Eaton Corporation Welder Operator-2nd shift in Waukesha, Wisconsin

Eaton Power Systems, Electrical Sector - Americas is seeking a Welding Operator-2nd shift

The Welding Operator-2nd shift will be based out of our Waukesha, WI at the Badger Dr facility.

Primary Function

Operates pulse welding machine, stud welder, cutting torch, plasma cutter, grinder and jib crane, assembling 3 phase/Switch module tanks with leak proof seams. Operator checks parts against blueprints for proper dimensions and locations. Knows how and uses fixtures and jigs. Signs off on safety and quality checklists.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Checks material specifications, dimensions on shop orders and prints against customer specifications for accuracy.

  • Cuts and trims material using oxygen-acetylene torch and plasma when required.

  • Assembles component parts to front plates checking part numbers and locations against blueprints. Splices multiple pieces of material to make up front plate and other tank components.

  • Checks corrugate for the proper size of volutes.

  • Assembles and welds front plate, tank bottom and tank body, including corrugate, providing all leak proof seams.

  • Grinds excess weld from seams, edges and gasket seats to improve the fit of parts. Scrapes and wipes down unit to ensure it meets applicable customer requirements.

  • Sets tank on conveyor line, stamping with employee identification number.

  • Attaches shop order to unit with initials signed on it.

  • Operates jib and bridge crane to move and position heavy parts and assemblies.

  • Assists co-workers with the assembling and tipping of large units when necessary.

  • Follow standard work to successfully complete job.

  • Abide by PQG and all weld quality standards.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required from an accredited institution

  • Must reside within 50 miles of the work relocation in order to be considered. No relocation provided.

  • Must be authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship.

  • Minimum of 2 years of Welding experience in a manufacturing environment and/or a Welding Certification from an accredited institution

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

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Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: ESSG CPSD PDD Power Delivery Division

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