Lead Transformer Tester - Remote, High Travel in Akron, OH at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 12/23/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Akron, OH
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  • Experience:
    At least 9 year(s)
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Job Description

JobID: 387711

Johnson Service Group is seeking a direct hire Lead Transformer Tester for our global manufacturing client in the Northeast US. This role is responsible for directing and working alongside crews of field service technicians as they complete various transformer installation, repair, maintenance and inspection projects. Transformer Service Testers have the technical knowledge and ability to perform standard electrical testing on these transformers. Work is performed on customer sites and requires extensive travel. 

Travel up to 90%


  • Lead crews ranging from 2 to 8 technicians engaged in Transformer Field efficient Service activities in support of company products and equipment
  • Projects may include but are not limited to the installation, repair, testing, maintenance, relocation, scrap, inspection, and retrofit of transformers with high-side voltages ranging from 4160V to 765kV
  • Act as the onsite point of contact for the customer and subcontractors during project execution
  • Strategically assign tasks to crew members in order to minimize cost and project duration considering crew skillsets, site conditions, weather forecasts, etc.
  • Proactively identify and report project nonconformance to Project Management and Engineering for timely resolution
  • Perform electrical testing of transformers and reactors including but not limited to bushing power factor & capacitance
  • Provide input and expertise during the project-planning phase regarding project schedule and manpower requirements
  • Inform other groups such as Business Development of potential opportunities for new business


  • High School Diploma/GED and 9+ years of professional work experience, or Associate Degree and 7+ years of professional work experience
  • Thorough knowledge of field service operations and transformer field testing
  • Knowledgeable and fully fluent in transformer installation and assembly, vacuum and oil processing, shell and/or core form transformer designs and components internal to the transformer
  • Proficiency with Load Tap Changer (LTC) maintenance and repair
  • Experience welding above and below oil transformer tanks
  • Act as the ability to lead on field projects while communicating clearly and professionally to the customer base
  • Candidates must have authorization that would permit them to work in the United States
  • Must have a valid drivers license and ability/willingness to travel 90%
  • Possession of a Class A CDL is a plus

Please email resumes to adyon@jsginc.com attention Andy Dyon for consideration


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