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DC Motor Mechanic

  • Full Time
  • Operations
  • Charlotte, NC

DC Motor Mechanic

Jenkins is looking for a DC Motor Mechanic to join our team. The role of DC Motor Mechanic is responsible for assembly and disassembly of DC electromechanical equipment for the motor shop. Maintains associated facility, work space, tools and machinery.


  • Disassemble, clean and electrical testing on DC electromechanical equipment for motor department.
  • Assess general mechanical condition of DC electromechanical equipment and identify repair and part replacement requirements. Communicate those requirements in a timely manner to foreman as necessary to procure parts and get mechanical repairs completed by the machine shop.
  • Perform mechanical repair including: balancing, turning & undercutting, (simple machining skills are a plus).
  • Reassemble, paint and label repaired equipment. Record repair data as necessary on the job sheet.
  • Set neutral on DC electromechanical equipment.
  • Test run / Load Test (if required) repaired equipment to verify proper operation.
  • Secure repaired equipment for shipment and notify foremen of project completion.
  • Complete assigned projects within a reasonably expectable range of hours, while maintaining a high level of workmanship.
  • Provide timely feedback to department foreman regarding schedule delays and workload issues.
  • Perform regular maintenance on the associated facility equipment, tools, and machinery.  Leave shared equipment clean and operational after use.
  • Maintain and secure work tools. Return shared tools to their proper location after use.
  • Notify department foreman of equipment, tooling, and material needs in a timely fashion.
  • Maintain a clean and well-organized work area.
  • Field Service experience a plus.


  • Willing to perform other tasks (not listed above) as assigned by the Foremen. An attitude of “that’s not my job” conflicts with our goal of serving our customers in a timely manner, and will not be tolerated.
  • Share knowledge with co-workers that will help them complete their projects efficiently and accurately.
  • Maintain a professional and courteous relationship with co-workers.
  • Maintain a record of consistent attendance, stay on task during work hours, and be willing to work overtime when asked by the department foreman. (Attendance Expectation: M-F 8am – 4:30pm)
  • Provide feedback to company management on areas where improvements can be made.
  • Represent the company favorably in interactions with customers and vendors.
  • Provide on-the-job training to new employees as assigned.
  • Perform all activities using proper safety equipment and procedures. Provide feedback to company management regarding unsafe equipment and procedures as appropriate.


  • High School Diploma
  • 4-5 years of foundry molding experience, preferred
  • Excels in a team environment
  • Basic reading, writing, and some advanced measurement and arithmetic skills.
  • Ability to use the following tools: standard mechanical repair tools, electrical test tools, test panel, press, hoist, parts washer, sand-blaster, steam-cleaner and forklift.
  • Ability to read and interpret wiring schematics.
  • Physical coordination required for forming coils and operating computer controls on equipment.
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds.

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