Electric Motor Technician Trainee
SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for learning and performing both AC and DC electric motor winding, both random and form windings, high and low voltage. Will cross-train into other areas of motor repair or other disciplines within the Electromechanical Group.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for both learning and performing both random and form winding of AC and DC motors (low voltage-460, high voltage-4160.)
Will run diagnostic procedures and tests using surge tester, high potential
tester, and various ohm meters and test panels.
Responsible for the learning the redesign of electrical characteristics of motors for more efficiency in order to meet standards. Involves extensive use of algebraic formulas.
Trainees will be assigned to assist an EMG trainer. Will be responsible for cross-training into other areas of EMG besides the winding area at a time determined appropriate by management personnel.
Performs other related duties and assignments as required.
EDUCATION, PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE/SPECIALIZED SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE
- Minimum of 2 years technical education or comparable experience.
- Excellent manual dexterity including finger and hand-eye coordination.
- Experience with or knowledge of electric motors helpful.
- Good math background, aptitude and attention to detail required.
PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS
- Works in service area where temperature may fluctuate with outside temperatures.
- Must be able to push, pull, and lift up to 80 pounds.
- Must be able to bend, stoop, crouch, etc, in the performance of the job.
- Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
- Surge tester
- High Potential Tester
- Ohm Meter
- Test Panels
- Trainee must have own hand tools.
- Experienced winder must have own winding tools.
- Stator cut-off saw
- Burn out oven
- Coil stripper
- Automatic winding machine
- Auto dip and bake
- Vacuum pressure impregnation (VPI)
- Baking ovens
- Acetylene torch set
- Braze welding
- Soldering equipment