Motor Repair Technician

Nashville, TN


Summary

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Requirements

  • 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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