Top Generation Technician Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Generation Technician. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Generation Technician resumes they appeared on. For example, 29.8% of Generation Technician resumes contained Generator Systems as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Generation Technician actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Generation Technician resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Generator Systems

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Here's how Generator Systems is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Performed routine maintenance on various power generator systems.
  • Delivered and installed home generator systems.
  • Installed generator systems, and transfer panels to meet City of Houston, Texas requirements for emergency stand-by generators.
  • Maintain, repair, and install generator systems and subsystems.

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2. Diesel Engines

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Here's how Diesel Engines is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Overhauled small diesel engines including series 92, series 60, and Clarke John Deere fire pump engines.
  • Supervised, operated, maintained, and repaired diesel engines and generators.
  • Serviced, replaced and repaired diesel engines on an hour based schedule.
  • Serviced and repaired generators, natural gas and diesel engines.
  • Serviced and repaired diesel engines.
  • Inspect and repair diesel engines.
  • Service and repair Aggreko generators, diesel engines, electrical distribution equipment, temperature control equipment and/or air compressor systems.
  • Assisted in diagnosis and repair/replacement of several Cummings, John Deere and CAT diesel engines.
  • Overhauled, rebuilt and repaired Hatz 3w35 diesel engines/power generation system.
  • United States of America * Replaced diesel engines.

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3. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Developed a maintenance support team, performed preventative maintenance checks/services, and maintained extensive knowledge of engine replacements and various parts.
  • Complete documentation of installations Assemble and install generators Perform preventative maintenance on standby generators as well as troubleshoot and repair problems
  • Performed preventative maintenance and service on commercial heating and air- conditioning equipment in the central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland areas
  • Perform preventative maintenance on various plant systems & equipment to ensure reliability.
  • Provide preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of standby generator systems.
  • Performed preventative maintenance on over 150 combat vehicles including tracked vehicles.
  • Service and preventative maintenance on industrial and home emergency backup generators.
  • Repair generator malfunctions, conduct preventative maintenance on rental equipment.
  • Field service and preventative maintenance of customer owned equipment.
  • Performed inspection procedures to ensure preventative maintenance was completed.
  • Maintained preventative maintenance schedules for over 1200 power generators.
  • Supported critical facilities with an extensive preventative maintenance plan.
  • Completed preventative maintenance as well as repairing faulty equipment.
  • Performed Preventative Maintenance and Unscheduled Maintenance on machinery.
  • Perform inspections and preventative maintenance of rental equipment.
  • Performed preventative maintenance and service work on generators.
  • Performed quality control and preventative maintenance on analyzers.
  • Performed Preventative Maintenance on Generator sets.
  • Performed preventative maintenance as per schedule.
  • Perform Daily Preventative Maintenance Checks.

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4. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Promoted safety awareness and compliance IAW with all applicable safety procedures and regulations.
  • Complied with safety procedures including use of required safety equipment and identified unsafe practices or conditioned faults and resolved equipment issues.
  • Spearheaded the development of work instructions and safety procedures along with implementing cost cutting retrofits that improved safety, and efficiency.
  • Followed engineering drawings, schematics, safety procedures, military specifications, standards and technical manuals to accomplish assigned tasks.
  • Performed minor medical treatments of animals as directed by the veterinary staff Perform general housekeeping and adhere to safety procedures.
  • Maintained a safe work environment and established team safety procedures to comply with government regulations and internal company guidelines.

