Electric Motor Technician / Mechanic (46014) Penticton, Canada

About AC Motor Electric Ltd.

Based in Penticton, BC, AC Motor Electric is a leading EASA repair shop with over 56 years of experience providing services such as repairing and rewinding motors, generators, and welders. AC Motor Electric is proud to assist customers in a diversity of industries including forestry, mining, agriculture, municipal, manufacturing, food processing, construction, and engineering.

For 23 years, AC Motor Electric has been an active member of the Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) – a worldwide organization comprised of companies dedicated to exacting standards, warranties, and the advancement and improvement of the industry. The company also understands the importance of protecting and maintaining energy efficiency levels in motors, and as a result is a member of the Green Motor Practices Group.

About the Opportunity

Currently, AC Motor Electric has an opening for a full-time Electric Motor Technician / Mechanic for their busy shop in Penticton, BC.

On a daily basis, you will test, rebuild and repair electric motors, generators, pumps, welders and related electrical and mechanical equipment used in commercial, industrial and institutional establishments.

On a daily basis, your duties will include:

  • Diagnosing problems and dismantling mechanical equipment (motors, transformers, switchgear, electric welders, and generators) for servicing, modification or repair;
  • Removing and replacing shafts, bearings, commutators and other components, while referring to prints or service manuals;
  • Winding, assembling, and reinstalling various types of coils for electric motors or transformers;
  • Balancing armatures or rotors;
  • Welding, brazing, and soldering electric connections; and
  • Aligning and adjusting parts to close tolerances to reassemble items;

In order to qualify for the role, you will need at least 5 years of related shop experience, with Electrical Mechanic Trade Certification / Motor Rewind Trade Certification.

In addition to your certification, you will join AC Motor Electric with established field and troubleshooting experience, paired with a strong mechanical aptitude. Naturally, you will have working knowledge of vibration analysis, dynamic balancing, EASA repair standards, and AC rewinds, form coil to 500 Hp. It will be considered an asset if you have previously worked on 4160 volt motors.

If you are an open-minded, personable, and detail-oriented individual who works well in a team, then we want to speak with you! Because you will be completing reports, you must have satisfactory penmanship along with excellent communication skills.

Last but not least, our next Electric Motor Technician / Mechanic will join us with integrity, initiative, and accountability.

Don’t miss this chance to work in a modern EASA repair shop in the beautiful Okanagan Valley - Apply now!

About the Benefits

In exchange for all your hard work and determination, you will receive a competitive salary depending on your experience.

At AC Motor Electric, there are regular social events such as the annual Christmas party, summer BBQ’s, and birthday celebrations!

If you are tired of working overtime hours and not knowing when you’ll be home for dinner, then AC Motor is the place for you - our employees maintain a healthy work-life balance by working our standard hours where all your evenings can be spent as your own leisure time.

You can also take advantage of the following benefits:

  • Medical (50% paid);
  • All specialty tools provided;
  • Industry-standard vacation;
  • Regular working hours to help you keep a healthy work-life balance;
  • Professional development assistance available on a case-by-case basis.

Look forward to working within a friendly and close-knit team of professionals who will support you along the way as you strive to reach your full potential. In addition, you will enjoy working in a flexible environment where ongoing training is encouraged to maintain current knowledge of the ever-changing technologies of the industries we serve.