Electric Motor Mechanic

Electric Motor Mechanic

Sidewinders LLC has a great opportunity for an experienced technician with a proven, successful track record working with electrical rotating equipment. The ideal candidate will have a strong engineering background, with demonstrable experience in AC and DC electrical motor, pump, gearbox repair.

The Sidewinders motor shop, in Magna, Utah, is an EASA-accredited outfit, supplying high-quality, industry-leading repairs to OEMs, local end users, municipalities, and authorities throughout Utah and the West.


  • Disassemble electromechanical equipment including, but not limited to, AC and DC electric motors, gearboxes, and pumps, noting the configuration and condition of removed parts.
  • Operate specialized repair and testing equipment including no-load test panel, dynamic balance machine, core loss tester, static winding analyzer, blasting equipment, burn and bake out ovens, VPI system, and various other handheld testing equipment and tooling. (Necessary training will be provided as required.)
  • Accurately measure and record mechanical dimensions using precision equipment, such as micrometers, Verniers, and TIR clocks to assess tolerance conformity.
  • Clean, paint, and prepare electromechanical equipment, machined surfaces, and parts for reassembly.
  • Dynamically balance rotors and armatures to comply with industry standards.
  • Perform various electrical testing to troubleshoot and/or diagnose potential problems.
  • Identify defective parts, noting all structural damage, deformity, and/or unusual conditions.
  • Produce high-quality and consistent workmanship on all work performed in both a workshop and field environment.
  • Adhere to industry procedures, standards, and product specifications.
  • Produce detailed reports and document any as-found faults and required repairs.
  • Ensure that all EASA and industry standards and processes are complied with on every task undertaken.
  • Keep work area clean, organized, and tidy.


  • Minimum of 5 years’ documented experience in a similar electromechanical motor shop environment
  • Knowledge of both AC and DC motors is essential
  • Previous demonstrable experience working with all types of mechanical/electrical rotating equipment, including electric motors, pumps and gear boxes
  • Previous field service knowledge and experience is desirable

Skills and Qualities

  • Be dependable, flexible, and trustworthy
  • Be motivated and proactive
  • Demonstrate a good level of verbal and written communication skills and mathematic understanding
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to work self-directed, under pressure, and to tight deadlines
  • Strong team member and also able to work alone efficiently
  • Knowledge of health and safety requirements
  • Competent in rigging and lifting techniques
  • Valid driver’s license

Sidewinders offers competitive wages, health, dental, and vision coverage, paid time off, and a 401K plan.
Send your resume to [email protected]. Phone calls (801) 365-2800.

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