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5. Oil Changes

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Here's how Oil Changes is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Performed as a General Technician by completing:-Oil Changes-Tire repair, replacement, rotation-Brake pads/Rotors-Exhaust-Lights, filters, small repairs.
  • Clean work area, oil changes, brakes, alignments, brakes, and full inspection, fix any repairs.
  • Oil changes, Transmission fluid replacement, Front and Rear differential fluid replacement, Cleaning the shop and the property.
  • Performed routine and bi-annual preventive maintenance such as changing fuel filters, oil changes, generator overhaul and load banks.
  • Served as a maintenance technician for oil changes, tire installations, brake installations, and some engines works.
  • Provide general services for vehicle maintenance and repair, such as oil changes, tire rotation and replacement.
  • Performed general auto repair for customers (oil changes, tire repairs, balance tires, etc.)
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  • Worked on customer vehicles doing tire replacements and repair, brake replacements, alignments and oil changes.
  • Changed tires, fixed flat tires, oil changes, batteries, alignments and front end suspension.
  • Carried out services such as, oil changes to gearbox services, but never limited too.
  • Oil changes and tire rotations, brake repair, front end alignments, light vehicle diagnostics.
  • Performed oil changes, tire rotations, tire balancing, and other general auto maintenance.
  • Mount and dismount tires and rims, oil changes and stocking new tires.
  • Perform maintenance duties such as oil changes & oil & fuel filter changes.
  • Oil changes, tire service, alignments and assist with technician work.
  • Oil changes, chassis lubrication, measure brake pads, rotors drums.
  • Performed maintenance work including oil changes, brake repairs, etc.
  • Assisted with oil changes and belt replacements on generators in field.
  • Expedited workplace activity by taking care of oil changes etc.

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6. Company Vehicle

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Here's how Company Vehicle is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Maintain assigned company vehicle and equipment.
  • Entrusted with a company vehicle during the night to answer emergency calls, and fix the problem before office hours started.
  • Keep company vehicle cleaned and maintained, logged travel times and Stay on standby for emergency calls.
  • Worked extended hours and on call service as needed, maintain inventory of company vehicle
  • Traveled around Gulf Coast in company vehicle to remote cell phone sites.
  • Maintained stocked company vehicle for rugged off road site conditions.
  • Maintain company vehicle and part stock.
  • Inspect and maintain company vehicles.
  • Operated a company vehicle with a [ ] inventory.
  • Maintain Diesel powered generators Order parts for stock Maintain company vehicles Deliver, setup and pickup generators and cable

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7. Switch Gear

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Here's how Switch Gear is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Completed all maintenance procedures on generator sets, diesel and natural gas engines, transfer switches, and switch gear sets.
  • Work on solid state, micro processor, data & power command switch gears, installs & start ups.
  • Checked commercial and home household automatic generators and switch gear to find faults that needed repair.
  • Field service for generators, switch gear and UPS units.
  • Installed power plant CAT switch gears and ABB transformers.
  • Switch Gear and ATS System.

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8. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Provided outstanding customer service to high volume customer regarding technical and mechanical skills to the automotive industry.
  • Provide routine maintenance and customer service on installed home generator units.
  • Assist technical support department in providing quality customer service.
  • Demonstrated exceptional customer service skills on a daily basis.
  • Committed to customer service by providing a positive, helpful attitude on a daily basis.
  • Completed customer service training to ensure skills were up to date.
  • Show superb customer service in dealing with clients.
  • Experience with: Customer service and support software.
  • Supplied technical and customer service support in person.
  • Provided superb customer service while managing store.
  • Assist with customer service, and sales
  • Provided Excellent Customer Service 5.
  • Repaired and installed RV units Provided superior customer service
  • Reviewed work orders and discussed them with supervisors Maintained Quality Work, and Excellent Customer Service
  • Provide Customer Service to Military POCs.
  • Performed automotive brake maintenance and repairs Performed general automotive technical duties Provided customer service and parts transportation
  • Changed oil, mounting and balanced tires* Handled customer service* Maintained brake inspections, and some transmission work.
  • Serviced multi-family homes for general household pests Wildlife removal and exclusion Worked quickly and proficiently while providing excellent customer service

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9. Generator Technician

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Here's how Generator Technician is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Lead Generator Technician supervised 3 personnel who maintained and repaired 35+ generators.
  • Guided generator technicians with decisions concerning repair and replacement of parts.
  • Conduct training seminars for emergency power generator technicians.
  • Supervised about six Generator Technicians assigning day to day workloads and work orders.
  • Head air conditioner repairman, head electrician, head generator technician.
  • Reviewed the work of 4 Generator technicians.
  • Level one Assembler Zero Air Generator technician.
  • Served as a Petroleum & Generator Technician.
  • Certified as a Generator Technician from Generac Generators.
  • Hired as generator technician Serviced schedule maintenance contracts.
  • Certified Generac commercial Generator technician.
  • Certified Generac industrial Generator technician.
  • Certified Generac residential Generator technician.
  • Certified Generac standby generator technician.

