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Field Service Transformer Test Technician

Are you ready to be a technology pioneer? Oil and gas factories 3000 meters underwater, heavy
locomotive traction motors, electric vehicle chargers that deliver 100kw in 30 minutes . . . you’ll do
ground-breaking, innovative work that will touch the lives of millions.


ABB is seeking a Field Service Transformer Test Technician to support the commissioning, monitoring, diagnosis,
maintenance, repair, and retrofit of power transformers being serviced by the ABB Transformer Remanufacturing &
Engineering Services (TRES) organization. Provide pre-job fabrication, electrical maintenance, and project preparation
activities to support operation of equipment and parts dispatched.

You’ll work as part of our Power Products team, which engineers solutions and products such as switchgear, capacitors,
distribution, and traction transformers. We’re the world’s largest supplier of transformers and recently developed the
highest-voltage direct current (DC) transformer ever.

Typical duties/responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following;

Provide electrical field support for installation and maintenance for power transformers including; Diagnostic &
Acceptance Testing; Doble Power Factor Testing, TTR Testing, CT testing, Insulation Resistance, Winding Resistance,
Control and Instrumentation checkout and calibration; and transformer monitoring devices.
- Ability to perform advanced diagnostic testing activities including Sweep Frequency Responds Analysis (SFRA) and
Dielectric Frequency Response (DFR) testing of transformers.
- Assist field crews in mechanical assembly of transformers
- Act as operator for oil processing equipment
- Perform pre-job assembly activities such as wiring control cabinets, preparing power and control assemblies, etc.
- Perform electrical maintenance of field service equipment including but not limited to:
* Electrical Generator Maintenance
* Control and instrumentation of oil processor
* LV trailer lighting
* Calibration of test equipment
* Electrical Small tool repairs
- Develop and provide traceable PM schedules and documentation for field service equipment.
- Provide emergency response as required
- Maintain accurate records of all site activities and testing including as-built drawings, test records, deviations to

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- Provide technical support for customer, subcontractors, and commissioning engineers.
- Performing installation, retrofit, commissioning and testing activities as required.


Basic Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED and 5 years’ experience in field services or testing experience; OR
Associates degree in engineering field and 3 years of field services or testing experience

Preferred Qualifications:
- Competency in electrical testing through technical training program (including military, apprenticeship or journeymen)
- Knowledge of electric utility systems, especially related to transformer installation, construction, and retrofit.
- Knowledge of the design, construction and maintenance of power transformers.
- Knowledge of testing techniques and diagnostic tools related to transformer equipment, calculation of expected test
values, ability to read schematics.
- CDL license a plus.
- Excellent verbal and written skills are required in order to effective communicate plans, actions, and priorities.
- Must be able to travel 90%.

*Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US*

Additional information

Job posting dates may be modified based on manager discretion.

ABB is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex,
national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected
veterans status. For more information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) rights as an applicant, please
visit the following websites: or

As an Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB
facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative
at 1-888-694-7762.

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable
or limited in your ability to use or access ABB’s career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable
accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to

Thanks for your interest in ABB!

Location Saint Louis,Missouri,USA

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Business unit Business Unit Transformers

Publication Start Date 15.07.2015

Job Function Service and Maintenance

Publication ID US57231263_E1

ABB ( is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry
customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of
companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 145,000 people.

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