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Electrical Design Engineer -ROANOKE, VA

Electrical Design Engineer

Virginia Transformer Corporation is seeking an Electrical Design Engineer – in Roanoke, Virginia. Run quotation designs for Sales Departments that will then be reviewed by an Engineering Manager/Supervisor before going to sales. Ensure transformer reliability for various dielectric tests, thermal behavior and short circuit behavior of transformer by using appropriate tools for large power transformers and autotransformers up to 500MVA and 525KV class by using industry standards that govern the design and test of transformers. Attend customer design reviews and assist production department when needed. Analyze data to determine feasibility of product proposal and confer with sales, manufacturing, and other engineering personnel to clarify or resolve problems. Take charge of electrical advance material ordering (AO), design and packaging for routine jobs where packages for such similar jobs are already available. Make sketches and nameplate drawings (CAD) as required for jobs and other drawings as directed by Engineering Manager/Supervisor.  Make complex transformer designs such as LTC and AUTO with direction from Engineering Manager/Supervisor. Analyze historical test data/reports to determine if designs will meet functional and performance specifications and prepares design modifications as needed.  Take turnkey responsibility for cost and performance of medium complexity jobs. Check routine jobs of same complexity done by design assistants or other designers for design and packaging accuracy. Review test data and sign test report for assigned job. Exercise judgment in selecting design parameters. Assist engineering manager/supervisor on small developmental projects.

Requirements:     Bachelor’s degree (or foreign degree equivalent) in Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, or closely related field, plus five (5) years of experience in the job offered or a related Transformer Electrical Design Engineer position. Must have five (5) years of experience in short circuit analysis of transformer, dielectric analysis of transformer, and thermal behavior of transformer.

*National travel required 10-20% of the time.

Submit Resumes to Virginia Transformer Corporation at 220 Glade View Drive NE, Roanoke, VA 24012. Must reference “Electrical Design Engineer- VTC” to be considered.

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