Under general supervision, assembles and tests electric motor and generator stators, armatures, or rotors: Inspects cores for defects and aligns laminations, using hammer and drift. Files burrs from core slots, using hand file, portable power file, and scraper. Lines slots with sheet insulation and inserts coils into slots. Cuts, strips, and bends wire leads at ends of coils, using pliers and wire scrapers. Twists leads together to connect coils. Taps coil and end windings to shape, using hammer and fiber block. Tests windings for motor-housing clearance, grounds, and short circuits, using clearance gauge, growler, spring-steel blade, telephone receiver, insulation tester, and resistance bridge. Winds new coils on armatures, stators, or rotors of used motors and generators. May rewind defective coils.
Motor Shop Manager
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Read and interpret schematics of electrical equipment and mechanical equipment.
- Identify and utilize lubricants.
- Identify and utilize cleaning materials and solvents used in maintenance of electrical equipment.
- Interpret color coding.
- Properly use and care for small and large shop tools, vehicles, trucks, and heavy and light equipment.
- Troubleshoot, inspect, repair/recondition/rewind and test electrical equipment.
- Disassemble and inspect motors.
- Rewind AC/DC motors/generators.
- Properly use abrasive blasting equipment.
- Remove, fit up and install bearings.
- Prepare rotor for balance.
- Reassemble motor and AC/DC generators.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to perform preventive maintenance according to published guidelines.
- Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
- Ability to read, understand, and follow strict safety procedures.
- Ability to interpret technical manuals.
- Knowledge of computerized maintenance management principles as related to supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
- Ability to repair, dismantle, install or move machinery and mechanical equipment.
- Knowledge of maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment and systems.
- Ability to perform inspections and make necessary adjustments to conform to job specifications.
- Ability to test systems and log results.
- Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.
Credentials and Experience:
- High school diploma or GED; at least 2 years of trades experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Physical Requirements and Environment:
- Work involves almost constant exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, toxic chemicals, bio-hazardous materials, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises.
- Considerable physical activity. Requires heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds. Physical work is a primary part (more than 60%) of job.
- Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of personal protective equipment.
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LARON Incorporated, is looking for safe, skilled, motivated, enthusiastic and energetic people who value quality to work in the dynamic industry of: machining, fabrication, millwright services, electrical equipment repair and manufacturing, new equipment sales, and predictive maintenance. Laron is the industry leader – “Excellence in Quality and Service”.
Laron is an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP), which means as a valued employee you become a shareholder. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Paid Time off and more.
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