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Electrical Engineer – Specialty Sales – ROANOKE, VA

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Date : June 3, 2019 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Virginia Transformer Corp

Electrical Engineer – Specialty Sales

POSITION SUMMARY

Virginia Transformer Corporation (Roanoke, VA) seeks Electrical Engineer-Specialty Sales. Generate business, grow current accounts, meet sales margin and expense control objectives. Represent company to all customers and assist the Director of Sales in sales planning for specialty markets including renewable energy.Public speaking required.Must be proficient with MS Office, customer management software, and ERP. Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. Must have 4 years inside sales experience in power transformer industry.Apply by mailing cover letter and resume to 220 Glade View Drive, Roanoke, VA 24012 Attn:Mudassar Mohsin, Job Reference #8585.

How to Apply : send resume to Shilpa_Nanduri@vatransformer.com

We’re making a quieter transformer

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Date : May 14, 2019 | Author : Ben Nicely

We are quietening power transformer noise at its source using our unique technology!

Virginia Transformer has successfully designed, manufactured and tested fluid filled transformer for up to 15dBA lower than the NEMA TR1 requirement. This is also been validated with field measurement of sound; field measurements have shown similar or better performance than the plant measurements

Low Noise Transformer also assures:

  • Engineering perfection
  • Flawless manufacturing
  • Environment – friendly Unit

Few low noise transformer results are tabulated below.

Job # Description OA/FA Calculated Noise, dBA OA/FA Measured Noise, dBA NEMA TR1, dBA
GA247A 75//140MVA, 750BIL, 61.50 61.8/71.2 79/83
GA264A 57.8/96 MVA, 350BIL, 61.75 62.4/68.5 76/79
GA245A 52.8/100MVA, 650BIL, 61.80 58.30/78.1 77/80
GA252A 30/56 MVA, 350BIL, 58.60 56.4 73/78
GA257A 25/47MVA, 550BIL, 59.5 61.8/71.2 74/78
HA671A 30//56MVA, 550BIL, 58.70 60.40/71.1 75/79
HA837A 24/44.8MVA, 650BIL 64.71 63.40/74.4 73/78
HA836A 22.7/42.4MVA, 650BIL, 64.9 62.85/70 73/78
HA452A 22.5/37.5, 350BIL 51.2 54.4/58.8 71/74
HA543A 18/33.6MVA, 450BIL 57.4 56 72
HA726A 15/25MVA, 450BIL 64.0 61.2/67 72/75
HA604A 10/14MVA, 450BIL 54.8 57.15/63.63 70/73
C707A 10/14MVA, 450BIL 60.9 62/65 70/73
D060B 30/56MVA, 250BIL 58.9 56.64/69 73/76
D064A 12/20MVA, 150BIL 62.5 62.25 70/72
D053A 15/25MVA, 550BIL 62.75 61.76 72/75
D047A 10/11.2MVA, 150BIL 53.00 54.68 68
D079A 3.75/4.68MVA, 200BIL, 59.75 59.4 64

Octave band sound measurements:VTC measures sound using octave band measuring device as per IEEE Std C57.12.90 based on customer requirements.

Did you know about our Industrially Hardened Transformer

News

Date : May 14, 2019 | Author : Ben Nicely

Quality Assurance Manager- RINCON, GA

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Date : December 17, 2018 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Georgia Transformer Corp

 

 Quality Assurance Manager

 

Summary:  The Quality Assurance Manager is a senior professional who provides strategic, operational and thorough leadership to support the company’s mission and core values. The Manager works collaboratively with the site Leadership team at Georgia Transformer Corporation to develop and implement innovative manufacturing solutions and to ensure compliance to the quality management system. Responsible for assuring the quality level of GTC’s products and services through continuous improvements to achieve 6-sigma level performance. Position reports to the Vice President, General Manager and is an integral member of the GTC leadership team.

