Lighting Design Engineer
Syracuse , New York
January 21, 2017
Job Description
Eaton's Lighting Division is an industry-leading manufacturer of lighting products for commercial, industrial, residential, utility and retail markets. We are at the forefront in transforming the lighting industry and setting an unmatched standard for innovation and reliability. No one will do more to empower customers with the innovations, technology and resources they need to meet the challenges of the future.  Eaton’s Ephesus Lighting designs and manufactures high-output LED lighting and control solutions for challenging applications in the industrial and sporting markets. Ephesus is focused on innovating advanced LED solutions that will enrich and illuminate the world by creating brighter, more vibrant and more sustainable environments. Recent successes include NFL stadiums (Phoenix Cardinals, Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Falcons), MLB stadiums (Texas Rangers) and NHL arenas (Nashville Predators, Ottawa Senators) as well as a wide variety of collegiate, municipal and industrial installation.
This position supports the photometric application portion of our sales and support team. The Lighting Applications Engineer is responsible for delivering complex lighting designs and installation packages, applying the appropriate knowledge, skills and techniques required to communicate and document the correct type, quantities and photometric analysis of our Lighting products. The position shall be capable of reading and interpreting reflected ceiling plans, blueprint symbols and notes. The incumbent is to insure that all incoming requests are handled in an expeditious manner and that the information provided to the requestor is in keeping with published procedures, requirements and company policies.  These requests may originate from inside sales, agents, specifiers, owners, etc., whoever may be specifying, applying or ordering Eaton’s Ephesus Lighting products.
Essential Functions:

Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements)
Basic Qualifications
  • Associates degree from an accredited institution or two year technical degree.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in CAD
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, AGI32 ,Bluebeam, Photometric Experience, Electrical Theory
  • Experience with the lighting industry
  • Experience in engineering or architecture
  • Strong knowledge in Eaton’s Lighting product lines
  • Strong PC skills, including Windows and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Position Criteria
  • Must have a strong technical aptitude and experience. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively interact with many different teams across our business, including corporate. 
  • Strong work ethic, flexibility, and a desire to actively contribute to the group’s success.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Strong professional presence.
  • Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, identify trends, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Able to build effective and collaborative relationships within and across departments and business units.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently.
  • Uses time productively to accomplish work goals

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 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 Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.

A little about us:
Eaton is a global technology leader in power management solutions. We make power operate more efficiently, effectively, safely & sustainably.

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