Assemble coils, poles, and fastening devices to rotor spider.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Spider Assemblers do?
Assembles coils, poles, and fastening devices to rotor spider to build rotating field for motors and alternators: Aligns poles on spider and secures with nuts and lockwashers. Slips coil over insulated core and bolts pole shoe in place over coil and pole piece. Drills and taps holes to fasten clamps with bolts to secure connecting cable between coils. Secures collector rings to shaft, using keys, bolts, and washers or presses rings to shaft, using hydraulic press, or heats rings, using portable gas oven and allows to shrink. May cut, drill, and form copper and steel bar stock for leads and clamps, using electric drill, power saw, and forming fixture.
Should I be a Spider Assembler?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
Also known as:
Assembler, Caterpillar Spider, Deep-Fryer Assembler, Food-Mixer Assembler, Gear Assembler, Jack-Strip Assembler
How to become a Spider Assembler
Most Spider Assemblers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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