Motor Repair Technician

Nashville, TN


Repair Technicians must understand motor electrical connections and power supply panels with the ability to operate safely to complete motor testing. The ability to use a megger, high potential tester, volt & amp meters. Must be able to read and record critical measurements with micrometers. Skilled in reading dial indicators, checking shaft and rotor runouts. Knowledge dismantling, inspecting, testing, troubleshooting, and assembling a variety of rotating equipment including, AC and DC motors.


  • Measure and record mechanical fits using: calipers, indicators and micrometers.
  • Set-up and operate cutoff saws, band saws, arbor and hydraulic press, stand and surface grinders
  • Examines parts and estimates the time required to make repairs
  • Inspects completed machine work for accuracy
  • Able to balance rotors and armatures in stand balancer. Balance using portable balance equipment to perform trim balancing either on site or in shop.
  • Electric motor repair understanding¬†the testing required; insulation to ground, polarization index, high potential testing, voltage and current measurements and equipment needed.
  • Able to work in overtime situations as required.
  • Safely operate various overhead cranes, forklifts, coil lifter, enerpac hydraulic system, and various handheld power tools.
  • Perform insulation resistance (megger), and other tests as required.
  • Perform preventive maintenance activities on all company equipment.
  • Operate vacuum ovens, Baker Surge tester, Core tester, hydraulic bearing pullers, forklifts and pallet jacks.
  • Operate high voltage test panel for test running motors.
  • Perform welding and brazing operations
  • Support supervisors with various other plant assignments as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) two years mechanical training at a Technology center or 4 years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills are required. This is normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of electric motor repair and/or manufacturing operations. Duties require verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to identify potential repair/manufacturing problems, and recommend potential solutions.
  • Ability to interpret blue prints and drawings.
  • Reading and interpreting nameplates and engineering instructions.
  • Ability to read and complete OD sheet checklists.
  • Must be able to pass a DOT pre-employment drug screen and physical.
  • Complete a satisfactory ISNetworld MVR and nationwide criminal background check

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