Job Title:

Journey Level Generation Tech

Job Division:
TransTechs - Component Technician
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Job Summary:

Journey Level Generation Tech

Kapolei, HI 


Pay: $30-$36 per hour, depending on experience

Shift: Mon. – Fri. 7AM-3PM


Journey Level Generation Technician Duties:

  • Maintains, tests and troubleshoots and repairs diesel and gaseous generator sets and associated equipment per approved factory and company procedures. 
  • Must comply with Company and Department procedural guidelines/memos as directed.
  • Work in a safe manner, following company safety policies, on-site customer safety policies and regulatory policies.
  • Perform field inspections of generators. Determine generator condition by conducting inspections & diagnostic tests.
  • Identify and repair problems with electrical and mechanical systems. Perform load bank test, calculate KW for testing.
  • Complete tune-ups and/or the repairs identified during the diagnostic process.
  • Troubleshoot & repair AC and DC controls and equipment such as engine controllers, Automatic Voltage Regulators, battery chargers, block heaters, automatic transfer switches and switchgear.
  • Troubleshoot & repair diesel and gaseous engines.
  • Conduct up-fit modifications to new power generation equipment.
  • Load test batteries, check and repair charging systems. 
  • Verify generator performance by conducting tests, adjusting controls & systems as needed.
  • Maintain records with an accurate documentation of service and repairs.
  • Use good judgment to maintain a safe & organized work environment.
  • Keep company tools and equipment operating by following operating instructions Knowledge.


Journey Level Generation Technician Requirements and Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 4+ years’ experience and/or training in power generation field
  • Associates Degree (AA) from a college or technical school (preferred) 
  • Must have own set of tools.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Daily travel up to 95% of the time with occasional overnight travel up to 2 week periods
  • Hawaii State electrical license
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to write clearly and concisely
  • Basic computer skills (MS Office, emails, typing, etc.)
  • Basic knowledge of AC 110-690 VAC system fundamentals and work practices
  • Basic knowledge of DC systems fundamentals and work practices
  • Knowledge of generators, diesel and gaseous engines, controls, and systems.
  • Understand basic operation of transfer switches and switchgear.


Benefits include a comprehensive benefits package consisting of medical, dental, and vision insurance, flexible spending account participation, Paid Time Off (“PTO”), as well as company-paid holidays, and a generous 401K match program.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status