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Transformer Field Service Technician (A)

General information:

Hitachi Energy is seeking a Transformer Field Supervisor & Tester for its South Boston, VA location. This role is responsible for directing and working alongside crews of field service technicians as they complete various transformer installation, repair, maintenance, and inspection projects. Transformer Service Testers have the technical knowledge and ability to perform standard electrical testing on these transformers. Work is performed on customer sites and requires extensive travel. This position reports into the Eastern U.S. region but projects may be assigned anywhere in the United States.

Responsibilities:

Lead crews ranging from 2 to 8+ technicians to complete assigned projects Projects may include but are not limited to the installation, repair, testing, maintenance, relocation, scrap, inspection, and retrofit of transformers with high-side voltages ranging from 4160V to 765kV Act as the onsite point of contact for the customer and subcontractors during project execution Strategically assign tasks to crew members in order to minimize cost and project duration considering crew skillsets, site conditions, weather forecasts, etc. Proactively identify and report project nonconformance to Project Management and Engineering for timely resolution Perform electrical testing of transformers and reactors including but not limited to bushing power factor & capacitance, core megger, CT ratio & polarity, TTR, winding resistance, insulation power factor, insulation resistance, excitation, SFRA, DRF, leakage reactance, and control cabinet functional checks Provide input and expertise during the project-planning phase regarding project schedule and manpower requirements Practice and promote a safety-first approach; always maintain compliance with all Hitachi Energy and customer EHS requirements

Your background:

High School Diploma/GED and a minimum 9 years of professional work experience, or Associate Degree and a minimum 7 years of professional work experience. Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the US. Thorough knowledge of transformer field service operations and transformer field testing Knowledgeable and fully fluent in transformer installation and assembly, vacuum and oil processing, shell and/or core form transformer designs, and components internal to the transformer Proficiency with Load Tap Changer (LTC) maintenance and repair is a plus Experience welding above and below oil on transformer tanks is a plus Possession of a Class A CDL is a plus Must have a valid driver's license and ability to travel 90%

Location South Boston, Virginia, United States of America
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2023-08-21
Reference number R0026833

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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