Electric Motor Analyst
Determine causes of failures in electric motors.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Electric Motor Analysts do?
Determines causes of failures in electric motors, following drawings and specifications and using handtools and electrical test meters: Dismantles motor, using handtools. Examines bearings, brackets, and other parts for wear and damage. Tests armature and stator for shorted, grounded, or broken wires, using electrical test meters. Lists causes of motor failures and repairs required and reports adjustment and repair requirements to repairer. May repair mechanical parts and reassemble motor, using handtools and power tools. May rebuild motor.
Should I be an Electric Motor Analyst?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
Ready for a Challenge:
You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
How to become an Electric Motor Analyst
Most Electric Motor Analysts have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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