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.

About Us

Kinectrics is a leading provider of innovative life cycle management solutions for the global electricity industry. Kinectrics is known worldwide for the technical excellence of its’ employees, challenging work, opportunity for career growth, and flexible working conditions.


Kinectrics AES is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.