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Generator Technician

Company: Airgas Inc.
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Branch Manager and in conjunction with the Shop Supervisor, the incumbent repairs, refurbishes, and maintains engine driven generators and ensures a safe working environment.Essential FunctionsMaintains a safe working environment by following Airgas/Red-D-Arc's health and safety guidelines.Repairs, maintains, and refurbishes all Engine Driven Power Generators, with a secondary focus on engine driven welding equipment.Assembles diesel power generator equipment for rental. Tests and calibrates machines to see if they are functional for rent or sale.Performs paint touch ups and replaces worn and missing decals to maintain general appearance of welding equipment. on generators, and welders to maintain general appearance.Replaces defective parts and completes preventative maintenance required.Identifies proper parts and their numbers needed for repairs, orders parts as required to complete those repairs through parts or Branch Coordinator.Inspects returned Generator equipment for proper operation and/or damage by the customer.Operates a forklift, pallet jack or other necessary equipment load and upload equipment from vehicles and move equipment around the branch.Ensures a clean and organized work environment at all times.Properly documents all repairs and maintenance.Required to service equipment and customers off-site.Maintains communication with all branch personnel.Maintaining generators, diagnosing and repairing problems, or installing and replacing components or entire systems.Performs related duties as required.QualificationsCompetency StatementsSafety and personal ownership: Continuously improving knowledge and competency, ensuring that appropriate information is available to people who need it, and consistently applying what has been learned.Continuous learning: Continuously improving knowledge and competency, ensuring that appropriate information is available to people who need it, and consistently applying what has been learned.Problem solving: Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; generates and evaluates alternative solutions; makes recommendations for resolution.Communication: Demonstrates clear and concise oral conversations and interactions with others. LIstens effectively; clarifies information as needed. Write in a clear, con cise, and organized manner for the intended audience.Customer Focus: Anticipates and meets the needs of both internal and external customers. Delivers high-quality service; is committed to continuous improvement.Team Work: Demonstrates the ability to work with others toward a shared goal, participating actively, sharing responsibility and rewards, and contributing to the capability of the team.Cultural Competency: Ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures. [Culture meaning the values, norms and traditions that affect how a work group thinks, interacts, behaves and makes judgements] Being aware of one's own world view and developing positive attitudes towards cultural differences.Emotional Intelligence: Capacity to recognize our own feelings and those of others, and to manage emotions effectively in ourselves and our relationships.Integrity/Honesty: Continuously improving knowledge and competency, ensuring that appropriate information is available to people who need it, and. consistently applying what has been learned.EducationPost secondary education equivalent to a one year Technical College or equivalent in experience.Experience3+ years of related technical experience.Working knowledge of power generating and welding equipment, welding application and equipment, combustion engine, electrical equipment are an asset.Diesel engine knowledgePLC engine and generator controllers experienceLicenses/CertificationsMust have a valid Driver's LicenseSkills and AbilitiesAbility to anticipate and solve problems, act decisively and persist in the face of obstacles.Adaptable to set and prioritize work with varying exceptions.Communicates with clarity, verbally and in writing, in one on one or group situations, over the telephone and via email.Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.Ability to work with a wide variety of people with different personalities and backgrounds.Ability to multi-task and work independently with little supervision.Detailed orientated with strong analytical and problem solving skillsMust have excellent technical knowledge as well as strong interpersonal and management skills.Strong "customer service"-- - mindset with an affinity for a "-- -follow-up/follow-through' management style and proactive communicator keeping supervisors, other leaders and their respective team updated.Ability to effectively build relationships with both internal and external customersMust be able to proactively and methodically deal with conflicting goals and challenging situationsAbility to work as a team in the conception and review stages of a projectAbility to understand the impact of new technologies on processes and costs.Ability to interpret and apply appropriate laws and regulationsAbility to use computer equipmentMajor ActivitiesAll Apprentice ActivitiesBST TrainingBST ScoreFactory or OEM TrainingTechnician 1 ActivitiesElectric Welding EquipmentUse load bankComplete Setups (Stick, MIG, TIG)Wire Feeder SystemsSet up system for different wire sizesTest feederPrepare MIG gunTest Flow Regulator and gas hosesPlasma CuttingSet up for use with electrical wall power, torch parts and cutting capabilitiesSet up for use with diesel welder/generator systemEngine DrivesTest equipment using load bankSet up stick, MIG and TIG weldingWorking ConditionsEnvironmental Considerations:DustNoiseFumesOccasionally slippery floorsVibration while riding in trucksHeat, cold, humidity, or precipitation while doing outside workControlled climate while working indoors in most locationsMajor Physical Activities:Balancing - SeldomBending - FrequentlyCarrying items - FrequentlyClimbing stairs - Seldom (varies by location)Handling items - Frequently, ModerateHearing - ContinuouslyKneeling - FrequentlyLifting items - Seldom, ModerateReaching - ContinuouslySeeing - ContinuouslySitting - FrequentlySpeaking - ContinuouslyStanding - FrequentlyStooping - SeldomWalking - FrequentlyQualificationsEOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Keywords: Airgas Inc., Berkeley , Generator Technician, Professions , Berkeley, California

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