Medium Power Coil Winder Technician

Division: Substation
Location: Ellisville, MS
Equal Opportunity Employer Vet/Disabled

Job Description

Howard Industries is the leading manufacturer of liquid-filled distribution transformers for the utility and commercial/industrial markets. Other utility products include small and medium power transformers, network transformers, voltage regulators, junction enclosures, sectionalizing equipment, and transformer components. Howard Industries offers an excellent compensation and benefits package and is located in Laurel, Mississippi, a charming and historic city located thirty minutes from Hattiesburg. The corporation consists of 5 main divisions: Howard Transformers, Howard Lighting, Howard Transportation, Howard Technology Solutions and Howard Medical.


  • Basic Requirements:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Positive attitude
    • Ability to communicate well
    • Ability to use basic hand and power tools
    • Must be able do basic math functions, add, subtract, multiply and divide using whole numbers, fractions and decimals
    • Must be able to use measurement tools such as micrometer calipers and tape measures
    • Must be able to work overtime as necessary
    • Excellent attendance


  • Job Specific Requirements:

    At least one (1) year’s direct experience winding power transformer coils with the ability to perform the following:
    • Ability to read and interpret coil winding drawings/specifications
    • Ability to set up winding machine with winding cylinder/insulation package
    • Ability to load spools of wire onto dereelers with assistance using an overhead crane
    • Ability to winding single and multiple wire disk windings (with and without shield wires)
    • Ability to in winding both single and double helical (screw) windings
    • Ability to braze/solder copper wire using the equivalent of an oxyacetylene torch and silver solder filler
    • Assist other winders with their windings as needed

    Power Transformer Coil Winding Technicians:
    Same basic and job specific requirements as for the coil winder position plus:
    • At least three years of direct experience in winding power transformer coils
    • Ability to assist and train less experienced winders

    Equal Opportunity Employer Vet/Disabled


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
Salary Dependent upon experience
Career Level Required Experienced (Non-Manager)
Experience Required 2+ to 5 years
Education Required High School Diploma
Job Type Employee
Job Status Full-Time
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