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Southern Company Generator Field Service Technician - $4,000.00 Sign-On Bonus for Qualified Candidates in Bakersfield, California

Generator Field Service Technician - $4,000.00 Sign-On Bonus for Qualified Candidates

Bakersfield, CA (



We are seeking a highly skilled, independent and motivated Generator Field Service Technician in the Greater LA area . Candidate must have 6+ years of commercial/industrial experience working on generators, engines, switchgear and controllers. Volvo engine experience a plus.

$4,000.00 Sign-On Bonus for Qualified Candidates. $2,000.00 paid on 1st paycheck. $2,000.00 paid after 90 days of employment.


  • 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, repair and program switchgear.

  • Inspect, repair, service and start-up load bank test requirements on equipment.

  • Deliver exceptional customer service.

  • Thorough and timely completion of job documentation.

  • Provide on call services as required.

About Us

PowerSecure 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.

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We invest in high-value, cost-effective benefits for our employees. Our benefits package includes:

  • Company supplied truck, storage unit and uniforms

  • Competitive pay and a matching 401(k) plan

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage

  • Paid vacation, holidays, personal and sick days

  • Flexible spending accounts/Health savings account

  • Wellness Incentive Programs

  • Tuition reimbursement


  • 6+ years of commercial/industrial experience working on generators, engines, switchgear and controllers. Volvo engine experience a plus.

  • 25% to 50% overnight travel. Frequency of travel will vary.

  • Must be able to pass a DOT physical, background check and drug screen

  • Strong written and verbal English skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, Outlook email/calendars

  • OEM Training, certification and/or EGSA certification preferred

Physical Demands

Tasks 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.

PowerSecure is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Operating Company: PowerSecure

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