Job Location :Rincon, GA

General Activities:

  1. Provide leadership, oversight, and structured accountability of the QA team members.
  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. Help establish; meet and/or exceed budgetary goals – expenses and capital for your area of responsibility.
  10. Improve the efficiency of testing and inspection thru automation and review of data to minimize the testing and inspection requirements.
  11. Actively manage the vendor quality to level necessary to support our quality.
  12. Track quality improvements by measuring cost of quality.
  13. 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 Vice President, General Manager. Leads a team of quality technicians.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in electrical/mechanical engineering or equivalent.

Fifteen to twenty-five years’ experience in design, field or testing of heavy duty industrial products.

Possess strong leadership abilities, demonstrated in a growing organization.

Hands on manager, comfortable spending time on the shop floor to resolve quality issues.

Ability to multi-task in a fast paced and demanding environment.

Capable of identifying and resolving day-to-day business issues.

Excellent communication skills; written, verbal and presentation.

Excellent organizational skills; documentation.

Knowledge of international quality system standards.

Preferred: 

Master’s Degree – Electrical Engineering or MBA.

Electrical transmission or electrical transformer industry experience

How To Apply :- send resume at david.jones@gatransformer.com

Salary:  For those who pride themselves in their work and desire to be part of a growing dynamic company the salary will be $120,000 +.

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

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

Final Assembly Supervisor – POCATELLO, ID

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Date : October 11, 2018 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Final Assembly Supervisor

 

Virginia Transformer Corp.

Pocatello, ID

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervise workgroups:  Final dress out, Mock up, Control, and Painting.
  • Define daily schedule in concert with master schedule.
  • Facilitate pass-down sheets by group for off-shift associates or group leaders.
  • Work with Production Manager and Assembly Supervisor to meet schedule dates.
  • Recommend overtime when necessary to meet schedule demands.
  • Monitor employee efficiency.
  • Ensure adherence to manufacturing methods (checklists).
  • Handle distribution of documents into work area and distribution of records out of work area.
  • Ensure required equipment in area is maintained and calibrated if necessary.
  • Oversee training programs on manufacturing methods and skill sets.
  • Participate in root cause analysis meetings regarding non-conformances.
  • Coordinate disciplinary issues via manager in accordance with company policies.
  • Participate in personnel performance appraisals.
  • Uphold company policies.
  • Ensure clean facilities and equipment within work area.

 

Skills & Attributes: 

  • Customer Focus – Act with a customer / supplier outlook, demand the best quality of your internal supplier and provide only best quality to your customers whether internal or external.
  • Teamwork – Able to work effectively in a team environment in order to achieve a common goal
  • Time Management – Manage one’s own time to meet deadlines with efficiencies
  • Critical Thinking – Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Detail Oriented – Able to recognize and follow through with important detail in work assignments
  • Writing – Communicate effectively in writing.
  • Mathematics – Use mathematics to solve problems and prepare requested reports
  • Information ordering – Able to arrange things or actions in the most efficient order

Required Skills & Experience:

 Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, industrial management or other relevant discipline.
  • 5+ years’ experience in production supervision in transformer production or other power generation manufacturing environment.

 

Required

  • Associate degree in business administration, industrial management or other relevant discipline.
  • 5+ years’ experience in production supervision in a heavy manufacturing environment.
  • A combination of relevant experience and education would be considered.

 

Accountability:  Reports to Plant Superintendent or Manufacturing Manager

Attractive compensation package of salary and benefits will be offered to qualified candidates. Please forward resume and cover letter with salary history and details of your experience and type of business to:

 

jobs@vtcucorp.com or Jim_Hungate@vatransformer.com, FAX 208-238-1678, or send cover letter and resume to:

 

Human Resources Department

Virginia Transformer Corp.

