Eaton Electrical Services & Systems Early Talent Program: Power Systems Engineer Internship

Fenton, Missouri
Not Specified
Aug 17, 2019
Oct 17, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Travel Required
Up to 25%
Degree Required
4-Year Degree
Manages Others?
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. 
You want to make an impact in the world. At Eaton, we’re solving some of the toughest challenges on the planet. Our Early Talent Programs ensure that you have a multitude of opportunities to make an impact across a global organization. Participants in our Early Talent Programs work to solve real-world challenges while developing the skills required to lead at the next level. Early Talent assignments hold true significance to our businesses. In turn, participants gain enriching and diverse experiences and work side by side with experienced leaders to power their careers. 
What sets our Early Talent Programs apart:   
  • Each individual’s development experience is customized to help participants reach their potential; no two participants will have the same experience or set of responsibilities.  
  • Participants receive cross-functional exposure. They have opportunities to build their skills and try on different roles early in their career, ultimately maximizing their potential for consideration for a variety of future roles.   
  • By keeping our programs small and selective, we are able to make hiring decisions based on each candidate’s unique skill set and high potential.   
  • The opportunity to learn from senior leaders is a part of the fabric of every experience.  
Your career matters – and we’re here to make it work. Are you ready? 
About Eaton:   As a power management company with 2018 sales of $21.6 billion, Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. We have approximately 95,000 employees across the world, and sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. 
Position Overview:   Eaton’s Power Systems Engineers  deliver professional engineering, design, and analysis services. As one of our engineers, you’ll help our clients’ electrical systems operate more reliably, efficiently and safely. As part of the Eaton team you’ll help share our experience and technical know-how in the areas of power systems studies, power quality analysis, electrical design and training. 
The Eaton  Power Systems Engineering Internship, with the Electrical Engineering Services and Systems Business,  is designed to provide opportunities to a diverse mix of students who demonstrate the same high level of ethics, values, creativity and performance we expect from our employees. During the 12 to 14 week paid internship, students will work on projects that have a measurable impact on our business and will be coached and mentored by leaders within the division.
 Your engineering assignments will involve power systems analysis, power quality analysis, troubleshooting and problem solving relative to power distribution equipment. In addition to our core engineering responsibilities, our engineers are intimately involved with customers from the onset of every project through the final on-site presentation and training. Our engineers operate in an entrepreneurial environment with the mission of providing high quality support and solutions with a key emphasis placed on motivated lead times and sustained relationships with the Eaton sales team and end-users. 
This internship will help prepare you for both technical and future leadership roles at Eaton. As an intern, you will be provided with a structured training and development curriculum; a blend of instructor-led, virtual classrooms, eLearning courses, and on-the-job training provided by expert mentors and team members to assist you in developing your career. 

Qualifications   Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements):  
  • Actively enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program in engineering, with a major in Electrical, Electrical and Computer, Electrical Engineering Technology, or Energy Systems Engineering from an accredited institution  
  • Minimum overall cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher (please do not round)  
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship  
  • Geographical flexibility to relocate within the United States for the duration of the Internship Program  

 Preferred Qualifications:  
  • Overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher  
  • Coursework in three phase circuit analysis, power systems or electrical machines  
  • Experience with engineering software (AutoCAD, MATLAB)  
  • Excellent computer & analytical skills  
  • Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills  
  • Demonstrated leadership experience within campus and/or the community  

Position Criteria:  
  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, squat, reach to or below shoulder level, lift, carry, push, pull, and use hands to handle and feel. The employee is frequently required to climb and reach above shoulder level. The employee is regularly required to lift/carry up to 50 pounds. The employee is frequently required to push/pull up to 50 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to push/pull greater than 50 pounds with assistance.  
  • This role may include travel (up to 25%) within a local region as determined by the Assignment Manager.  
  • Transportation to and from the worksite and for incidental business travel is the responsibility of the intern; however, expenses for required and approved business travel (not including the worksite) will be reimbursed.  
  • The summer internship culminates with a formal presentation where students showcase their success stories to leaders of the organization and receive feedback on their performance.  
  • Successfully complete and maintain compliance with the company’s safety program  

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: Corporate Sector 

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only 
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time  


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