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At Solomon Corporation we understand that good people are the foundation of our success. We are committed to hiring talented individuals who are aligned with our values of respect and professionalism in the workplace.

Solomon Corporation is the largest full-service transformer repair and recycling business in the country. We have careers in manufacturing, welding, sales, and accounting. Some of our positions include travel throughout the country. In addition to our home office in Solomon, Kansas, we have facilities in Decatur, Tennessee, Georgetown, Texas,  Grand Junction, Colorado, and Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.  Solomon Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We offer excellent health benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, as well as short-term disability, long-term disability and life insurance. We have generous vacation and personal time benefits, a 401(k) program, and a cash bonus program for all employees. Best of all, Solomon Corporation is family-owned and operated. We are responsible stewards for the environment, and consider our employees a part of our family.

Kansas

Transformer Design Engineer

Area: Engineering

Shift: 1st

This position will be responsible for designing distribution and power transformers.  This includes the evaluation of customer specifications, evaluation of core and coil assembly and complete re-design of transformer coils.  The position is responsible for providing winding specifications, design schematics, winding bill of materials, performance data for testing, and approval of final test results.   The position will learn, understand, and be able to perform transformer design on distribution transformers with layer wound coils. The position will work to develop and maintain design programs to aid in the design of transformers as needed.  The position will provide training on transformer design for engineers in the engineering department.  The position will provide customer and technical support to internal and external customers of the engineering department.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Design of substation and distribution transformers.
  • Develop winding specifications for winders.
  • Develop assembly schematics for core and coil setup.
  • Provide bill of materials for winding needs.
  • Evaluate customer specifications for design of transformers.
  • Provide technical support to internal and external customers of the engineering department.
  • Potential growth into Design Manager position; overseeing other design engineers.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Possesses communication skills sufficient to work effectively on complex and advanced technical issues and relate this information to both internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrates ability to analyze problems and make independent judgments to initiate corrective action or resolution within deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word software packages.
  • Satisfactory current performance and work history.
  • Demonstrates ability to analyze existing transformer designs and account for customer specifications to redesign a transformer in Solomon’s re-manufacturing process.
  • Must possess sufficient knowledge of transformer design principles to be able to design transformers with circular layer, rectangular layer, inverter, rectifier, harmonic, and special furnace applications.
  • Must possess skill to analyze complex design as part of reverse engineering process to re-design back to customer specifications.
  • Must possess sufficient knowledge to design power transformers with continuous disk and helical type of windings with or without LTC’s which would include regulating winding and preventive auto designs.
  • Must possess sufficient knowledge to design high voltage medium power transformer up to 138 KV and 650 KV BIL and KVA sizes up to 30 MVA.
  • Must possess sufficient knowledge to design electrical connections and produce wiring schematic to production areas and for external customers.
  • Must be proficient in providing technical support and solutions to internal and external customers.
  • Must have 3-5 years of transformer design experience with distribution and power transformers up to 69 KV.

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Winder

Area: Winding

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for winding coils. Starting Pay: $16.00/Hour.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • Technical background, preferred
  • Basic hand tool knowledge, required
  • Excellent work history, safety and attendance record, required

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Assembly Technician 3 – Substations

Area: Substations

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for stacking substation leg steel and end gap steel; modifying frames.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Basic hand tool knowledge, required

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Stacking Technician

Area: Stacking/Teardown

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for stacking single and three phase core steel; assisting in teardown of  transformers.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • Basic hand tool knowledge, required
  • Measuring skills, required
  • Must be able to read a tape measure

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Assembly Tech 3 – Teardown

Area: Teardown

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for teardown of single and three phase transformers; assisting in stacking as needed.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • Basic hand tool knowledge, required
  • Must be able to read a tape measure

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Assembly Technician – Pole Line

Area: Pole Line

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for teardown and assembly of pole mount transformers; testing of units.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • Must be able to operate commercial motor vehicle

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2nd Shift Supervisor

Area: Winding/Teardown/Stacking

Shift: 2nd (2:30PM – 1:00AM, Monday through Thursday – Hours will vary as needed)

This position is responsible for safety; the manufacturing and assembly process; supervision of employees; implementing policies and procedures; and the day to day management of winding, teardown, and stacking areas.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Enforce strict safety guidelines and company standards
  • Balance safety, quality, cost and delivery to achieve positive results in all areas
  • Set daily, weekly, monthly objectives and communicate them to employees
  • Organize workflow by assigning responsibilities and preparing schedules
  • Ensure the safe use of equipment and schedule regular maintenance

