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[Field Technician] Houston: Hiring Synchronous Motor Technician

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Join the leader! Shermco Industries is the largest independent electrical testing company in North America and is one of the largest, safest & best organized wind generator and motor services organizations in the Southwest. Due to continued growth, Shermco is seeking an experienced and qualified people to work in our Industrial Motor Field Services group.

Minimum Qualifications:
Must be experienced with troubleshooting and repairing brush-type and brushless synchronous motors/generators.
Must be familiar with at least two of the following manufacturers and their field application methods:
TECO/Westinghouse
WEG/Electric Machinery
Hyundai/Ideal
GE
Must understand motor nomenclature, including Field Application, Rotor, Amortisseur windings, Alternator, Excitation Loss of Field, Field Discharge Resistor, Motor Speed with number of Poles, Motor Slip.
Must be able to test and evaluate components including SCRs, Diodes, Surge Suppressors, Field Discharge Resistor, Polarity of Poles, Slip Rings, Feeder Cables.
Experience with the EM Synch-rite Universal Tester a plus.
Must have experience with Synchronous Motor Controls including Drives as it relates to Synchronous Motor operation, Solid State Control systems, Diode Wheel components and operation.
Needs to be able to operate basic instruments including Voltmeter, Ammeter, Insulation Tester and output voltage, and VOM.
Able to work safely with Lock out/Tag Out, grounding, must attend ESQEW (Electrical Safety for Qualified Workers) training.
Approximately 50% overnight travel is required.
Motor winding experience is a plus.

Additional Requirements:
Must be able to acquire a US Passport and TWIC card.
Must adhere to a Drug-Free Workplace.
Must be have and maintain an acceptable criminal background and a good driving record.
Must be able to pass a fit for duty physical exam.
If applying for position, must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).
Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.
Must be willing to work flexible hours and overtime, and occasional weekends, holidays and nights


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