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10. Electrical Systems

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Here's how Electrical Systems is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Prepared specifications of mechanical and electrical systems to ensure that installation and operations conformed to standards and customer requirements.
  • Lead Electrical Repairman for troubleshooting and repairing truck and trailer electrical systems.
  • Perform diagnostics test on electrical systems to verify efficient power output.
  • Maintained and repaired electrical systems on all power generating systems.
  • Installed electrical systems to generators and engines; prepared factory wiring diagrams, helped with fabrication, welding and metal work.
  • Assist in the training of other team members in the areas of operation, instrumentation and controls of electrical systems.
  • Utilized driving, mechanical, operating, and installation skills during repairs of engines, and electrical systems.
  • Support lead technician test, manufacture, install, and repair electrical systems for precision communication equipment.
  • Assisted with adjustments and repairs to heating, cooling, plumbing and electrical systems.

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11. Technical Manuals

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Here's how Technical Manuals is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Conducted mechanical and electrical troubleshooting and repairs using factory training, technical manuals, diagrams and schematics and computer software.
  • Replaced vital mechanisms and provided testing after each repair in conjunction with specifications from technical manuals.
  • Research technical manuals and apply troubleshooting.
  • Read technical manuals and electrical schematics.
  • Isolated malfunctions in system wiring, sub-assemblies, and other components using technical manuals, wire schematics, and drawings.
  • Utilized technical manuals, operator manuals, schematics, wiring diagrams and flowcharts in effective troubleshooting and repairs.
  • Service and inspected diesel Generators n accordance to technical manuals.
  • Installed all new parts properly in reference to Technical Manuals.

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12. Cummins

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Here's how Cummins is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Demonstrated the ability to carry out maintenance, install, operate, maintain, test and repair Cummins power generators.
  • Perform duties such as start-up of new equipment and support equipment, perform troubleshooting and repair to Cummins products.
  • Perform hertz and voltage adjustments through digital logic control on 22KW-440KW ONAN Cummins Power Generators.
  • Fort Meade/NSA - Responsible for maintaining Cummins and Caterpillar 2.4 MEG High Voltage Generators.
  • Lead troubleshooting of electrical intermittent failures throughout the Cummins shop.
  • Repaired and performed schedule maintenance on 93 portable generators including Caterpillar, FGWilson, Cummins, and Volvo.
  • Performed task on CAT, Perkins, Detroit, Mitsubishi, GM, Ford, and Cummins engines.
  • Gained experience with Cummins, Onan, Cat, Olympia, and Detroit diesels.
  • Perform work on various cummins engines, john deer engines, and Doosan equipment.
  • Run engine overheads on Cummins and Iveco engines on generators from 20kw - 200kw.
  • Perform monthly startups and load tests on Bruno model and Cummins generators.
  • Installed Kohler and Cummins generators by using schematics and drawings.
  • Repair and install Automatic Transfer Switches to include: Cummins, Generac, Kohler and ASCO.
  • Installed, maintained, and repaired Generac and Cummins/Onan home standby generators.
  • Provide customer service support to multi-brand standby generators, both air-cooled and liquid cooled models: Generac, Kholer, Cummins.
  • Maintain and repair on Cat, Olympian, Cummins, Generac, Kohler, Onan, and other generators.
  • Repair and maintenance of various gen-sets.Including Caterpillar, Kohler, Cummins, Generac, Detroit, Katolight
  • Performed oil changes on Generac, Catapiller, Onan, Kohler, Cummins, SDMO.

