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Field Service Sales Associate – ROANOKE, VA

Job Details

Date : December 22, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Field Service Sales Associate

 

Candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of progressive experience – in effectively selling the full portfolio of Electric Power equipment/ systems After-Sale Services. Service Sales experience will include contacting target customers, providing quotations and all required information and follow up to secure orders on:

  • Annual Maintenance Contracts for customer’s Transformer installed base (both VTC and Competitors)
  • Annual and Ten-Year Maintenance Tune – Ups
  • Comprehensive Field Testing and Repair Services
  • Spare Parts

For customer installed base of Virginia Transformer’s VCM Diagnostics and Monitoring systems the Field Service Sales Associate will look for service opportunities to provide recommendations/ corrective actions based on the VCM data; remote monitoring services and selling upgrades to older VCM systems

Competencies

  • Good knowledge of major Power systems equipment applications and associated maintenance, testing and repair services
  • Strong inter-personal communication and negotiating skills
  • Strong Customer Focus
  • Practical understanding of value-based selling and pricing
  • Ability to manage through influence

Resumes to: Jim_Hungate@vatransformer.com

 

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply

Field Service Technician-Tier 3 -ROANOKE, VA

Job Details

Date : December 22, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Field Service Technician – Tier 3

 

Field Service Technician will have a minimum of 10-years experience in Assembly, Testing, Startup, Repair of Power Transformers (from 14 MVA – 400 MVA, 69kV – 345 kV class). Field Service Technician will have the ability to plan, project-schedule, and direct a crew on the Transformer installation on large power installation projects.  This includes the logistics of offloading large Transformers, locating to the required location, and positioning in the final location.  Below is a summary of the required competencies:

  • Assembly Competencies include:
    1. Mounting radiators
    2. Installation of bushings
    3. Mounting Fans and applicable bracing
    4. Installation of Arrestors including brackets and accessories
    5. Installation/mounting of Conservator
    6. Paint touch up and repair
    7. Operating hot oil processor and vacuum system
  • Testing Competencies include:
    1. TTR – Turn to turn ratio
    2. Winding Resistance
    3. PF – Power Factor
    4. Megger – Core Ground
    5. CT excitation current testing and saturation curve
    6. SFRA
    7. Dew Point
  • Ability to Weld and repair pressure weld leaks
  • Ability to review, evaluate and comprehend test results. Understanding of test anomalies and basic instrumentation knowledge.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose wiring and instrumentation issues.
  • Understanding and working knowledge of transformer monitoring and diagnostic systems: (VCM3, SEL, Qualitrol, ETM, GE Kelman, etc).
  • Good written and oral communication skills. Including the completion of Field report
  • Clean Drivers and CDL License

Resumes to: Jim_Hungate@vatransformer.com

 

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply

Mechanical Design Engineer -POCATELLO, ID

Job Details

Date : November 27, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

VIRGINIA TRANSFORMER CORP – VTCU

 

Mechanical Design Engineer

 

Job Location: VTCU – Pocatello, ID

Summary:-Design Transformer Mechanical Outlines (as per customer specification) and 3D models by using Autodesk Inventor Software. Create Transformer accessories by using Autodesk Inventor. Create transformer individual parts and accessories. Bill of materials uploading in ERP gull system & G.R.M.S. Design non LTC, LTC and conservator jobs. Work with autodesk inventor modules like 2D sketcher, Part modeling, Sheet metal, drafting, assembly, cables using 3D sketch. Development and implementation of procedures to integrate suppliers by using Auto CAD and Autodesk Inventor. Coordination with Electrical Design Engineers, Purchasing department, sales department and Production department for smooth flow of all activities. Attend Job reviews with Manufacturing. Create sub assemblies like top cover assembly, bottom cover assembly, front wall assembly, back wall assembly, side walls assembly, internal core and coil assembly, cable rack assembly, Fan mounting bracket assembly. Design full Transformer mechanical package and send drawings to production departments in .idw .dwf and dxf formats.

 

Required: Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field of study plus 5 years of experience in the job offered or related occupation. In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience, the employer will accept 7 years of experience in the job offered or related occupation.

 

All applicants must also have 5 years of experience with Auto CAD and design power transformer. Must be able to travel nationally 10% of the time.

 

Resumes to:  VTCU Corp., 3770 Pole Line Road, Bldg. 37, Pocatello, ID 83201, Attention: Human Resources.  Must reference “Mechanical Design Engineer- VTCU” when applying or send Email :- Shilpa_Nanduri@vatransformer.com

 

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply

Plant Accountant – ROANOKE, VA

Job Details

Date : November 13, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Virginia Transformer Corp.

 

Plant Accountant

Department:   Accounting                                               Job Status:      Full Time

FLSA Status:    Exempt                                                     Reports To:     Controller

Amount of Travel Required:  0-10%                               Positions Supervised:   None

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Provides accounting services for a plant. Prepares balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other financial reports. Responsibilities also include analyzing trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on judgment and experience to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Accurately prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  1. Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting or other tax requirements.
  1. Accurately analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.
  1. Report to management regarding the finances of establishment.
  1. Establish tables of accounts and assign entries to proper accounts.
  1. Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
  1. Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology.
  1. Prepare forms and manuals for accounting and bookkeeping personnel, and direct their work activities.
  1. Survey operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, or maintain solutions to business and financial problems.
  1. Advise management about issues such as resource utilization, tax strategies, and the assumptions underlying budget forecasts.
  1. Represent clients before taxing authorities and provide support during litigation involving financial issues.
  1. Appraise, evaluate, and inventory real property and equipment, recording information such as the description, value and location of property.
  1. Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  1. Other duties as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

   Competency Statement(s)

  1. Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  2. Adaptability – Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
  3. Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
  4. Communication – Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken and written word.
  5. Ethical – Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
  6. Interpersonal – Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
  7. Organized – Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  8. Self Motivated – Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of ones ability using his or her own drive or initiative.

   Education

Bachelor’s Degree (four year college or university) in business or accounting.

   Experience

One to three years related experience

SKILLS & ABILITIES

   Computer Skills

MS Office

 

Note:  VTC management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties/specifications of this position at any time.

 How to Apply:- Email Jim_Hungate@vatransformer.com

 

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply

 

 

Control Schematic Engineering Manager – ROANOKE, VA

Job Details

Date : October 31, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

VIRGINIA TRANSFORMER CORP. 

 

Control Schematic Engineering Manager

 

General Description & Job Duties:

Provide leadership and direction for engineers designing electrical controls, knowledgeable with controls schematic designs, complete analysis to determine feasibility for designs and understand and apply industry standards.

 

Major job responsibilities will include:

  • This position is responsible for the design and accuracy of controls schematic for VTC/GTC products, utilizing and applying appropriate industry standards and proposed product specifications.
  • Analyzes data to determine feasibility of product proposals and confers with sales, manufacturing, and other engineering personnel to clarify or provide solutions.
  • Provide direct supervision and oversight for controls engineers and technicians, possess the ability to guide/check engineers performing independent controls schematics, wiring diagrams, layout drawings, and other electrical engineering documentation based on previous experience and similar jobs already done.
  • This position relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Required to participate in customer meetings.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Instrumentation Engineering.
  • 10-12 years’ experience in engineering and design of controls.
  • Experience managing and supervising controls engineers and technicians.
  • Knowledge and experience with AutoCAD and NEC codes.
  • Knowledge of applicable industry standards and guidelines.

 

Preferred:

Advanced degree in Electrical/Instrumentation Engineering or MBA.

Experience in designing electrical controls in the transformer industry.

 

Accountability:  Vice-President of Engineering.

 

Note:  VTC management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties/specifications of this position at any time.

 How to Apply:- Email Jim_Hungate@vatransformer.com

 

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply

 

Mechanical Design Engineer – ROANOKE, VA

Job Details

Date : October 27, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

VIRGINIA TRANSFORMER CORP – VTCR

 

Mechanical Design Engineer

 

Summary:- Design Transformer Mechanical Outlines (as per customer specification) and 3D models by using Autodesk Inventor Software. Create Transformer accessories by using Autodesk Inventor. Create transformer individual parts and accessories. Bill of materials uploading in ERP gull system & G.R.M.S. Design non LTC, LTC and conservator jobs. Work with autodesk inventor modules like 2D sketcher, Part modeling, Sheet metal, drafting, assembly, cables using 3D sketch. Development and implementation of procedures to integrate suppliers by using Auto CAD and Autodesk Inventor. Coordination with Electrical Design Engineers, Purchasing department, sales department and Production department for smooth flow of all activities. Attend Job reviews with Manufacturing. Create sub assemblies like top cover assembly, bottom cover assembly, front wall assembly, back wall assembly, side walls assembly, internal core and coil assembly, cable rack assembly, Fan mounting bracket assembly. Design full Transformer mechanical package and send drawings to production departments in .idw .dwf and dxf formats.

Required: Master’s degree (or foreign degree equivalent), in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field of study plus 2 years of experience in the job offered or related experience. Must have 2 years of experience with: Auto CAD; GRMS; Autodesk inventor; Design power transformer; ANSYS; Material Management; Implemented ERP; Inventory Control and Production Management; OHSAS Processes and 5S Processes.

In the alternate, will accept a Bachelor’s degree (or foreign degree equivalent), in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field of study plus 5 years of experience in the job offered or related experience. Must have 2 years of experience with: Auto CAD; GRMS; Autodesk inventor; Design power transformer; ANSYS; Material Management; Implemented ERP; Inventory Control and Production Management; OHSAS Processes and 5S Processes.

Must be able to travel nationally 10% of the time.

Resumes to:  Virginia Transformer Corp., 220 Glade View Drive NE, Roanoke, VA 24012, Attention: Human Resources.  Must reference “Mechanical Design Engineer” when applying. or send email:-Shilpa_Nanduri@vatransformer.com

 

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply

Controls Designer – ROANOKE, VA

Job Details

Date : October 25, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Virginia Transformer Corp

 

Controls Designer

 

Department: Engineering                        Job Status: Full Time

FLSA Status: Exempt                                Reports To: Engineering Manager

Amount of Travel Required: 0-10%        Positions Supervised:  None

Work Location: Roanoke, VA

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Develop transformer controls designs, using and applying design principles, research data, appropriate industry and safety standards, and proposed product specifications.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Familiar with industry standards governing the design and manufacture of various types of transformers and switchgear.
  • Ability to understand functioning of control devices and logic.
  • Read and understand customer specifications, select accessories including suitable gauges and instruments per those specifications.
  • Provide technical support to shop staff or customers.
  • Confer with sales, manufacturing, and other engineering personnel to clarify information or resolve problems.
  • Prepare accurate drawings including schematics, point to point and layouts.
  • Generate Bills of Material (BOM) for all material and accessories needed in a design package,
  • Generate material purchase requests as required for material that is not stocked or advance-ordered.
  • Complete design activities in accordance with schedule requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Technology, mathematics, or physics, or four to six years’ design experience, or equivalent combination of technician experience plus formal education.

