A High Voltage Winder performs complicated operations involving winding, dismantling, rewinding, repairing, reassembling, testing, etc., on large or more complicated power transformers and other electro-mechanical equipment. May band and install core insulation.
Job titles: High Voltage Winder Operator
Operate or tend wire-coiling machines to wind wire coils used in power transformers.
Review work orders and specifications to determine materials needed and types of parts to be processed.
Cut, strip, and bend wire leads at ends of coils, using pliers and wire scrapers.
Select and load materials such as workpieces, objects, and machine parts onto equipment used in coiling processes.
Attach, alter, and trim materials such as wire, insulation, and coils, using hand tools.
Stop machines to remove completed components, using hand tools.
Disassemble and assemble motors, and repair and maintain electrical components and machinery parts, using hand tools.
Record production and operational data on specified forms.
High School Diploma / GED
Prefer 3 years of experience in winding transformer coils
Ability to read and interpret drawings / diagrams and specifications - (electrical, mechanical, and connection)
Ability to use measuring devices or tools (i.e. micrometer, ruler, measuring tape, etc.)
Ability and willingness to work overtime, evening / off shifts, weekends, and holidays
Willingly accepts job challenges and work under stress or pressure
Strong mechanical skills
Self-starter - able to work with minimal direction or supervision
Strong knowledge of operations such as inspection, testing, repair, investigation, and reporting on various types of transformers including both liquid filled and dry transformers
Familiar with good brazing and connection procedures including but not limited to end-to-end brazing, lap brazing, bundle brazing, crimping, tig welding, and applying insulation
Craftsmanship – The pride one puts into each and every product they produce.
Maintain Focus – The ability to handle repetition and function under pressure or stress.
Hand – Eye Coordination — The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
Control Precision — The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine to exact positions.
Manual Dexterity — The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
Near Vision — The ability to read gauges and counter devices at close range (within a few feet of the observer).