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“At our core, Niagara Power Transformer has the best people, taking on the toughest engineering challenges with the highest quality and the shortest lead times.”

JOHN F. DARBY, PRESIDENT

Current Career Opportunities

We are always on the look-out for future power industry leaders.

Niagara Power Transformer is home to industry leaders who uphold our commitment to innovation, quality, and sustainability. When joining the team at Niagara Power Transformer, you join a diverse community bent on advancing the power industry.

Office Careers

To inquire about an office career at Niagara Power Transformer, fill out the form below.

  • Electrical Engineer

    General Description of Duties: (Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following)

    Responsibilites:

    • Design electrical parts of the transformer for every job assigned;
    • Create bill of materials required for advance purchase orders;
    • Prepares core and coil manufacturing drawings;
    • Coordinate with colleagues responsible of Mechanical Design, Procurement, manufacturing and Sales.
    • Responsible for preparing quote Designs per customer specifications;
    • Prepare internal design documentation to other design areas (Mechanical design, control) as well as test requirements.
    • Skilled to perform designs of complex transformers
    • Validate designs using simulation methods (FEM analysis)
    • Participate in Design review meetings with customer / consultants

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent engineering Discipline.
    • At least 5 years’ experience in working in an engineering, manufacturing or technical environment, with ability to read and understand technical documents.
    • Relevant experience in transformer or other power-related products
    • Preferred to have knowledge of applicable codes and standards including ANSI, IEEE, NEC, CSA and others.
    • Detailed working knowledge and in-depth experience with engineering modeling software.
    • Proficiency in use of, MRP tools, Working knowledge and skill with Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
    • Complete accountability for one’s own work, and oversight of the work of others.
    • Creative thinker. Strong analytical skills, detail oriented
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with attention to details.
    • Ability to train, coach and assist junior team members
    • Company is experienced in TN and H1B visa cases and candidates on visa should feel free in applying.

    For the full functional job description, please DOWNLOAD THIS PDF.

    Why Niagara?

    Take your next career step at Niagara Power Transformer.

    -Nearly 100 years of transformer manufacturing experience with over 75,000 units shipped to over 85 countries worldwide
    -Stability in ownership – same family control since 1924.
    -Strong, sustained, diversified growth trajectory – We are growing and operate in all power transformer and special application transformer markets with a wide variety of product applications from investor owned, municipal rural electrical cooperative utilities, C&I, traction, mining, renewables, drive, furnace, process, and oil/gas.
    -World class modern design and manufacturing facility.
    -Experienced visa sponsor
    -Family friendly, internationally diverse workplace
    -Opportunities for internal growth, challenging assignments and added responsibility
    -Industry safety leader and certified OSHA SHARPS facility

    Looking for a long term home where you can have a career, not just a job?  Then join our team today and see what separates Niagara from everyone else.

    “At the core, Niagara Power Transformer has the best people, taking on the toughest engineering challenges with the high quality and shortest lead times” – John F. Darby, President

    WHY WESTERN NEW YORK?
    FRIENDLINESS – THE CITY SLOGAN IS “CITY OF GOOD NEIGHBORS”
    AFFORDABILITY – EVERYTHING FROM HOMES TO DINING IS LESS EXPENSIVE THAN IN LARGER CITIES
    ARTS AND CULTURE – ALBRIGHT KNOX ART GALLERY/SHEAS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT ARCHITECTURE AND SO MANY FESTIVALS!
    AMAZING FOOD-HOME OF THE ORIGINAL CHICKEN WING AND DON’T FORGET THE BEEF ON WECK
    PRO SPORTS TEAM – BUFFALO BILLS AND BUFFALO SABRES
    EDUCATION – GREAT SCHOOLS – UNIVERSITY OF BUFFALO, RESIDENT OF NEW YORK MAY QUALIFY FOR FREE COLLEGE THRU THE EXCELSIOR PROGRAM
    TIRED OF BIG CITY LIVING AND TRAFFIC JAMS, BUFFALO OFFERS A SLOWER PACE
    MASSIVE WATERFRON ON LAKE ERIE AND NUMEROUS GREEN SPACES AND PARKS
    DESTINATIONS – CANALSIDE, LARKINVILLE,NIAGARA FALLS

    COME JOIN THE RESURGENCE

  • Mechanical Engineer

    General Description of Duties: (Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following)

    Responsibilites:

    • Design electrical parts of the transformer for every job assigned;
    • Create bill of materials required for advance purchase orders;
    • Prepares core and coil manufacturing drawings;
    • Coordinate with colleagues responsible of Mechanical Design, Procurement, manufacturing and Sales.
    • Responsible for preparing quote Designs per customer specifications;
    • Prepare internal design documentation to other design areas (Mechanical design, control) as well as test requirements.
    • Skilled to perform designs of complex transformers
    • Validate designs using simulation methods (FEM analysis)
    • Participate in Design review meetings with customer / consultants

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent engineering Discipline.
    • At least 5 years’ experience in working in an engineering, manufacturing or technical environment, with ability to read and understand technical documents.
    • Relevant experience in transformer or other power-related products
    • Preferred to have knowledge of applicable codes and standards including ANSI, IEEE, NEC, CSA and others.
    • Detailed working knowledge and in-depth experience with AutoCAD and 3-D modeling software.
    • Proficiency in use of, AutoCAD, Inventor, MRP tools, Working knowledge and skill with Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
    • Complete accountability for one’s own work, and oversight of the work of others.
    • Creative thinker. Strong analytical skills, detail oriented
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with attention to details.
    • Ability to train, coach and assist junior team members
    • Company is experienced in TN and H1B visa cases and candidates on visa should feel free in applying.

