Careers at PTI

Electrical Designer

Posted on: June 5, 2023. Location: Winnipeg. Start date: ASAP
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• Design medium to large power transformers (up to 600 MVA, 500 kV) for production and/or quotation that meet both
customer specifications and all applicable standards
• Design transformers for manufacturability and minimum cost within the established design parameters and performance characteristics
• Monitor the design throughout the process of manufacturing and final testing
• Provide completed data sheets for design reviews with customers, or for quotations and participate in design review meetings with customer/consultants
• Ensure correct application of sub-assemblies such as bushings, tap changers, reactors, and auxiliary transformers
• Adhere to the production schedule, meet the target dates for design outputs and manage multiple designs in various stages of production
• Conduct inspections on units during all stages of production, including winding and pre-tanking
• Investigate test problems, provide solutions, and prepare Engineering reports as needed
• Coordinate/communicate with suppliers for any technical issues and review test reports
• Contribute to improvement projects within the Engineering Department
• Comply with the Manitoba Workplace Health and Safety regulations
• Take reasonable care to protect oneself and others who may be affected by their actions or omissions
• Use all devices, clothing and personal protective equipment designated by PTI and by the regulations
• Co-operate with any other person exercising a duty imposed by the Workplace Safety and Health Act or the regulations
• Perform according to company’s certified ISO standards

Education/ Certifications
• Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Electrical Engineering
• Specialization in power systems/high voltage Engineering would be an asset
• Possess or working towards P.Eng. designation would be an asset

• Experience in in medium to large power transformer would be an asset
• Experience with transient voltage design software would be an asset
• Experience with electric field analysis would be an asset
• Experience working in a manufacturing environment would be an asset
• Computer literacy (Office Suite)

Specific Job Skills
• Well-developed problem solving, communication and spatial visualization skills
• Excellent applied mathematical ability
• Ability to work individually and in a team environment
• Ability to effectively communicate with people from all departments of the organization (manufacturing floor & office)
• Strong time management and organizational skills
• Ability to obtain the following training as required: WHMIS, Fall Protection, Confined Spaces, Aerial Work Platform and other safe work training required for this position

PTI Transformers LP is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. PTI Transformers takes seriously its obligations under the applicable provincial legislation and will provide accommodations to job applicants needing assistance.

Applicants must be willing to complete a background check and reference check. Only those selected for the next steps will be contacted.

Here’s a sample of the many benefits PTI Transformers employees enjoy:

Comprehensive Employer Paid Flexible Benefits including Health and Dental, Health Care Spending Accounts, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, Company Pension Plan, Free on-site parking, Employee appreciation events


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Regina Saskatchewan
Canada S4N 4Y8
Phone: 306.721.3114


Phone: 306.721.3114


101 Rockman Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Canada R3T 0L7
Phone: 204.452.7446


Phone: 204.452.7446

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