B T & M

Principal Transformer Engineer

February 19, 2024

Job Details



The Principal Transformer Engineer provides consulting services to the electric power industry.  These services include transformer consulting, transformer condition analysis studies, transformer design review, and factory inspections. In addition to these diverse services, Doble GPS provides high level technical training through their industry leading seminars that include the Life of a Transformer. This role is a remote-based position which will require an adequate and separate workspace at the successful candidate’s home. This role will report to the Director of Transformer Consulting Services. 


  • Plans, schedules, conducts, or coordinates detailed phases of the engineering work assigned which include but is not limited to:

o Transformer Factory Inspections 

o Transformer Factory Audits

o Transformer Specification Creation and Reviews

o Transformer and Reactor Design Reviews 

  • Independently coordinates the work to be performed for Condition Assessment studies by different Doble departments.
  • Performs Condition Assessment studies of in-service assets and combines and reviews assessments from team of electrical engineers and chemist to provide rankings, recommendations, and full reports to clients.
  • Leads meetings with customers to review findings and explains and expands on recommendations and assessments
  • Creates and present technical presentations at Doble and industry sponsored events
  • Provides technical and editorial commentary for reports, papers and letters of recommendation issued by the GPS group
  • Participates in Doble Client Committees and conferences
  • Represents Doble at recognized industry technical forums (eg IEEE, Cigre) and disseminates information from such activity to the wider engineering group at Doble
  • Develops tools to improve the technical assessments of assets and broadens the capability of the group
  • Performs Failure Analysis on transformers and ancillary equipment (bushings, arrestors
  • Provides in-house guidance on technical matters relating to transformer design, construction and performance



  • Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field


  • 10 years of experience in power engineering field as a technical engineer in power transformer design or manufacturing
  • Technical experience in design and manufacturing of power transformers
  • Technical experience on both core and shell transformers
  • FAT experience for High Voltage transformers
  • Good analytical and presentation skills
  • Basic knowledge transformer test equipment
  • Experience of being a Subject Matter Expert on HV transformer design and manufacturing
  • Excellent relationship building skills with internal and external customers
  • Outstanding technical presentation skills in making presentations to a spectrum of audiences
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Strong communication skills in English, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • A history of meeting customer driven deadlines
  • Analytical skills to problem solving and propose solutions
  • The ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 50%
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook


  • Master of Science or Engineering Degree
  • Degree with concentration in Electric Power Engineering
  • Professional Engineering License
  • Formal training in public speaking and presentation
  • Basic knowledge all Doble transformer test equipment
  • If non-US based:

 Previous experience working for a US company

 Fluency in additional regional languages, both verbal and written, such as Spanish, French, German, and Arabic


  • Fundamental knowledge of transformer design, construction, and testing.
  • General knowledge of electric power systems and apparatus.
  • A good knowledge of principles and practices related to utility and industrial power plant operation.
  • The ability to read and understand technical and construction drawings.


While performing the duties of this job the employee is often required to stand, sit, use computers, read, write, type, use copy machines, file paperwork, use telephones, and utilize written and oral communication to interact with clients, co-workers, and customers. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job. Must be capable of lifting 30 pounds.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law, are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) prohibits discrimination by employers, in compensation and employment opportunities, against qualified individuals with disabilities who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the “essential functions” of a job.  A function may be essential for any of several reasons, including: the job exists to perform that function, the employee holding the job was hired for his/her expertise in performing the function, or only a limited number of employees are available to perform that function.

Actual base salary offered to the hired applicant will be determined based on their work location, level, qualifications, job related skills, as well as relevant education or training experience.

Salary Pay Range Minimum $151,098.57 – Midpoint $188,873.22

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full time
Job Location: MA 01752 Marlborough Remote (US)

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