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Generator Technician

Company: | Location: Boise, ID


Power Systems West has sold and serviced small engines and generators throughout the Western United States since 1955 through five locations and a network of more than 500 dealers. Power Systems West locations include Portland, Oregon, Boise, Idaho, Seattle, Washington, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Denver Colorado. All locations offer 24/7 emergency service for power failures and unplanned outages. The position of Field Service Technician is responsible for performing service work throughout the local region.

Responsibilities include:

Performing preventative and corrective maintenance of standby generator systems 5 KW through 3200 KW
Following proper procedures for load bank testing
Troubleshooting and diagnosing emergency repair procedures of AC/DC controls
Troubleshooting and diagnosing gas and diesel industrial engines
Reading and understanding wiring diagrams and schematics
Providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers
Working independently with a minimum of daily supervision
Working in a safe manner at all times

Required experience and skills:

Minimum three years’ experience in the power generation industry
Knowledge of or ability to learn gas and diesel industrial engine fuel systems and controls
Knowledge of automatic transfer switches and control logic
Valid driver’s license required, with good driving record meeting company standards
Must have hand tools to complete all repairs mentioned above (including VOM, etc.)
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Experience driving in adverse weather conditions to perform job functions, towing and backing trailers
Intermediate or higher level computer skills
Overnight and some extended travel require