Electric motor, power tool, and related repairers repair, maintain, and install electric motors, wiring, and switches. They service a variety of machines and equipment that manufacturers and processing plants require for operations. Repairers do more than fix problems when they occur. They also inspect and test equipment to prevent it from malfunctioning.
Electrical motor and tool repairers require at least a high school diploma and one to two years of training on-the job. Some employers require industry certifications or apprenticeships. Electric motor, power tool, and related repairers earn approximately $20.60 an hour, and the need for them grows at an average rate of 5% to 9% per year.