    For the full functional job description, please DOWNLOAD THIS PDF.

    Why Niagara?

    Take your next career step at Niagara Power Transformer.

    -Nearly 100 years of transformer manufacturing experience with over 75,000 units shipped to over 85 countries worldwide
    -Stability in ownership – same family control since 1924.
    -Strong, sustained, diversified growth trajectory – We are growing and operate in all power transformer and special application transformer markets with a wide variety of product applications from investor owned, municipal rural electrical cooperative utilities, C&I, traction, mining, renewables, drive, furnace, process, and oil/gas.
    -World class modern design and manufacturing facility.
    -Experienced visa sponsor
    -Family friendly, internationally diverse workplace
    -Opportunities for internal growth, challenging assignments and added responsibility
    -Industry safety leader and certified OSHA SHARPS facility

    Looking for a long term home where you can have a career, not just a job?  Then join our team today and see what separates Niagara from everyone else.

    “At the core, Niagara Power Transformer has the best people, taking on the toughest engineering challenges with the high quality and shortest lead times” – John F. Darby, President

    WHY WESTERN NEW YORK?
    FRIENDLINESS – THE CITY SLOGAN IS “CITY OF GOOD NEIGHBORS”
    AFFORDABILITY – EVERYTHING FROM HOMES TO DINING IS LESS EXPENSIVE THAN IN LARGER CITIES
    ARTS AND CULTURE – ALBRIGHT KNOX ART GALLERY/SHEAS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT ARCHITECTURE AND SO MANY FESTIVALS!
    AMAZING FOOD-HOME OF THE ORIGINAL CHICKEN WING AND DON’T FORGET THE BEEF ON WECK
    PRO SPORTS TEAM – BUFFALO BILLS AND BUFFALO SABRES
    EDUCATION – GREAT SCHOOLS – UNIVERSITY OF BUFFALO, RESIDENT OF NEW YORK MAY QUALIFY FOR FREE COLLEGE THRU THE EXCELSIOR PROGRAM
    TIRED OF BIG CITY LIVING AND TRAFFIC JAMS, BUFFALO OFFERS A SLOWER PACE
    MASSIVE WATERFRON ON LAKE ERIE AND NUMEROUS GREEN SPACES AND PARKS
    DESTINATIONS – CANALSIDE, LARKINVILLE,NIAGARA FALLS

    COME JOIN THE RESURGENCE

Plant Careers

To inquire about an plant career at Niagara Power Transformer, fill out the form below.

  • Winder

    General Description of Duties: (Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following)

    Job Description – Winder

    • Operate wire-coiling machines to wind wire or sheet coils used in transformers.
    • Review work orders and specifications to determine materials needed and types of parts to be processed.  
    • Must have ability to read and interpret winding sheets, drawings, and sketches
    • Operate winding lathes, punches, brakes, slitters, and shears
    • Cut, strip, and bend wire leads at ends of coils, using pliers and wire scrapers.
    • Select and load materials such as work pieces, objects, and machine parts onto equipment used in winding processes.
    • Record production and operational data on specified forms.
    • Attach, alter, and trim materials such as wire, insulation, and coils, using hand tools.
    • Stop machines to remove completed components using overhead cranes.
    • Accurately examine and test components using measuring devices; and record test results.
    • Apply solutions or glue to wired electrical components using hand tools; and bake components.
    • Must have ability to use brazing and welding equipment.
    • Interpret and carry out verbal instructions from designated persons or supervisors
    • Ability to meet the company’s standards for safety, quality and quantity of work
    • Must have own tools

    For the full functional job description, please DOWNLOAD THIS PDF.

     

    Why Niagara?

    Take your next career step at Niagara Power Transformer.

    -Nearly 100 years of transformer manufacturing experience with over 75,000 units shipped to over 85 countries worldwide
    -Stability in ownership – same family control since 1924.
    -Strong, sustained, diversified growth trajectory – We are growing and operate in all power transformer and special application transformer markets with a wide variety of product applications from investor owned, municipal rural electrical cooperative utilities, C&I, traction, mining, renewables, drive, furnace, process, and oil/gas.
    -World class modern design and manufacturing facility.
    -Experienced visa sponsor
    -Family friendly, internationally diverse workplace
    -Opportunities for internal growth, challenging assignments and added responsibility
    -Industry safety leader and certified OSHA SHARPS facility

    Looking for a long term home where you can have a career, not just a job?  Then join our team today and see what separates Niagara from everyone else.

