Website Hitachi Energy

Job Highlights

Title Welder
Type Full Time (1, 2 shifts)
Experience 1 Year
Function Production/Skilled Trades
Location Crystal Springs, MO, United States
Company Hitachi Energy

Company Profile

Hitachi Energy is a global leader in technology and the largest supplier of transformers in the world. The company is pioneering the digitalization of transformers while working on the frontier of renewable energy and ultra-high voltage AC and DC applications.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Welder who will be responsible for assembling pieces of a transformer utilizing the Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) process. Job duties also include reading blueprints, cutting metal, measuring and cutting materials, and checking tolerances on finished work.

Educational Level

  • Diploma of Vocational (Welding) Studies (preferred)

Work Experience

  • 1 year of previous FCAW welding experience
  • Knowledge and skills acquired through previous experience


  • Attend Safety meetings and morning Start-up meetings as required.
  • Complete the required transformer checklists and documents.
  • Handle transformers, welded assemblies, and miscellaneous parts with an overhead crane, jib hoist, or fork truck.
  • Identify parts and assemble transformers or assemblies from assembly prints.
  • Knowledge and ability to perform Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) on stainless steel and carbon steel.
  • Must successfully pass Hitachi Energy Welder Qualification tests.
  • Observe and follow all Hitachi Energy Safety protocols.
  • Perform air tests on certain portions of the transformer as required.
  • Perform grinding on transformers or welded assemblies as required.
  • Perform welding work as directed by the Welding Supervisor.
  • Remove welds on transformers or other parts using the Air Carbon Arc Gouging process (electric arc and compressed air) or another method.
  • Set up/connect welding machines, wire feeders, welding guns, and shielding gas regulators for the Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) process.


  • Ability to work any shift, weekends, and holidays.
  • Attention to detail and self-motivation. Work with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge in material handling and operation of hand power tools.
  • Knowledge of properly reading and understanding assembly/fabrication prints.

Employer’s Statement

Hitachi Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

To apply for this job please visit careers.hitachi.com.

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