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Eaton Corporation Electrical / Electronic Engineer in Davenport, Iowa

Eaton’s AER Aerospace Group division is currently seeking a Electrical / Electronic Engineer.


We make what matters work.

When you join the engineering team at Eaton, you join a highly valued, global community of nearly 10,000 engineering professionals working on technologies that make our world more sustainable doing our part to help to protect the future of this planet. You also gain access to a complete benefits package, flexible work solutions, ongoing learning, and career development and a culture that embraces diverse perspectives. Your ability to grow and develop your engineering career at Eaton is limitless. Whether you take the path of leadership, refer to be a lifetime technologist, or chose to add new areas of expertise to your portfolio. Your future career at Eaton will grow into what you want it to be.

What you’ll do:

As a newly hired employee in the Electrical / Electronic Engineer , you will work in a dynamic, fast paced environment working on technology and components for the next generation of military and commercial aircraft. This includes design, development and testing for electrical/electronic systems, products, and components for space, military, and commercial aerospace applications. As you begin your career as an Electrical Engineer with Eaton, you will:

  • Apply engineering principles to generate new design solutions / problem-solving for various product development projects for electrical / electronic component & sub-systems.

  • Evaluate product design, layouts, modeling, drawing creation using various computational and design software such as MATLAB, Visio, and CAD (CATIA, Altium, Pro-E, AutoCAD) tools.

  • Participate as a member of cross-functional teams that includes supplier, manufacturing, research, supply chain, program management & sales team members.

  • Provide “hands-on” support to manufacturing during machining, assembly, and test of prototype and production hardware.

  • Prepare and lead design reviews (to support various milestones SRR, PDR, CDR, TRR) and project status reviews for internal/external customers.


Basic (Required) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in electrical or electronics engineering from an accredited institution, with a graduation date no later than August 2023

  • Minimum of one internship or co-op experience completed at the time of this application

  • Minimum overall cumulative GPA of 2.8

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now and in the future

  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Overall cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher

  • Demonstrated leadership experience within campus and/or community

  • Two or more relevant internships or co-op experiences

  • Six months or more design engineering experience


Position Criteria:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to effectively explain technical concepts

  • This role may include travel (up to 25%) within a local region as determined by the Assignment Manager

  • Ability to relocate to one of the following Eaton facilities: Davenport, IA, Grand Rapid, MI or Torrance, CA

Eaton provides a competitive total rewards package commensurate with applicable skills, knowledge, and experience and consistent with internal and external market practices. The salary for this role is $80,000 (bachelor’s degree) a year. This position offers a one-time $6,000 signing bonus.

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Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call us at 1-800-836-6345 to discuss your specific need. Only accommodation requests will be accepted by this phone number.

We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here ( for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.