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Test Floor Operator 2

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Location: Jefferson City, Missouri, United States
Job ID: US53329841
Date Posted: Oct 30, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Production & Skilled Trades
Job Type (Experience Level): Entry Level
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Energy is seeking a Test Floor Operator 2 for its Jefferson City, Missouri location. This role is responsible for testing of padmount distribution transformers, both single phase and three phase. Load and operate standard test equipment, load loss test facilities and breaker test equipment. Identify test failures, diagnose failures and identify root causes of failures. Perform actions to resolve interruptions in automatic testing procedures. Perform and/or assist in development, set up, and the conducting of special electrical tests on distribution transformers and/or component parts.


  • Responsible for proper use and maintenance of required personal safety protective equipment and understanding proper hazardous material usage.

  • Check material/units to assure receipt and completion according to specifications.

  • Identify and report material irregularities and equipment malfunctions to appropriate personnel and/or department.

  • Receive or determine work assignments after schedules, production authorization, log books, overdue reports, or other appropriate information sources have been reviewed.

  • Keep work area clean, orderly and in safe condition.

  • Check unit data card.

  • Enter card and/or key, new or modified test data in operator console.

  • Perform the full range of tests such as; connection, demag, impulse, HLIC, LHIC, , iron loss, load loss, breaker test, temperature rise, sound, power factor, resistance, following procedures and engineering specifications.

  • Operate power conveyor to load transformer into test stations.

  • Determine by unit type the required bushing adapters and/or jumpers and install.

  • Load transformer into test stations using power transfer and connect overhead leads to transformer bushing adapters and/or jumpers to install.

  • Observe console and recognize and react to abnormal actions and alarms.

  • Perform remedial actions described by operating instructions and knowledge of the facility to resolve interruptions in the testing procedure.

  • Check pre-test steps, retest and/or make trouble check on units that fail any automatic test.

  • Notify supervisor of any unusual test conditions.

  • Disconnect leads from bushing at end of cycle.

  • Remove bushing adapters and tag unit if failed.

  • Record and/or initial processing data or test results according to prescribed procedures for defective test.

  • Unload transformer using power transfer or push to next station.

  • Set transformer aside on conveyor and notify appropriate personnel of any malfunctions or equipment irregularities.

  • Perform special tests including impulse, temperature rise, sound, copper loss, power factor, resistance, and iron loss on various sizes of distribution transformers using proper test equipment, booths, and generators.

  • Perform and/or assist in development of special tests requested and required by capacity, impulse, or overload and similar tests.

  • On non-standard hook-ups, work under engineering personnel direction, regarding instrumentation, power supplies, board connections or other special conditions.


  • Associates Degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering related field or minimum 2 years electrical education at a technical college level.

  • Candidate must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States.

  • Problem Solving Skills.

  • On the job training required and additional training assigned if required.

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