Power Electronics Lab Technician

Power Electronics Lab Technician

Eaton Technologies Private Limited
5-8 years
Not Specified

Job Description


Eaton is looking for a Lab Technician for the Power Electronics (PE) Center of Excellence (CoE) based in Raleigh NC.
Position Overview:
In this role, you will be responsible for lab safety, lab organization, building and testing prototype devices. A good blend of technical knowledge and teamwork is needed to be successful in this position.
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 role you will:
  • Assemble safety/thermal enclosures and benchtop safety covers
  • Fabricate cable harnesses and connectors based on voltage and current ratings
  • Manage and maintain lab equipment, instrument, and tools (e.g., hand and power tools)
  • Oversee lab equipment calibration
  • Build and test prototype devices
  • Construct, test, and repair prototype devices under test, including cables and connectors
  • Troubleshoot prototype devices using documentation and inputs from design engineers

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger. Qualifications
Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Associate degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience with reading mechanical drawings
  • Familiar with test equipment such as oscilloscopes, signal generators, power supplies and other standard lab equipment
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with electrical components purchase from key vendors
  • Experience with PCB layout design.
  • Experience and knowledge of high voltage safety (e.g., safety procedures/practices, PPE, etc.)
  • Experience and knowledge of machine shop (e.g., safety procedures/practices, etc.)
  • Experience building and testing high-voltage and high-power electronics test fixtures a plus

Position Criteria
  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented individual
  • Strong communication and presentation skills;
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and technical documents;
  • Collaborative orientation, the ability to succeed in a highly team-oriented, global, and diverse environment;
  • Able to work under dynamic, time constraint, and multitasking conditions
  • High sense of responsibility and urgency towards work assignments

We are 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.

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.

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