Transformer Technician


Job Reference:041220-1

Salary:£35000-£45000 Depending on experience


We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Transformer Engineer to join an established business based in West Yorkshire. Our client are a leading manufacturer and supplier of electrical power distribution equipment and pioneers of ultra-low loss amorphous transformer technology.

The Role:

Reporting to the Operations Team Leader your duties will be a combination of in-house production fitting and assembly work and site-work assembly of “POWER TRANSFORMERS” including fitting, wiring and testing at site.

Key areas include:

  • In-house fitting and assembly of various types of distribution and power transformers
  • You will prepare work to be accomplished by studying assembly instructions, blueprint specifications, and parts lists; gathering parts, subassemblies, tools and materials.
  • You will assemble components by examining connections for correct fit; fastening parts and subassemblies
  • You will be required from time to time to travel to third party sites both in the UK and abroad to build up the equipment and test.
  • You will ensure that all equipment is assembled and tested to the highest standard
  • You will read and understand mechanical and schematic drawings.
  • You will use general workshop machinery and hand tools related to the role
  • Identify and work with others to resolve inadequate or unclear manufacturing/engineering information.
  • To work unsociable hours when required to meet company demands, including site work as required.
  • To work abroad on special projects if the need arises.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

  • Experience and competence of working on site fitting power transformers is essential
  • Hands on experience of working within a mechanical/electrical engineering environment is essential
  • The ability to understand mechanical and schematic drawings is essential
  • Apprentice trained or a Mechanical/Electrical qualification is essential
  • Experience of Health & Safety and conducting risk assessments is essential
  • You will have good written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to liaise with customers and resolve issues in a proactive and positive manner
  • Strong trouble shooting skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • You will be flexible and adaptable and be prepared to attend site at short notice which may be outside your normal working hours
  • Experience of working collaboratively with other operations personnel with the ability to train and enhance your work colleagues’ skills.
  • Ideally experience of working within a continuous improvement environment
  • Ideally have up to date training on Overhead Crane/Slinging Lifting certification
  • Ideally have a FLT licence
  • ECS accreditation is essential
  • Ideally IPAF certification
  • Full UK driving licence is essential

For more information please contact Elainn on 0191 3480155 or email

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