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Electric Power Generation Technician at Holt of California in WEST SACRAMENTO, California

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Holt of California is proud to be part of the elite group of Caterpillar dealers worldwide. The "Caterpillar" name originated in 1904 by inventor Benjamin Holt in Stockton, CA. Today, Caterpillar Inc. is headquartered in Peoria, Illinois and is a Fortune 100 Company. At Holt of California, we provide jobs for approximately 750 employees working to bring equipment solutions for the diverse needs of our customers. We rent and service a wide-variety of equipment including: Large and Small Construction Tractors, Agricultural Equipment, Forklifts, Racking Systems, Telescopic Handlers, Prime and Stand-by-Power Generation, UPS Systems and On-Highway Truck Engines. In addition, we rent Caterpillar and Other Preferred Manufactured Equipment for contractors.


THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN WEST SACRAMENTO AND STOCKTON. 


POSITION SUMMARY


This is an Electric Power Generation position with an emphasis on Caterpillar gas and/or diesel engine or knowledge of other manufacturers’ diesel and gas engines.


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES



  • Operate Company service vehicle and applicable equipment to include lift trucks.

  • Troubleshoot and diagnose customer complaints to determine the most effective or efficient repair using assigned test equipment, Caterpillar fuel setting group, electronic volt-ohm meter, megometer, battery and starting analyzer, load banks, and trade tools.

  • Repairs and maintains electric generators, switchgear, electronic controls, diesel and gas engines including LPG, and dual fuel powered systems.

  • Perform routine Level 1, 2, and 3 scheduled maintenance and inspection according to manufacturer’s specification including removal of generator/engine set for repair or replacement.

  • Perform major engine or component overhaul including remove, and installation.

  • Requested at times to perform in shop service or repairs on customers’ equipment when applicable.

  • Deliver and hook up rental generators following all applicable local, state, and federal codes, regulations and safety guidelines.

  • Ability to read electrical schematics and one-line diagrams.

  • Ability to apply ohm’s law and understand basic electrical formulae.

  • Rudimentary knowledge of motor controls, circuits, and distribution.

  • Ability to discuss and implement generator paralleling schemes.

  • Other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and use hands and fingers to handle and feel objects, tools, controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.


The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee frequently works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. The employee occasionally works in high or precarious places, and the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Apply at www.holtca.com


Holt is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/DV. Holt provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, all applicable veteran status or disabled veteran status.