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About Espey:  Come join us at Espey, where we’re shaping the future. As industry leaders in manufacturing high-quality power conversion solutions, we specialize in serving mission-critical military and rugged industrial sectors for use in the most harsh & severe environments. With over 90 years of experience, Espey is synonymous with innovation and reliability, providing essential power supplies and transformers that ensure the safety of our military personnel.  As a publicly traded company on the NYSE (ESP), we’re committed to excellence across all facets of our operation, from design and development to testing and manufacturing. Located in the vibrant city of Saratoga Springs, NY, just 30 minutes from the state capital and within easy reach of major metropolitan centers like New York City, Boston, and Montreal, Espey offers a unique opportunity to be part of something extraordinary. If you’re ready to shape the future and embark on a fulfilling career adventure, join us at Espey.  Let’s build together!

About the job:  Embark on a new career journey to shape the future as a Large Magnetics Assembler Technician, where you will be part of a team crafting transformers destined for military and industrial products.   The Large Magnetics Assembler connects components to assemble transformers and other various fabricated items, as specified by work orders, diagrams, work instructions, or customer layouts.  Unlock your operational skills and production finesse by creating products that protect today’s military.

Large Magnetics Assembler Key Responsibilities including, but not limited to:

  • Accurately build transformers and other assemblies to prints, drawings, work instructions, travelers or other method of instruction
  • Prepare wire connections by forming, sanding, scraping, tinning, insulating and/or other methods for connection to terminals or other points of contact
  • Assemble wires to terminals, lugs, and/or terminal boards utilizing crimping tools and other tools
  • Assemble parts to form units or subassembly parts, or mount subassemblies on panel or in cabinet, using such hand tools as screw drivers, wrenches, pliers, etc.; and assembles electronic components, mechanical components, subassemblies, and/or systems by following work orders, production drawings, sample assemblies, and verbal instructions. Hand tools may be pneumatic, electric, or manual
  • Set up and assemble cores and/or steel lamination and insulating separators into wound coils using banding, stacking, interleaving, and other techniques as required
  • Perform disassembly of objects for the purpose of rework / repair
  • Utilize solder irons, torches, epoxies and tools (screwdrivers, wrenches, hammers, pliers, clamps, etc.) to form and make connections & fasten metal objects together
  • Utilize fixtures, work aides, tools, and/or jigs as needed in the performance of duties
  • Use calibrated measuring devices to check dimensions to confirm assembly meets drawings and prints
  • Clean and prepare work surfaces for proper shape and/or adhesion of solder, braze, silicones or other materials
  • Hermetically seal units with either solder or braze by use of a torch or soldering iron
  • Work with engineering and other departments to improve products and ensure quality and compliance
  • Enter information into the ERP system and complete all paperwork ensuring the documentation is routed to its’ proper destination
  • Identify and report any issues or concerns related to product quality, packaging, or documentation including but not limited to equipment malfunctions, safety hazards, or quality issues to supervisors
  • Follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) and work instructions to ensure compliance with quality, safety, and regulatory requirements
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of work areas, including cleaning equipment and removing debris or obstructions
  • Participate in training programs and continuous improvement initiatives to enhance skills and knowledge
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures, including attendance, punctuality, and workplace conduct & Collaborate with team members and communicate effectively to support a positive work environment and achieve production goals
  • Follow safety procedures and guidelines to prevent accidents or exposure to hazardous materials


Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be able to work full time
  • While performing the functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, and lift up to 50 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel crawl, talk or hear, and lift up to 100 pounds
  • Must be US citizen with ability to secure a US Government security clearance; Applicants must meet eligibility requirements for access to export controlled data


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing or industrial environments
  • Previous experience with assembly or fabrication work prescribed by drawings, sketches, work instructions
  • Basic mathematic skills including, but not limited to, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and determining ratios
  • Ability to use measuring tools including a tape measure, caliper, torque wrench & height gage
  • Previous technical training or relevant certifications
  • Basic mechanical aptitude and willingness to learn new skills
  • Ability to follow work instructions and work effectively in a team environment
  • Attention to detail and commitment to quality, safety, and site and product security
  • Good communication skills and ability to interact professionally with coworkers and supervisors
  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects as needed
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and overtime as required by production schedules


Perks at Espey:

  • Pay Rate $17.05 – 19.43 per hour
  • Four –day work week
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, & Life insurance with Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account & Health savings account
  • Tuition reimbursement for qualified curriculum


An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

**Must be US Citizen**