Transformer Disc Coil Winder & Repairer

Northern Transformer

Northern Transformer Corporation, Maple, 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 proven design, quality workmanship, and rapid response to our clients’ special needs. Transformers are either custom designed to meet a client’s unique needs, or built to CSA C88, ANSI C57, or IEC standards.

Major Areas of Responsibility

Wind a variety of transformer coils used in distribution and power transformers with a specific focus on layer and large disc windings for 2-50 MVA transformers
Troubleshoot and repair coils for large transformers
Operate winding machines independently
Prep insulation, setup winding equipment, tear down and clean up after completion
Review winding specs and instructions and provide feedback to engineering department on manufacturability
Understand key quality criteria for both disc and layer windings
Operate overhead crane system safely
Maintain production records including labour hours tracking and production control in a modern ERP system
Work 40 Hours per week.


Canadian College diploma
1 year experience focused on winding of disc style coils for 10 – 40 MVA oil filled transformers
Capable of reading disc winding schematics and winding instructions
Fluent in English (spoken and written)
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: modern and clean manufacturing facility. Manual dexterity, Attention to detail, Standing for extended periods
Forklift and/or overhead crane operation experience an asset
Working well with others
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
Ability to work on their feet for 9 hours a shift
Ability to operate an ERP workstation independently
Able to work overtime including weekends
Continuous safety attentive behaviour

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.

Seniority: Level Entry level
Industry: Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing, Machinery, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
Employment Type: Full-time