Brithinee Electric Job Description

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Job Title: Mechanic A

Effective Date: 7/22/99

Job Summary:
Disassemble, inspect, test, and assemble electric motors.

Work Performed:

Inspect motors and motor parts
Disassemble motors and motor parts
Conduct surge test, megger test, run-test, high potential test or other tests on AC motors for defects
Clean motors and parts as necessary
Document results of inspection and tests
Make drawings or sketches of part/motor.
Complete all required paperwork in an accurate and timely fashion.
Identify and document electrical failures in stators and rotors
Identify and record bearings
Record test results from assembled motors
Trim balance VHS and horizontal pumps during test
Make up external connections on motors
Seat brushes on DC motor repair, set neutral brushes for purposes of testing
Test field coils on DC motors
On DC motors repair or replace lead wires and internal connections
Perform tasks related to eddy current clutch repair and testing
Mask motors for varnish dipping
Perform field service to observe vibration and performance of motors
Deliver or pick up motors as necessary
Education Required:

High school diploma or GED
Training Required:

No specific training required. On-the-job training is sufficient
Certification/Licensure:

Valid driver’s license
Good driving record
Experience Required:

At least two years mechanical experience
At least one year of electrical experience
Knowledge Required:

Mechanical principles
Electrical principles for AC and DC apparatus
Basic mathematics – using formulas
Testing procedures
Familiarity with shop equipment including, but not limited to, forklift, overhead cranes and hoists, parts washer, sand blaster, bake oven, varnish tanks, hydraulic presses and hand tools
Skills Required:

Ability to maintain accurate records
Ability to draw or diagram part/motor
Oxy-acetylene torch welding and silver brazing helpful
Use of dial indicators
Use of hydraulic presses
Use of hand and power tools
Coordinate activities on multiple projects in various stages of completion
Remain flexible in face of demands for change
Job Analysis

Information Input

Read and interpret technical manuals, installation and maintenance manuals
Read and interpret various measuring devices and gauges and compare to specified industry charts
Evaluate information received from various senses
Mental Processes
Decision Making

Determine nature of motor/part defect through testing and inspection
Individual decision making
Reasoning

Analyze physical layout of motor/part
Solve problems using mechanical principles
Information Processing

Read material of technical nature (manuals)
Communicate verbally with coworkers regarding tear down procedures and inspection
Vigilant/discriminating Work Activities:

Conduct tear-down of motor/part while maintaining detailed documentation and measurements
Work Output

Complete motors
Relationships with Others

Works alone for basic tear-down and inspection/ testing process
Occasionally consult with other mechanics or machinists to resolve problems
Little contact with customers, vendors or the public
Job Context

Work is conducted in noisy, clean or dirty, dusty environment
Specialized tools and equipment are close at hand
Observe all safety procedures and use proper protective gear
Frequent use of hand and power tools
Frequent use of drills, presses, bake and burning oven, washing machine, and sand blaster, varnish system, cranes, cutting saws, torch, forklift and hand-trucks
Manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination required
Repetitive tasks
Considerable physical activity including lifting, bending, stretching, and reaching
Fine motor control required for assembly tasks
Other Job Characteristics

Position is regular 8-hour day, 40-hour week with frequent overtime
Compensation is hourly
Workday is structured according to work orders
Work attire is a uniform
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