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Lead Test Engineer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

BRUSH are recognised as a leading independent transformer solutions provider, offering bespoke design liquid filled transformers (6.25kV-145kV) as a turnkey offering. Continuing design innovation combined with over 125 years of consultative transformer expertise ensures the most technically demanding projects are supported by a comprehensive product range.

We are currently seeking an experienced Lead Test Engineer to carry out routine, type and special tests on BRUSH Power Transformers.  

Role Responsibility

  • Responsible for carrying out all the routine tests, Type tests and special tests on the Power Transformer as per the International and National Standards.
  • Perform in process testing at various stages of manufacturing
  • Complete and maintain Test Record sheets.
  • Ensuring and maintaining calibration of all the test equipments.
  • Knowledge of Partial discharge testing on transformers.
  • Analysing and fault finding for Partial Discharge test failures
  • Fault finding/investigations as required by design or production.
  • Knowledge of heat run test results calculation.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the test equipments and various high voltage test gears like generators, transformers, switchgears used for carrying out the tests on the transformers.
  • Assist the test manager in planning of the daily and weekly testing activity.
  • Responsible for carrying out customer witness testing.
  • Raise non-conformance records for all non-compliant components including sign off where required.
  • Responsible for training and support for Apprentices, Test Engineers and other members of the team.
  • Support in the creation of risk assessments and safe working procedures.
  • Support with regards to purchase of new or replacement equipment using areas of expertise.
  • The Senior Test Engineer should be fully competent with all aspects of their job description & be able to demonstrate a high degree of competence in all areas of Test activities.

The Ideal Candidate

Experience of leading a small test team, as well as the ability to mentor

Minimum qualifications Bachelor of Electrical Engineering

A proven background in Distribution/Power Transformer Testing

About the Company

The BRUSH Group is the world’s largest independent manufacturer of generators above 20MVA. With a comprehensive range of products and services including transformers, switchgear, portable generating sets and control & monitoring systems, BRUSH is your ideal partner for electric power generation, distribution monitoring and control.

BRUSH has been a key figure within Electrical Engineering for over 130 years, offering a wide range of ‘electrical machines’, and providing our customer chain with the highest calibre equipment and after sales service.

Here at BRUSH we are very proud to offer:

  • A very competitive salary
  • Private Pension


  • Overnight/daily allowances (for certain roles)
  • Company vehicle (for certain roles)
  • Great development opportunities





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