3770 Pole Line Road

Pocatello, Idaho 83201

www.vatransformer.com

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply

Electrical Design Engineer – POCATELLO, ID

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Date : August 31, 2018 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Electrical Design Engineer

Job description

Performs electrical design of power /distribution transformers, analyses parts, components, assemblies, subassemblies and systems relating to power transformers, and the production of associated drawings and instructions.
Perform various engineering duties requiring the exercise of judgment and application of standard engineering principles and practices. Pursue initiatives to improve effectiveness of the group and increase customer satisfaction

Typical duties/responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Perform various engineering tasks involving such functions as analysis, design, development, test, installation and service, while working from instructions, drawings, proposals, specifications, and other pertinent information

• Prepare designs and related documents in accordance with requirements, established formats and general instructions. Review and analyze a variety of engineering data, documents and reports

• Consult with other engineering groups, Marketing, Manufacturing, and other groups to ensure that specified engineering criteria are suitable for the proposed application, and recommend revisions, as appropriate

• Plan, conduct or coordinate relatively straight-forward engineering analyses and tests, and prepare related reports and summaries, for review

• Participate in the investigation of technical problems and the establishment of procedures and corrective actions to avoid recurrences

Requirements for the position.

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering (e.g. BSEE), especially with an emphasis on Power.
• Extensive experience working with transformer systems or related technologies (e.g. electromagnetics, induction systems, etc.).
• Recent experience with the design of customized transformers – development of Medium Power Transformers and/or Distribution Transformers in a factory environment.
• Knowledge and professional experience with Transformer Protection, Transformer control cabinet design / systems layout, Transformer diagnostics, and/or Transformer Testing (especially in a factory environment).
• Strong aptitude with using basic computer applications (e.g. MS-Office).
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.

How to Apply :- Email-  Vinay_Singh@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

Winding Section Leader -ROANOKE, VA

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Date : June 5, 2018 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Winding Section Leader

 

Department: Operations                Job Status:                          TBD

FLSA Status:  Exempt                     Reports To:                         Plant Manager/Superintendent or designee

Positions Supervised: Hourly Labor

Amount of Travel Required:    Negligible

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for insuring the production plan and manufacturing goals are carried out for assigned department using all personnel, materials and equipment to produce a quality product, built and shipped on time.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Hold regular departmental meetings to communicate schedules, company/departmental news, and discuss issues/resolutions.
  • Allocate personnel as necessary in order to meet production needs most efficiently.
  • Insure that all reviews are completed on a timely basis.
  • Insure that all SHAPE increases are warranted and that skills have been acquired prior to increase given.
  • Insure personnel within department are cross-trained so absences, vacation, etc. will create minimum disruption.
  • Adequately provide for the safety of all employees in the department, including providing safety training, eliminating hazards, monitoring work conditions, ensuring good housekeeping, and maintaining security against unauthorized access.
  • Maintain safety-related paperwork and complete required reports
  • Manage employee attendance and maintain records.
  • Use good management practices to retain personnel
  • Insure ISO policies and procedures are maintained and adhered to. Maintain rework report and corrective actions taken to eliminate root cause.
  • Production ratios must be monitored and continuous improvements sought.
  • Using the master/departmental schedule, plan for materials, drawings, etc. to insure RTS meets highest levels. The master schedule should be broken down by Supervision and a departmental schedule developed and communicated. The departmental schedule should show, by unit, the RTS to the next internal customer based on the master schedules date for the next process to start.
  • Manage departmental overtime according to policy.
  • Insure department enforces policies consistently and fairly.
  • Perform one continuous improvement study every two months. This study should outline the problem; persons selected from department to do study; root cause; and corrective actions put in place and/or recommended upon completion of study. (Identify cost to fix problem and cost savings per fix).
  • Develop and maintain a procedure for tracking budget/expenditures within department.
  • Attend meetings as required.
  • 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 is using the spoken and written word.

Ethical – Ability to demonstrate conducts 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 ones ability using his or her own drive or initiative.

 

Education

Two-year degree in Technical or Business discipline.  Experience may be substituted for Degree.

Experience

7-10 years manufacturing experience. Prefer supervisory/management experience.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Computer Skills

MS Office

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office and plant environment where one may be exposed to loud noise, temperature extremes, dust, welding and paint fumes.

 

How To Apply :- Send resume at Jim_Hungate@vatransformer.com

Electrical Design Engineer -ROANOKE, VA

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Date : May 18, 2018 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Virginia Transformer Corp.

