Transformer Field Technician

General Information

Oakville ON

  • Country/Region: Canada
  • State/Province/County: Quebec

  • Country/Region: Canada
  • State/Province/County: Alberta

  • Country/Region: Canada
  • State/Province/County: British Columbia

Gas and Power
Business Unit
Full Time / Part Time
Experience Level
Mid-level Professional

A Snapshot of Your Day

Responsible for providing environmentally safe performance of field service of transformer projects, with minimal to no supervision and in accordance with customer, industry and corporate laws, regulations and standards. Technical field services assignments will be assembly, installation, modification, test, inspection, service and/or repair of distribution and power transformers.

How You’ll Make an Impact

      Perform complex transformer field service operations that require strong technical skills. Execute all rigging tasks related with transformer service, including re-gasketing of transformers as well as cutting new gaskets / o-rings as needed. Perform full Siemens Energy Canada acceptance testing scope, conduct condition assessment and receipt inspections. Provide detailed explanations of test results.

      Troubleshoot and repair transformer equipment, applying own knowledge and experience to resolve problems, recommend changes or modified procedures to improve performance and customer satisfaction. Perform repairs and maintenance on oil processor equipment daily/weekly/monthly or annual basis, per maintenance schedule, or as assigned

      Assist Crew Leader with planning of field service team project set-up, resource requirements, site management, coordination of equipment and vendors (including lodging and travel, scheduling of heavy equipment, tankers, test equipment), gathering data & preparing field service job reports and non-conformance reports.

      Provide leadership and guide less experienced technicians, instructing them in proper and safe operation of equipment

      Apply Siemens Energy Canada Zero Harm Culture and communicate clearly and professionally, (written and/or verbal), regarding project scope, safety reviews, security or environmental incidents, safety violations or near misses.

What You Bring 

      High School diploma, GED or technical vocational or apprenticeship training, combined with minimum 4 years of experience in technical assembly, maintenance and repair of power and distribution transformers / transformer accessories in utility / energy electrical industry 

      Comprehensive skills to interpret the scope of work, assembly, general arrangement drawings, electrical prints and one-line diagrams, as well as test data and factory instruction manuals. Must be able to implement the correct operation of transformer oil processing, including vacuum, cold trap, oil filling, circulating and draining oil-filled transformers as well as experience in dry-out processes. Must complete documentation of the process, as required.

      Possess strong hands-on experience in material handling, uncrating, forklift operation, commercial and industrial electrical wiring, as well as managing performing service maintenance of Siemens Energy Canada vehicles, oil processing equipment, generators and test equipment

      Must be a team player with effective communication skills and ability to lead less experienced staff and very good time management and analytical skills to multi-task and manage multiple priorities and select most effective approaches and adapt standard practices and procedures to resolve complex technical problems.

      Prior supervisory skills required to lead the performance of assigned field personnel (crew members and subcontractors), in addition to promoting a healthy, safe and environment friendly work place

      Competency in PC skills, including email, internet, data entry into on-line tools, MS Word and Windows based software

About the Team

Our Transmission Division offers customers a broad portfolio of products, systems, solutions, and services geared around the key market trends of digitalization, decarbonization, grid stability and electrification. With expertise, passion and commitment, we are working to transmit energy in the most efficient and environmentally friendly way possible.

Check out this video to learn more about our Transmission Division:

Who is Siemens Energy?

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 92,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment.

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.


Bullet points listing key benefits that will appeal to candidates and differentiate the opportunity to join Siemens Energy.

      Career growth and development opportunities 

      Supportive work culture and a healthy work- life balance

      Flexible work environment with flex hours, telecommuting and digital workspaces.

      Competitive total rewards package

      Flexible benefits and savings programs

      Rewarding vacation entitlement with the opportunity to buy and sell vacation

      Parental leave 

      Profit sharing

      Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives

      Diversity and inclusivity focused

Jobs & Careers:


Siemens Energy is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, Siemens Energy Canada will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

By submitting personal information to Siemens Energy Canada Limited or its affiliates, service providers and agents, you consent to our collection, use and disclosure of such information for the purposes described in our Privacy Code available at

Siemens Energy s’engage à créer un environnement diversifié et est fière d’être un employeur souscrivant au principe de l’égalité d’accès à l’emploi. Tous les candidats qualifiés seront pris en considération pour ce poste.

En transmettant des renseignements personnels à Siemens Energy Canada limitée ou à ses sociétés affiliées, à ses fournisseurs de services ou à ses agents, vous nous autorisez à recueillir, à utiliser et à divulguer ces renseignements aux fins prévues dans notre Code de protection de la confidentialité, que vous pouvez consulter au