Experience

Prefer 2 years’ relevant experience in the design of controls for transformer or other power-related.

Skills & Abilities

Computer Skills

MS Office, AutoCAD or similar design software.

To apply for this position: Email:- Jim_Hungate@vatransformer.com 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Females and minorities encouraged to apply

Quality Assurance Manager- POCATELLO, ID

Job Details

Date : October 25, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Virginia Transformer Corp

 

Quality Assurance Manager

 

Summary:  Responsible for assuring the quality level of Virginia Transformer Corp. products and services through continuous improvements to achieve 6-sigma level performance. Provides direction and leadership for the Quality function ensuring reliability and performance so that customer expectations are exceeded. Ensure supplier quality issues are effectively addressed and customer quality objectives are met.

Job Location :– Pocatello, ID

General Activities:

  1. Staffing, training and overseeing the QA, ISO, test and inspection functions to cover all areas of the operation.
  2. Establishing a QA plan and planning for test requirements for new and complex jobs – capture these on the order expectation system.
  3. Planning, installing and maintaining all necessary equipment for the Quality function.
  4. Analyzing and recording all internal and external defects and failures.
  5. Providing technical support to the field service function.
  6. Maintaining expertise in all applicable standards, internal and external, manufacturing and performance.
  7. Developing the necessary process standards and assuring they are systematic.
  8. Recommend and provide technical training for shop personnel to build quality in the process, including hands-on training to assure the quality of the process; audit the proficiency of the personnel periodically.
  9. Oversee, maintain ISO program at highest levels to insure we are applying the knowledge every time to achieve the 6-sigma goal.
  10. Help establish; meet and/or exceed budgetary goals – expenses and capital for your area of responsibility.
  11. Improve the efficiency of testing and inspection thru automation and review of data to minimize the testing and inspection requirements.
  12. Actively manage the vendor quality to level necessary to support our quality.
  13. Track quality improvements by measuring cost of quality.
  14. Audit the routines of the department for the intent of procedures to promote 6-sigma quality.

Essential Functions (include, but are not limited to):

  1. Manage the test/inspection needs daily and in a safe manner.
  2. Assure that product is through final inspection no less than .5 days prior to the scheduled ship time.
  3. Insure all witness testing and inspection: in-process, test and final, take place in a timely manner.
  4. Track key internal and external quality indicators of all departments and issue monthly reports to inform and to help direct the Company’s resources in reaching the quality goals.
  5. Maintain library of all internal and external standards and shop process standards.
  6. Plan and conduct necessary design, type of development testing on site and/or off site.
  7. Maintain active membership in appropriate quality organization.
  8. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Accountability:  Reports to President or designate.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent.

Minimum ten (10) years’ experience in design, field or testing of transformers.

Preferred:

Thorough knowledge of VTC shop and test procedures/processes.

Master’s Degree – Electrical Engineering or MBA.

 

 How to Apply :- Email-  Jim_Hungate@vatransformer.com

 

Note:  VTC management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties/specifications of this position at any time.

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply

 

Quality Technician – Roanoke, VA

Job Details

Date : October 12, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Quality Technician

 

Title: Quality Technician
Status: Full Time
Availability: Immediate
Salary: Salary TBD / DOE

Accountability: Reports to the Quality Manager / Supervisor or Designee

Summary:
1. Perform process quality control audit checks. This includes internal error tracking and corrective action follow-up.
2. Testing of special electronic components as per instruction manual.
3. Develop special tools and equipment necessary for testing special components as required.
4. Develop procedures for testing of new electronic components.
5. Trouble shooting of problems faced in junction boxes and special components.
6. Ensure customer configuration requirements are met per sales order.
7. Ensure proper transformer & parts welding and paint quality checks and corrective actions.
8. Support special components and systems testing.
9. Ensuring proper use of gages and instruments where required.
10. Coordinate inspection activities and monitor technician performance with respect to quality improvement in finishing areas.
11. Review data and provide quality process performance metric reports to management.
12. Provide technical direction and support to supervisors, technicians and inspectors.
13. Provide technical support to the field service function.
14. Work with respondents to ensure NCMR’s, corrective, and preventive actions written are effectively closed within time requirements.
15. Carry out process audits.
16. Other Duties assigned.

Requirements:
1. Minimum two years Associates degree in related field.

2. Minimum 6 years’ experience in Transformer industry mainly in the areas of in-
processing testing, high voltage assembly, winding assembly.

3. Able to lift 20 lbs. repetitively.

4. Working weekends and 5% travel may be required as job demands.

5. Ability and required skill to diagnose and solve problems.

6. Thorough knowledge of manufacturing techniques and processes or related

 

Virginia Transformer Corp offers a competitive benefits package. If you seek a challenge and opportunity in a fast paced growing company please complete an online application www.vatransformer.com or apply in person to:

Virginia Transformer Corp
Attn: Human Resources
220 Glade View Drive NE
Roanoke, VA 24012

Or e-mail: jobs@vatransformer.com

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply

Utility Success Story

UTILITIES NEWS

Date : October 6, 2017 | Author : vtc

The Western region of the Public Power Utilities team had a great 3rd quarter 2017. The main contributor to this success was City of Vernon in CA who awarded VT-GT with a prestigious contract to supply four (4) 66/16.34 kV, 33.6//56 MVA unit Load Tap Changers to Vernon’s Leonis SS upgrades.  The best part of the deal is that VT-GT was L5 after evaluation of Total Ownership Cost with not only Far East competition like Pan America & Iljin but North American companies like WEG & CG lower than us, however VT-GT was preferred over these bidders.

The entire credit of winning this contract in the most competitive environment goes to the prior experience & relationship we shared with Vernon and with our Southern CA rep Richard Salemme – McAvoy & Markham playing an instrumental role. Richard & Sunny Xavier started early in the game (a couple of months before the bids hit the street) to help the engineers at Vernon with budget prices & develop the specifications with several conference calls & follow ups. A total of 12 bidders from Far East & North America participated in the bid & VT-GT emerged as the winner.

WATT’S Happening at VT-GT!!

News

Date : October 6, 2017 | Author : vtc

We have achieved < 200 PC partial discharge reliability in the Pocatello plant.

  • Partial discharge level is a measure of design capability, quality of materials, workmanship and environmental state of the plant. This goes beyond passing the IEEE tests to demonstrate long term reliability of our transformers.

We have passed 13 units in a row at GTC – two of these were 345 KV. The largest one of the 12 is 220 MVA.

  • It is a source of pride that VT-GT is one of the few plants that can produce 345 kV units in the USA – most >345 kV units are shipped to the US from elsewhere in the world.

We are fully leveraging the plasma table in the control box assembly shop in Troutville, VA for making cutouts in the back panels for the cabinets – take a look at the “cleaner cuts” in our metal work and you will see the difference!


The particle count in all plants have reached the level of the GTC plant.

  • GTC sets the industry standards because it is a completely sealed atmosphere. The other plant teams have stepped up to the challenge of mastering the art of controlling particle counts through diligence, hard work and exceptional attention to detail.

Our hard work has paid off in the past 18 months, resulting in eliminating single point of failure of equipment at all plants. Any equipment issues can now be resolved within 24 hours. Preventive maintenance and stocking of spare parts are the foundations of this program, maintaining our schedule of on-time performance.


We are achieving 100% Ready to Ship (RTS) orders in our 4 plants for continuous several months. YTD the First Pass Yield (FPS), where a transformer passes all the tests the first time, is exceeding 95% in aggregate for all plants.


ISO Certification

  • Recently a surveillance / upgrade audit has been completed to upgrade our Roanoke / Troutville plant’s current ISO9001:2008 to ISO9001:2015.  We appreciate the diligence of our internal auditors in achieving this upgrade.

Mechanical Engineer – POCATELLO, ID

Job Details

Date : September 27, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Virginia Transformer Corp.

 

Mechanical Engineer

 

Department:  Engineering      Job Status:          Full Time

FLSA Status:  Exempt              Reports To:         VTCU Engineering Manager

Amount of Travel Required: 0-10%          Positions Supervised:  None

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible optimize the mechanical system for containing the electrical assembly of power transformers using and applying mechanical design principles, research data, appropriate industry standards and proposed product specifications.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Demonstrates the skills and abilities of power transformer Mechanical Designer (or closely related field) normally gained through a 4-year degree, or a 2-year degree and 5+ years’ experience.
  • Demonstrates sound understanding and use of AutoCAD.
  • Design mechanical components such as brackets and mounting structures; create 2D and 3D parametric models, components tolerance stack-ups and component packaging.
  • Proven ability to independently make drawings for transformer winding, assembly and outline drawing.
  • Proven ability to accurately and independently read and interpret customer specifications.
  • Proven ability to independently prepare outline and detailed drawings of transformers for manufacturing operations.
  • Demonstrates basic multi-tasking abilities.
  • Preferred candidates would have ability to apply principles and techniques of transformer design layouts, routing and schematics to ASME & Building code standards.

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology, or Associate’s degree in Engineering Technology, plus five years’ equivalent experience in design, drafting, or testing.

Experience

Good understanding CAD tool such as Inventor/Solidworks/Unigraphics.

3+ years relevant experience in transformer or other power-related products preferred. Familiarity with finite element techniques.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Computer Skills

MS Office, engineering design software.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office

Note: Virginia Transformer Corp. retains the right to change or modify the duties and requirements of this position at any time at the discretion of the Company.

 

Virginia Transformer Corp offers a competitive benefits package.  If you seek a challenge and opportunity in a fast paced growing company please send resume and wage history to: 

e-mail: Jim_Hungate@vatransformer.com 

 

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply

 

Field Service Technician – Roanoke, VA

Job Details

Date : September 27, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Virginia Transformer Corp.

