Electric Motor Technician Jobs in Elk Grove IL

Full time @Zaritron LLC in Electric Motor Technician
  • 60 Gordon Street, Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007, United States View on Map
  • Post Date : March 2, 2023
  • Apply Before : April 26, 2023
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  • Job ID 2245

Job Description

Zaritron, LLC was created in 2010 and specializes in providing services for drive and motor control technology. We troubleshoot, repair, and test failed drives down to the component level. We repair obsolete drives and circuit boards. We restore physically damaged or burned circuit boards.

We currently seeking an Electric Motor Technician to join our shop.

Job description:

Troubleshoot and repair various electrical mechanical rotating equipment, electric motors & pumps based on your skillset and mechanical aptitude

Essential Duties And Responsibilities:

• Understand and follow all Safety processes and procedures including the use of required PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).
• Read job cards to determine: Job status, work authorization/limitations, estimate, description of problems and/or work scope.
• Test electro-mechanical rotating equipment to troubleshoot known or suspected problems using various testing methods (AC/DC). Below are some examples.
• 3 phase motors
• DC motors
• Single phase motors
• Magnetic clutch units
• Gearboxes/Transmissions
• Generators and/or Alternators
• Compressors and Lobe Blowers
• Name brands examples
• Motors – ABB, Baldor/Reliance, Ideal, Louis Allis, Siemens, US
• Generators – ABB, Siemens, EMD of GM, Vestas
• Gearboxes – Reliance, Cone Drive, Eurodrive
• Compressors – Sutor Built, Carrier, Trane
• Disassemble equipment noting parts identification, configuration and condition.
• Ability to operate grinders, drills, cranes, forklift trucks, torches, cut off saws etc.
• Clean equipment assemblies as needed through various methods and steps, including but not limited to parts washers, steam cleaners and sand blasters.
• Measure for and note proper replacement parts while correctly submitting a requisition for the needed items.
• Replace or repair worn or defective mechanical or electrical parts and assemblies, included but limited to: Brushes, bearings, brush holders, gears, seals, impellers, mechanical switches, brakes, clutches, tachometers, fans, etc. as required per the ISS technical traveler.
• Test repaired apparatus for proper output and/or operation as per ISS or customer specifications.
• Complete required paperwork for each job accurately and on a timely basis.
• Operate specialized repair and testing equipment.
• Multi-Meter – Used for checking continuity , capacitor testing, diode testing
• Megohm Meter – Used to test insulation resistance
• Surge Tester – Used to detect insulation breakdowns between circuits.
• Hi-pot Tester – Used to detect amount of current leakage through insulation
• Motor Test Panels – Testing apparatus at rated voltages for proper operation before and after repair
• Balance of various types of rotating equipment including but not limited to fans, rotors, armatures, rolls, impellers, blowers, etc.
• Using IRD and /or Dynamics balancing machines.
• Keep work area Safe, clean, and organized.
• Perform all other duties as assigned by the Production Manager.


• High school diploma or GED is required. Trade school, vocational/technical school, military, or on-the-job technician training and/or certifications is preferred.
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary based on experience.

Retirement plan, PTO, Paid vacation/Holidays, Uniforms, Health insurance, fun work environment, etc.

Interested? Please forward resume and cover letter to info@zaritron.com.

Required skills

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