 

Electrical Design 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 making electrical design of transformer, utilizing and applying electrical design principals, research data, appropriate industry standards and proposed product specifications. He/She would analyze the data to determine feasibility of product proposal and confers with Sales, manufacturing and other engineering personnel to clarify or resolve problems. He/ she would also analyze VTC historical test data/ reports to determine if designs will meet functional and performance specifications and prepare design modifications as needed.

The Electrical Design Engineer is a position which requires previous design experience and the ability to perform independent design and packaging services based on previous experience and similar jobs already done. Some judgment is required in selecting design parameters. Occasionally complex job assignments could be made with specific directions and guidelines and such work will be closely supervised.

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

  • Be familiar with industry standards that govern the design and test of transformers.
  • Make electrical advance material ordering (AO), design and detailed package for routine jobs where packages for such similar jobs are already available. The design and packages will be checked by another designer before AO and package release.
  • Make complex transformer designs such as LTC and Auto transformer
  • Check routine jobs of same complexity done by other designers for design and packaging accuracy.
  • Review test data and sign test report for assigned job.
  • Make sketches and nameplate drawings (CAD) as required for jobs and other drawings as directed by supervisor.
  • Take turnkey responsibility for cost and performance of medium complexity jobs.
  • Assist supervisor on small developmental projects.
  • Satisfy all work performance requirements as determined by supervisor, as well as all attendance guidelines as established by the Employee Handbook.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

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 one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative.

 Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology plus 8-10 years’ experience in design, development or testing
  • Relevant experience in transformer or other power-related products

How To Apply:- Send Resumes at Jim_Hungate@vatransformer.com

Maintenance Mechanic – ROANOKE, VA

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Date : May 15, 2018 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Maintenance Mechanic

 

A Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for full facility maintenance and repair, to include all manufacturing equipment as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor/Lead person.  They have a very good understanding of mechanical and electrical systems and associated safety precautions.

Job titles: Maintenance Mechanic

Tasks

  • Repair or maintain the operating condition of manufacturing equipment such as HVAC, Pneumatic, Hydraulic, Electrical, Mechanical and Welders (SMAW, TIG & MIG), ovens, core cutters and more.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on manufacturing equipment.
  • Observe and test the operation of machinery or equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters or other testing devices.
  • Reassemble equipment after completion of inspections, testing, or repairs.
  • Clean, lubricate, or adjust parts, equipment, or machinery.
  • Examine parts for defects, such as breakage or excessive wear.
  • Perform maintenance and repair of office and manufacturing facilities. Document it using the work order system.
  • Record parts or materials used and order or requisition new parts or materials as necessary
  • Participate in the Spill Contingency Group and Lockout – Tagout program.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements 

  • High School Diploma / GED
  • 2 years experience performing maintenance and repair in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and wiring diagrams
  • Ability to diagnose and repair malfunctioning equipment
  • Ability to utilize a respirator (requires medical statement of suitability)
  • Proficient written & oral communication skills (legible)
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, evening / off shifts, weekends, and holidays
  • Desired Characteristics
  • Willingly accepts job challenges and work under stress or pressure
  • Strong mechanical and electrical skills
  • Self-starter – able to work with minimal direction or supervision

Abilities

  • Craftsmanship – The pride one puts into each and every product they produce.
  • 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).
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
  • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Thinking Creatively — Developing, designing, or creating solutions for to resolve problems.

 

How To Apply:- Send Resumes at Jim_Hungate@vatransformer.com

Military Veterans as Management Trainee- Roanoke, VA & Pocatello, ID

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Date : March 20, 2018 | Author : Ashish Kumar

 

“Virginia Transformer Hiring Military Veterans as Management Trainee Towards Rewarding Career”

 

 

Virginia Transformer Corp (VTC) is a leading engineering organization manufacturing transformers with 4 manufacturing facilities located in the US and Mexico.  The transformer designs are technologically advanced to serve the electricity grid of North America.  For further details please visit our website at www.vatransformer.com

