High Voltage Rotating Machine Specialist Technician-Electric Motor Rewind&Repair

About the Company

AC Hargreaves is a large organisation who specialise in the supply, rewinding and refurbishment of Electric Motors, Pumps, and Transformers. We service a wide range of industry including mining, food processing, manufacturing and the energy sector. Due to our continued growth we now have a permanent position available for a High Voltage Rotating Machine specialist technician for our Large Motor Division.

The Role:
This position requires a motivated and experienced technician with expertise, in repair and rewinding of low and High Voltage rotating machines. Ideally with a strong background in onsite maintenance of large rotating machines and experienced in Tan Delta and Partial Discharge testing.   

We Offer:

  • An immediate start
  • A respected organisation with stability and security
  • Support and guidance from experienced managers
  • A positive and rewarding team culture
  • Future career progression where great work is recognised and rewarded

As a key member of AC Hargreaves Pty Ltd, your responsibilities will include:

  • AC & DC motor overhauls and repairs
  • Low Voltage and High Voltage AC & motor rewinding
  • DC Traction Field and Armature rewinding and repairs
  • Good computing skills including Outlook and MS Word
  • High level of communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work independently and in pressure situations
  • Experience in using Doble Power Factor Test equipment and other electrical testing equipment utilised in electric motor/generator testing including analysis of results
  • Providing technical knowledge, experience and support to the team
  • Showing a high level of commitment to company procedures and safety
  • Supervising and training apprentices and junior staff
  • Communicating with customers
  • Onsite maintenance of large rotating machines
  • Review and document new winding procedures and new testing procedures for high voltage motors
  • Train staff in HV winding / testing, provide technical support and advice on rewinds to maximise turnaround time for production, travel to various sites to manage and rewind HV rewinds
  • Provide onsite technical support for large rewind projects and overhauls

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in the Rotating Machine industry
  • High level experience in Tan Delta and Partial Discharge testing
  • Experience in Low and High Voltage electric motor rewinding and overhauling
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Computer literate, including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Positive and pro-active attitude
  • Ability to manage a demanding and changing workload and competing priorities
  • Valid Australian driver licence

This position is a permanent full-time position and offers an above award wage. This is a great opportunity for a willing applicant to become a part of the AC Hargreaves Engineering team.


  • Remuneration: $72,000 plus regular overtime, 9.5% superannuation and rostered days off.  
  • Flexible working hours