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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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Field Service Technician

Area: Field Service

Shift: Travel

This position is responsible for repairs off site on a wide variety of transformers, OCR’s, and Regulators; oil testing and loading units; completion of work orders; teaching level one Service Technicians; completing units and LTC inspections/installations; remove broken parts and prep for transportation; complete transformer turn ratio (TTR), power factor (Doble), winding resistance, and Megger tests as assigned. This position will travel 80% of the time including overnight and weekends.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED, required
  • Must be able to travel approximately 80% of the time
  • 1-3 years previous field service or shop/manufacturing experience
  • Knowledge of electrical safety practices, electrical equipment, shop tools, and general hand tools
  • CDL Class B required, CDL Class A preferred, or must be able to obtain within 6 months of employment, including air brake and HazMat endorsements

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Programmer

Area: IT

Shift: 8AM – 5PM

This position is responsible for working with departments to bring technology and support to business processes.  This includes development of custom software, data analysis, and custom reporting.  Experience in the .Net framework (Visual Basic and ASP), SQL scripting, developing complex data structures, and Crystal Reports are imperative.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Work with departments to provide custom reports for data analysis.
  • Consult with departments to identify areas for process improvement and ways to leverage technology in their operating environment. Be a resource in supporting issues that may arise.
  • Ability to handle all aspects of the application development cycle including user requirements/acceptance, technical design, coding, testing, implementation/training, documentation, and on-going maintenance of custom software applications.
  • Support departments in acting as the IT expert on third party applications, such as the CRM (Maximizer), ERP (Syspro), etc.
  • Provide training and support for Programmer 1; ensure they are following acceptable practices.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Must be able to support business processes by interpreting complex database structures and applying them.
  • Ability to plan, design, test, implement, and support custom applications.
  • Proficient in Crystal Report development.
  • Proficient in SQL scripting, Visual Basic .Net, NET, and HTML.
  • Experience with supporting CRM and ERP systems preferable.
  • Bachelor or Associate’s degree in related field, with at least 3 years equivalent work experience preferred.

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Material Handler 2 – Salvage

Area: Salvage/Commercial Storage

Shift: 1st and 2nd

This position is responsible for disassembling transformers; loading and unloading trailers; operation of handheld scanner and hoist; basic hand tool use.

Qualifications and Requirements:

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

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Senior Safety Coordinator

Area: Environmental Health and Safety

Shift: Varies

This position is responsible for driving positive change in safety cultures, ability to produce professional safety documentation, ability to identify, mitigate, and teach co-workers about risk and ways to reduce it, eliminate it, and ensure the process sustains it.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Employee training and development on risk and exposures, improve work practices, and provide training with the ability to verify the training is a competency
  • Conduct all types of typical safety training, annual training; forklift training, respirator fit program, SPCC program training, Hazardous Waste training, etc.
  • Provide plant safety leadership and support with safety assignments, conduct audits for any of our facilities with recommendations, practical ideas for change
  • Ability to create visual factory job aids that make it easier for co-workers to think about safety first before doing the work
  • Management style that is collaborative and positive
  • Recognition for success achieved in safety committees and at the Department level

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in safety management or engineering
    • Related work history will be considered
  • Computer Skills: Dakota software a plus, Excel, Powerpoint, Word
  • 2-5 years progressive experience
  • Must be able to provide work examples of programs created, metrics for success in previous positions related to safety improvements, evidence of safety culture, etc.
  • Prefer work history in manufacturing, energy field or related industry
  • Prefer work history with multiple organizations

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Winder

Area: Winding

Shift: 1st and 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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Paint Technician

Area: Paint

Shift: 9 AM – 5:30 PM

This position is responsible for prepping and sanding units; final checks and stenciling in the Paint department.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • Basic hand tool knowledge, 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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Training Manager

Area: Administration

Shift: Varies

This position is responsible for creating, teaching and overseeing the technical training of the organization.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and implement technical training modules and certification
  • Design curricula and materials such as job aides, or hand outs to support the training process
  • Conduct train the trainer classes
  • Manage the Needs Assessment process, provide adult learning techniques, guide the overall process and activities so the material is cohesive
  • Utilize technical and industry knowledge in the areas of Organizational Development, change management and learning and development to identify complex training issues and make it easier for people to learn.
  • Conduct the needs assessments to determine measures required to enhance employee job performance and overall company performance and strategically aligns Operations learning and development practices with business goals to achieve the strategic objectives of the organization
  • Review & evaluate training courses for improvement, competency, success of the program

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Four year degree, preferred
  • 5+ years experience conducting classroom and online training
  • Process Improvement, Project Management & Management experience, preferred

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Parts

Area: Parts

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for sorting incoming used parts; cleaning good parts for inventory; stocking production shops with used parts; assist in keeping used parts inventory accurate.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, preferred
  • Must have valid Driver’s License

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Assembly Tech 3 – Teardown

Area: Teardown

Shift: 1st and 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 – Pads

Area: Pads

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for reconditioning and set up of single phase pads; learn three-phase recondition and set up process.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

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

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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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Colorado

HR/Management Trainer

Area: Administration

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for providing training on leadership topics; clerical assignments including but not limited to inventory and parts management; support manufacturing team with office tasks as needed.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • College, preferred
  • Previous HR experience, required
  • Training experience, required

 

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Texas

Paint 3

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 – Yard

Area: Yard

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for entering units into Wildcat; transferring units into correct warehouse in computer; accurate accounting of yard units; operation of fork lift; assist in other areas as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, preferred
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Must keep yard organized and clean

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Assembly Technician – Teardown/Stacking

Area: Teardown/Stacking

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for teardown, stacking, testing of units; matching core and coil; assisting in other areas as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, preferred
  • Must be able to wear all required PPE
  • Must be able to read a tape measure and work orders

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Assembly Technician – Poles

Area: Poles Recondition

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for prepping gasket surface; installing lugs, switches and gaskets; assisting in other areas as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements:

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

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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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