Qualified candidates will have:

  • 3-5 years proven experience as a Production Supervisor
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Organizational and Leadership skills
  • A results-driven approach and be highly self-motivated

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Safety Coordinator

Area: Environmental Health and Safety

Shift: 8AM – 5PM (Varies as needed)

This position is responsible for managing the safety processes within the Solomon, KS campus on two shifts.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Leads facility safety initiatives, audits, and supports safety committees in getting assignments done.
  • Supports monthly operational goals with ideas to reduce hazards and risk exposures.
  • Creates and maintains high standards for customer service both internally and externally related to safety targets.
  • Audits EH & S processes to validate compliance and transfer of knowledge to the plant floor.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies or related field
  • 3-5 years professional safety experience; preferably from a robust and dynamic safety program
  • Demonstrated experience with EH&S data management systems; preferably Dakota

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Manufacturing Engineering – Manager

Area: Operations

This position is responsible for all aspects of Industrial Engineering while creating actionable recommendations based on sound engineered data.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • The Manager of Manufacturing Engineering will be responsible for developing and integrating the ME role into our operations over the next 18 to 24 months.
  • Goal is that the ME group is responsible for managing the continuous improvement efforts at all of our operating sites including lean manufacturing, technician certification, capital investment, and capacity planning. In addition, ME’s support all safety, quality, cost and delivery objectives held by operational leadership.
  • Manager, Manufacturing Engineering is responsible for aligning the efforts of the manufacturing engineering group, to include those engineers stationed at any of our locations

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in engineering, or equivalent previous work history in a manufacturing environment
  • Successful leadership experience is a requirement for the applicant, preferably including management of remote employees

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Colorado

No Openings

You may submit your resume for future consideration.

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Texas

Paint 2

Area: Paint

Shift: 11:30 AM – 8:00 PM

This position is responsible for inspecting units for issues/dents; wrap and tape bushings prior to paint process; washing, sanding and painting units.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, preferred
  • Must be able to wear all required PPE (including respirator)
  • Basic hand tool knowledge, required

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Material Handler 2 – Salvage

Area: Salvage

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for tearing apart units; harvesting good used parts; sorting metals; cutting open cores, pads; driving forklift; operation of crane and shear.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, preferred
  • Must be willing to work OT and Saturday’s and wear all required PPE

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Lead 1 – Poles

Area: Poles Recondition

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for oversight of employees; ensuring safety, quality and production procedures are followed; reconditioning small and intermediate poles; write up all co-op estimates; TTR/Meg all units before they are sent down the repair line; make sure all employees are staying busy; move to other areas as needed; fill in when employees are absent; train new employees; work over time as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, preferred
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Supervisory experience, preferred
  • Valid Drivers’ License, preferred

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OCR Technician

Area: OCR’s

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for evaluating units and washing tanks; testing; repair of single and three phase OCR units according to standards and customer profile; harvesting parts; cleaning parts; assisting in other areas as needed.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, preferred
  • Basic hand tool knowledge, required
  • Strong mechanical background, preferred
  • Must be able to wear all required PPE

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Fabrication/Pad-Mount Technician

Area: Pads/Fabrication

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for fabrication and repair of pad-mount transformers; assisting in repair process of substations.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, preferred
  • 5+ years of metal fabrication experience, required
  • Must be able to read diagrams and work with engineering department
  • Must be able to work overtime and Saturday’s
  • Drug test and background screening will be conducted upon offer of employment

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Maintenance Technician

Area: Maintenance

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for routine maintenance of manufacturing equipment including small pumps, some electrical, small motors.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, preferred
  • 5+ years of maintenance experience, required
  • Must be able to operate commercial motor vehicle
  • Must be able to work overtime and Saturday’s

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Tennessee

Assembly Technician 5 – OCR/Regulators

Area: OCR/Regulators

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for reconditioning Regulators and/or OCR’s as needed based on schedules; final testing of Regulators and OCR’s based on schedules; programming and certifying Regulators and/or OCR controls as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • Welding experience, preferred
  • 3-5 years related experience, preferred
  • Computer skills, required
  • Proficient reconditioning skills on single and three phase OCR’s/Regulators, required
  • Basic programming experience of Regulator/OCR controls, required

