What Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers Do
Repair, maintain, or install electric motors, wiring, or switches.
Other Job Titles Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers May Have
Electric Motor Mechanic, Electric Motor Repairman, Electric Motor Winder, Electro Mechanic, Maintenance Technician, Power Tool Repair Technician, Repair Technician, Service Technician, Tool Repair Technician, Tool Technician
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include
Inspect and test equipment to locate damage or worn parts and diagnose malfunctions, or read work orders or schematic drawings to determine required repairs.
Reassemble repaired electric motors to specified requirements and ratings, using hand tools and electrical meters.
Measure velocity, horsepower, revolutions per minute (rpm), amperage, circuitry, and voltage of units or parts to diagnose problems, using ammeters, voltmeters, wattmeters, and other testing devices.
Repair and rebuild defective mechanical parts in electric motors, generators, and related equipment, using hand tools and power tools.
Lift units or parts such as motors or generators, using cranes or chain hoists, or signal crane operators to lift heavy parts or subassemblies.
Level of Education Attained by Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
Most common level of education among people in this career: High school diploma or equivalent (46%)
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