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13. Caterpillar

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Here's how Caterpillar is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Perform PowerPlant operation and maintenance on Caterpillar 1meg generators.
  • Repaired most mistakes made on the Assembly Line on the Caterpillar C175 and 3500 engines (green tags for auditors).
  • Assisted in a Top end overhaul on #2 Caterpillar resulting in saving the navy over 50,000 dollars in contractor works.
  • Worked on engines to include Isuzu, Detroit diesel, John Deer, Cummings, Caterpillar, Perkins.
  • Trained on military tactical quiet generators, Civilian Power Caterpillars, and F. G. Wilson models.
  • Wired low volt and high volt generators for caterpillar.
  • Compiled comprehensive maintenance SOP for Caterpillar 3516B diesel engines.
  • Maintain 31 Caterpillar XQ2000 and their bench stock.
  • Performed diagnostics using Caterpillar ET tool.
  • Service on Jenbacher and Caterpillar Generators.
  • Service and repair a variety of generators including Caterpillars, Detroit Diesels, Kholer, John Deere and more.
  • Power Generation Technician Experience with diagnosing and repair of all forms of XQ Caterpillar Generator sets.
  • Wired and tested 8 generator switchgear line up at Caterpillar in East Peoria.

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14. Air Compressors

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Here's how Air Compressors is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Perform routine maintenance on Oil Free air compressors from 400CFM-1500CFM as well as troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair.
  • Inspect maintains, and repairs fuel and lube oil systems and air compressors.
  • Position equipment such as gasoline and diesel engines; generators; switchgears; air compressors and other power generating auxiliary equipment.
  • Repaired refrigerant recovery equipment, serviced automotive and body shop equipment including welders, air compressors and install/repair hydraulic lifts.
  • Performed preventive maintenance on rotary screw air compressors and ancillary equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance * Troubleshoot for repairs of vacuum pumps/air compressors

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15. KW

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Here's how KW is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Key Achievements: * Operated and maintained mission-critical electrical systems providing 1200KW to remote operating locations.
  • Maintained various military vehicles and 60KW Generators.
  • Documented and maintained over 50 generator sets ranging from 3KW to 100KW on a weekly bases across the eastern Afghanistan region.
  • Ensured efficient operations of the rental department by maintaining a fleet of 22 rental generators ranging from 20 KW to 300KW.
  • Performed services on 27 60 Kw generators and trained soldiers on troubleshooting them and how to work on 3-phase power.
  • United States Electrical Duties: Responsibilities include repairing, servicing and maintaining generators from 2.9 KW to 3 MW.
  • Inventory, Repair, Maintenance, QAQC, troubleshooting various models of power plant generators ranging from 2kw to 100kw
  • Key leader to perform mechanical and electrical troubleshooting / maintenance on generators ranging from 5kW to 2.5 megawatts.
  • Perform services and preventive maintenance on Bruno 450KW to 3000KW (1.5 Megawatt & 3 MW) generators.
  • Completed installation of generators and transfer switches on commercial and residential buildings ranging in size from 8kw-150kw.
  • Deliver, fuel, and maintain rental generators from 20 kw to 1.5 meg in size.
  • Handle ongoing and emergency maintenance for military and commercial generator sets extending from 10Kw to 2250Kw.
  • Performed preventive maintenance and corrective maintenance and testing on generators ranging from 15kw to 150kw.
  • Performed preventive maintenance, checks, and services on generators from 12KW to 400KW.
  • Completed all maintenance procedures on diesel generator sets ranging from 3KW to 250KW.
  • Performed maintenance on 60 KW TQG and DED generators and Flex Generator systems.
  • Provide routine troubleshooting, and maintenance on generators ranging from 20kw - 2megawatts.
  • Performed all levels of repairs on military generators ranging from 2KW to 100KW.
  • Performed fleet maintenance on over 100 rental generator sets ranging from 25-2000kw.
  • Install redundant 900 KW flywheel systems for data centers in Indianapolis.

