Company: SPX Transformer Solutions, Inc.
Posted on: May 3, 2021
At SPX Corporation, what's in it for employees goes well beyond
market-competitive compensation and benefits. Our Total Rewards
program includes a comprehensive offering combining a challenging
work environment with opportunities for personal development,
career growth and recognition. Together, these opportunities
present significant growth potential for employees both financially
SPX Total Rewards is an integrated strategy of programs and
practices that help us attract, motivate and retain talent. Our
compensation programs are market-driven and designed to give
employees a financial stake in the continued success of our global
enterprise. They are also performance-based, allowing us to
recognize and reward employees who work hard, display the values
and leadership practices we embrace and deliver exceptional
SPX Corporation offers a benefits package that is competitive with
the market and choices designed to help employees manage their
well-being. Our performance and recognition programs focus on
alignment and assessment of organizational, team and individual
efforts toward the achievement of business results. Through our
development and career growth programs, employees have
opportunities to enhance their skills, develop new competencies and
pursue career goals. The SPX work environment is based on a
work-life philosophy supported by policies, programs and practices
that help employees achieve success within and outside the
This position is responsible for maintaining
effective mechanical design bases for transformer layouts and for
providing technical expertise to customers both within and outside
of the organization. This role will review projects assigned to
them comparing customer specifications to other design data, noting
any inconsistencies or special requirements. Mechanical Designers
will be expected to utilize any and all operating programs to
Principle Duties And
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Complete transformer mechanical design including internal and
external layout of components and accessories based on
documentation provided in project design folder, standard
practices, and/or from technical advisors.
- Calculate dimensions, allowances, and specifications per
standard procedures or general design knowledge of shop
capabilities when standard procedures do not exist. Verify and
update programs as required.
- Provide technical support and training of others when
- Assist the supervisor in the planning and scheduling of the
design and detailing processes.
- Responsible for directing or executing corrective action when
shop problems are encountered. Consult with shop and QA personnel
on interferences or interpretation of engineering information.
- Assist on development projects as requested by supervisor. This
may also include completion of standard processes or practices and
- Recommend and develop new procedures to improve the efficiency
of the design and/or detailing process.
- Provide support to Quote Designers, such as bid or preliminary
outlines and mechanical optimization.
- Other duties as assigned.
Education And Experience
- Excellent process and problem solving skills
- Duties require an understanding of shop methods, industry
standards, and drafting procedures
- Some occasional travel may be required
- An excellent team player with strong people skills; able to
build relationships at all levels of the organization
- Effective communication skills, including verbal (logical and
organized), written, listening and presentation
- Computer skills: highly proficient in Microsoft Office
applications, ProE, and PTC Creo
- Required Education / Experience
- Associate's Degree in Mechanical Engineering Drafting and
Design or approved equivalent
- Previous experience in PTC Creo and Microsoft Office
- Preferred Education / Experience
- Experience working in a union environment preferred
- SAP experience preferred
- Proven ability to perform assignments under minimal
supervision, with assistance as required for design questions or
- GD&T experience preferred
At SPX Transformer Solutions, we are committed to
hiring the best and most talented people and providing them with
the tools and opportunities necessary for them to not only excel at
what they do every day, but also fuel their workplace passions and
transform their careers. Mentoring, training and development
activities by industry experts abound, while the nature of the
business encourages cross-functional and interdepartmental
learning, communication and teamwork that lead to continuous
improvement in all areas. Desired competencies include
self-motivation, creative problem-solving, compulsion to make a
difference and the ability to work well with others in a
challenging, fast-paced environment.
SPX Transformer Solutions, Inc. (formerly Waukesha Electric
Systems, Inc), is one of the largest U.S. manufacturers of power
transformers and a valued supplier of complete transformer service
solutions, components and replacement parts as well as a variety of
substation-applicable training classes for all skill levels
including a large number of comprehensive LTC maintenance courses.
We employ approximately 1,200 people throughout the United States
and operate manufacturing facilities at our headquarters location
in Waukesha, WI as well as Goldsboro, NC and Dallas, TX.
SPX is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions
without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information,
disability, protected veteran status, or any other reason
prohibited by applicable law.
Thank you for your interest in our company.
Keywords: SPX Transformer Solutions, Inc., Waukesha , Mechanical Designer, Other , Waukesha, Wisconsin
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