Job Details

Job Title: Apprentice Gen Tech - Auburn, WA

Posted on December 19, 2017

Employer: Pacific Power Group

Job Description:
Pacific Power Group, a privately held organization headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, is a leading sales and service provider of new and remanufactured engines, marine power, power generation products and commercial trucks. PPG has facilities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Hawaii, California, Arizona and Oklahoma.

Pacific Power Group is looking for an experienced Power Generation Technician to join the team in Auburn, WA!! This is an exciting opportunity to work with a talented and dynamic team. 07 or 01 licensed electricians with a desire to learn and work in this industry are encouraged to apply.

Pacific Power Group offers a competitive total compensation plan which includes a comprehensive benefit package consisting of medical, dental, and vision insurance, flexible spending account participation, Paid Time Off (“PTO”), as well as company-paid holidays and a 401k program.

What you will do:
•Must comply with Company Policies as stated in the “Pacific Power Group Handbook” and amendments thereto.
•Must comply with Company and Department procedural guidelines/memos as directed.
•Work in a safe manner, following company safety policies, on-site customer safety polices 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.
•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

What we need from you:
•High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
•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 switch gear.
•Knowledge of mechanical & electronic governors.
•Ability to understand wiring diagrams, motors, transformers
•Ability to use vendor diagnostic software to identify and repair deficiencies.
•Ability to work safely around electrical components.
•Ability to qualify new and used parts for the job being performed.
•Ability to complete jobs assigned with little to no supervision.
•Excellent customer service skills which includes both verbal and written communications.
•Must work /communicate well with electricians, contractors, site managers.
•Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities/training and reading technical and regulation publications.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to write clearly and concisely
•Basic computer skills (MS Office, emails, typing, etc.)

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Contact Person:
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ

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