    “At the core, Niagara Power Transformer has the best people, taking on the toughest engineering challenges with the high quality and shortest lead times” – John F. Darby, President

    WHY WESTERN NEW YORK?
    FRIENDLINESS – THE CITY SLOGAN IS “CITY OF GOOD NEIGHBORS”
    AFFORDABILITY – EVERYTHING FROM HOMES TO DINING IS LESS EXPENSIVE THAN IN LARGER CITIES
    ARTS AND CULTURE – ALBRIGHT KNOX ART GALLERY/SHEAS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT ARCHITECTURE AND SO MANY FESTIVALS!
    AMAZING FOOD-HOME OF THE ORIGINAL CHICKEN WING AND DON’T FORGET THE BEEF ON WECK
    PRO SPORTS TEAM – BUFFALO BILLS AND BUFFALO SABRES
    EDUCATION – GREAT SCHOOLS – UNIVERSITY OF BUFFALO, RESIDENT OF NEW YORK MAY QUALIFY FOR FREE COLLEGE THRU THE EXCELSIOR PROGRAM
    TIRED OF BIG CITY LIVING AND TRAFFIC JAMS, BUFFALO OFFERS A SLOWER PACE
    MASSIVE WATERFRON ON LAKE ERIE AND NUMEROUS GREEN SPACES AND PARKS
    DESTINATIONS – CANALSIDE, LARKINVILLE,NIAGARA FALLS

    COME JOIN THE RESURGENCE

  • Material Prep

    General Description of Duties: (Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following)

    Material Prep Duties and Responsibilities

    • Read and interpret winding sheets, drawings and sketches to fabricate parts required for winding coils
    • Read and interpret core sheets, drawings and sketches to fabricate core insulation parts.
    • Read and interpret assembly sheets, drawings and sketches to fabricate parts required for lead structures
    • Operate machinery including punches, brakes, slitters, shears, saws, routers, drills, sanders, cranes and fork trucks as needed
    • Efficient usage of brazing and welding equipment
    • Use various hand tools as needed
    • Accurate use of various measuring devices
    • Interpret and carry out verbal instructions from designated persons or supervisors
    • Ability to meet the company’s standards for safety, quality and quantity of work
    • Must have own tools

    Material Prep Essential Minimum Physical Demand Job Requirements:

    With physical demand characteristics attached:

    Postural

    • Standing continuously
    • Walking frequently
    • Forward bending in standing frequent
    • Rotation in standing frequent

    Dexterity

    • High level of hand coordination for tool use
    • High level of hand coordination it preforms assemble activates
    • Above average grip strength for tool use
    • Above average pinch strength for lifting core steel

    Agility-Material Handling

    • Lifting and carrying lumber up to 40#
    • Lifting materials up to 50#

    Material Pre Skills and Specifications

    • Must be able to safely work with power tools
    • Must be able to follow directions and read instructions
    • Good math skills, able to read a tape measure and take accurate measurements

    For the full functional job description, please DOWNLOAD THIS PDF

    Why Niagara?

    Take your next career step at Niagara Power Transformer.

    -Nearly 100 years of transformer manufacturing experience with over 75,000 units shipped to over 85 countries worldwide
    -Stability in ownership – same family control since 1924.
    -Strong, sustained, diversified growth trajectory – We are growing and operate in all power transformer and special application transformer markets with a wide variety of product applications from investor owned, municipal rural electrical cooperative utilities, C&I, traction, mining, renewables, drive, furnace, process, and oil/gas.
    -World class modern design and manufacturing facility.
    -Experienced visa sponsor
    -Family friendly, internationally diverse workplace
    -Opportunities for internal growth, challenging assignments and added responsibility
    -Industry safety leader and certified OSHA SHARPS facility

    Looking for a long term home where you can have a career, not just a job?  Then join our team today and see what separates Niagara from everyone else.

    “At the core, Niagara Power Transformer has the best people, taking on the toughest engineering challenges with the high quality and shortest lead times” – John F. Darby, President

    WHY WESTERN NEW YORK?
    FRIENDLINESS – THE CITY SLOGAN IS “CITY OF GOOD NEIGHBORS”
    AFFORDABILITY – EVERYTHING FROM HOMES TO DINING IS LESS EXPENSIVE THAN IN LARGER CITIES
    ARTS AND CULTURE – ALBRIGHT KNOX ART GALLERY/SHEAS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT ARCHITECTURE AND SO MANY FESTIVALS!
    AMAZING FOOD-HOME OF THE ORIGINAL CHICKEN WING AND DON’T FORGET THE BEEF ON WECK
    PRO SPORTS TEAM – BUFFALO BILLS AND BUFFALO SABRES
    EDUCATION – GREAT SCHOOLS – UNIVERSITY OF BUFFALO, RESIDENT OF NEW YORK MAY QUALIFY FOR FREE COLLEGE THRU THE EXCELSIOR PROGRAM
    TIRED OF BIG CITY LIVING AND TRAFFIC JAMS, BUFFALO OFFERS A SLOWER PACE
    MASSIVE WATERFRON ON LAKE ERIE AND NUMEROUS GREEN SPACES AND PARKS
    DESTINATIONS – CANALSIDE, LARKINVILLE,NIAGARA FALLS

    COME JOIN THE RESURGENCE

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