Generator Technicians

Houston, TX 77041

Posted: 02/04/2019 Employment Type: Temp To Hire Industry: Industrial Job Number: 46221 Pay Rate: $21-$26

(2) Generator Technicians

2 Temp-to-Hire Openings! Level 3 - Technicians, paying $21-$26/hr depending on experience.
Shift: 8:00a-5:00p Mon-Fri (OT as needed including weekends)


  • Performs advanced troubleshooting and corrective maintenance; and assists or leads others in performing intermediate and advanced troubleshooting and corrective maintenance tasks on engines, generators and other associated mechanical and electrical equipment
  • Performs control panel conversions, re-tapping generator ends, and isolating / replacing faulty breakers
  • Sets up, starts and operates equipment as directed both in-house and at customer locations
  • Occasionally supports sales team on sales calls and bid preparation
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of and actively practice and promote safe working activities in accordance with OSHA, EPA and other required regulations dealing with safe operation of all equipment
  • Prepare various reports as directed to maintain accurate records on equipment and preventive maintenance


  • 4 6 years of experience in related field
  • High school diploma or GED or equivalent years of relevant experience and/or training
  • Graduation from Technician/Maintenance training program preferred
  • Basic personal computer skills, including electronic mail, routine data entry, basic word processing and spreadsheets, etc.
  • Must demonstrate advanced / detailed understanding of the mechanical and electrical aspects of diesel and gas driven engines and related power generation equipment including PLCs, circuit transfers, 12-lead re-tapping, 120/240 single and 3-phase system and 120-600Vac breakers
  • Must demonstrate the ability to utilize mathematical formulas to determine nominal and effective tonnage and/or kW requirements
  • Must demonstrate the ability to read and fully understand schematics
  • Person must be reliable, able to pass a drug test, have a valid Texas driver license and good driving record.
  • Must demonstrate ability to read, write and communicate orally in English
  • Must be a self-starter, willing to listen and work with others, and possess a teamwork philosophy
  • Extensive physical activity performing strenuous daily activities primarily technical in nature.
  • Must be able to exert more than 50 pounds of force occasionally to lift, carry, pull, or otherwise move objects. Substantial movements (motion) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers in a repetitive manner; Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less).
  • Ascending or descending ladders, scaffolding, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms; Bending legs downward and forward by bending leg and spine; Moving about on foot to accomplish task, particularly for long distances; Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
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Doris Breaux
Senior Recruiter

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