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Controls Engineer

Hitachi Energy is seeking a Controls Engineer for its Transformer Services US engineering team. This role will be based in the Nashville, TN; Earth City, MO; or Crystal Springs, MS office; or remote with up to 20% travel required. This role is a vital member of the engineering team in Transformer Services US. This role will report to the Engineering Manager.


  • Design new transformer control cabinets to replace/retrofit existing control cabinets.
  • Prepare the schematic, wiring diagrams and cabinet layout drawings for customer approval and production.
  • Knowledge of selection of transformer components and accessories.
  • Provide guidance for transformer controls testing and review results.
  • Manage quality assurance for vendor built control cabinets by inspecting manufactured cabinets for quality and workmanship issues.
  • Research and analyze new products and trends in the market to apply them into new designs.
  • Provide technical support to field crews. 
  • Create transformer controls scopes in support of the proposal team.
  • Living core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.


  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering with five or more years of experience or alternatively a combination of studies and ten years or more of transformer experience.
  • Proficiency in CREO or AutoCAD for creating drawings.
  • Knowledge of industry standards - IEEE, IEC, NEMA.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office 365 and compiling technical documents.
  • Initiative, creativity, and great attention to detail.
  • A collaborative, solutions-oriented approach and strong communication skills.
  • Candidate must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States.
  • Up to 20% travel required.
Location Earth City, United States of America;
Crystal Springs, Mississippi, United States of America;
Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America;
Remote - Missouri, United States of America
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-02-20
Reference number R0044577

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.

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