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Test Specialist

General Information:

Follow all safety and work procedures to successfully complete production and special testing of power bushings up to 230 kV (900 kV BIL) to ensure manufactured product meets design specifications and industry standards.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Quality Standard: Condenser bushings must be successfully tested to all applicable procedures and specifications to meet industry standards and customer requirements.
  • Quantity Standard: Based on load plan and production schedule.
  • Environmental Conditions: The workplace is well lit and climate controlled. It shall be kept organized, free of clutter, clean and free of all contaminants. Tester may come in contact with mineral oil, ethyl alcohol, isopropyl alcohol or other cleaning solvents.
  • Tools and Safety Equipment: Steel toe shoes and safety glasses are required personal protection equipment. Hard hats are required in some areas. Standard and custom test equipment to perform withstand testing, measure power factor, capacitance and partial discharge. Other tools include transformers, vacuum pumps, lifting devices, overhead cranes, computer, tape measures, assorted hand tools, grounding wires, test leads, label printers, crimping tools, heat gun, laser nameplate engraver and other tools as necessary to complete assigned tasks. Written tools include procedures, assembly drawings and change notifications.
  • Material: Bulk bushings, oil-filled and epoxy condenser bushings with porcelain or HTV silicone insulators, machined aluminum and copper components, glass and epoxy sight bowls, mineral oil, ethyl alcohol, isopropyl alcohol and cleaning solvents.
  • Direction of others: Able to communicate test results and/or failure modes effectively to Supervisor, Design Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer or Quality Assurance personnel.
  • Direction Received Reports to area Supervisor. Minimum supervision on routine work assignments.  Receive technical instruction and/or support on non-standard assignments.
  • Training obligation: Successful completion of safety, CPR, and first aid training as required by company policy. Continuous training on new equipment or new processes required to test power bushings and based upon additional assignments.
  • Other requirements: Must be able to work first, second or third shift.
  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your Background:

  • Associate degree or two-year certificate in Engineering Technology, Industrial Electricity, Electronics Technology or related field. Must be able to read and comprehend safety procedures, work instructions and assembly drawings. The ability to operate a computer and learn specialized programs as needed to perform job functions. Able to stand, walk, and/or climb on hard surfaces for up to 10 hours per day. Able to regularly pick up and manipulate up to 35 pounds safely.
  • Candidate must already have work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two years of experience in product testing or quality assurance. Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and Window’s based programs.

Location Alamo, Tennessee, United States of America
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Quality Management
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-04-30
Reference number R0050855

About Hitachi Energy

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD. www.hitachienergy.com

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