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Welder - 3rd Shift

Eaton Corporation
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Eaton is a power management company providing energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. A global technology leader, Eaton acquired Cooper Industries plc in 2012. The 2013 revenue of the combined companies was over $22B. Eaton has approximately 101,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit .
Welder - 3rd Shift
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.

Eaton’s Electrical Engineering Services and Systems division is currently seeking Welders on 3rd shift to join our team. This position is based in Waukesha, WI (Badger Drive Facility).


The welder will operate pulse welding machine, stud welder, cutting torch, plasma cutter, grinder and jib crane, assembling 3 phase/Switchmodule 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.

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.

  •        You will check material specifications, dimensions on shop orders and prints against customer specifications for accuracy.
  •        You will cut and trim material using oxygen-acetylene torch and plasma when required.
  •     You will assemble 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.
  •        You will check corrugate for the proper size of volutes.
  • ·      You will assemble and weld front plate, tank bottom and tank body, including corrugate, providing all leak proof seams.
  •        You will grind excess weld from seams, edges and gasket seats to improve the fit of parts.  Scrape and wipes down unit to ensure it meets applicable customer requirements.
  •        You will set tank on conveyor line, stamping with employee identification number.

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:

  • High School education or GED from an accredited institution required
  • Minimum of 1 year Technical School diploma AND/OR minimum of 2 years welding experience in mig and arc welding
  • Must be authorized to work in the US without Company sponsorship
  • Relocation benefit will be provided to candidates who live outside 50 miles from Waukesha, WI
 Position Criteria:
  • Ability to successfully complete Eaton’s  Power Systems weld test with a score greater or equal to 80%


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Waukesha, WI 53186

Full Time

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