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Tester Motors & Controls Salary
in Rhode Island, United States

$41,585 (USD)

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Last updated: March 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tester Motors & Controls is $41,585 a year and $20 an hour in Rhode Island, United States. The average salary range for a Tester Motors & Controls is between $31,306 and $50,132. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Rhode Island, United States.

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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 Rhode Island, 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 Rhode Island, United States

Jan 3
Providence, United States
Lifespan Corporation
... motors etc. Examines and tests distribution panels control circuit fixtures motor motor starts and ... controls. Performs the testing and record keeping of receptacles centrifuges fire alarms smoke ...
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