Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Omaha


Eaton’s Omaha Power Center has an immediate opening for a Production Technician – 1st Shift.
Position Overview:
The Production Technician position assembles and installs fabricated/painted metal parts for a line of medium voltage indoor and outdoor electrical switchgear. Eaton offers a market competitive salary of $15.25/hr for this role.
Essential Functions:
Assembles metal parts and components in multiple sizes and types of structures and housings.
Reads and interprets parts details and mechanical prints to assemble components
Installs components by reading and interpreting material lists, panel layouts and wire diagrams
Reviews mechanical drawings and verifies components and bus size are correct per drawings prior to installation and ensures quality of materials used during assembly process.
Completes all aspects of installation of Bus and related components (main bus supports, bus bar, post insulators, support brackets, bus barriers, bus boots, etc) and torques bolts to proper foot pounds depending on size and type of bolts.
Cross trains into all areas of the assembly process
Disassembles finished product, prepares for shipping and assists in the shipping process
Assists in general housekeeping of work area.
Ability to work in a team environment, has strong communications skills and demonstrates accountability.
Ability to use hand and power tools.
The ability to read a tape measure to 1/32th”.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance, additional weight with team assistance or other lift assistance.
Must be willing to work overtime as required, including weekends.


Basic Qualifications:
High School Diploma or G.E.D. Equivalent is required.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate geographical area within 60 miles of Omaha, NE will be considered for this position.
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience using various hand and power tools, including: manual/electric/pneumatic tools, , template/fixtures, hand carts, measuring equipment, storage/packaging materials and prescribed safety equipment
Excellent history of work performance, team work and attendance.
Good understanding of blueprints/schematics.
Experience in reading  mechanical drawings and working with electrical equipment.

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: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

Job Level: Entry Level
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

About the company

Eaton is a global technology leader in power management solutions that make electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power operate more efficiently, effectively, safely and sustainably.

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