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Electric Motor Service Technician

Elgin, Illinois

Must have electric motor repair shop experience

Elektrim Motors, a subsidiary of Toolmex Industrial Solutions and manufacturer of AC NEMA & Metric IEC electric motors since 1919, has an immediate opening for an Electric Motor Service Technician to join our engineering and quality control department.

  • Install, replace, repair and/or modify mechanical or electromechanical motor assemblies, including not limited to: bearings, terminal blocks, lugs, end rings, seals, leads, capacitors, switches, encoders, AEGIS grounding rings, thermal protection sensors, space heaters, end shields, flanges, fans, fan guards, junction boxes, F1/F2 conversions, drilling & tapping etc.

  • Regularly diagnoses and troubleshoots mechanical and electrical equipment (3PH & 1PH AC motors and applications), and processes motor inspections with specialized on-site repair and testing equipment.

  • Inspect motors and assemblies for damage and/or evidence of malfunction, in addition to generating accurate, timely and illustrative inspection reports while interacting with customers.

  • Prepare motor nameplate data and operate computer-based desktop engraver and/or manual engraver

  • Maintain inventory of supplies and parts

  • Lift, tighten, adjust and/or secure heavy objects to perform work duties

  • Keep work area neat and organized, including providing proper shop tool maintenance, cleaning and/or repair

  • Observe all safety procedures and use proper protective gear, including safety goggles/glasses, hearing protection, steel-toed boots, etc.

  • Assist other technicians or service center personnel in skilled or non-skilled duties as director by supervisor

  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant electric motor and electro-mechanical troubleshooting and repair experience typically acquired in EASA or motor shop.

  • High school diploma and electrical-related degree, coursework or vocational school required.

  • Must be completely proficient with mechanics hand tools, power tools, shop tools and systems including painting and soldering and be able to drive forklift.

  • Moderate proficiency of Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Excel, Word)

  • Advanced problem-solving and analytical skills with practical mechanical and electrical aptitude

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Works well with others and independently

  • Has keen sense of urgency / time management and is not easily flustered by changing priorities

  • Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 25 lbs., frequently lift and/or move up to 50 lbs., and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 lbs.

  • Be able to talk, hear and clearly see 20+ feet with or without corrective lenses, as well as have ability for close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

  • Be able to stand 8 hrs. per day, walk, use hands to finger, handle and feel and reach with hands and arms in addition to being able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl as needed.

Positions Available:




engineering, technician, repair, troubleshooter, shop worker, warehouse

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