Electric Motor Mechanic

Location: El Paso, TX   Classification: Non-Exempt   Reports To: General Manager in B-Shop Mechanical

Job Description

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as deemed necessary to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


Repair various types of electromechanical equipment. Ensure smooth operation of various industrial motors. Review work orders and specifications on simultaneous projects to diagnose and repair various electromechanical equipment. This requires knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems, machines, tools including their design, uses repair and maintenance.

Essential Skills & Functions

• Read job cards to determine: job status, work authorizations/limitations, estimate, description of problems, and/or expected serviceability.
• Test electromechanical equipment to troubleshoot known or suspected problems using various methods (AC or DC).
• Disassemble electromechanical equipment noting parts identification, configuration and condition.
• Clean electromechanical equipment assemblies as needed using various methods and steps, including but not limited to: parts washers, steamers, caustic tanks, glass beaders, etc.
• Measure for or note proper replacement parts. Correctly requisition needed items from service center office, as approved by supervisor.
• Replace or repair worn or defective mechanical or electromechanical assemblies, including but not limited to: bearings, brushes, brush holders, motor leads, gears, seals, impellers, mechanical switches, brakes, clutches, clutch rotors, tachs, fans, end shields, etc.
• Retest reassembled electromechanical equipment for proper output and operation.
• Complete required paperwork for each job accurately and on a timely basis.
• Operate specialized repair and testing equipment and other equipment as needed.
• Observe all safety procedures and use proper protective gear (especially ear and eye protection).
• Lift, tighten, adjust and/or secure heavy objects in order to perform work duties.
• Keep work area neat and clean as directed by supervisor. 
• Assist other mechanics or other service center personnel in skilled or non-skilled duties as directed by supervisor or service center manager.
• Maintain records of maintenance activities and repair work performed.

Physical Demands

• Frequently lift up to 50 pounds and adjust body position to climb, bend, stoop, squat, crawl, kneel, walk, turn, pivot, push, pull, reach overhead and stand for 8 or more hours a day.
• Must display excellent time management skills, be able to work with little or no supervision and communicate regularly.
• Ability to work in varying temperatures indoor/outdoor, depending upon season.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
• Ability to hear well, naturally or corrected.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday, typically 7:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.  However, Evenings, Overtime, Saturday and Sunday may be  required to meet business demand.

Work Environment

Working environment may include indoor/outdoor sites and will require constant vigilance and care. Frequency in exposure to dust, protective finishes, mechanical parts, electricity, noise and vibration.


May be required with the use of a company vehicle.

Requirements, Education and Experience

  • Must show eligibility to work in U.S.A.
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with customers and staff.
  • Minimum of 3+ years relevant work experience in an industrial setting.
  • Prefer 3+ years relevant work experience
  • Must have a strong understanding of industrial electromechanical motor repair and experience in reading technical manuals and schematics.
  • Must be able to disassemble, evaluate and industrial motors.
  • Must have basic tools to complete tasks in this trade.