 

Field Service Technician

 

Department:      Field Service           Job Status:          Full Time

FLSA Status:       Non-Exempt         Reports To:         Field Service Manager

Amount of Travel Required: 50-90% (including international)

Positions Supervised: None

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for assuring that all on-site problems or questions regarding customer owned VTC products are addressed and resolved. Responsibilities include:  Performance of on-site field services (Installations, inspections, testing, training, maintenance, repair, refurbishing, retrofit, upgrades, etc.): Addressing and resolving customer inquiries and complaints; Documenting service activities; coordinating the initiation, provision, and resolution of customer services by utilizing both commercial and in-house technical resources.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Become fully familiar with VTC products and services, and the industry standards.
  • Become proficient in the operation and maintenance of all equipment and tools necessary for conducting on-site maintenance, testing, and repairs of VTC transformers.  Equipment and tools may include:  oil-filtration plant, ratio meter, pressure vacuum cart, insulation tester, oil dielectric tester, other specialized equipment, general hand tools and power tools.
  • Be prepared to travel to customer sites with as little as four (4) hours’ notice.
  • Respond professionally and in a timely fashion to customer communication dealing with commercial or technical inquires or complaints.
  • Exceed customer expectations, effectively communicate VTC processes and knowledge of VTC products and services.
  • Thoroughly document all correspondence with the customer.
  • Thoroughly document all commercial services provided to the customer at VTC’s request.
  • Thoroughly document all Field Service Trips performed.
  • Write and distribute appropriate trip reports.
  • Always execute assigned projects using VTC safety procedures.
  • Interface with other VTC departments to assure efficient and timely service performance, and actively promote the advancement of quality and reliability.
  • Inspect product quality in-process so as to anticipate field problems and implement corrective actions accordingly.
  • Enter Field Service parts orders, coordinate shipments, and confirm deliveries.
  • Prepare detailed work instructions.
  • Assume compliance with quality standards, and initiate and track implementation of corrective actions.
  • Satisfy all work performance and attendance requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Education

High School diploma or GED.

Relevant vocational education beyond high school such as a tech or trade school is a plus.

Experience

  • 2 years’ direct transformer experience (or equivalent).
  • 2 years Field Service experience (or equivalent).
  • Ability to work independently, good math, measurement, and analytical skills.
  • Customer interface and delivery of customer service.
  • Valid driving license, good driving record, and ability to drive company owned vehicles on service calls as required.
  • Valid (or eligible for) Passport.
  • Prefer VTC Assembly experience, Previous Field Service Experience, and Technical education/experience.

 

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Computer Skills

MS Office

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Outdoors where employee may be exposed to weather extremes.

Compensation: Dependent upon experience

Work Location: Roanoke, VA

Accountability:  Field Service Manager

 

How to Apply:-Email:-  jobs@vatransformer.com

 

Deadline to apply for this position is 5:00 PM Wednesday 10/4/2017

Equal Opportunity Employer

Females and minorities encouraged to apply

 

Product Manager-Roanoke, VA

Job Details

Date : September 27, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Virginia Transformer Corp

 

Product Manager

 

Department:      Marketing                           Job Status:          Full Time

FLSA Status:       Exempt                                 Reports To:         TBD

Amount of Travel Required: 25%

 

POSITION SUMMARY

We are looking for an experienced Product Manager to join our Power Transformer manufacturing team focused on new product innovation and development he dynamic power & energy markets for our custom designed Large Power Transformer products. The Product Manager is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining Virginia Transformer Corp.’s product lifecycles and feature enhancements.  Coordinates Customer technical seminars, white papers & magazine articles in our key Markets. Understands our competitive advantages & understanding the Voice of the Customer for New Products & Cost out opportunities.

 

This position works closely with members of the marketing department, sales, sales support, engineering/design and operations to ensure continuity in product offerings and company goals. Product Manager. The Product Manager is also responsible for adhering to and promoting the company values by performing duties in a manner that is consistent with being a team leader and supports the continued growth of the organization.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Define product positioning, balancing features with pricing – be the product life cycle steward.
  2. Manage product development activity as project manager – setting the roadmap and coordinating cross discipline execution between marketing, engineering, production etc.
  3. Direct and perform all aspects of product development, product changes and product promotions, including development procedures, specifying components, packaging and header design, product positioning, pricing, catalog and sell sheet copy, training aides and point of purchase merchandisers.
  4. Manage and communicate sales information and product changes both internally and externally.
  5. Represent the sales & marketing department in group meetings.
  6. Regularly perform pricing and competitive analysis by customer channel and recommend strategies to improve market position, improve quality or reduce costs.
  7. Produce, maintain and update annual forecast.
  8. Develop and maintain product database with product specifications, artwork and catalog copy for dealer co-op advertising and catalogs programs.
  9. Establish and maintain relationships with vendors to help facilitate the timely completion of projects.
  10. Communicate regularly and consistently to various stake holders on all order status.
  11. Other duties as assigned.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Competency Statement(s)

Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.

Adaptability – Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.

Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.

Communication – Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken and written word.

Ethical – Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.

Interpersonal – Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.

Organized – Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.

Self Motivated – Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative.

 

Competencies

Problem Solving/Analysis

Technical Capacity

Communication Proficiency

Personal Effectiveness/Credibility

Time Management

Presentation Skills

Supervisory Responsibility

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical or Industrial), MBA preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Seven to ten years of product development experience in a complex engineered/manufacturing product environment. Strong preference for experience in transformer or other power generation business.
  • Thorough industry knowledge and in-depth understanding of customer service practices within the power/electrical equipment marketplace.

 

SKILLS & ABILITIES

MS Office

Project Management Desired

 

Virginia Transformer Corp offers a competitive benefits package. If you seek a challenge and opportunity in a fast paced growing company please complete an online application www.vatransformer.com or apply in person to:

Virginia Transformer Corp
Attn: Human Resources
220 Glade View Drive NE
Roanoke, VA 24012

Or e-mail: jobs@vatransformer.com

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply

 

PROCESS ASSURANCE SUPERVISOR-VTCU – Pocatello, ID

Job Details

Date : September 27, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

PROCESS ASSURANCE SUPERVISOR

Department: Operations                                    Job Status: Full Time
FSLA Status: Exempt                                         Reports To: VP of Operations
Amount of Travel Required: 10 – 15%              Positions Supervised: TBD

POSITION SUMMARY
The Process Assurance Supervisor is the point person for assuring the satisfaction of the customer for units from the completion of testing to delivery to the site. Ensuring the coordination and communication, internally and externally, is effective. A comprehensive customer service position with the success of the position being measured by there being “No defects in the field and no coordination issues with delivery”.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. Taking part within the closing meeting of all witness testing to ensure:
a. Verification of items noted within the specifications are completed.
b. If items are requested outside the specification that require a change notice and price adder: ensuring these items are responded to quickly, communicating the impact on the schedule via working with PMO.
c. Status of the project and shipping expectations.
2. Monitor the NCRs/Field Service Issues on a weekly basis to ensure these items do not have an effect on the customer. Focus on the items post test and controls related.
3. Verify the checking/inspections are being completed from the perspective “How do I know it is working based upon how the process checking has been completed”.
4. Attend the weekly shipping meeting:
a. Do the shipping dates make sense from the perspective of where the unit is within the process? If there is a question, review with the General Manager.
b. Coordination perspective: Field Service/Offload/location unit is shipping to/unit shipping dry or oil filled.
5. Post on a weekly basis within final assembly any field service issues from the previous week and have a weekly focus meeting on the previous week’s issues.
6. Taking part in all 3rd party final inspections:
a. Coordination of any 3rd party inspections, including the advance arrangements of CSA/UL/Customer inspections.
b. Ensuring the unit is 100% ready and any items resolved prior to the unit being released for shipment (spare parts are inspected, marked for ease of installation, parts and unit packaged to arrive securely).
c. Unit must arrive in presentable condition at the customer.
7. Logistical coordination
a. Internally/Externally
i. Final Assembly/Quality Assurance/Fit and Finish/Shipping: All NCRs and hit list cleared.
ii. Shipping/PMO/Field Service: Customer coordination for arrival, Representative and Sales informed, Field Service is planned for the unit.
iii. Unit tracking and progress up to arriving on site: Monitor to ensure the shipping supervisor is tracking daily, ensuring the shipping report is being completed with intent.
b. Contract fulfillment
i. Are there issues caused by customer that will/are costing VTC, bring to PMO attention.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Competency Statement(s)
1. Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
2. Adaptability – Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
3. Analytical Skills – Ability to use critical thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
4. Communication – Ability to communicate effectively with others, using the spoken and written word.
5. Ethical – Ability to demonstrate conducts conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
6. Interpersonal – Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
7. Organized – Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
8. Self Motivated – Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative.

Education
A Bachelor of Science in management, mechanical or electrical engineering.

Experience
Ability to write well, communicate orally and ability to interface well with Administrative personnel, Production Managers, and Customers.
Experience with Microsoft Office software is highly desirable.
In lieu of a degree; a minimum of (5) years experience in a manufacturing setting with quality assurance experience.

Preferred:
1. Previous direct experience in a heavy transformer Mfg environment.
2. Thorough knowledge of respective VTC departmental operations.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Computer Skills

NOTE: VTC management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties / specifications of this position at any time.
To apply for this position: Fill out an “Internal Position Application / Transfer Request form” and get Supervisors approval. Forms are available in Human Resources. Resume must show that experience correlates with requirements.

Compensation: $55-60000 USD
Work Location: VTCU – Pocatello, ID
Accountability: Reports to Shipping Supervisor
Deadline to apply for this position is 5:00 PM Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Virginia Transformer Corp offers a competitive benefits package. If you seek a challenge and opportunity in a fast paced growing company please complete an online application www.vatransformer.com or apply in person to:

Virginia Transformer Corp
Attn: Human Resources
220 Glade View Drive NE
Roanoke, VA 24012

Or e-mail: jobs@vatransformer.com

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply

Shop Process Quality Champion- Roanoke, VA

Job Details

Date : September 27, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

 

Virginia Transformer Corp

 

Shop Process Quality Champion

 

Department:      Quality                  Job Status:          Full Time

FLSA Status:       Exempt                 Reports To:         TBD

Amount of Travel Required: 30%

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Shop Process Quality Champion position is responsible for ensuring process deployment, adherence, rigor, audit and oversight to ensure quality, cost and efficiency requirements are met in production.  This position identifies process gaps, process control opportunities, troubleshoots problems with process implementation and identifies and deploys preventive and corrective action – delivering absolute process assurance.  The Shop Process champion also researches effectiveness of current equipment and identifies upgrades to drive quality and productivity enhancements.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Evaluate, implement, monitor shop processes and operating systems for the manufacture of products.
  2. Identify process enhancements through cycles of improvement.
  3. Create process assurance mechanisms, tools, routine and audit processes.
  4. Monitor and improve the efficiency, output and safety of manufacturing processes through observations and measurements as well as by collecting and interpreting data from other technical and operating personnel.
  5. Create/edit/maintain necessary documentation.
  6. Equipment calibration and maintenance monitoring AND audit.  Interface with shop maintenance.
  7. Harmonize and standardize processes across all plants.
  8. Assess the availability of raw materials and their safety and environmental impact of the facility.
  9. Support the conversion and scaling up of small-scale processes into commercially viable large-scale operations.
  10. Work closely with other specialists for quality control.
  11. Assume responsibility for safety/environmental issues and ongoing performance of processes.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Competency Statement(s)

Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.

