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Generator Technician

Mount Indie
Jackson, MS
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $60,000 to $65,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description


The Generator Technician troubleshoots and repairs alternating current electrical systems on generators, automatic transfer switches, generator controls and engine related mechanical failures; and performs routine preventative maintenance, oil and filter changes and inspections on all generator and by-pass pumps.

Duties and Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Manage all aspects of critical power systems installation, start-up, and commissioning.
  • Perform diagnostic and repair procedures on all systems including PLCs, AC/DC, and switch gears.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance on electric power generation equipment including gas and diesel engines, generators, and transfer switches.
  • Run load bank tests on diesel, natural gas and propane generators
  • Diagnose and repair any issues found during initial testing
  • Perform voltage changes on generators based on customer requirements
  • Re-wire, adjust and install control panels and voltage regulators
  • Adjust speed controls and various settings
  • Change filters and perform standard service on units
  • Work closely with the leaders on project progress, estimates, etc.
  • Assist in preparing generators for shipment as needed
  • Assist with other duties as required

Skills and Specifications

Great organizational skills.

General knowledge of safe working practices.

Ability to diagnose and repair mechanical issues on diesel, natural gas and propane gensets

Thorough knowledge of testing and troubleshooting various sized generators.

Read and interpret owners manuals, equipment schematics and work orders.

Ability to speak, read and write English.

Have and maintain a clean driving record (able to drive company vehicles).

Basic understanding of Microsoft Office and other basic computer skills.

Demonstrable ability to use hand tools

Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving ability

Ability to take direction and work well with a team


This position may require occasional travel to job sites.

Required Education and Experience

High School graduate (or equivalent)

3 years' minimum experience with generators and site installations

Electrical Power Generator Technician certification or graduation from a technical school, preferred

Electrical Generating Systems Association (EGSA) certification a plus

In-depth understanding of generator technology

Fully trained on Cummins and Caterpillar products

Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)

Must be able to travel within the Continental United States (CONUS)

Must pass a drug test, motor vehicle record check, and background check after accepting a conditional offer of employment.

Must possess a valid driver's license.Have/maintain a clean driving record. CDL is a plus


Mount Indie

Jackson, MS



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