Generator Field Service Technician-Apprentice

Steiner Electric Co Elk Grove Village , IL 60009

Posted 3 months ago

Apprentice Field Service Generator Technician

Elk Grove Illinois Location

Experience with Kohler, Cummins, or Caterpillar

Steiner Power Systems a division of Steiner Electric Company (founded in 1916) developed their generator sales, service and rental division in 1998. In addition to a strong benefits package, we are constantly investing in new equipment, inventory and continuous training. We are interested interviewing experienced techs and technicians excited about a career in the standby, mobile and prime power generator industry.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO), 401K and profit sharing.

We are looking for positive, ambitious, outgoing individuals with impeccable people skills to be part of a growth oriented Team.

The primary function of an Apprentice Role is to learn and develop skills to allow for progression into Field Service Technician position. Field Service Technician Apprentice will be trained in basic skills for PM1 and PM2 under the direction of Power Systems Field Service Technicians. The Field Service Technician Apprentice will be dispatched to assist as directed by Power System Service Manager. The apprentice will accompany Field Service Technicians is to learn on the job by accompanying existing Field Service Technicians. The apprentice will also be involved in Rental unit repairs in the Steiner warehouse.

Essential Position Functions:

  • Apprentice will progress to qualify to complete the following position functions

  • Troubleshoot generator power systems faults, utilizing test equipment when necessary.

  • Disassemble and reassemble customer owned generator sets according to the manufacturers specifications.

  • Connect and perform load bank testing per municipal electrical and fire codes.

  • Service functioning customer equipment by fulfilling the preventative maintenance schedule requirements.

  • Provide and utilize personally owned hand tools for repairs of generator equipment.

  • Drive and monitor safe operating performance of company owned vehicles.

  • Fill 1-gallon oil bottles from drums.

  • Maintain the operation and appearance of service van.

Position Requirements:
Education, Knowledge, Training, Experience, Licenses, Certification

  • High School Diploma or GED certification including English speaking and writing ability.

  • 4+ years previous generator field service repair experience including Kohler Power Systems equipment knowledge.

  • Trade school or military generator repair classroom and practical training.

  • Must be able to operate power and hand tools as well as test equipment.

  • Valid drivers license.

Physical requirements of the Essential Functions of this Position:

  • Ability to lift and carry 100 pounds.

  • Stand and walk on concrete and asphalt surfaces for extended periods.

  • Able to walk up long flights of stairs and ladders.

Steiner is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment. Steiner employs people without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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