Automation Technician- 2nd Shift

  • Company: Eaton
  • Location: Lincoln, Illinois
  • Posted: January 30, 2018
  • Reference ID: 034557-en-us
The Eaton manufacturing plant in Lincoln, IL has an immediate opening for an Automation Technician, to work on 2nd shift.
The Automation technician will plan, layout, install and maintain, program and trouble shoot electrical and electronic controls and equipment including PLC and motion control devices and will perform mechanical tasks with the above situations.
The technician must be able to work from complicated drawings, specifications or wiring diagrams and have a hands-on of electricity and electronics. The incumbent must also be able to work without drawing when necessary for project work.
The technician must keep current with new developments in their field.
The technician will be required to direct the work of helpers, instruct plant emergency team members and operate a power truck. The incumbent will adhere to all facility safety guidelines and encourage communication and participation of personnel to further identify and reduce/eliminate potential hazards.
All work must be performed in accordance with National Electrical Code requirements.
The technician will adhere to and support all facility environmental guidelines and procedures, and will help identify additional projects to improve environmental footprint, and reduce waste and raw material consumption.


- A high school diploma or GED is required from an accredited institution
- Minimum 2 years of electronics/PLC experience  in a manufacturing environment is required.
- Must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship
-No relocation provided. Candidate must reside within the 50 miles of the work location in order to be considered.
- An AA degree in Electronics from an accredited institution or 5 years of electronics experience
-Hands on robotics experience

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 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 www.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG RWDD Residential Wiring Devices 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

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