Electrical Design Engineer – Power Transformers

Northern Transformer

Northern Transformer Corporation, Vaughan, CA

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Northern Transformer is a Canadian-owned, fast growing manufacturer of power transformers. Our team delivers transformers of the highest quality through superior design, quality workmanship and attention to our clients’ individual needs.

Due to the growth of our business, we have an opening for a Electrical Design Engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have 5-10 years of experience in the design of liquid filled power transformers from 5 to 200MVA, up to 230 kV.

Major Areas of Responsibility

Perform the electrical design of power transformers from 1 to 200 MVA and up to 230 kV to client requirements in accordance with company design standards, practices and industry codes
Validate designs with simulation techniques – transient analysis, field plot analysis
Optimize the designs with respect to product quality, reliability, longevity and cost
Work in close cooperation with the manufacturing team to ensure design allows ease of manufacture and testing
Interface directly with client to understand customer technical requirements
Prepare manufacturing work instructions for winding and bills of winding materials


Strong understanding of transformer engineering theory and practice
5+ years of power transformer design experience, preferably to IEEE and CSA design standards
Experience with mobile substation design is highly desirable
Proficiency in developing detailed Electrical drawings, specifications and manufacturing work instructions
Highly motivated individual with the ability to work independently under pressure and meet deadlines
Able to effectively discuss, explain and coordinate transformer designs with peers and across functions
Excellent organization skills combined with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Solid computer skills including simulation, optimization, computational analysis, 2D CAD
Engineering degree, professional licensure in Canada, US or Mexico
Strong communication skills in English, spoken and written
Willing to relocate to Toronto area, Ontario


Competitive salary and benefits package
Clean, modern and friendly working environment

We foster an open environment, believing in the circle of success. We take care of our employees, our employee’s take care of our clients, and our clients take care of us.

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