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Acid Adjuster Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Adjust balances specific gravity of electrolyte acid solution in battery cells or in plate-forming tanks to concentration specified
  • Ascertain temperature and specific gravity of solutions, using thermometer hydrometer
  • Turn valves or lever to drain acid or water into cells or tanks to adjust specific gravity of solutions
  • Connect batteries to charging line charges batteries for specified time.

Acid Changer Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Start conveyors pushes incoming storage batteries onto conveyor leading to machine which inverts batteries over receiving tank to drain used forming acid or manually unloads batteries from forming trucks, inverts batteries, and places batteries on rack to drain
  • Place drained batteries on conveyor leading to refilling station or on truck
  • May strip connectors dummy vents from battery before draining, replace them after draining and refill battery with acid, using vacuum filling machine [Acid Filler elec
  • May ascertain specific gravity of acid in battery, using thermometer and hydrometer add acid or water to obtain specified concentration.

Acid Dumper Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Start conveyors pushes incoming storage batteries onto conveyor leading to machine which inverts batteries over receiving tank to drain used forming acid or manually unloads batteries from forming trucks, inverts batteries, and places batteries on rack to drain
  • Place drained batteries on conveyor leading to refilling station or on truck
  • May strip connectors dummy vents from battery before draining, replace them after draining and refill battery with acid, using vacuum filling machine [Acid Filler elec
  • May ascertain specific gravity of acid in battery, using thermometer and hydrometer add acid or water to obtain specified concentration.

Acid Filler Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Fill storage battery cells with sulfuric acid solutions of specified concentration preparatory to forming charging
  • Arrange batteries in groups on tables or trucks according to specified acid concentration
  • Hold spouts of hoses on gravity flow or siphon-type fillers over battery vents
  • Adjust valves manually or pushes pedal to control flow of acid to cells
  • Fits rubber gaskets on multiple filler head of vacuum filling machine to set level of fill
  • Position filler head on battery vents and adjusts controls to start vacuum action fill cells
  • May mix acid and water adjust solution to prescribed specific gravity
  • May bring acid in insufficiently filled batteries to specified level be designated Acid Leveler elec

Adjuster Electrical Contacts Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Adjust contacts and springs of electrical apparatus, like relays and switches, to permit opening and closing of circuits flow of current
  • Examine apparatus for defects, like damaged coil cover, bent springs and contacts, misaligned armatures contacts and missing parts
  • Verify clearance & tension of parts, using feeler and tension gauges shadowgraph
  • Turn dials of test equipment to specified settings
  • Position apparatus in holding fixture, shadowgraph, or test board presses control buttons to activate test equipment
  • Observe meters and lights on test equipment to define factors, like amperage required to close contacts, operating sequence release timing of contacts, and electrical continuity
  • May verify mechanical operation of apparatus by manipulating apparatus with fingers
  • Bend parts, like armature, contacts, and tension springs, to assure apparatus operates as specified, using handtools
  • Stamp and sorts defective adjusted apparatus into stock pans for repair or further processing
  • May be designated according to type of apparatus adjusted as Crossbar-Switch Adjuster elec
  • equip. , Relay Adjuster elec
  • equip. , Switch Adjuster elec
  • equip. , Wire-Spring-Relay Adjuster elec
  • May verify adjustment of relays on sample basis be designated Relay Checker elec
  • May adjust fluorescent lamp starters be designated Starter Adjuster light

Armature and field assembly Supervisor Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Supervise and coordinates activities of workers engaged in winding electric motors generators
  • Plan schedules department activities, utilizing knowledge of motor controls, winding machine operations, insulation characteristics and types of windings
  • Plan inspects machine adjustments
  • Assign duties to utilize available machines to complete job order according to specifications, like number of pieces, number of turns, size of coils or armatures, and type of wire
  • Schedule dipping and baking of coils and coil assemblies to group products requiring identical insulation baking time
  • Adjust work procedure for inserting prewound coils into rotors stators, connecting coil groups, and testing wound assembly to utilize abilities of available workers
  • Perform other duties as described under Supervisor any industry Master Title.

Armature and rotor Winder Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Assemble and tests electric motor generator stators, armatures, or rotors
  • Inspect cores for defects and aligns laminations, using hammer drift
  • File burrs from core slots, using hand file, portable power file and scraper
  • Line slots with sheet insulation inserts coils into slots
  • Cuts, strips, and bends wire leads at ends of coils, using pliers wire scrapers
  • Twist leads together to connect coils
  • Taps coil and end windings to shape, using hammer fiber block
  • Test windings for motor-housing clearance, grounds, and short circuits, using clearance gauge, growler, spring-steel blade, telephone receiver, insulation tester, and resistance bridge
  • Wind new coils on armatures, stators, or rotors of used motors generators
  • May rewind defective coils
  • May be designated according to motor part wound as Armature Winder elec
  • equip. , Rotor Winder elec
  • equip. , Stator Winder elec

Armature Connector Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Insert lead wires of armature coils into commutator slots to connect armature to commutator
  • Place armature in holding fixture on workbench strips insulation from ends of coil wires, using wire scraper or knife
  • Bend wire leads to conform with curvature of armature inserts leads into commutator slots, using handtools
  • Wind ties cord around coil leads to hold in specified commutator slots
  • Cuts excess wire from leads, using wirecutter or scissors
  • May shape end windings, using hammer fiber block
  • May test connected armatures by touching contact points to test light
  • May repair connections by splicing, reconnecting, or reinsulating wires
  • May dip commutator into solder pot to solder wires into commutator slots
  • May press commutator on armature shaft, using arbor press
  • May be designated according to coil leads connected as Primary Connector, Armature elec
  • equip. , Secondary Connector, Armature elec

Armature Tester Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Test armatures field assemblies for motors to locate short, open, or grounded circuits, using electrical test apparatus that shows defects on panel meters or oscillograph patterns
  • Place armature in fixture equipped with brush contactors or touches test prods to commutator bars to make bar-to-bar similar tests
  • Compare meter readings with fixed calibration on meter for defining shorts, opens and grounds
  • Connect master unit, like armature or field assembly, to terminals of winding tester
  • Look into oscilloscope to compare test pattern of each unit tested with master unit
  • Turn dials to create different test situations recognizes differences from master pattern
  • Inspect unit for mechanical defects
  • Scrape chips and dirt from commutator slots, using brush pick
  • Record quantity and classification of rejects total number tested
  • May replace revarnish string bands, reconnect leads, and resolder connections to repair armatures.

Assembler Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Assemble subassemblies and parts of dynamotors, converters, and electric motors used in instruments, appliances, and power tools, performing any combination of following tasks, using power tools handtools
  • Bolt field windings brush holders into motor housings, using wrenches, screwdrivers and holding fixtures
  • Press bushings bearings into motor head, using arbor press
  • Secure fans and gears to armature shaft, using nuts lock washers, and places armature shaft in bearings
  • Solder or screws electrical leads to brushes, and switch cord assembly, using soldering iron
  • Assemble end brackets and base to housing fastens assembly with screws
  • Lubricate gears other moving parts, using oilcan, paddle, or grease gun
  • Turn shaft to make sure free movement of parts
  • May screw covers on motor ends to keep out dirt moisture during shipment
  • When replacing defective parts in motors is designated Repairer, Electric Motors elec
  • May be designated according to type motor assembled as Assembler, Instrument Motors elec
  • equip. or part assembled as Brush Holder Assembler elec

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