VTC values the experience, commitment and discipline that separating military personnel and veterans bring to the job.  That’s why VTC is proud to offer a rewarding careers and unique benefits to veterans seeking employment.  As the company continues its’ prosperous growth annually, the need for talented individuals to join its’ organization has become more imperative. We are looking for energetic candidates with an ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment as Management Trainee.  Positions are available in Roanoke, VA as well as Pocatello, ID

Management Trainee program:

Selected candidates will be trained for 4-6 weeks in the technology, manufacturing processes, schedule and planning functions at our Georgia Transformer manufacturing facility in Rincon, Georgia.  During training period, in addition to regular salary, you will also be provided accommodation, transportation and per diem allowance.

After training, you will be assigned a job in the areas of your strength, interest and business need with following duties and responsibilities:

  • Supervise workers
  • Set work schedules, assignments, production sequences.
  • Enforce safety and health rules
  • Inspect materials and products
  • Inspect equipment
  • Demonstrate equipment use to employees
  • Observe work of operators
Qualification requirements:
  •  7-10 years Military experience
  •  Supervisory experience in Manufacturing is preferred
  •  Applicants must have at least Associate’s Degree
Salary and Benefits:
  • Annual Salary: $50,000
  • Benefits applicable
  • Full-time, Regular Employment
  • Long hours and Saturday schedule may often be needed for this position

How to apply:

For Pocatello, ID, email your resume to Vinay_Singh@vatransformer.com

For Roanoke, VA, email your resume to marvin_orange@vatransformer.com

2018 IEEE T&D Conference & Exposition Show Highlights

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Date : March 8, 2018 | Author : Meghan Kelly

A total of 920 Manufacturers and suppliers participated this time compared to 833 in 2016. The attendance at the show in 2016 was 13,600 and this show certainly had a higher number of participants.  Thank you to everyone who stopped by our booth, it was great seeing everyone.

A recipe for the most resilient transformer made in the USA.

 

HVA Manufacturing Technician -ROANOKE, VA

Job Details

Date : March 7, 2018 | Author : Ashish Kumar

 

High Voltage Assembly (HVA) Manufacturing Technician

 

The High Voltage Assembly (HVA) Manufacturing Technician provides hands on training, technical support and assistance to within the High Voltage Assembly shop.  The TT follows project jobs, processes audits and quality checkpoints throughout the manufacturing process.  This person must excel in resolution of technical problems, work to implement continuous improvement projects; reduce cost and cycle time; resolve production issues and suggest improvements.

Job titles: HVA Manufacturing Technician

Tasks

  • Provide technical / hands on support to High Voltage Assembly personnel
  • Perform stringent audit and quality checks and tests
  • Expediently solve technical problems as they arise on the floor minimizing the impact on the production schedule
  • Collaborate with electrical engineers or other personnel to identify, define or solve developmental problems
  • Facilitate and provide training for employees to ensure quality of workmanship
  • Perform skills audits and provide information to company training and development manager

Qualifications/Requirements 

  • 2-year degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience required.
  • 2 to 5 years of heavy manufacturing experience.
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude and good communication skills, both oral and written,
  • Ability to work with mechanical and electrical blueprints throughout the production process.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing techniques, processes and related work experience using essential tools and equipment for High Voltage Assembly section.
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, evening / off shifts, weekends, and holidays.

 

Desired Characteristics 

  • 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

Abilities

  • 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).
  • Stamina – Stand for long periods 

Tools & Technology

  • Calibrated resistance measuring equipment — Insulation resistance testers; Wheatstone bridges
  • Mallets — Rawhide hammers; Rubber mallets
  • Stripping tools — Wire strippers
  • Voltage or current meters — Digital voltage meters; Test lamps
  • Wire cutters — Wire cutting tools; Wire snips
  • Operate forklift

 

Summary:

Requirements:

  1. Two (2) year electrical/mechanical technical degree or equivalency test.
  2. Thorough knowledge of manufacturing techniques and processes or related work experience.
  3. Ability and required skill to diagnose and solve problems

 

