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Southern Company Apprentice Generator Field Technician in Denver, Colorado

Apprentice Generator Field Technician

Denver, CO (



Do you enjoy fixing engines or electronics, or figuring out how things work? Would you like to learn how to troubleshoot and repair generators, switchgear and related equipment? If so, PowerSecure Service's Generator Technician Apprenticeship Program may be your opportunity for a new career, or for advancement in your current career.

Transitioning military personnel are encouraged to apply!

Apprenticeship Program Basics:

The Apprenticeship Program is a four-month course. Each month the candidate will ride and work with an advanced level technician for two to four weeks of the month. One to two weeks per month (two weeks in the first and fourth months), there will be training classes held in Ball Ground, Georgia, or online pending COVID travel restrictions (travel expenses paid by the Company). There will be reading assignments and homework to coincide with the topics covered at each monthly class. Apprentices will be tested at each class with a written exam as well as troubleshooting evaluations.

Upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship Program and demonstration of required skills, you will become a Level 1 Preventive Maintenance Generator Technician for PowerSecure Service.


What you will learn:

  • Safety Procedures

  • Basic Electrical Fundamentals

  • Schematic Reading

  • Engines - Diesel and Gaseous

  • Generator Controllers and Transfer Switches

  • Preventive Maintenance


  • Must be highly motivated to learn and progress in a Generator Field Technician Career.

  • Some mechanical, automotive, electrical or control experience required.

  • Technical School or Military training a plus.

  • Travel overnight at least 25% of the time

  • Must be able to pass DOT physical, pre-employment skills, background, drug screen and driving assessments.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, Outlook email/calendars.

  • Strong written and verbal English skills required.


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

  • Apprentice pay range is $16.00 to $19.00 per hour. Pay will increase following completion of the program and successful demonstration of required skills. The earnings potential for Generator Technicians is very good.

  • Company vehicle, phone, IT equipment and uniforms (once you successfully complete the Apprenticeship Program)

  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with employer match and life insurance

  • Vacation, Company Holidays, Personal Days and Sick Days

  • Flexible spending accounts/Health savings account

  • Wellness Incentive Programs

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 feel, 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.

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.

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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