • Use of modern project management tools and techniques to design and execute projects related to the engineering, procurement, and construction of electrical power system modifications with a UPS (Uninterruptable Power Supply) centric focus.

  • Lead modernization projects related to electrical power generation, transmission and distribution industry with specific focus on critical power systems.

  • Deliver projects with a high degree of professionalism and safety, using his/her knowledge of industrial and utility power distribution equipment, power system engineering, critical power systems & construction safety.

  • Have full responsibility for his/her assigned projects and authority to complete them from inception to scope development, planning, execution, management of people and resources.

  • Have the discipline to create clear and achievable cost, quality, and schedule objectives and follow these objectives through to successful completion.

  • Provide technical leadership to the district sales & service teams.

  • Manage and direct a team on awarded projects for electrical equipment, including working knowledge of electrical system design & installation. Equipment includes: transformers, switchgear, switchboards, distribution systems, data floors, power distribution units, Uninterrupted Power Systems, motor control centers, automatic transfer switches, generators, rotating equipment and AC drives.

  • Have a complete understanding of construction safety and safety equipment.

  • Be competent in designing, managing, on-site construction, project completion requirements, and dealing with customer relations.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manages & maintains the mission critical contracts between Eaton and its customers

  • Estimates, prepares, submits, and manages change orders between customer and Eaton

  • Manages and communicates the scope of work & responsibilities between Eaton’s customers, Eaton’s employees, & Eaton’s suppliers / sub-contractors

  • Establishes, and manages the contract(s) between Eaton and its vendors & subcontractors

  • Plans, establishes, maintains, and regularly updates a project schedule on assigned projects

  • Manages communication and distributes documentation between Eaton and its customers

  • Monitors, reports, and controls costs on assigned projects within estimated project margin

  • Reports, forecasts, and presents project financial activity to Eaton’s management

  • Prepares, distributes, and follows through with project safety plan

  • Responsible for financial performance of project including: profitability, project revenue, and cash flow


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited Institution

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience managing electrical projects

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working with field service engineer/technician roles

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

  • Ability to travel within the US and outside of the US without restrictions

  • 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

  • Ability to gain access to military and government sites.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering

  • Experience with Power Quality equipment and the application in a turnkey design and construction.

  • Retired Military, highly preferred.

  • Efficient with Primavera or Microsoft Project

  • Project Management Professional

  • PE license

  • Experience with design

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?: No

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.