Electrical Motor Tester

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  • Location:

    Thomaston, United States

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  • Contact:

    Dan Dubay

  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Lighthouse Professional Services, a division of Staffing 360 Solutions group of companies, has been providing contract and direct hire talent to client companies, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations for over 50 years. Our offices are in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, and we work with clients across the country. Our management and recruiting teams are led by experienced industry professionals. We invest in excellent working partnerships, powered by people.

We are currently seeking a Electrical Motor Tester in Thomaston, CT. 

As a Electrical Test Technician your day to day duties will consist of and may not be limited to:

  • Testing electric circuits, motors, motor-generator sets, controls plus other components and equipment such as relays and automatic bus transfer switches for evaluation and performance.
  • Test new equipment during different stages of the manufacturing process.  Evaluation testing is performed on customer owed equipment to determine what repairs are required or if replacement is necessary.
  • Perform tests unique to each piece of equipment or circuit to obtain specific results.
  • Tests include Diagnostic Tests, Hi-Pot (high voltage test), Insulation Test, Operational Tests, Noise Tests, Load Tests, Vibration Tests and many others. 
  • Adjust or replace components to meet test specifications.
  • May use oscilloscope and spectrum analyzer for testing and/or analysis.  Also involves meter and equipment calibration.
  • Ensures that the equipment meets all required tests and that it is moved to the next position on the Traveler in a timely manner.
  • Keeps work area clean and free of extraneous materials.  Is particularly sensitive to safety rules and issues during testing and maintains a constant "electrical awareness".  Ensures that mechanical as well as electrical safety procedures are followed as stated on posted signs and in Company policy.
  • Cross trains on all of the positions in the Test Department as directed by the Supervisor.
  • Attend mandatory hearing training.  Requirements for this position are to also be engaged in:  5S, Continuous Improvement, On-Time Delivery, Routine Total Preventative Maintenance and the submission of Improvement Ideas.


Level 3:   Setup - Operation - Maintenance -  Works at an acceptable to moderate level of proficiency and requires general supervision.  Experience ranges from new hires and trainees up to 2 years and above.  Usually performs tests on components and is learning more complex tests applicable to other equipment.  Can do routine math required by job - has some computer knowledge.  Is proficient at using test equipment required for component testing.  Performs calibrations and routine maintenance on test equipment.

Quality/Continuous Improvement/Productivity - Inspects own work - assists in improving test procedures.  Keeps accurate logs of test results and completes required reports.  Puts serial numbers on components.  Makes suggestions for product improvement.  Participates on Continuous Improvement Task Teams.

Blueprints & Traveler - Can correctly interpret the tests and Traveler documents most of the time, but usually needs assistance when working on new, or very complex, jobs.


  • High school graduate - will consider commensurate experience. 
  • Associate Degree preferred for Levels 1 and 2.
  • Has passed Certification Test established by the Company for each test procedure that is used without close supervision.
  • Job requires standing - about half of the work can be done while seated.


Duration: Direct hire permanent role

Location Thomaston, CT

Salary: Open depending on experience