Motor Winder (Nashville, TN) - Southwest Electric

Motor Winder

Nashville, TN


Provide winding support on various kinds of electric motors based off wiring diagrams and repair orders. Manufacture and install from wound and random wound coils on AC/DC electric motors, generators, armatures, rotors, stator coils and related electrical components.


  • Reviews wiring diagrams and repair order or examine sample coil to ascertain type and size of wire specified, and type, size, length, circumference, of coil to be wound.
  • Installs coils in stator.
  • Cut wire to form leads.
  • Connect coils by means of silver soldering.
  • Test coils for winding continuity.
  • Install leads to windings by means of hydraulic crimping.
  • Completes Process Control Records completely and accurately.
  • Safely operate various overhead cranes, forklifts, and various handheld power tools.
  • Support supervisors with various other plant assignments as needed.
  • Observe all safety procedures and use of proper protective gear.


  • Knowledge of basic electric concepts, hydraulics, and electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Must demonstrate troubleshooting skills utilizing Megger, Fluke, Ohm, Hi-Pot and Multimeter equipment, and test instruments.
  • Ability to read charts, diagrams, drawings, and blueprints.
  • High School Diploma or GED REQUIRED
  • 2+ years’ experience winding, servicing, and repairing industrial electric motors.
  • A minimum of 2 to 3 years’ experience in electrical/mechanical repair, motor shop servicing or completion of an accredited EASA or military training program.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team as applicable.
  • Requires diagnostic troubleshooting, disassembly, measurement, data collection, failure analysis, repair, re-assembly, testing and safety abilities at a career skilled tradesman level.

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