Maintenance Technician

Website Eaton

Maintenance Technician Job Highlights

Title Maintenance Technician
Type Full Time (2nd shift)
Experience 3 Years
Function Maintenance/Others
Location Reno, NV, United States
Company Eaton

Company Profile

Eaton is a power management company that provides energy-efficient products and services. It helps customers to manage electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical power.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Maintenance Technician to join its team.

Educational Qualification

  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution with 3 years of experience in commercial or industrial electricity/maintenance OR
  • Technical School Diploma OR
  • An Associate’s Degree in Electronics or Commercial and Industrial Electrical Systems

Work Experience

  • Previous experience reading electrical/mechanical blueprints and schematics
  • Microsoft Office suite experience (e.g., Outlook, Excel, Word)


  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical, electronic, and mechanical malfunctions on any plant machine, facility system, or related equipment.
    -Installs, troubleshoots, and repairs the following systems: PLCs, HMIs, VFD Drives, Vision Systems, Motor Control Centers, Power Distribution Centers, Motors (DC, AC, Stepper, Servo, etc.), Three Phase/Single Phase – power and control circuits, Control Panel layout and component installation.
  • Perform preventative and reactive maintenance on all production equipment.
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with National Electric Code (NEC) codes.
    -Installing and repairing electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment, following electrical code, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints, and other specifications, using hand tools, power tools, and electrical and electronic test equipment.
  • Installation of new and or used manufacturing equipment.
  • Fabrication and machining as required to complete projects.
  • Operation of lift trucks, man lifts, and boom lifts to work in elevated locations.
  • Fabrication of various devices and mechanisms to improve, repair, or replace that which is not operating properly or efficiently
  • Welding, prototyping, plumbing, painting, masonry, piping, and carpentry duties as necessary.
  • Support all facility Continuous Improvement and LEAN initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with CMMS (Computer Maintenance Management System) or SAP.
  • Experience operating a sit-down or stand-up forklift
  • 2 years of PLC (programmable logic controller) troubleshooting or programming experience.
  • 5 years of experience in the electrical field, in an industrial/manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience with Allen Bradley and Siemens Software to troubleshoot PLCs, HMIs, and Drives
  • Journeyman Electrician Certified
  • Previous mechanical power press experience
  • Previous roll-forming experience
  • Previous sheet metal fabrication
  • Previous Gas Metal Arch Welding (GMAW) experience


  • Previous experience with NEC (National Electrical Code)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to start on 1st shift for training purposes (orientation, onboarding training for 4-6 months).
  • Ability to interface with vendors to troubleshoot, set up and acquire parts for various types of machinery
  • Previous experience with Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) logic circuit troubleshooting and corrective action
  • Working knowledge of production machinery and equipment such as clutch/brake systems, gearboxes, hydraulic systems, compressed gas systems, water systems, and cooling systems

Physical Demands

  • Able to stand on feet continuously during a working shift: kneeling, bending, and climbing required.
  • Able to work at heights of up to 40 feet above the floor
  • Able to regularly lift 50 pounds without assistance
  • Must be able to wear required personal protective equipment (PPE) as required by company policy and procedure
  • Exposure to high noise levels (ear protection may be required in some areas)
  • Exposure to high-traffic areas with forklift activity
  • Indoor and outdoor exposure to weather
  • Work environment exposes to oils, lubricants, and solvents


  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and in the future
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Reno, NV will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation


  • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
  • Donation matching
  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Wellness programs
  • Healthcare/retirement savings programs
  • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development

Employer’s Statement

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company considers all applicants 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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