Generator Maintenance Technician_ Miscellaneous Technician

Stanford University Stanford , CA 94305

Posted 3 months ago

Generator Technician Maintenance _Misc Tech

JCC 8890

Grade A40

Responsibilities

  • Perform basic levels of maintenance and service for over 90 generators throughout campus

  • Maintain and repair electrical power generators

  • Troubleshoot various mechanical and electrical problems

  • Perform regular scheduled service and load testing as per maintenance procedures.

  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair AC generators, voltage regulators, circuit breakers, transfer switches, electronic controls and power systems

  • Performs preventative maintenance including checking for leaks, worn parts, taking fluids samples; orders and installs replacement parts; adjusts, calibrates and inspects the operation of auto transfer switch equipment.

  • Investigates, diagnoses, troubleshoots and repairs diesel standby and transfer switch system problems

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment

  • Read and interpret drawings, diagrams and specifications of a variety of types of mechanical and electrical equipment including manufacturer's manuals and parts books.

  • Work semi-independently while using good sound judgment

  • Work with minimal supervision on maintenance issues

"This position is represented by SEIU Local 2007 and the collective bargaining agreement between the university and SEIU Local 2007 governs the terms and conditions of employment."

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge / Qualifications

  • Solid working knowledge of all emergency and back up generation systems

  • Troubleshooting skills to test and diagnosed all issues associated with diesel engines and power generators

  • Knowledge to make repairs to diesel generator systems, including installation of pre-heaters; battery chargers; fuel systems and other related diesel parts.

  • Knowledge of diesel control circuits and electrical apparatus specific to the diesel standby system.

  • Transports equipment, tools and fluids to and from work sites; operates and maintains equipment, tools and safety devices which are designed to lift, move, transport, repair, inspect, measure and protect.

  • General knowledge of the principles and practices applied in the maintenance and repair of diesel electric generating equipment.

  • General knowledge of the methods, hazards and safety precautions related to diesel engines and diesel engines and diesel engine driven electric generators.

  • Knowledge of diesel fuel requirements, including filter change schedules and cleaning/polishing services

  • Writing clear and accurate maintenance reports followed by new reactive work orders for any discrepancies found

  • Staying current on new power generation technologies and equipment through manufacturers training

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to read and understand electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, service manuals, panels and meters.

  • Ability to put theory, experience and training to use in a logical and systematic fashion.

  • Ability to deal with problems on a priority basis and investigate all alternatives.

  • Ability to maintain adequate records and reports.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, technicians and University community.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Advanced computer skills

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions

  • Ability to make technical decisions and engineering judgements independently within established parameters

  • Ability to work well with a skilled team of experienced MEP technicians

  • Excellent communication skills, in both verbal and written formats

  • Excellent organization and time management skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment

Desired

  • California Hazardous Material License endorsement

  • High School or College degree

Requirements

  • Valid class C type commercial California driver's license

  • 7 year's work experience on generators (size 250-2000 KW)

  • 5 year's work experience on automated transfer switches (ATS)

  • Available for rotating on-call or call back schedule

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Rev. November 2019

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Job Code: 8890

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Grade: A99

  • Requisition ID: 85372

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