Southern Company Generator Field Service Technician in Akron, Ohio
At PowerSecure, Inc., we value our Generator Field Service Technicians. We have a lot of job openings because we have a lot of work. Come grow with us!
The qualified Generator Field Technician should have 6+ years of experience as a Power Generation Field Technician.
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Generator Field Service Technician Responsibilities
Repair and service all makes and models of Generator Sets
Repair and troubleshoot engines such as Volvo, Cummins, Detroit Diesel, John Deere and MTU
Troubleshoot automatic transfer switches
Inspect, repair, service and start-up load bank test requirements on equipment
Able to travel up to 50%, but usually home on weekends
Provide on call services as required
Deliver exceptional customer service
About UsPowerSecure Service, Inc., specializes in the service and installation of distributed power systems including generators, switchgear, solar inverters and fuel cells. As the largest service provider in our industry, we combine technical expertise with unparalleled resources to provide customers with the assurance that their power assets are maintained in top operational condition.
BenefitsWe invest in high-value, cost-effective benefits for our employees. Our benefits package includes:
Competitive pay based on skills and experience
NEW! Spot bonus performance incentive program
401(k) plan with Company match
Company supplied truck, uniforms, rain and arc flash gear
Medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage
Paid vacation, holidays, personal and sick days
Flexible spending accounts/Health savings account
Wellness Incentive Programs
6+ years of commercial/industrial experience performing preventive maintenance on 500+kW generators and engines
Operational and functional understanding of ATS including troubleshooting skills.
50% overnight travel.
Willing to work on call and OT as required.
Able to pass a DOT physical, background check and drug screen.
Proficient written and verbal English skills.
Proficient using computers, including Microsoft Office and other software.
OEM Training, certification and/or EGSA certification a plus.
Generator Field Service Technician Physical DemandsTasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work. Physical Activity: 85% physical activity required on customer site working with equipment, 15% form completion, email, other administrative tasks and completing technical support activities by way of telephone and computer communication.
May involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-75 pounds).
Frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands, to touch, handle or grasp, reach with hands and arms.
Combination of climbing and balancing to include climbing ladders, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling.
Must have the physical ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including but not limited to Protective Glasses,
Protective Gloves, and Protective Footwear as required.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to read computer screens, paper documents, equipment.
Ability to perceive and discriminate sounds, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals.
Up to 10 consecutive hours driving heavy duty truck.
May be required to work long and unpredictable hours.
Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally and hear others speaking.
Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background check, drug testing and MVR clearance.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)Operating Company: PowerSecure