Electric Motor Assembler

Assemble parts of dynamotors, converters, and electric motors.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $46,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Electric Motor Assemblers do?

Assembles subassemblies and parts of dynamotors, converters, and electric motors used in instruments, appliances, and power tools, performing any combination of following tasks, using power tools and handtools: Bolts field windings and brush holders into motor housings, using wrenches, screwdrivers, and holding fixtures. Presses bushings and bearings into motor head, using arbor press. Secures fans and gears to armature shaft, using nuts and lock washers, and places armature shaft in bearings. Solders or screws electrical leads to brushes, and switch and cord assembly, using soldering iron. Assembles end brackets and base to housing and fastens assembly with screws. Lubricates gears and other moving parts, using oilcan, paddle, or grease gun. Turns shaft to ensure free movement of parts. May screw covers on motor ends to keep out dirt and moisture during shipment. When replacing defective parts in motors is designated Repairer, Electric Motors. May be designated according to type motor assembled as Assembler, Instrument Motors or part assembled as Brush Holder Assembler.


Should I be an Electric Motor Assembler?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Assembler, Instrument Motors, Final Motor Assembler

    How to Become an
    Electric Motor Assembler

    Most Electric Motor Assemblers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2865%25%29|certificate+%2835%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,65,65
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