Electric Power Generation Technician
Pensacola, FL 
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description

When mother nature strikes we strike back providing critical electric power needs to hospitals, homes, and places of business. We are also there to provide prime power at major events around the state including music festivals, racing events, and golf tournaments. Technicians with the ability to troubleshoot and repair electric power generation equipment are in demand. Our customers depend on our ability to turn the lights on when it matters most. Thompson Tractor Company is proud to represent Caterpillar, the world's #1 brand power generation equipment. If you have what it takes to meet the high standards of a Caterpillar Technician apply online today to join our team.

The Technician is responsible for performing jobs involving servicing and repair of equipment, working both independently and on a team.  Examples of the types of machinery that the candidate must be able to evaluate and repair diesel engines, gas engines, electric power generators and transfer switches.  Extensive on the job training, classroom instruction, and e-learning must be successfully completed to remain in the technician training program.  The Technician will demonstrate initiative, commitment to team work, enthusiasm for customer service, and dedication to finding solutions in an efficient manner.  The Technician will advance in Classification as attitude, skill level, and job performance allows.

Essential Job Functions

  • Plans and performs minor repairs using correct tools and procedures
  • Orders and return parts for assigned jobs in timely manner
  • Ability to perform the following tasks on basic components in work area including engine and electrical components: remove and install; disassemble and reassemble; perform minor adjustments
  • Ability to perform Preventive Maintenance service according to factory guidelines
  • Demonstrates proper use of service information systems
  • Works as helper in field service with experienced Technician as required
  • Works independently in the field as required

High School or Equivalent (required)

Licenses & Certifications
Driver's License Personal (required)
Fork Lift Certification (required)

  • Written Communication (preferred)
  • Collaboration (preferred)
  • Verbal Communication (preferred)
  • Technical (preferred)
  • Mechanical (preferred)
  • Parts Identification (preferred)
  • Electrical (preferred)
  • Troubleshooting (preferred)
  • Problem Solving (preferred)

  • 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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

    EEO/AA employer including individuals with disabilities and veterans.


    Job Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Term and Type
    Regular, Full Time
    Required Education
    High School or Equivalent
    Required Experience
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