The Assembly Technician is responsible for performing routine and non-routine technical and diverse work on a variety of life support, air-to-air refueling, and personal survival equipment systems.
Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.
**In this function you will:**
- Perform multi-faceted work that is necessary to build, assemble, inspect, test, calibrate, diagnose, analyze, troubleshoot, repair, replace, modify and program a variety of products and product lines
- Construct and assemble new products in their developmental stage; work with Engineers on prototype units, first article, and developmental units or upgrades to existing units
- Set up and operate various metal fabricating equipment including rolling machine, drills and saws
- Use a variety of hand and power tools (including drills, sanders, files, grinders, rivet guns, and paint equipment), jigs, fixtures, gauges, and measuring and test equipment
- Document and maintain records of work activity for current and future reference
- All other related duties as assigned
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
**Required (Basic) Qualifications:**
- 2 year technical degree (electrical or electrical/mechanical) or mechanical degree
- Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future
- 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.
- No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 70-mile radius of Davenport, IA will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
- Experience within a Manufacturing environment
- 3 years troubleshooting experience acquired within the last 5 years
- Must possess demonstrable skills in areas that encompass electronics, electro-mechanical, mechanical and hybrid combinations of the above
- Must demonstrate proficiency in job related math skills
- Ability to read, understand and interpret technical and written instructions, engineering blueprints, schematics, and wiring diagrams including stack-up of tolerances
- Must understand electronic circuitry and be able to use electronic tools and test equipment to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair electronic components and assemblies
- Must be able to perform assigned duties without benefit of a family of special tooling and/or test equipment
- Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. without assistance
We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.
- Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
- Healthcare/retirement savings programs
- Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
- Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
- Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
- Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)
You should be proficient in:
- PLC Troubleshooting Skills
- Creating Preventive Maintenance Plans
- Electrical Troubleshooting Skills
- Mechanical Troubleshooting Skills
- Experience in a Manufacturing Environment