Horner Industrial Group
    May 6, 2024
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    Horner Industrial Services, Inc. is seeking experienced Transformer Winders for our Transformer Repair Division located in Indianapolis, IN. The primary duties include but are not limited to; the safe data collection and rewinding of various sizes and designs of dry type and water-cooled industrial transformers, and related electrical components. Brazing, soldering, and welding of copper, aluminum, steel, etc. Verification of applicable rewinds by core loss, TTR, rotational direction, meg-ohm, and similar testing. Documentation of pre & post testing data.


    Responsibilities of this role include:

    • Document the external data associated with the equipment or winding.
    • Diagnose and/or assess the equipment for malfunctions, failures or damage using diagnostic equipment such as megger, test panels and related equipment.
    • Dismantle equipment and collection internal data.
    • Identify and document internal winding data.
    • Convert internal winding data as applicable per EASA guidelines.
    • Remove old winding from core or bobbin.
    • Utilize available core test equipment and programs to determine core viability and proper heat dispersion.
    • Repair or modify existing core to meet test criteria.
    • Complete full or partial core re-stack, if necessary
    • Determine correct insulation of core and component parts applicable to the equipment Insulation Classification.
    • Correctly size and wind coils or wire applicable to insulated equipment.
    • Perform appropriate wire insertion, wedging and tying of winding or wire.
    • Perform connection sequence including equipment necessary for final soldering, brazing, or welding of internal coil leads to exterior leads.
    • Tie and proof end clearance of finished winding.
    • Perform and document final electrical and mechanical test results of the winding, insulation, and connections.
    • Apply the necessary fit, thread, and identification coating to allow the correct insulating varnish application.
    • Dip and bake winding, if applicable.
    • Clean up coated fits, threads, and identification plates of dip & baked winding.
    • Perform final testing and documentation, if applicable.
    • All other duties as assigned to support Company goals and objectives.


    Skills and experience desired:

    • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
    • A minimum of 1 to 3 years' experience in electrical / mechanical repair, motor shop servicing or completion of an accredited EASA or military training program.
    • Ability to work independently or as part of a team as applicable.
    • Requires diagnostic troubleshooting, disassembly, measurement, data collection, failure analysis, repair, re-assembly, testing and safety abilities at a skilled tradesman level.
    • Requires oral and written skills to effectively communicate with co-workers, shop staff, supervisors, and managers.
    • Organization skills
    • Troubleshooting and corrective action skills
    • Mechanical aptitude
    • Knowledge and understanding of ISO 9001 procedures.
    • Basic math
    • Percentages
    • Decimals
    • Conversion formulas
    • Must be able to perform essential function of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.


    Horner offers a competitive wages, benefits package, and 401(k) Plan.  To learn more about us, visit our website at www.hornerindustrial.com   Resumes may be emailed to kelly.goode@hornerindustrial.com, or you may apply in person at 1521 E Washington Street – Indianapolis, IN  46201.  Horner Industrial Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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