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Electric Motor & Generator Assembler Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$54,035 (USD)

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The average pay for an Electric Motor & Generator Assembler is $54,035 a year and $26 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Electric Motor & Generator Assembler is between $40,074 and $65,691. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Fits together parts and subassemblies to build electric motors, generators, and gasoline engine-generator sets, using machinist's tools, precision instruments, and following blueprints and specifications: files and scrapes burrs from parts and cleans parts with solvent and compressed air.
  • Fits bearings to armature or rotor shafts, using prussian blue and hand scraper to locate and reduce high spots.
  • Shrinks bushings, couplings, and pinions on shafts, in electric oven.
  • Positions rotors and armatures into stator or field ring and slides heads over shaft and against housing ends manually or with hoist.
  • Secures assembly, using bolts and wrenches.
  • Aligns heads to allow rotor or armature to turn freely and inserts shims under rotor support to adjust airgap between rotor and stator, measuring clearance with precision instruments.
  • Fits carbon brushes to curvature of commutator or collector rings by sand brushing or rotating in seating fixture.
  • Cuts and strips wire leads and crimps or solders connecting lugs to them.
  • Screws leads to brush holders.
  • Packs chamber with grease to lubricate bearings.
  • Assembles external parts, such as fans, covers, exciters, control panels, space heaters, and piping, to build special units.
  • May level and align unit on customer's bedplate or on test base in testing department and couple unit to drive motor or test instruments.
  • May dismantle equipment after testing and examine parts for evidence of wear.
  • May be designated according to power source of unit as engine-generator assembler.
Electric Motor & Generator Assembler Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Job family population: 37,770

Estimated population of Electric Motor & Generator Assembler jobs: 3,139

Rate of error: 3.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Electric Motor & Generator Assembler Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

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