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PBRc Technician (4-month) Internship Program - Kitchener, ON, Canada | ICE Network


PBRc Technician (4-month) Internship Program - Kitchener, ON, Canada

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  • Category: Employment

Job Description

Eaton Industries (Canada) Company located in Kitchener, ON has an opening for a 4/8/12 month, Intern - PBRc Technician position.

We make what matters work.

At Eaton, we believe that power, whether it’s electrical, hydraulic, or mechanical power -- is a fundamental part of people’s lives. Technology, transportation, energy, and infrastructure—these are things the world relies on every day. That’s why we are dedicated to helping our customers across the world find new ways to manage power more efficiently, safely, and sustainably. And we’re committed to improving people’s lives, the communities where we live and work, and the planet our future generations will depend on. Because that’s what really matters–and we’re here to make sure it works.

While our vision is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services, our culture and what we value can be represented in six essential leadership attributes expected of all Eaton employees.

  • We’re ethical -- we play by the rules and act with integrity.
  • We’re passionate -- we care deeply about what we do. We set high expectations and we perform.
  • We’re accountable -- we seek responsibility and take ownership. We do what we say.
  • We’re efficient -- we value speed and simplicity.
  • We’re transparent -- we say what we think. We make it okay to disagree.
  • We learn – we are curious, adaptable, and willing to teach what we know.

About Eaton:

As a power management company with 2020 sales of $17.9 billion, Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical power more efficiently, safety and sustainably. We have approximately 92,000 employees across the world and sell products to customers in more than 175 countries.

Primary Function:

This position is responsible for working with the Power Breaker Refurbishment Centre (PBRc), a division of Electrical Engineering Service & Systems group, to assist our Electrical & Mechanical Technicians with full scale analysis, repair/assembly and testing of products serviced by our PBRc facility.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist our PBRc Electrical & Mechanical Technicians in a wide variety of refurbishment, repair, assembly, troubleshooting and wiring of electrical distribution products and systems.  This will include:
  • Assisting with performing quality assembly and testing of the complete scope of products serviced by the PBRc facility.
  • Assemble electrical products of all levels including motor controls, circuit breakers, etc.  This includes all sub-assemblies to the component level and large-scale units.
  • Visually check components and assemblies for electrical and mechanical defects.
  • Reading and understand blueprint and schematics for assembly and troubleshooting.
  • Complete sub-assembly and wiring of any product as assigned.
  • Maintain quality records, calibration records, charts, and area performance to forecast as directed.
  • Receiving direction and assignments from the assigned leader(s) and report any problems to your supervisor.
  • Follow required safety practices.
  • Manage paperwork and office procedures, as required.
  • Perform all work at a high level.
  • Be willing and available to work evenings and weekends, as required by our customers.
  • Perform all job functions with adherence to Eaton’s Philosophy and Values, as well as Safety and Environmental standards.
  • Perform other duties, as required.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in an Electrical Engineering Degree program or Electrical Engineering Technology Diploma program or registered in Electrical or Mechanical apprenticeship.
  • No relocation provided. Candidates must reside within 80km of Kitchener, ON to be considered.
  • Legally authorized to work in Canada without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 0 - 5 years of experience in manufacturing electrical controls and/or power distribution products.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong analytic skills.
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office).
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and schematics.
  • Mechanical skills, hands-on.
  • Good attitude and work ethic.

Eaton has in place accessibility policies for accommodating employees with disabilities. If you are selected for an interview and require accommodations, please let the recruiter or hiring manager know so that we can work to make reasonable adjustments that best suit your needs. Accessibility information may be found at:  https://www.eaton.com/ca/en-gb/company/policies-and-statements/accessibility.html

What you will get from us

Eaton’s mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power – more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. 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 day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton’s 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees.

We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees through our dedication to tackling some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and by never losing sight of what matters. Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We pledge to always foster a diverse and inclusive environment, including inclusion resource groups that bring together employees who share a common purpose, interest or background. In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company’s operations by at least 50 percent by 2030. We are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and committed to learning. We are confident we can deliver on our promise to improve the quality of life and the environment because of the attributes that our employees embody.

We are 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.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – Canada
Organization: ESSG CA Canada

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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