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16. Generation Equipment

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Here's how Generation Equipment is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Serviced and repaired power generation equipment returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and determining if equipment needed to be condemned or repaired.
  • Executed numerous emergency repairs to Power Generation Equipment to include electronic controls and engine drive components.
  • Performed maintenance on power generation equipment, internal combustion engines, and associated equipment.
  • Provided guided instruction and hands on calibration of power generation equipment.
  • Coordinated and provided maintenance support to all power generation equipment.
  • Required to perform periodic maintenance on all generation equipment.
  • Service and repair electrical generation equipment.
  • Perform maintenance on power generation equipment.
  • Removed, Repaired, Installed and Modified power generation equipment from 3kw to 2.25mw, as a field service technician.
  • Assisted Journeymen and performed routine maintenance and troubleshooting on 45 pieces of power generation equipment and load banks.
  • Repaired unit equipment to peak performance, to include light wheeled military vehicles and power generation equipment.
  • Operate and Maintain Low to Medium Voltage Power Generation Equipment.
  • Enlisted as a Power Generation Equipment Mechanic.
  • Field Technician for Power Generation Equipment.
  • preform maintenance of power-generation equipment using technical manuals,wiring schematics,and laptop diagnostic programs

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17. Setup

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Here's how Setup is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Ensured anti-virus was current and performed Active Directory group policy setup.
  • Designed and setup maintenance schedules and proper work planning procedures to facilitate the needs of the United States Military.
  • Performed functional test, optical alignment, equipment calibration, station setup and process development support.
  • Maintain Vertical Wave phone system including user/queue setup, and call routing configuration.
  • Delivered, setup and maintained generator at client sites for emergency power.
  • Secure wireless setup for internal customer use and guest access.
  • Travel to different locations for job setup and repair.
  • Delivered and setup rental units at remote sites.
  • Network setup, maintenance, and administration.
  • Exchange Server Setup and administration.
  • Maintain, repair, rebuild, setup Emergency & Backup Generator sets & customize according to manufacturer specas and customers requirements.
  • Deliver, fuel, setup and service generators in the field for oil services.Drive and maintain company fuel tanker and trailer.
  • General Tech setup and strike for Event located at Lowes Hotel in Philadelphia, PA
  • Provide assistance in setup and teardown Help in running various types of equipment Smoking Gun Productions

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18. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Used a variety of hand tools and measuring instruments such as micrometers, dial indicators, torque wrenches, etc.
  • Used a variety of Electrical tools including: voltmeters, hand tools, power drills.
  • Used hand tools, soldering irons, power tools and drills and routers.
  • Dismantled and reassembled twelve heavy equipment engines using hoists and hand tools.
  • Use proper hand tools to drain oil/ remove and replace oil filter.
  • Work with multiple hand tools and air tools, metric and standard
  • Utilize hand tools and electronic equipment to perform job duties.
  • Repair and maintenance on generators using hand tools and computer.
  • Used basic hand tools and industry specific electric tools.
  • Used air tools, tire machine, electric tools, and hand tools.
  • Worked on gantry cranes for the pusher furnace and scalper Worked with various hand tools, electrical meters, electrical megger.
  • Adjust functional parts of devices or control instruments, using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, or straightedges.
  • Utilized testing equipment to diagnose malfunctions (multimeters, advance multimeters and hand tools).

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19. Hvac

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Here's how Hvac is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Computerized electronic pneumatic devices related to HVAC control.
  • Grass Roots Energy 5/2007-3/20011 -responsibilities including electrical, plumbing, gas, HVAC, and construction work,
  • Install HVAC units in both commercial and residential settings.
  • Install all products associated with the HVAC industry.
  • Maintain HVAC and generators on cell sites
  • Ensured Maintained and monitored HVAC systems to control temperature in switchgear rooms.
  • Worked at Vijay Refrigeration of HVAC, Instrumentation and control Engineering, India
  • Attended Dutchmen manufacturing courses for hvac.