Adaptability – Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.

Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.

Communication – Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken and written word.

Ethical – Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.

Interpersonal – Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.

Organized – Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.

Self Motivated – Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative.

 

Measurement:  Personal:  negative findings at quality hold points; group –  failures at FAT, others

Competencies

Technical Capacity to connect dots of data to assess and correct the problem – electrical and mechanical

Problem Solving/Analysis

Communication Proficiency – brief

Initiative
EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline.

EXPERIENCE

  • Seven to ten years of Shop/ manufacturing Process Engineering experience in a complex engineered/manufacturing product environment. Strong preference for experience in transformer or other power generation business.

Progression: 1-3 yrs. to take full scope responsibility.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

MS Office

Virginia Transformer Corp offers a competitive benefits package. If you seek a challenge and opportunity in a fast paced growing company please complete an online application www.vatransformer.com or apply in person to:

Virginia Transformer Corp
Attn: Human Resources
220 Glade View Drive NE
Roanoke, VA 24012

Or e-mail: jobs@vatransformer.com

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply

Welder Level III

Job Details

Date : September 27, 2017 | Author : vtc

Welder Level III

Summary:

This position is responsible for the Welding/Assembly of all enclosures, tanks, and other structural components for all Power Transformers, Switch Gear, Reactors, and other related equipment. All fabrications are done per the mechanical blueprint specifications and built to established internal shop standards and/or per the Metal Fabrication Supervisor’s instructions.

Essential functions include but are not limited to:

1. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions and assume personal responsibility for quality of workmanship, and safety.
2. Ability to review, read and understand blueprints, read tape measure, calculations, and basic shop related mathematical skills.
3. Obtain precut parts from storage area as needed.
4. Welding of component and assembly’s per specifications and ensure quality and accuracy of work.
5. Perform routine maintenance and adjustment of welding equipment as needed.
6. Sign or initial own work and record production as required by area supervisor.
7. Maintain a neat and organized work area, complete daily housekeeping assignment as required by the area supervisor.
8. Machine Operation production of pre-welding parts as needed.
9. Clean all welded parts grind and de-bur parts prior to release.
10. Meet work performance requirements and daily goals as determined by area supervisor.
11. Conformance to all rules and regulations as required by the employee handbook and union contract.
12. Other duties as required by the area supervisor.

Essential Tools and Equipment:

Welding Equipment                                           Stud Welder
All Machine and Equipment (Pre-Weld)          Hand Tools
Plasma Cutter                                                     Forklift
Grinding, Beveling, and Deburring Tools         Power Tools
Overhead Crane

Required:

1. Minimum of one (1) year welding experience Steel mig, Stick, Flux Core, or Oxy/Acetylene Torch
2. Blueprint experience
3. Ability to lift 60 lbs. repetitively

Preferred:

1. Welding Certification
2. Established proficiency in Steel Mig, Stick, Flux Core, and Oxy/Acetylene Torch
3. Establish aptitude in spatial reasoning
4. Aluminum Welding Experience

Virginia Transformer Corp offers a competitive benefits package. If you seek a challenge and opportunity in a fast paced growing company please complete an online application www.vatransformer.com or apply in person to:

Virginia Transformer Corp
Attn: Human Resources
220 Glade View Drive NE
Roanoke, VA 24012

Or e-mail: jobs@vatransformer.com

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply

Director of Quality-Corporate Office, Roanoke, VA

Job Details

Date : September 27, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

 

Director of Quality

 

Department:      Quality                                  Job Status:          Full Time

FLSA Status:       Exempt                                 Reports To:         President

Amount of Travel Required: 24-40%        Positions Supervised: Quality

Summary/Objective

The Director of Quality Assurance position is responsible for establishing and leading the corporate quality assurance system and team that promotes customer satisfaction and that positively impacts the financial performance of Virginia Transformer Corp. Champion continuous improvement efforts and defect reduction initiatives to establish an effective Quality Management System (QMS).

Essential Functions

  1. Initiates and implements quality improvement activities as appropriate (e.g., Kaizen, Six Sigma) to raise the performance of the company’s product lines.
  2. Educates and trains employees as to their impact in the quality management system.
  3. Develops, implements, manages and integrates a QMS for manufacturing plants.
  4. Serves as the primary quality control resource for problem identification, resolution, loss reporting and continuous improvement.
  5. Manages quality control personnel on a day-to-day basis.
  6. Supports concurrent engineering efforts by participating in design development projects representing quality assurance and the customer.
  7. Designs, implements and documents procedures for process control, process improvement, testing and inspection.
  8. Establishes and implements metrics (process capability, control charts, measurement quality) for monitoring system effectiveness and to enable managers to make sound product quality decisions.
  9. Performs root-cause analysis and other problem solving activities to identify effective corrective actions and process improvements.
  10. Establishes collection and analysis systems of statistical data to predict trends that will affect improvement of product quality.
  11. Analyzes customers’ product specifications to establish efficient, cost-effective requirements for ease of manufacture and reproducibility.
  12. Develops quality planning methods for all product lines.
  13. Develops process certification standards and assist in process certification.
  14. Monitors vendor performance and establish criteria and rating system for critical vendors.
  15. Reviews customer purchase orders, contracts and change requests and ensure that the necessary criteria and provisions are included in quality and process plans.
  16. Interacts with customers to identify opportunities to improve quality and establish feedback with manufacturing and development personnel.
  17. Oversees calibration and testing programs.
  18. Reports to management on quality issues, trends and losses.
  19. Reviews suppliers purchase orders and establish supplier quality requirements.
  20. Participates in internal and external quality audits.
  21. Interfaces with supplier and customer quality representatives concerning problems with quality control and assure that effective corrective action is implemented.
  22. All other reasonable duties, as assigned.

This position manages all employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Competency Statement(s)

Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.

Adaptability – Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.

Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.

Communication – Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken and written word.

Ethical – Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.

Interpersonal – Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.

Organized – Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.

Self Motivated – Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative.

Required Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, manufacturing engineering or business administration, or equivalent number of years of experience.

12-15 years of experience in QA systems implementation and management, with five (5) years as a CQE/CQM in a medium-size manufacturing environment.

Preferred Education & Experience
Master’s degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, manufacturing engineering or business administration. Strong preference for Quality experience in the transformer industry.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Six Sigma or other continuous improvement methodology experience (green-belt/black-belt certification highly desirable).

Virginia Transformer Corp offers a competitive benefits package. If you seek a challenge and opportunity in a fast paced growing company please complete an online application www.vatransformer.com or apply in person to:

Virginia Transformer Corp
Attn: Human Resources
220 Glade View Drive NE
Roanoke, VA 24012

Or e-mail: jobs@vatransformer.com

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply

 

Transformer Manufacturing Technologist – RINCON, GA

Job Details

Date : September 27, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

GEORGIA TRANSFORMER CORP.

 

Transformer Manufacturing Technologist

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Provides technical support to the Production Manager and Team Leaders by proactively identifying any potential issues prior to manufacturing along with non-conformances during production while recommending solutions and driving continuous improvement actions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Review all engineering documents (outline drawing, design documents, NAI’s, specifications, complexities, unique requirements, etc.) during the Design for Manufacturability review prior to the manufacturing of each transformer. Ensures the design in within the company’s manufacturing capabilities.
  • Recommends alterations to the engineering documents or processes to improve procedures and overall Quality.
  • Documents and recommends changes to engineering documents during manufacturing of the transformer to improve overall Quality.
  • Provides technical support to all functional areas ensuring all engineering documents, NAI’s, specifications and Quality procedures are performed correctly.
  • Identifies equipment modifications and tooling requirements in a timely manner so to not delay the project.
  • Develops, evaluates and improves manufacturing methods utilizing knowledge of the materials, parts, tooling and equipment capabilities driving continuous improvement into the manufacturing processes.
  • Identifies opportunities for new parts / components and the required test / verification plan. Coordinate and recommend procedures for facility and equipment maintenance or modification, including the replacement of machines.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION

Requires bachelor’s degree (or equivalent*) in Electronics Engineering Technology or related field.

EXPERIENCE

Must possess minimum of 3 years’ experience position offered or as Manufacturing Technologist or related occupation. Experience must include minimum of 3 years with an electrical power apparatus manufacturer. Must be expert in reading and interpreting complex engineering drawings, instructions and specifications.

*Company will accept bachelor’s educational equivalency evaluation prepared by a qualified evaluation service or in accordance with 8 C.F.R. § 214.2(h)(iii)(D)

Note:  Georgia Transformer Corp. retains the right to change or modify the duties and requirements of this position at any time at the discretion of the Company.

Or e-mail: careers@vatransformer.com

Georgia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply.

Plant Manager – RINCON, GA

Job Details

Date : September 26, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Georgia Transformer Corp.

 

Plant Manager

 

POSITION SUMMARY
Plans, directs, and coordinates the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing power transformers in accordance
with safety, cost, quality, and quantity goals for the plant.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Direct and coordinate production, processing, and shipping activities of the plant.
  • Develop budgets and approve expenditures for supplies, materials, and human resources, ensuring that materials, labor and
    equipment are used efficiently to meet production targets within budget.
  • Review processing schedules and production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing
    requirements, work procedures, and duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
  • Review operations and confer with technical or administrative staff to resolve production or processing problems.
  • Hire, train, evaluate, and discharge staff, and resolve personnel issues.
  • Initiate and coordinate inventory and cost control programs.
  • Prepare and maintain production reports.
  • Set and monitor product standards, examining samples of raw products or directing testing during processing, to ensure
    finished products are of prescribed quality.
  • Develop and implement production tracking and quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance,
    and other operational reports, to detect production problems.
  • Coordinate and recommend procedures for facility and equipment maintenance or modification, including the replacement of
    machines.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION
Requires bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Electromechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field.

EXPERIENCE
Must possess minimum of 4 years’ experience in a managerial role in a transformer manufacturing plant. Must possess
knowledge/experience of power transformer production requirements and quality standards

How to Apply :- E-mail: jobs@vatransformer.com

 

Georgia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply.

