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Electrical Project Manager

Eaton Corporation Wilsonville, OR
  • Posted: September 28, 2019
  • Full-Time

Electrical Engineering Services and Systems division is currently seeking a Electrical
Project Manager to join our team. This position will be based in either: Wilsonville, The Dalles, or Hood River, Oregon.

Position Overview:

Eaton's Engineering Service & Systems division wants to help
you fuel your career! Eaton has the largest and most experienced team of filed
services technicians and engineers in the industry. This team brings extensive
skills and experiences to field service engineering. Active participation
in recognized technical societies such as NFPA and IEEE and collaboration with
a variety of utilities and industries ensures that our technicians are
knowledgeable about today's cutting-edge technology and engineering
techniques. We assist customers at every stage of the power system:
offering start-up and commissioning of equipment, performing planned
maintenance, monitoring performance, diagnosing system problems remotely,
as well as responding to emergencies on a 24/7 basis, 365 days a year. Our
support services help businesses make the most of their existing electrical
equipment by optimizing performance and extending the life of existing

The Power Distribution Systems organization
offers career opportunities at a variety of levels representing increased scope
and responsibility within the organization. The responsibilities of this
position include overseeing day-to-day operations of the office, including
field service manpower, engineering and sales support for the operation.
Requiring minimal supervision, the Project Manager will provide electrical
project support for long-term field service construction and maintenance
projects. This position is to provide engineering and management support to
teams of Field Service Representatives and Contractors. The Project
Manager will assist the District Manager and Coordinators in developing short
term business financial forecasts, developing and implementing the annual
profit plan, and developing cost estimates for proposals and writing negotiations.

The Project Manager (PM) regularly works with
and provides technical support for Field Service Representatives and Operations
Coordinators as they execute jobs. The purpose of this position is to provide
electrical project support for long-term field service construction and
maintenance projects. This position is to provide engineering and management
support to teams of Field Service Representatives and Contractors. In this
role, you are responsible for the overall management and execution of large
field service projects. The PM is charged with supporting the sales force
during the front-end sales process to ensure a seamless transition from quote
into execution.

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 function you will:
+ Continuously improve personal,
technical and professional business skills enabling incumbent to service
products to customer's satisfaction through keeping current with product
technology as measured by ability to troubleshoot and repair various
products and to instruct others.
+ Provide timely, detailed and
accurate reports on service work performed, product performance, and
warranty liabilities to company expense and time allocation.
+ Become computer efficient using
laptops provided and mastering all required software.
+ Develop and maintain effective
relationships with customers, support Sales with initial and follow-up
quotations for customers, interface and coordinate with other plants and
business units within the company and outside vendors to procure parts and
services for the district. Provide customers basic applications
information via phone or on-site consultation and be available for 24-hour
x 7 days a week on call duty and respond to emergency situations with
minimal notification.
+ Develop and maintain strong
working relationships with customers, authorized service shops, other
service organizations, and product business units to assure customer
satisfaction. Incumbent demonstrates an awareness of customer needs,
preferences, and time and financial constraints.
+ Proven customer service, sales
ability, and ability to handle irate or difficult customers and gain
+ Demonstrate safety
consciousness in equipment handling, electrical and electronic procedures,
and the unique situations encountered at diverse work sites.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and
backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company -
are stronger.
Required (Basic) Qualifications:
+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited
institution with minimum 5 years of project management or engineering experience OR Associates
degree in civil, structural, mechanical or electrical engineering from an
accredited institution with minimum 10 years of Project Management
experience OR minimum 15 years of project management
+ No relocation is offered for this
position. All candidates must currently reside within 50 miles of Wilsonville, The Dalles or Hood River, Oregon to be considered. Active Duty Military
Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
+ Must be authorized to work in the
United States without company sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred qualifications:
+ Bachelor's degree in
engineering from an accredited institution
+ Professional Engineer
+ Working knowledge of
+ Experience with
Microsoft Project or equivalent software
+ PMP certified

Position Criteria:
+ Candidate requires minimal supervision to manage
project schedule and backlog
+ Candidate must demonstrate strong organizational,
project, time and task management skills, with use of personal computers
and software systems to manage and track numerous priorities.
+ Knowledge, understanding, and execution of long-term
installation and service projects
+ Estimating and sales support
+ Contract and subcontract knowledge and experience
+ Ability to implement project financial controls
+ Responsibility for project profit, loss, and forecast
+ Knowledge and skills to manage project scope changes
+ Ability to develop and maintain project schedules and improve
subcontractor inefficiencies
+ Ability to manage subcontractor budgets
+ Ability to manage safe work environment and program
which includes but not limited to job site safety analysis, rigging plans,
environmental risk planning, job audits, confined space programs and lock
and tag procedures.
+ Ability to create and maintain project QA/QC process
+ Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain customer
relationships and resolve complaints.
+ Demonstrates financial and commercial knowledge.
+ Strength in leadership and coaching/mentoring of both
field and office personnel.
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.
Job: Engineering
Region: North America - US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG EESSD Electrical Engrg Svcs Systems Div
Job Level: Entry Level
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time

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

Eaton Corporation


Wilsonville, OR
97070 USA

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