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Southern Company Generator Field Service Technician in Lancaster, California
PowerSecure is seeking a skilled, independent and reliable Generator Field Service Technician in the Greater Los Angeles or Bakersfield area. Candidate must have 5+ years of commercial experience working on generators, engines, switchgear and controllers. Volvo engine experience a plus.
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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.
5+ 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
About UsThe PowerSecure Service team specializes in the service and installation of distributed power systems and microgrids including gas and diesel generators, transfer switches, distribution switchgear, paralleling switchgear, solar systems, and energy storage systems. As the largest service provider in our industry, we combine technical expertise with unparalleled resources to provide customers the assurance that their power assets are maintained in top operational condition.
Beginning pay range from $35.00 to $42.00 per hour based on skills and experience.
Spot bonus incentive program paid quarterly for appreciable addition to income
Matching 401(k) plan
Company supplied truck, uniforms, rain and arc flash gear
Medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage
Paid vacation, holidays, personal, sick and parental leave days
Flexible spending accounts/Health savings account
Wellness Incentive Programs
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.
PowerSecure has operations and employees working in various industries throughout the United States, including healthcare and federal contracts, and therefore is often subject to specific customer requirements for site access, as well as local, state, and federal law. As a result, compliance with expanded COVID mitigation efforts, such as face-covering, periodic testing, and/or vaccination requirements, may be required for some positions or accounts.
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.
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)