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Test Tech

Virginia Transformer Corp

Location: Roanoke, VA, 24020
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: May 19, 2023
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Job Description
Virginia Transformer is “An engineering firm that makes transformers.”
We are the largest US owned manufacturer of power transformers in North America and have supported the reliability and resilience of our country’s electric grid for more than 50 years. We produce power transformers for all application – involving power generation transmission and distribution, and specialty, for industrial, utility and green energy generation.
The company is experiencing steady and sustained growth and serves practically every part of US industry from its 4 (soon to be 6!) state-of-the-art North American facilities. We are actively looking for individuals who want to be part of a high-growth company and who want to share in the pride we have in ensuring American manufacturing continues to flourish. Without reliable power, manufacturing cannot operate. That is where we – and you – come in. Join us.
_*US Secretary of Energy, Jennifer Granholm said*__, __*“With what Virginia Transformer is doing, they are at the center of how we’re going to build out the backbone of our clean energy future*__.”_
*Test Technician*
A Test Technician (TT) test transformers, switchgear, control components and circuits to assure compliance with VTC and industry standards and customer specifications. The TT inspects products before and after assembly for conformance. 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:* Test Technician
* Perform routine tests (such as ratio, phase rotation, resistance, impedance, and loss measurements, power factor, Megger, etc.)
* Perform high voltage tests on transformers and switchgear. (Ex. Impulse, partial discharge, hipot, double induction, etc.)
* Sample oil from main tank and transformers to perform di-electric test. Send out samples for other special tests.
* Perform pre-assembly ratio tests.
* Troubleshoot test failures
* Inspect assembly procedures to maintain quality. Inspection includes Engineering drawings, outlines and designs, mechanical dimensions, electrical wiring, and overall appearance of the product.
* Write Non-Conforming Reports (NCR) when necessary. Follow-up through correction and approval before stamping approval for shipping.
* Maintain records of all work.
* Prepare test folders/reports submission for approval
* 1 year relevant experience in QC, electrical troubleshooting and testing or electrician’s helper experience in medium voltage
* 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.
* Ability and willingness to work overtime, evening / off shifts, weekends, and holidays.
* Prefer the candidate have manufacturing experience.
Job Type: Full-time
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Relocation assistance
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
Work Location: In person