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Job ID:026540
Function:Manufacturing & Operations
Position Type:Full Time
Travel Required:No
Location:Syracuse, NY US
Relocation Provided:No
Remote Work:No
Job Description
Eaton Crouse-Hinds in Syracuse, New York is looking for a Maintenance Electrician to work third shift.
Primary Function: Plan, layout and perform all operations pertaining to the installation, maintenance and repair of a wide variety of complicated electrical equipment and circuits used in various plant departments, powerhouse and offices such as special automatic controls, electronic controls and recording instruments, generating equipment, large switchboards.
  • Establish secondary distribution centers and install equipment. Install units including the making up of brackets, braces, hangers, etc. and perform necessary operations to secure and assure permanence.
  • Tear down complicated units, determine extent of troubles, repair or replace defective parts or wiring and reassemble.
  • Repair or replace defective armatures and field coils; wind armatures and field coils.
  • Make connections on shunt and compound wound DC motors and synchronous squirrel-cage and induction AC motors; obtain field data and make corrections to variable and constant speed motors and calculate Ohmic resistance.
  • Install and wire motors for large machine tools such as floor type boring mills, intricate controls with multiple inter-locking and safety devices and involving the use of condulets, boxes and other similar equipment. 
  • Maintain and repair electric and electronic controls and recording devices including the necessary cleaning and adjusting, the checking of tubes and circuitry and ordinary repairs and replacements.
  • Work from schematic drawings, manuals and testing procedures.
  • Perform a variety of similar or associated duties as required or directed.
  •  Detect and report all defective materials or faulty operations; diagnose and remedy unusual troubles.
  • Prepare wiring diagrams when necessary to facilitate work, alter installation for permanent records or for changes to existing diagrams or drawings brought about by on-the-job conditions.
  • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Follow prescribed or standard safety regulations.
  • Operate fork truck as required in performance of job duties.

Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements)
Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate geographic area of Syracuse, NY will be considered for this position
  • Must be a Journeyman Electrician
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working as an electrician in a industrial/manufacturing environment
Position Criteria:
  • Work involves a wide variety and range of difficult operations requiring considerable skill and a thorough knowledge of the trade to install and maintain all types of electrical transmission lines, including high tension lines, motors, generators, distribution equipment and complicated apparatus and where the understanding of operating principles is essential to provide proper precautions. 

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit At Eaton, we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently—if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you—then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information, visit 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.
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