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Test Engineer
Virginia Transformer Corp
Virginia Transformer Corp
please send resume and wage history to:

Job Location: Roanoke, Virginia

Virginia Transformer Corp

220 Glade View Drive NE

Roanoke, Virginia 24012



Test Engineer


Summary:  The Test Engineer tests transformers and switchgear, control components and circuits to comply with COMPANY and industry standards and customers’ requirements; he/she inspects products before and after assembly for conformance with COMPANY’s internal design requirements and customers’ specifications.


Essential functions include, but are not limited to:


1.       Perform routine tests. (ratio, phase rotation, resistance, impedance and loss measurements, Power factor, Megger, etc.)

2.       Perform high voltage tests on transformers & switchgear.  (Impulse, Partial discharge, Hypot, Double induction, etc.)

3.       Troubleshoot for problems in case of failure.

4.       Take oil samples from main tank and transformers and carry out di-electric test.  Send samples out for special tests.

5.       Perform pre-assembly ratio tests & troubleshoot whenever required.

6.       Inspect product in-process and after assembly to determine quality.  Inspection shall include Engineering drawings, outlines and designs, mechanical dimensions, electrical wiring, and overall appearance of product.  Write NCR’s for non-conformance items.  Follow-up NCR’s through rectification or obtain approval before final stamp for shipping.  Maintain records of non-conformance.  Correct those items which can be handled by test technicians.

7.       Accept responsibility for quality control stamps and affix stamps on product after inspection.  Sign off the check sheets once the unit is tested.

8.       Become familiar with COMPANY’s and industry standards for testing COMPANY product.

9.       Learn to operate and maintain all COMPANY test equipment.  Maintain clean test area at all times.

10.   Observe all safety procedures while testing and require the same from others present in the test area such as customer inspections.

11.   Move product as required.

12.   Preparation of test folders/reports and submission for approval.

13.   Assure that measured data is appropriate by verifying the appropriateness of test procedures.

14.   Correct measured data for temperature and other environmental/set-up variables.

15.   Maintain neat and orderly work areas.

16.   Satisfy all performance requirements as determined by supervisor, as well as attendance guidelines as prescribed by the Employee Handbook. 

17.  Other duties as directed by supervisor.


Accountability:  Reports to Test Supervisor or designate.

Work Specifications:  


1.       5-7 years relevant experience in QC, electrical trouble-shooting, testing, or electrician’s helper experience in medium voltage.

2.       Ability to work variable work schedules.

3.       Experience must include manufacturing plant in electrical transformers, reactors or allied power equipment field.



1.       2-year engineering technology degree. 


Note: Management retains the right to change or modify the duties and requirements of this position at any time at the discretion of the Company.


How To Apply:
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:

Virginia Transformer Corp
Shilpa Nanduri
220 Glade View Drive NE
Roanoke, Virginia 24012

Or e-mail:

Virginia Transformer Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Females and Minorities are encouraged to Apply

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