Weidmann 16th Annual Technical Conference

News

Date : September 21, 2017 | Author : vtc

 

16th Annual Technical Conference

October 2 – 5, 2017

Hilton Savannah DeSoto, Savannah, GA

Weidmann has assembled a group of highly experienced and knowledgeable speakers to share their expertise with you. This excellent technical program will feature interesting and current presentations showcasing innovative and applied technologies specifically addressing transformer maintenance practices that will include new equipment materials, diagnostic testing, load tap changers and more.

The conference is designed to assist maintenance operators, engineers, and management in maximizing the life of electrical equipment in the field.

One of the main highlights of this program is a plant tour of one of the most advanced large power plants in America – GT Rincon, GA. You will have a great opportunity to connect what you learn in the seminar sessions with the practical applications of concepts in a live factory floor environment.

Our engineers will make special efforts to clear all your doubts regarding design, manufacturing, testing, shipping & installation of a power transformer.

Speakers include:

  • Representative Fluid Sampling and Insulation Fluid Quality Assessment Testing – Nick Perjanik, Weidmann Electrical Technology, Inc.
  • Safety Issues When Working on Transformers and Tap Changers – Mike Lau, Weidmann Electrical Technology, Inc.
  • Moisture in Insulation and Transformer Dryout – Mike Lau, Weidmann Electrical Technology, Inc.
  • Transformer Maintenance Practices – Mike Lau, Weidmann Electrical Technology, Inc.
  • A New Approach to Assessing the Quality of Electrical Insulation through Oil Testing – Nick Perjanik, Weidmann Electrical Technology, Inc.
  • Dissolved Gas Analysis – Fredi Jakob, Power Education Institute
  • Detection of Mixtures of Faults in Transformers by DGA with Duval Pentagons and Triangles – Michel Duval, Hydro-Quebec
  • Going Beyond Asset Health Ranking to Include Criticality, Failure Probability, Risk Mitigation and Cost  Impacts in Strategic Programs – Dave Woodcock, Weidmann Electrical Technology, Inc
  • Government Influence and Regulations of the Smart Grid – Joseph Donovan, Holland & Knight
  • The Value of Performing Power Factor Sweep Measurements on Power Transformers – Brandon Dupuis, OMICRON electronics Corp
  • Internal Transformer Inspections Without Draining Oil From the Transformer Using a Robot – Craig Stiegemeier, ABB, TRES
  • Update on Concepts and New Developments Regarding Cooling Technologies to Maintain the Health of Transformers – Vasanth Vailoor, TranTech Radiators
  • Categorizing Transformer Faults via Dissolved Gas Analysis – Randy Cox, GE Grid Solutions
  • Transient Recovery Voltage(TRV) for High-Voltage Circuit Breakers – Rogerio Verdolin, Verdolin Solutions, Inc
  • Effects of Loading on Insulation Degradation as Detected in Narrow Band Dielectric Frequency Response – Robert Breazeal, Southern California Edison
  • Transformer Temperature Rise Tests – Stephen Chan, EC & QA Engineering
  • Condition Assessment – the Insulation Manufactures View – Peter Heinzig, Weidmann Electrical Technology, Inc
  • Significance of Tertiary windings in Y-Y Connected Power Transformers – Subhas Sarkar & Vijay Pargaonkar, Virginia Transformer/Georgia Transformer
  • Mitigating Murphy’s Law While Test – Frédéric Dollinger, Haefely Hipotronics
  • VAM & DRM Innovative Diagnostic Methods for On Load Tap Changers – Carlos Bittner, Reinhausen Manufacturing
  • Alternative Testing Technologies for Field Diagnostics of Current Transformers – Volney Naranjo, Megger
  • Effect of the Geomagnetic Induced Currents in Power Transformers – Jorge Gonzalez de la Vega, ORTO
  • High Temperature Insulation Systems: an Important Tool in Design of Compact, Mobile or Fast-Deployable Large Power Transformer for Grid Resilience – Jean-Claude Duart, Dupont

Click HERE to register for this informative and fun conference.

 

Sales Engineer – RINCON, GA

Job Details

Date : August 22, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Georgia Transformer Corp

Sales Engineer

 

Department:   Sales & Marketing            Job Status:      Full Time

FLSA Status:  Exempt                                Reports To:    Sales Manager

Amount of Travel Required: 50-75%       Positions Supervised: None

Job Location : RINCON, GA

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Generates new business and ensures growth of existing accounts. Assesses potential application of company products or services and offers solutions that meet customer needs. Responsible for meeting sales margin and expense control objectives for an assigned market(s) in accordance with the overall policies and objectives of the Company.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Provide timely, accurate, effective quotation service to all customers within assigned market(s), including but are not limited to:
    1. Obtain quotation request from customers in assigned market(s).
    2. Interpret and clarify customer specifications.
    3. Determine strategy, price levels and commercial terms.
    4. Secure amount and type of orders from assigned market(s) to meet sales budget and needs of the business.
  2. Communicate regularly and consistently with the Market Manager and Director of Sales on all quotation activity and status.
  3. Engage in all necessary order closing activities within assigned market(s), including but are not limited to:
    1. Visit customers as needed on specific transactions and routinely to establish solid relationships.
    2. Assume a lead role in setting the Company’s strategy for securing key large orders within assigned market(s).
    3. Engage in daily selling and negotiation activities to meet assigned goals and objectives.
  4. Provide and maintain timely, quality inputs to the quotation data system and customer management tools for assigned market(s).
  5. Involved in product service to insure customer satisfaction.
  6. Enthusiastically represent Virginia Transformer Corp. to all customers in support of Business Plan.
  7. Assist the Director of Sales in overall sales planning for assigned market(s).
  8. Satisfy all work performance requirements.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

   Competency Statement(s)

  1. Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  2. Adaptability – Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
  3. Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
  4. Communication – Ability to communicate effectively with others, using the spoken and written word.
  5. Ethical – Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
  6. Interpersonal – Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
  7. Organized – Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  8. Self Motivated – Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of ones ability using his or her own drive or initiative.

 Education

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering,

 Experience

1-2 years of experience in power transformer industry.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

   Computer Skills

MS Office, customer management software, ERP

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

   Physical Abilities                                            Lift /Carry

Stand                                  F (Frequently)     11-20 lbs     O (Occasionally)

Walk                                   F (Frequently)

Sit                                       C (Constantly)

Handling / Fingering          F (Frequently)

Reach Outward                  F (Frequently)

Reach Above Shoulder      O (Occasionally)

   Push / Pull

13-25 lbs                             O (Occasionally)

   Other Physical Requirements

Vision  (Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral, Depth Perception)

Sense of Sound  (Conversational)

Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (Safety glasses, ear plugs, safety shoes)

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office

 

Note: Virginia Transformer Corp. retains the right to change or modify the duties and requirements of this position at any time at the discretion of the Company.

Or e-mail: careers@vatransformer.com

 

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply

Test Engineer – RINCON, GA

Job Details

Date : August 22, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Georgia Transformer Corp

 

 Test Engineer

 

Summary:  The Test Engineer tests transformers and switchgear, control components and circuits to comply with VTC and industry standards and customers’ requirements; he/she inspects products before and after assembly for conformance with VTC’s internal design requirements and customers’ specifications.

Job Location:- RINCON, GA

Essential functions include, but are not limited to:

  1. Perform routine tests. (ratio, phase rotation, resistance, impedance and loss measurements, Power factor, Megger, etc.)
  2. Perform high voltage tests on transformers & switchgear. (Impulse, Partial discharge, Hypot, Double induction, etc.)
  3. Troubleshoot for problems in case of failure.
  4. Take oil samples from main tank and transformers and carry out di-electric test. Send samples out for special tests.
  5. Perform pre-assembly ratio tests & troubleshoot whenever required.
  6. Inspect product in-process and after assembly to determine quality. Inspection shall include Engineering drawings, outlines and designs, mechanical dimensions, electrical wiring, and overall appearance of product.  Write NCR’s for non-conformance items.  Follow-up NCR’s through rectification or obtain approval before final stamp for shipping.  Maintain records of non-conformance.  Correct those items which can be handled by test technicians.
  7. Accept responsibility for quality control stamps and affix stamps on product after inspection. Sign off the check sheets once the unit is tested.
  8. Become familiar with VTC’s and industry standards for testing VTC product.
  9. Learn to operate and maintain all VTC test equipment. Maintain clean test area at all times.
  10. Observe all safety procedures while testing and require the same from others present in the test area such as customer inspections.
  11. Move product as required.
  12. Preparation of test folders/reports and submission for approval.
  13. Assure that measured data is appropriate by verifying the appropriateness of test procedures.
  14. Correct measured data for temperature and other environmental/set-up variables.
  15. Maintain neat and orderly work areas.
  16. Satisfy all performance requirements as determined by supervisor, as well as attendance guidelines as prescribed by the Employee Handbook.
  17. Other duties as directed by supervisor.

 

Accountability:  Reports to Test Supervisor or designate.

Work Specifications:

 

Required:

1-2 years of relevant experience in Transformer Industries with Bachelor’s degree.

 

Note: Virginia Transformer Corp. retains the right to change or modify the duties and requirements of this position at any time at the discretion of the Company.

 

Virginia Transformer Corp offers a competitive benefits package.  If you seek a challenge and opportunity in a fast paced growing company please send resume and wage history to: 

e-mail: careers@vatransformer.com

 

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply

Test Engineer – POCATELLO, ID

Job Details

Date : August 22, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Virginia Transformer Corp

 

 Test Engineer

 

Summary:  The Test Engineer tests transformers and switchgear, control components and circuits to comply with VTC and industry standards and customers’ requirements; he/she inspects products before and after assembly for conformance with VTC’s internal design requirements and customers’ specifications.

Job Location :- POCATELLO, ID

Essential functions include, but are not limited to:

  1. Perform routine tests. (ratio, phase rotation, resistance, impedance and loss measurements, Power factor, Megger, etc.)
  2. Perform high voltage tests on transformers & switchgear. (Impulse, Partial discharge, Hypot, Double induction, etc.)
  3. Troubleshoot for problems in case of failure.
  4. Take oil samples from main tank and transformers and carry out di-electric test. Send samples out for special tests.
  5. Perform pre-assembly ratio tests & troubleshoot whenever required.
  6. Inspect product in-process and after assembly to determine quality. Inspection shall include Engineering drawings, outlines and designs, mechanical dimensions, electrical wiring, and overall appearance of product.  Write NCR’s for non-conformance items.  Follow-up NCR’s through rectification or obtain approval before final stamp for shipping.  Maintain records of non-conformance.  Correct those items which can be handled by test technicians.
  7. Accept responsibility for quality control stamps and affix stamps on product after inspection. Sign off the check sheets once the unit is tested.
  8. Become familiar with VTC’s and industry standards for testing VTC product.
  9. Learn to operate and maintain all VTC test equipment. Maintain clean test area at all times.
  10. Observe all safety procedures while testing and require the same from others present in the test area such as customer inspections.
  11. Move product as required.
  12. Preparation of test folders/reports and submission for approval.
  13. Assure that measured data is appropriate by verifying the appropriateness of test procedures.
  14. Correct measured data for temperature and other environmental/set-up variables.
  15. Maintain neat and orderly work areas.
  16. Satisfy all performance requirements as determined by supervisor, as well as attendance guidelines as prescribed by the Employee Handbook.
  17. Other duties as directed by supervisor.