To apply for this position:  Send resume at Jim_Hungate@vatransformer.com . Resume must show that experience correlates with requirements. You may also be required to pass electrical/mechanical and quality aptitude test for position.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Females & Minorities encouraged to apply

 

Welder Level IV – ROANOKE, VA

Job Details

Date : February 27, 2018 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Welder Level IV

 

Title:                   Welder IV

Status:                 Full Time

Availability:        Immediate

Salary:                 Level IV

Accountability:   Reports to Metal Fab Supervisor / Section Leader or Designee

 

Summary:  This position is responsible for the weld-assembly of all enclosures and other structural components for power transformers, switchgears, reactors and related components.  All fabrication is completed per mechanical print specifications and/or per Metal Fab supervisor’s instructions.  Perform tasks and duties assigned by supervisor, and is responsible for production goals set by the supervisor.

 

Requirements:  Generally, a minimum of one year experience in present position.  Position requires five years welding experience or equivalent training, ability to run Stick/MIG and 7018 and 7024 rods, Metal / Flux Core, ability to read prints, ability to work well with others, and the capacity to use hand tools.  Welding Certification required. Overhead Crane operation experience. Pressure Vessel experience. Willingness to work rotating shifts and overtime required.  Any factors such as previous experience, schooling, mechanical ability and aptitude, attitude, attendance, disciplinary record, and history of accepting available overtime will be considered for those who bid on this position.  Candidate must have the immediate ability to do production welding and pass welding test. Lift up to 60 lbs. repetitively.

 

 

Please contact or send resume to:

Marvin Orange Safety / HR supervisor

220 Glade View Dr NE

Roanoke, VA. 24012

540-682-5134

marvin_orange@vatransformer.com

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply

Final Assembly Section Leader-ROANOKE, VA

Job Details

Date : January 25, 2018 | Author : Ashish Kumar

Final Assembly Section Leader

Department: Operations     Job Status: Full Time

FSLA Status: Exempt           Reports To: Manufacturing Manager

Amount of Travel Required: 5%        Positions Supervised: Yes

Compensation: DOE

Work Location: Roanoke, VA

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Oversee 2nd shift operation.  Responsible for safety, security of facility, productivity, quality, and overall 2nd shift performance. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  1. Direct and coordinate production, processing, and shipping activities of the organization.
  2. Develop budgets and approve expenditures for supplies, materials, and human resources, ensuring that materials, labor and equipment are used efficiently to meet production targets.
  3. 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.
  4. Review operations and confer with technical or administrative staff to resolve production or processing problems.
  5. Hire, train, evaluate, and discharge staff, and resolve personnel complaints in keeping with company policy and/or the collective bargaining agreement.
  6. Initiate and coordinate inventory and cost control programs.
  7. Prepare and maintain production reports and personnel records.
  8. Set and monitor product standards, examining samples of raw products or directing testing during processing, to ensure finished products are of prescribed quality.
  9. Develop and implement production tracking and quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance, and other operational reports, to detect production problems.
  10. Coordinate and recommend procedures for facility and equipment maintenance or modification, including the replacement of machines.
  11. Maintain current knowledge of the quality control field, relying on current literature pertaining to materials use, technological advances, and statistical studies.
  12. Review/evaluate direct reports as required by company policy and work situations.
  13. Oversee the administration of the SHAPE program, insuring that skills have been acquired and increases are warranted.
  14. Maintain safety within the manufacturing area in accordance with government regulations and company policy.
  15. Other duties as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS 

Education

Bachelor degree in a technical or business discipline.  Experience may be substituted for degree 

Experience

10+ years manufacturing supervision.

 SKILLS & ABILITIES

Computer Skills

MS Office

 WORK ENVIRONMENT

 A combination of office and plant environments where one may be exposed to loud noise, temperature extremes, dust, welding and paint fumes.

Resumes to: Jim_Hungate@vatransformer.com

 

Deadline to apply for this position is 5:00 PM Wednesday, 1/31/18

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Females and minorities 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

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

 

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

 

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

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.

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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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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