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20. General Maintenance

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Here's how General Maintenance is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Provided quality commercial and residential custom construction, custom remodeling, and general maintenance.
  • Conducted general maintenance, performed training evaluations, and managed safety standards.
  • Performed general maintenance on customer vehicles to keep them operating correctly.
  • General Technician: Performed general maintenance and service.
  • General maintenance/upkeep of foreign and domestic cars.
  • Supervised contract general maintenance on aircraft requiring Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO) and Depot level maintenance.
  • Preform general maintenance to all makes and models of cars, trucks, and road tractors.
  • General maintenance including; memory/software upgrades, anti-virus, hardware care, etc.
  • Executed general maintenance duties including stopping and preventing leaks in water pipes.
  • Handled daily work order request for plumbing and general maintenance work.
  • Maintain and diagnose as well as treat general maintenance on cars.
  • Changed oil, brakes, did gaskets, general maintenance.
  • Responded to all general maintenance issues at the facility.
  • Do research and general maintenance on the generators.
  • Performed General Maintenance on Vehicles 3.
  • Perform general maintenance on vehicles (oil changes, brake changes, fluid flushes, tirerotation and changes).
  • Installed, serviced, and general maintenance on residentialsingle phase generators ranging from 8kw to 30kw.
  • Travel thru out the state to various chain retail stores performing general maintenance.
  • general maintenance tech oil changes tires batteries

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21. Water Pumps

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Here's how Water Pumps is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Replace batteries, alternators, water pumps and power steering pumps.
  • Handled maintenance of diesel generators, York air-cooled chillers, air handlers, and glycol and chilled water pumps.
  • Repair small Enerpac hydraulic pumps and water pumps.
  • Installed water pumps and electrical panels to control pumps to provide water for airport.- FIAT car manufacturing, hydraulic machines service.
  • Replaced mechanical seals on fire, chilled water, and seawater pumps as well as motor alignments.
  • Replaced brake pads, engine mounts, transmissions, water pumps, and timing belts.

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22. Onan

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Here's how Onan is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Open Hole Logging Tools - Resistivity, Imaging, Acoustic, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Coring and Borehole Seismic.
  • Serviced complete line of Onan Genset Generations in all commercial and RV units, diesel generators (LP and Gas).
  • Worked with Generac, MTU, Detroit Diesel, ONAN and Kohler units.
  • Performed all stages of service and repair on Kohler, Westerbeke, Onan and Northern Lights generators.
  • Wired whole home Generac, Honeywell, Onan, and Kohler natural gas generators.
  • Program Onan programmable logic control circuit cards using in-power computer software program.

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23. Tire Rotations

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Here's how Tire Rotations is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Mounted and dismounted tires, did tire rotations, checked tire pressure, checked tires for leaks.
  • Replace brakes, machine rotors, change oil, tire rotations, aligmments, basic diagnosics
  • Completed general car maintenance services including oil changes, tire rotations and servicing air-conditioning, heating, engine-cooling and electrical systems.
  • Provided excellent customer service, sales, parts installment, restocking inventory, monthly inventories, tire rotations, oil changes.
  • Assisted in vehicle diagnostics, performed oil changes, tire rotations and replacements, brake replacement, alignments and fluid changes.
  • Perform basic automotive maintenance such as Lube oil filter changes, tire rotations, and mount and balance tires and alignments.

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24. Trouble Shooting

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Here's how Trouble Shooting is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Performed electrical trouble shooting and repairs for electrical distribution and control systems.
  • Performed electrical trouble shooting procedures to verify faults.
  • Experienced in reading electronic schematics and wiring diagrams, trouble shooting AC/DC circuits, repair alternators, regulators, and solenoids.
  • Traveled to numerous US remote military bases to conduct inspection, planning, expansions, trouble shooting, and repairs.
  • Consulted on design of generator sets, co-generation and peak shaving systems as well as controls trouble shooting.
  • Used schematic blue prints and drawings for instillation and trouble shooting.
  • Trouble shooting, diagnosing and repairing all related problems to transfer switches
  • Trouble shooting wiring issues, trouble shoot engine troubles.
  • Performed engine overhaul and trouble shooting.
  • Trouble shooting and field service.
  • Trouble shooting plus repair work.
  • Traveled to numerous Northern California remote cell towers to conduct inspection, planning, expansions, trouble shooting, and repairs.
  • Reassemble Static wrap damaged areas Skills Used Mechanical Electrical Machinist Painting Trouble shooting Accomplishments 1.