 

Accountability:  Reports to Test Supervisor or designate.

Work Specifications:

 

Required:

1-2 years of relevant experience in Transformer Industries with Bachelor’s degree.

 

Note: Virginia Transformer Corp. retains the right to change or modify the duties and requirements of this position at any time at the discretion of the Company.

 

Virginia Transformer Corp offers a competitive benefits package.  If you seek a challenge and opportunity in a fast paced growing company please send resume and wage history to: 

e-mail: careers@vatransformer.com

 

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply

Test Engineer – ROANOKE, VA

Job Details

Date : August 22, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Virginia Transformer Corp

 

 Test Engineer

 

Summary:  The Test Engineer tests transformers and switchgear, control components and circuits to comply with VTC and industry standards and customers’ requirements; he/she inspects products before and after assembly for conformance with VTC’s internal design requirements and customers’ specifications.

Job Location :-ROANOKE, VA

Essential functions include, but are not limited to:

  1. Perform routine tests. (ratio, phase rotation, resistance, impedance and loss measurements, Power factor, Megger, etc.)
  2. Perform high voltage tests on transformers & switchgear. (Impulse, Partial discharge, Hypot, Double induction, etc.)
  3. Troubleshoot for problems in case of failure.
  4. Take oil samples from main tank and transformers and carry out di-electric test. Send samples out for special tests.
  5. Perform pre-assembly ratio tests & troubleshoot whenever required.
  6. Inspect product in-process and after assembly to determine quality. Inspection shall include Engineering drawings, outlines and designs, mechanical dimensions, electrical wiring, and overall appearance of product.  Write NCR’s for non-conformance items.  Follow-up NCR’s through rectification or obtain approval before final stamp for shipping.  Maintain records of non-conformance.  Correct those items which can be handled by test technicians.
  7. Accept responsibility for quality control stamps and affix stamps on product after inspection. Sign off the check sheets once the unit is tested.
  8. Become familiar with VTC’s and industry standards for testing VTC product.
  9. Learn to operate and maintain all VTC test equipment. Maintain clean test area at all times.
  10. Observe all safety procedures while testing and require the same from others present in the test area such as customer inspections.
  11. Move product as required.
  12. Preparation of test folders/reports and submission for approval.
  13. Assure that measured data is appropriate by verifying the appropriateness of test procedures.
  14. Correct measured data for temperature and other environmental/set-up variables.
  15. Maintain neat and orderly work areas.
  16. Satisfy all performance requirements as determined by supervisor, as well as attendance guidelines as prescribed by the Employee Handbook.
  17. Other duties as directed by supervisor.

 

Accountability:  Reports to Test Supervisor or designate.

Work Specifications:

 

Required:

1-2 years of relevant experience in Transformer Industries with Bachelor’s degree.

 

Note: Virginia Transformer Corp. retains the right to change or modify the duties and requirements of this position at any time at the discretion of the Company.

 

Virginia Transformer Corp offers a competitive benefits package.  If you seek a challenge and opportunity in a fast paced growing company please send resume and wage history to: 

e-mail: careers@vatransformer.com

 

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply

 Quality Engineer – RINCON, GA

Job Details

Date : August 22, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

            Georgia Transformer

              Quality Engineer

This position is responsible for assuring that the quality level of the product is maintained at an adequate level to support the company’s short and long term goals.  The position is to work at reducing the number of NCRs issued by eliminating problems during the creation process.  The position should also work toward reducing field service costs by preventing poor quality from leaving the factory.

  1. Reviewing and auditing internal processes to ensure compliance with printed procedures.
  2. Establishing a QC plan for new and complex jobs.
  3. Cataloging internal problems and establishing corrective action plans to eliminate the problems. Establishing follow-up surveillance to verify continued compliance with corrective actions.
  4. Planning for quality equipment requirements considering all product and safety needs.
  5. Analyzing and recording all internal and external defects and failures and providing leadership in establishing preventive actions.
  6. Providing technical support to the field service function.
  7. Auditing vendor quality both internal to the plant and at the vendor’s facility.
  8. Maintaining expertise in all applicable standards, internal and external, manufacturing and performance.
  9. Developing and documenting necessary process standards.
  10. Providing the technical training for shop personnel in order to instill quality in the process, including hands on training, and to assure the quality of the process.
  11. Supporting and guiding quality efforts at the VTC West facility

 

Essential functions include, but are not limited to:

  1. Be involved with all witness testing and inspection: in-process, test and final.  Work with the customers to understand their requirements and support VTC’s position.
  2. Track key internal and external quality indicators and issue periodic reports to inform and to help direct the Company’s resources in reaching the quality goals.
  3. Maintain library of all internal and external standards and shop process standards.
  1. Establish necessary internal quality assurance routines covering incoming materials, procedure, and process.
  2. Inform purchasing department regularly of vendor quality problems.
  3. Orchestrate and perform department, section or process audits to verify compliance with procedures.
  4. Conduct design reviews as needed to ensure the proper level of design integrity is being maintained.
  5. Audit and support as necessary the improvement of quality at VTC West.
  6. Maintain active membership in appropriate quality organization.
  7. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Accountability:  Reports to Quality Manager or designate.

Job Location- RINCON, GA

Worker Specifications:

Required:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent.
  2. 1-2 yrs of relevant experience in transformers industry.

Preferred:

  1. Through knowledge of VTC shop and test procedures and processes.

Note:  VTC management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties/specifications of this position at any time.

 

 

Virginia Transformer Corp offers a competitive benefits package.  If you seek a challenge and opportunity in a fast paced growing company please send resume and wage history to: 

Or e-mail: jobs@vatransformer.com

 

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply

Quality Engineer – POCATELLO, ID

Job Details

Date : August 22, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

   Virginia Transformer Corp

 

   Quality Engineer

This position is responsible for assuring that the quality level of the product is maintained at an adequate level to support the company’s short and long term goals.  The position is to work at reducing the number of NCRs issued by eliminating problems during the creation process.  The position should also work toward reducing field service costs by preventing poor quality from leaving the factory.

  1. Reviewing and auditing internal processes to ensure compliance with printed procedures.
  2. Establishing a QC plan for new and complex jobs.
  3. Cataloging internal problems and establishing corrective action plans to eliminate the problems. Establishing follow-up surveillance to verify continued compliance with corrective actions.
  4. Planning for quality equipment requirements considering all product and safety needs.
  5. Analyzing and recording all internal and external defects and failures and providing leadership in establishing preventive actions.
  6. Providing technical support to the field service function.
  7. Auditing vendor quality both internal to the plant and at the vendor’s facility.
  8. Maintaining expertise in all applicable standards, internal and external, manufacturing and performance.
  9. Developing and documenting necessary process standards.
  10. Providing the technical training for shop personnel in order to instill quality in the process, including hands on training, and to assure the quality of the process.
  11. Supporting and guiding quality efforts at the VTC West facility

 

Essential functions include, but are not limited to:

  1. Be involved with all witness testing and inspection: in-process, test and final.  Work with the customers to understand their requirements and support VTC’s position.
  2. Track key internal and external quality indicators and issue periodic reports to inform and to help direct the Company’s resources in reaching the quality goals.
  3. Maintain library of all internal and external standards and shop process standards.
  1. Establish necessary internal quality assurance routines covering incoming materials, procedure, and process.
  2. Inform purchasing department regularly of vendor quality problems.
  3. Orchestrate and perform department, section or process audits to verify compliance with procedures.
  4. Conduct design reviews as needed to ensure the proper level of design integrity is being maintained.
  5. Audit and support as necessary the improvement of quality at VTC West.
  6. Maintain active membership in appropriate quality organization.
  7. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Accountability:  Reports to Quality Manager or designate.

Job Location :– POCATELLO, ID

Worker Specifications:

Required:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent.
  2. 1-2 yrs of relevant experience in transformers industry.

Preferred:

  1. Through knowledge of VTC shop and test procedures and processes.

Note:  VTC management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties/specifications of this position at any time.

 

 

Virginia Transformer Corp offers a competitive benefits package.  If you seek a challenge and opportunity in a fast paced growing company please send resume and wage history to: 

Or e-mail: jobs@vatransformer.com

 

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply

Quality Engineer -ROANOKE, VA

Job Details

Date : August 22, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

                  Virginia Transformer Corp                              

 

                                   Quality Engineer                                                         

This position is responsible for assuring that the quality level of the product is maintained at an adequate level to support the company’s short and long term goals.  The position is to work at reducing the number of NCRs issued by eliminating problems during the creation process.  The position should also work toward reducing field service costs by preventing poor quality from leaving the factory.

  1. Reviewing and auditing internal processes to ensure compliance with printed procedures.
  2. Establishing a QC plan for new and complex jobs.
  3. Cataloging internal problems and establishing corrective action plans to eliminate the problems. Establishing follow-up surveillance to verify continued compliance with corrective actions.
  4. Planning for quality equipment requirements considering all product and safety needs.
  5. Analyzing and recording all internal and external defects and failures and providing leadership in establishing preventive actions.
  6. Providing technical support to the field service function.
  7. Auditing vendor quality both internal to the plant and at the vendor’s facility.
  8. Maintaining expertise in all applicable standards, internal and external, manufacturing and performance.
  9. Developing and documenting necessary process standards.
  10. Providing the technical training for shop personnel in order to instill quality in the process, including hands on training, and to assure the quality of the process.
  11. Supporting and guiding quality efforts at the VTC West facility

 

Essential functions include, but are not limited to:

  1. Be involved with all witness testing and inspection: in-process, test and final.  Work with the customers to understand their requirements and support VTC’s position.
  2. Track key internal and external quality indicators and issue periodic reports to inform and to help direct the Company’s resources in reaching the quality goals.
  3. Maintain library of all internal and external standards and shop process standards.
  1. Establish necessary internal quality assurance routines covering incoming materials, procedure, and process.
  2. Inform purchasing department regularly of vendor quality problems.
  3. Orchestrate and perform department, section or process audits to verify compliance with procedures.
  4. Conduct design reviews as needed to ensure the proper level of design integrity is being maintained.
  5. Audit and support as necessary the improvement of quality at VTC West.
  6. Maintain active membership in appropriate quality organization.
  7. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Accountability:  Reports to Quality Manager or designate.

