Generator Technician

Delray Beach, Florida Delray Beach , FL 33447

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description:

Pay for new employees typically start at the minimum of the posted range, but can be commensurate with qualifications

Veterans' Preference Applies

EEO Statement

The City of Delray Beach does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability, marital status, family status or sexual orientation in employment or the provision of services

  • Non-Smoking

The City will not consider applicants who have used tobacco products for a period of at least three months prior to application for employment. The definition of "tobacco products" shall include, but is not limited to, cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, pipes and snuff.

Perform a broad range of difficult technical work in the service, diagnosis and repair to all systems of specialized medium, heavy-duty gas and diesel powered generators, to include automatic transfer switches and other associated equipment. Work is performed under general supervision. Essential Job Duties

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Troubleshoot, test, diagnose, adjust, repair and service a variety of emergency standby generators.

  • Repair, overhaul and maintain both electrical and mechanical equipment.

  • Fabricate. service and repair equipment as needed.

  • Perform precision adjustment and calibration using varied measuring devices.

  • Use hand or power tools and hoists, including a truck mounted hoist for field repair to install, remove, disassemble/assemble or adjust parts and replace units. Provide input in areas for new and replacement tools, equipment, and refurbishing existing equipment as requested.

  • Do related work as required.

  • Ability to use a personal computer.

  • Perform other job functions as required.

  • Perform general and major repair of other City equipment as required.

  • Perform preventative maintenance. Comprehensive knowledge of the construction, design, repair, and adjustment of a wide variety of specialized medium and heavy-duty equipment.

  • Thorough knowledge of the usual types of tools and equipment, as well as the special tools, gauges, machinery, and analyzing equipment used in the repair, service and maintenance of gas and diesel driven equipment.

  • Ability to detect by inspection any worn, defective or improperly adjusted part of an assembly.

  • Ability to lift articles weighing more than fifty (50) pounds.

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and to keep accurate and timely records of repair and service operations.

Hours of Work: Mon. - Fri. 7:00AM - 3:30PM

Minimum Qualifications

High school graduate or an equivalency diploma with five (5) years experience in performing master level mechanical/electrical repair work.

(A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.)

Supplemental Information

  • Physically able to stand, walk, sit, and climb to heights of six feet, balance, stoop, crouch, crawl, reach, handle, or speak.

  • Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction) with correct color vision. Must be able to wear safety glasses, goggles, safety shoes/boots, hearing protectors, welders helmet, gloves, and other safety equipment as needed.

  • Acceptable hearing (with or without correction)

  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.

  • Ability to lift articles weighing more than fifty (50) pounds.


  • Exposure to extreme temperatures, electricity, height, noise, moving mechanical parts, confined spaces, vibration, dust, vapors, fumes, gasoline, diesel fuel, oils of various types, irritants, carbon monoxide, and various cleaning solutions.

  • Work inside and outside in various weather conditions.

(Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)

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