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Tester Motors & Controls Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$46,133 (USD)

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The average pay for a Tester Motors & Controls is $46,133 a year and $22 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Tester Motors & Controls is between $34,730 and $55,615. 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

  • Tests endurance and performance of electric motors and electrical-control components, such as motor reversers, cam and unit switches, shunt contactors, and magnet valve adapters under simulated operating conditions, in laboratory or production areas, following specified procedures, using testing equipment: positions motors or parts, such as switches, contacts, and magnetic cores on test rack, and connects leads to power source and test panels.
  • Pulls switch to start equipment and regulates controls for prescribed timing, speeds, and voltages.
  • Turns off lamps and moves rheostat controls of generators to adjust load resistance.
  • Observes and adjusts measuring instruments, such as ammeters and voltmeters, in prescribed sequence, to measure electrical characteristics, such as blow-out, drop-out, pick-up, resistance, electrical stress, and iron content of cores.
  • Examines parts for mechanical defects or failures.
  • Records test data.
  • May replace worn brushes on power supply generator.
  • May be known according to item tested as transformer tester.
Tester Motors & Controls Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Tester Motors & Controls jobs: 1,521

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Tester Motors & Controls Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Plant/Site Electrician
Apr 25
Putnam County, NY, USA
... motors, and lighting fixtures; determining faulty wiring; inspecting and testing malfunctioning machinery - Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine electrical preventive ...
Electrician for Multi Family Construction
May 3
Yonkers, NY, USA
Advanced Building Technologies Services
... motors, panels, and circuits * Installing, maintaining, and repairing electrical systems such as: switch gears, motor controls, electrical panels, CT cabinets, lighting, and power systems * Testing ...
Journeyman Electrician
Mar 21
Stamford, CT, USA
Momentum Solar
... testing instruments. * Repairs and maintains motor control centers and programmable logic controls. ... Ability to install and maintain motors, welding equipment, lighting fixtures, generators, circuit ...
Electrical & Instrumentation Technician
Feb 24
East Hanover, United States
Lanxess Corporation
Must be proficient in troubleshooting 120 volt AC controls, 230 volt & 480 volt motors and switch ... testing the operation of instruments and systems to diagnose faults. * Experience in the repair of ...
Maintenance Technician
Mar 15
Carlstadt, NJ, USA
C. H. Guenther & Son, Inc.
Proficient in working with motors, brakes and clutches. * Knowledge in metal fabrications is a plus ... Proficient in calibrating, setting up, and testing industrial electronic devices. * Proficient in ...
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