Job Location :– ROANOKE, VA

Worker Specifications:

Required:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent.
  2. 1-2 yrs of relevant experience in transformers industry.

Preferred:

  1. Through knowledge of VTC shop and test procedures and processes.

Note:  VTC management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties/specifications of this position at any time.

 

 

Virginia Transformer Corp offers a competitive benefits package.  If you seek a challenge and opportunity in a fast paced growing company please send resume and wage history to: 

Or e-mail: jobs@vatransformer.com

 

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply

Design Engineer – RINCON, GA

Job Details

Date : August 22, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

GEORGIA TRANSFORMER

 

Design Engineer

 

Summary:  This position is responsible for the development of mechanical designs for VTC products, utilizing and applying mechanical design principles, research data, appropriate industry standards and proposed product specifications.  He/she analyses data to determine feasibility of product proposal and confers with sales, manufacturing, and other engineering personnel to clarify or resolve problems.  He/she also analyses historical test data/reports to determine if designs will meet functional and performance specifications and prepares design modifications as needed.

The MDE works independently and receives general instructions only on unfamiliar assignments.  He/she is expected to complete assignments on own initiative within schedule requirements.  Work may be audited or reviewed on completion for general compliance to specifications.  The MDE modifies or uses existing drawing and BOM masters to complete design details and concepts. He/she presents designs and concepts and masters as required, and provides input for changes to procedures, computer programs and operating practices.  He/she may give technical guidance to lower-level personnel as appropriate.

JOB LOCATION : RINCON, GA

 

Essential functions include, but are not limited to:

  1. Be familiar with and apply industry standards governing the design and manufacture of various types of transformers and switchgear.
  1. Produce accurate detailed design drawings and outlines of standard oil and dry type designs.
  1. Generate Bills of Material (BOM) for all material and accessories needed in a design package, except core and coil conductor.
  1. Review and check designs produced by other mechanical designers for conformance to customer and industry specifications and standards.
  1. Generate material purchase requests as required for material that is not stocked or advance-ordered.
  1. Use appropriate computer programs or write programs as required to analyze data for designs.
  1. Use CAD system for producing design details, drawings, outlines, or concepts as appropriate.
  1. Complete design activities in accordance with schedule requirements as assigned by supervisor.
  1. Investigate shop problems and correct design packages as required.
  1. Handle special projects as assigned in order to produce needed results such as new detail design concepts or new master drawings.
  1. Satisfy all work performance requirements as determined by supervisor, as well as all attendance guidelines as established by the April 1991 Employee Handbook.
  1. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Worker Specifications:

Required:

Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 yrs of relevant experience in Transformer Industry.

 

Note:  VTC management retains the discretion to add to or to change the duties/specifications of this position at any time.

 

Virginia Transformer Corp offers a competitive benefits package.  If you seek a challenge and opportunity in a fast paced growing company please send resume and wage history to:  jobs@vatransformer.com

 

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply

Design Engineer – POCATELLO, ID

Job Details

Date : August 22, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

VIRGINIA TRANSFORMER CORP

 

Design Engineer

 

Summary:  This position is responsible for the development of mechanical designs for VTC products, utilizing and applying mechanical design principles, research data, appropriate industry standards and proposed product specifications.  He/she analyses data to determine feasibility of product proposal and confers with sales, manufacturing, and other engineering personnel to clarify or resolve problems.  He/she also analyses historical test data/reports to determine if designs will meet functional and performance specifications and prepares design modifications as needed.

The MDE works independently and receives general instructions only on unfamiliar assignments.  He/she is expected to complete assignments on own initiative within schedule requirements.  Work may be audited or reviewed on completion for general compliance to specifications.  The MDE modifies or uses existing drawing and BOM masters to complete design details and concepts. He/she presents designs and concepts and masters as required, and provides input for changes to procedures, computer programs and operating practices.  He/she may give technical guidance to lower-level personnel as appropriate.

JOB LOCATION : POCATELLO, ID

 

Essential functions include, but are not limited to:

  1. Be familiar with and apply industry standards governing the design and manufacture of various types of transformers and switchgear.
  1. Produce accurate detailed design drawings and outlines of standard oil and dry type designs.
  1. Generate Bills of Material (BOM) for all material and accessories needed in a design package, except core and coil conductor.
  1. Review and check designs produced by other mechanical designers for conformance to customer and industry specifications and standards.
  1. Generate material purchase requests as required for material that is not stocked or advance-ordered.
  1. Use appropriate computer programs or write programs as required to analyze data for designs.
  1. Use CAD system for producing design details, drawings, outlines, or concepts as appropriate.
  1. Complete design activities in accordance with schedule requirements as assigned by supervisor.
  1. Investigate shop problems and correct design packages as required.
  1. Handle special projects as assigned in order to produce needed results such as new detail design concepts or new master drawings.
  1. Satisfy all work performance requirements as determined by supervisor, as well as all attendance guidelines as established by the April 1991 Employee Handbook.
  1. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Worker Specifications:

Required:

Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 yrs of relevant experience in Transformer Industry.

 

Note:  VTC management retains the discretion to add to or to change the duties/specifications of this position at any time.

 

Virginia Transformer Corp offers a competitive benefits package.  If you seek a challenge and opportunity in a fast paced growing company please send resume and wage history to:  jobs@vatransformer.com

 

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply

Design Engineer – ROANOKE, VA

Job Details

Date : August 22, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Virginia Transformer Corp

 

Design Engineer

 

Summary:  This position is responsible for the development of mechanical designs for VTC products, utilizing and applying mechanical design principles, research data, appropriate industry standards and proposed product specifications.  He/she analyses data to determine feasibility of product proposal and confers with sales, manufacturing, and other engineering personnel to clarify or resolve problems.  He/she also analyses historical test data/reports to determine if designs will meet functional and performance specifications and prepares design modifications as needed.

The MDE works independently and receives general instructions only on unfamiliar assignments.  He/she is expected to complete assignments on own initiative within schedule requirements.  Work may be audited or reviewed on completion for general compliance to specifications.  The MDE modifies or uses existing drawing and BOM masters to complete design details and concepts. He/she presents designs and concepts and masters as required, and provides input for changes to procedures, computer programs and operating practices.  He/she may give technical guidance to lower-level personnel as appropriate.

JOB LOCATION : ROANOKE, VA

 

Essential functions include, but are not limited to:

  1. Be familiar with and apply industry standards governing the design and manufacture of various types of transformers and switchgear.
  1. Produce accurate detailed design drawings and outlines of standard oil and dry type designs.
  1. Generate Bills of Material (BOM) for all material and accessories needed in a design package, except core and coil conductor.
  1. Review and check designs produced by other mechanical designers for conformance to customer and industry specifications and standards.
  1. Generate material purchase requests as required for material that is not stocked or advance-ordered.
  1. Use appropriate computer programs or write programs as required to analyze data for designs.
  1. Use CAD system for producing design details, drawings, outlines, or concepts as appropriate.
  1. Complete design activities in accordance with schedule requirements as assigned by supervisor.
  1. Investigate shop problems and correct design packages as required.
  1. Handle special projects as assigned in order to produce needed results such as new detail design concepts or new master drawings.
  1. Satisfy all work performance requirements as determined by supervisor, as well as all attendance guidelines as established by the April 1991 Employee Handbook.
  1. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Worker Specifications:

Required:

Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 yrs of relevant experience in Transformer Industry.

 

Note:  VTC management retains the discretion to add to or to change the duties/specifications of this position at any time.

 

Virginia Transformer Corp offers a competitive benefits package.  If you seek a challenge and opportunity in a fast paced growing company please send resume and wage history to:  jobs@vatransformer.com

 

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply

Application Engineer – RINCON, GA

Job Details

Date : August 21, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

 Georgia Transformer

 

Application Engineer

 

Department: Engineering                          Job Status: Full Time

FLSA Status: Exempt                                 Reports to: Engineering Manager

Amount of Travel Required: 0-10            Positions Supervised:  None

JOB LOCATION :– RINCON, GA

 

POSITION SUMMARY

This position is responsible for the development of electrical designs for VTC products, using and applying electrical design principles, research data, appropriate industry standards and proposed product specifications.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Review customer’s technical specification
  2. Prepare costing, price level and commercial terms
  3. Oversee/contribute to design/development quote
  4. Review/approve/modify cost estimates
  5. Satisfy all work performance and attendance requirements.
  6. Other duties as assigned

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

   Competency Statement(s)

  1. Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  2. Adaptability – Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
  3. Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
  4. Communication – Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken and written word.
  5. Ethical – Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
  6. Interpersonal – Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
  7. Organized – Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  8. Self Motivated – Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of ones ability using his or her own drive or initiative.

 

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Technology, mathematics, or physics, or four to six years designing experience, or equivalent combination of technician experience plus formal instruction.

Experience

1 to 2 years of Relevant experience in transformer or other power-related products preferred.

 

SKILLS & ABILITIES

   Computer Skills

MS Office, CAD or similar design software.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

   Physical Abilities                                          Lift /Carry

Stand                              F (Frequently)          11-20 lbs     O (Occasionally)

Walk                                   F (Frequently)

Sit                                       C (Constantly)

Handling / Fingering          F (Frequently)

Reach Outward                  O (Occasionally)

Reach Above Shoulder      O (Occasionally)

   Push / Pull

13-25 lbs                             O (Occasionally)

   Other Physical Requirements

Vision  (Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral, Depth Perception)

Sense of Sound  (Conversational)

Ability to wear Personal Protective  Equipment (PPE)  (Safety glasses, ear plugs, safety shoes)

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office

 

Virginia Transformer Corp offers a competitive benefits package. If you seek a challenge and opportunity in a fast paced growing company please complete an online application www.vatransformer.com or apply to:

 e-mail: jobs@vatransformer.com

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply

Application Engineer – Pocatello, ID

Job Details

Date : August 21, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Virginia Transformer Corp

 

Application Engineer

 

Department: Engineering                          Job Status: Full Time

FLSA Status: Exempt                                 Reports to: Engineering Manager

Amount of Travel Required: 0-10            Positions Supervised:  None

JOB LOCATION :- Pocatello, ID

 

POSITION SUMMARY

This position is responsible for the development of electrical designs for VTC products, using and applying electrical design principles, research data, appropriate industry standards and proposed product specifications.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Review customer’s technical specification
  2. Prepare costing, price level and commercial terms
  3. Oversee/contribute to design/development quote
  4. Review/approve/modify cost estimates
  5. Satisfy all work performance and attendance requirements.
  6. Other duties as assigned

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

   Competency Statement(s)

  1. Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  2. Adaptability – Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
  3. Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
  4. Communication – Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken and written word.
  5. Ethical – Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
  6. Interpersonal – Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
  7. Organized – Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  8. Self Motivated – Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of ones ability using his or her own drive or initiative.

