Power Systems - Field Service Technician

Steiner Electric Co Elk Grove Village, IL
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 a Generator Field Service Technician is to diagnose and repair emergency power systems including generator sets, automatic transfer switches and switchgear. In addition, the incumbent has responsibility for a company provided and insured service vehicle that must be driven to each customers site. This position also requires around the clock availability on an on-call-as-needed basis.

Essential 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.

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.

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.

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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