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Material Handler 3 – Salvage

Area: Salvage

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for pumping oil and prepping single phase pad-mount transformers for salvage operations; removing bushings from transformer lids; assisting pole and single phase pad-mount salvage process.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Cutting torch and air tool experience, preferred

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Material Handler 3 – Receiving

Area: Receiving

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for performing incoming tests on three-phase pads; entering OCR’s into Wildcat, assist with loading and unloading as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • Basic hand tool knowledge, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Experience operating computer/tablet and mobile equipment, preferred
  • Testing experience (TTR and Megger), preferred

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Assembly Technician – Pads

Area: 3-Phase Pads

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for reconditioning pad mount transformers; cutting and fabricating tanks; performing evaluations and incoming tests to ensure transformers meet customer criteria.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Mig/Tig Welding, Arc Gouging, Cutting Torch experience, required
  • Experience fabricating steel, preferred

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Material Handler 3 – Salvage

Area: Salvage

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for operation of forklift to keep hoppers emptied; operation of the can smasher and aluminum baler; building boxes for material.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Forklift experience, preferred

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Material Handler 4 – Salvage

Area: Salvage

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for floating between salvage positions as needed to keep equipment flowing efficiently; tracking finished goods and ensuring material is identified accurately.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Computer skills, required
  • Forklift experience, preferred

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Maintenance Technician

Area: Maintenance

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for repairing equipment; performing preventative maintenance tasks; working on special projects as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • College, preferred
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Computer skills, required
  • Must have valid Driver’s License
  • Electrical and mechanical facility maintenance experience, required
  • Welding and fabrication skills, required
  • Hydraulic equipment maintenance experience, required

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Machine Operator

Area: Salvage

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for operating the shear to separate core materials; operation of air chisel to remove core frames; separating materials accurately into the correct receptacles.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Hand tool and hydraulic machine experience, preferred

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Material Handler 3 – Salvage

Area: Salvage

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for disassembling transformers for salvage; operation of the plasma cutter to remove pad mount transformer lids.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Plasma cutter experience, preferred
  • Must be able to wear a respirator

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Material Handler 3 – Salvage

Area: Salvage

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for un-tanking cores from salvage units; verifying core material and entering corrections into the scanner.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Computer skills, required
  • Hand tool and hoist experience, preferred

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Material Handler 3 – Commercial Storage

Area: Commercial Storage

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for evaluating incoming equipment for repair, inventory, and salvage; performing initial testing (TTR and Megger); pumping transformer fluid as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Computer skills, required
  • TTR and Megger experience, preferred

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Material Handler 3 – Commercial Storage

Area: Commercial Storage

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for unloading incoming equipment from trailers; operation of overhead hoist; unloading evaluation lines and loading transfer trailers.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred

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Material Handler 3 – Commercial Storage

Area: Commercial Storage

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for pumping fluid from transformers; pulling oil samples and submitting them to the QC lab for analysis; assisting within the facility as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Attention to detail, required
  • Hand tool and pump experience, preferred

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Material Handler 4 – Commercial Storage

Area: Commercial Storage

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for utilizing scan sheets to document incoming loads accurately; submitting updated scan sheets to the data entry clerk; applying IC labels and PCB tags to each unit according to procedures designated within the receiving area.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Computer skills, required
  • Attention to detail, required

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Material Handler 4 – Commercial Storage

Area: Commercial Storage

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for operating the jockey truck to position trailers where needed to unload; operating mobile equipment to unload large units outside; transferring trailers between facilities as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • CDL, preferred

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Material Handler 4 – Commercial Storage

Area: Commercial Storage

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for floating between positions and filling in as needed; assisting the supervisor to ensure equipment is being processed efficiently and according to schedule.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Computer skills, required
  • TTR and Megger experience for evaluation purposes, required

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Wisconsin

Pickup/Delivery Driver

Area: Transportation

Shift: OTR

This position is responsible for transporting units from the Prairie du Chien facility to customer locations. Routes will average 2,000 miles per week. Must be able to travel overnight and weekends.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • Class A CDL, required
  • Hazmat endorsement, required
  • 3-5 years safe driving experience, required

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Material Handler – Salvage

Area: Salvage/Receiving

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for unloading trailers; receiving units; driving forklift; draining and teardown of transformers; creating boxes.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, preferred
  • Basic hand tool knowledge, required
  • 1-3 years related experience

 

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