Electrical Engineer – Transformer Services


Kinectrics Fremont, CA, USA

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Electrical Engineer – Power Transformers

Location Options: Remote

Kinectrics Inc. is North America’s leading provider of innovative science and engineering services to the Electricity Energy Sector in the Nuclear, Hydro Power, and Transmission & Distribution areas. We are a company built on a 90-year history of serving the energy sector with our advanced problem-solving expertise.

Kinectrics is looking for an experienced electrical engineer to work with a team of professionals in projects related to Power Transformers.

About The Job

Major Duties / Responsibilities:

  • As a technical specialist, plan, perform and document transformer testing, transformer maintenance activities, and consulting projects both in the field and laboratory settings.
  • Be prepared to travel within the United States, Canada and elsewhere to complete projects.
  • Develop an expertise in all aspects of power transformers including system utilization, design, fabrication, and factory and field testing.
  • As a Subject Matter Expert utilize experience and knowledge in various transformer components and systems, including bushings, magnetic core, oil & paper insulation, on-load tap-changers, ratings and all associated instrumentation and diagnostic techniques.
  • Assist in the development of marketing and business proposals in the area of power transformers.
  • Assist in the negotiation and administration of contracts, including estimates of costs, schedule, and resources required.
  • Develop and maintain expertise in the field of transmission and power transformers through participation in national and international bodies such as Cigre, IEEE, CEA, and IEC.


  • Bachelor’s degree (four-year) in electrical engineering with a power-systems focus.
  • 5-7 year of related experience with specialized expertise in the area of power transformers – from design through to inspection, assessment, maintenance techniques, ratings and life extension.
  • General knowledge of transmission components such as transformers, circuit breakers, insulators, conductors, cables
  • Experience in high-voltage testing is an asset.
  • Must have excellent computer skills in MS Office apps, and some electronic skills.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, including report writing.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. without the need for work sponsorship now or in the future.

Why Work For Us?

Kinectrics provides a positive and supportive work environment where you will work with diverse team of engineers and be challenged to continue to learn and grow professionally.

Kinectrics offers a comprehensive benefits plan which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurances, generous Paid Time Off and a 5% match on our 401k plan.