 

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Technology, mathematics, or physics, or four to six years designing experience, or equivalent combination of technician experience plus formal instruction.

Experience

1 to 2 years of Relevant experience in transformer or other power-related products preferred.

 

SKILLS & ABILITIES

   Computer Skills

MS Office, CAD or similar design software.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

   Physical Abilities                                             Lift /Carry

Stand                              F (Frequently)          11-20 lbs     O (Occasionally)

Walk                                   F (Frequently)

Sit                                       C (Constantly)

Handling / Fingering          F (Frequently)

Reach Outward                  O (Occasionally)

Reach Above Shoulder      O (Occasionally)

   Push / Pull

13-25 lbs                             O (Occasionally)

   Other Physical Requirements

Vision  (Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral, Depth Perception)

Sense of Sound  (Conversational)

Ability to wear Personal Protective  Equipment (PPE)  (Safety glasses, ear plugs, safety shoes)

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office

 

Virginia Transformer Corp offers a competitive benefits package. If you seek a challenge and opportunity in a fast paced growing company please complete an online application www.vatransformer.com or apply to:

 e-mail: jobs@vatransformer.com

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply

Application Engineer – Roanoke, VA

Job Details

Date : August 21, 2017 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Virginia Transformer Corp

 

Application Engineer

 

Department: Engineering                          Job Status: Full Time

FLSA Status: Exempt                                 Reports to: Engineering Manager

Amount of Travel Required: 0-10            Positions Supervised:  None

JOB LOCATION : Roanoke, VA

 

POSITION SUMMARY

This position is responsible for the development of electrical designs for VTC products, using and applying electrical design principles, research data, appropriate industry standards and proposed product specifications.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Review customer’s technical specification
  2. Prepare costing, price level and commercial terms
  3. Oversee/contribute to design/development quote
  4. Review/approve/modify cost estimates
  5. Satisfy all work performance and attendance requirements.
  6. Other duties as assigned

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

   Competency Statement(s)

  1. Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  2. Adaptability – Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
  3. Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
  4. Communication – Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken and written word.
  5. Ethical – Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
  6. Interpersonal – Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
  7. Organized – Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  8. Self Motivated – Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of ones ability using his or her own drive or initiative.

 

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Technology, mathematics, or physics, or four to six years designing experience, or equivalent combination of technician experience plus formal instruction.

Experience

1 to 2 years of Relevant experience in transformer or other power-related products preferred.

 

SKILLS & ABILITIES

   Computer Skills

MS Office, CAD or similar design software.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

   Physical Abilities                                             Lift /Carry

Stand                              F (Frequently)          11-20 lbs     O (Occasionally)

Walk                                   F (Frequently)

Sit                                       C (Constantly)

Handling / Fingering          F (Frequently)

Reach Outward                  O (Occasionally)

Reach Above Shoulder      O (Occasionally)

   Push / Pull

13-25 lbs                             O (Occasionally)

   Other Physical Requirements

Vision  (Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral, Depth Perception)

Sense of Sound  (Conversational)

Ability to wear Personal Protective  Equipment (PPE)  (Safety glasses, ear plugs, safety shoes)

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office

 

Virginia Transformer Corp offers a competitive benefits package. If you seek a challenge and opportunity in a fast paced growing company please complete an online application www.vatransformer.com or apply in person to:

Virginia Transformer Corp
Attn: Human Resources
220 Glade View Drive NE
Roanoke, VA 24012

Or e-mail: jobs@vatransformer.com

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply

March 2017 C&I Project successes

C&I NEWS

Date : April 19, 2017 | Author : Subhas Sarkar

 

March 2017 C&I Project successes

C& I market for Virginia Transformer booked an order for 2 x 15000/16800/20000/22400/25000/28000kVA, 69/13.2kV, LTC, Mineral Oil Power Transformers from Electrical Equipment Company, Winchester VA.  Those will be utilized in a replacement project for end customer Indian Head Navy Support Facility, Indian Head MD.

Virginia Transformer also secured a purchase order for 2 x 7500/10500 kVA, 34.5/8.32 kV, Mineral Oil Pad-mount transformers from Philadelphia Electrical Equipment, West Chester, PA.   The end user for those transformers is Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, PA.

 

Spring 2017 C&I Project successes in Mining & Chemical industry

C&I NEWS

Date : April 19, 2017 | Author : vtc

 
Spring 2017 C&I Project successes in Mining & Chemical industry:

Our corporation started in 1971 by serving the mining industry in South West Virginia and West Virginia, so our technical experience and knowledge of the industry’s special requirements is very deep.  We continue to enjoy helping customers in this industry.  Out C&I teams worked close to the customer and succeeded in booking and order for 2 5//5.6 MVA, 13.8/4.16 kV oil filled transformer for Freeport Mc Moran, AZ consists for their McMorran Mining JV, Morenci, AZ plant.

Virginia Transformer also secured a purchase order for 1 No. 20//29.9 MVA, 34.5/13.8 kV Mineral oil filled LTC transformer from Solvay Chemicals Inc, for their Green River, WY facility.

Oil and Gas Success Story

O&G NEWS

Date : April 1, 2017 | Author : vtc

Anadarko’s Reeves County Project is a new power station in the Kermit, Texas area.  Many factors helped in Anadarko’s decision to partner with us on the project:

The Anadarko Reeves County Project is for ten 20MVA/138Kv transformers being built in our Pocatello, Idaho plant. So far the units have been very well received by the customer throughout the testing stages. Anadarko has stated how pleased they are with the new project management model for “critical care.”

Says Ryan Wamsley from Anadarko: “Inspection and testing at the Pocatello plant was very well organized.  We appreciate not having to wait, everything was ready to go! We are very happy with the outcome of this project thus far, the extra effort from your Project Administrator and entire team is greatly appreciated and adds value to the project.”

  

Let us engineer & supply your Oil & Gas power transformers

 

The most reliable large power transformers made in the USA

UTILITIES NEWS

Date : March 31, 2017 | Author : vtc

Did you know that you don’t have to cross the ocean to buy a large power transformer? We make those right here, in Rincon, GA.

We recently shipped a 168MVA 230kV Autotransformer to the City of Ocala, FL.  We also shipped another 100MVA 135kV Auto to Algonquin Power in Canada. These transformers are made by GTC owned by Caravels, LLC, a VTC family company.  The GTC plant is in Rincon, GA, USA and it was built by Efacec of Portugal in 2008 for the production of core and shell type transformers with ratings up to 1400MVA 500kV.  This technology is now owned by Caravels, LLC

Since the acquisition of the Rincon plant, we have reinforced the engineering staff.  Rogelio Martinez now heads the engineering group that has over 100 years of combined experience in designing extra high voltage large power transformers. Rogelio himself comes with outstanding EHV transformer design experience gained at Prolec, VA Tech and Siemens.

Please consider us for your next Large Power application. Of course, you can continue to count on us for your small and medium power transformer requirements.

 What they’re saying

“We’ve used Virginia Transformer for many years, they’ve been great to work with.”

Brent Reyher, Manager Delivery Services at Wabash Valley Power

Let us engineer and supply your power transformers

How much can we customize the drive/rectifier duty transformers to fit your application?

C&I NEWS

Date : March 31, 2017 | Author : vtc

VTC has recently supplied 2 complex, highly customized drive/rectifier duty transformersto ASARCO SILVERBELL mine, AZ through Arizona Electrical apparatus, AZ. AEA is largely focused on the mining Industry in AZ, NM, Co, UT, WY, Mt, & NV. The 2 x 3.525MVA, 4.16kV primary with two secondary windings with WYE and Inverted WYE connections are used as ANSI circuit 45 with interphase and ANSI circuit 46 with interphase connection will be used as spare units for processes in the mine. As you can see in the adjacent picture it’s not your standard rectifier transformer.   Our highly skilled engineers are delighted to use their extensive and broad application knowledge to optimize and best fit your needs.  From 6 to 36 pulse we work with all drive manufacturers making us the premium source of reliable, short lead time specialty transformers.

How do we continue to be a preferred supplier to our customers?

VTC has supplied four 12.5/23.3MVA, 69kV class Power Transformers to Mosaic Fertilizer LLC, FL. All four transformers were UL labeled as per Mosaic’s requirements.  VTC has successfully worked with Mosaic in the past supplying transformers for several projects. We could say we are a preferred supplier.

The way we continue to stay that way is by understanding the customer needs and providing the best solution possible.  The highly experienced engineering and technical teams in all our factories, combined with state of the art equipment, lean processes driving the “no defect” design and manufacturing allow us to provide the shortest lead time in the industry.

Virginia Transformer Corp is a full service provider of power transformers in all sizes and specifications
focusing on 1,500KVA to over 400MVA with designs and capabilities up to 345kV.

What they’re saying

United Electric, MD – 7.5/8.4MVA, 15kV

Customer told us: “I have long term relationships with some of the other manufacturers but at this point I feel I made the right decision to use Virginia transformer for my proposal. Thank you for your continued quick responses to this opportunity.”

Michelin North America Inc – 12/18 MVA,44kV unit for Tuscaloosa, AL plant  

Customer told us: “Project was quoted by 4 other bidders other than VTC. Virginia had best technical & complete proposal and only proposal on which no clarifications were needed after bid evaluation.”

Northern Tier Refining, MN

(SPPR is 90,500 barrel per day cracking facility)

Awarded 1st order to Virginia for 2 units of 2.5MVA. This refinery has more than 75+ ABB transformers purchased in the past.

Ferndale Electric,MI for COBO Convention Center. Detroit

Three units of 7.5/10.5MVA will be delivered in 2017 which will power North American International Auto show scheduled in 2018

Customer told us: “We really appreciate that Virginia has done everything to meet their project requirement; never got this fast response before “

Core type power transformers up to 400MVA 345kV

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Date : March 29, 2017 | Author : vtc

Shortest lead time in the industry

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Shell type power transformers up to 1400MVA 500kV

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The most reliable transformers made right here in the USA

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