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Job Details

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


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


  • 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.



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.


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.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Females and minorities encouraged to apply

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