Examine electric motors, generators, and parts.
What does a Motors and Generators Inspector do?
Examines electric motors, generators, and parts, such as coils, commutators, armatures, and stators, for compliance with specifications, using measuring devices and test equipment: Examines parts to detect defects, such as faulty insulation, broken wires, burrs, and nicks. Compares windings, soldered connections, and location of parts with schematics and blueprints to ensure compliance with specifications. Verifies dimensional specifications of parts and measures airgap between parts, using micrometers, verniers, calipers, and scale. Tests windings for resistance, shorts, and grounded wires, using testing apparatus. Tags rejected parts and assemblies for repair. Records inspection data.