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25. John Deere

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Here's how John Deere is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Program OEM John Deere ECU's * Troubleshoot various brands of generators and transfer switches * Start-ups and troubleshooting
  • Diagnose and repair John Deere equipment Perform maintenance and repair on various equipment
  • Worked on all construction John Deere equipment including drive train, hydraulics, electrical, transmissions, engines, and welding.
  • Completed all John Deere certifications in all tier 3, interim tier 4, and final tier 4 engines.
  • Performed maintenance and made repairs on John Deere tractors and other heavy equipment and machines.
  • Diagnose, repair, and maintain various types of John Deere construction equipment

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26. Test Procedures

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Here's how Test Procedures is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Review and update existing test procedures/policies for accuracy and appropriateness.
  • Performed test procedures and configuration of software and hardware of computers and equipment according to customer Technical Standard Documents.
  • Perform test procedures and reading/interpreting schematics down to component level by applying technical expertise for highest quality and accurate results.
  • Headed test projects, military based training and real-world exercises using established test procedures in reports and interface documentation.
  • Involved with adaptation and design of complex test equipment and development of related test procedures and documentation.
  • Conducted power checking test procedures and equipment to verify electrical and mechanical integrity of units assembled.

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27. Control Systems

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Here's how Control Systems is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Provided preventive maintenance for various ground control systems.
  • Experience with mechanical and electronic speed control systems.
  • Diagnosed/isolated all malfunctions of instrumentation, electrical and control systems by utilizing schematics, blueprints, and appropriate electronic equipment.
  • Schedule and supervise the construction and testing of special devices and the implementation of unique monitoring or control systems.generator mechanic
  • Update production machinery with state of the art electrical digital control systems and mechanical operations.
  • Installed, repaired and maintained industrial engine components and complex hydraulic and electronic control systems.

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28. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Diagnosed hardware-software issues and provided IT technical support for external customers
  • Studied the operating computer systems and learned technical support to maintain the compressor systems in peak running condition in every aspect.
  • Provided depot level technical support at unit level for a fleet in excess of 150+ vehicles and equipment.
  • Provided the first level of technical support for customers calling the Network Service Operations Center (NSOC).
  • Provided power and technical support for the operation of mobile wide band radar equipment.
  • Assisted in technical support with other technicians over the phone.
  • Provided computer technical support via phone and remote access.
  • Compiled technical support tickets for clients.
  • Completed 10 weeks of technical support training
  • Provided technical support for special events and park shows such as "Legend of the Lion King"

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29. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Ensured compliance with all required safety standards, including National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and OSHA.
  • Maintained an accident-free safety record by ensuring all actions performed are in accordance with safety and OSHA standards.
  • Completed OSHA 10 hour and 30 General Industry Safety and Health course
  • Maintained a safe work environment and ensured compliance with OSHA regulations.
  • Experienced in OSHA standards and upheld company level safety requirements.
  • Transported and handled radioactivematerials, oxygen bottles fuel/oil waste in accordance with RCRA, DOT, and OSHA Regulations.

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30. PCS

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Here's how PCS is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Repair hardware and software problems on PCs, in both Linux and Windows.
  • Build PCs from scavenged parts of broken machines and install operating systems.
  • Sourced parts and built desktop PCs according to client needs and specifications.
  • Upgraded and repaired company PCs and Network equipment.
  • Required to maintain and troubleshoot desktop PCs in assigned regions of the US.
  • Research and purchase most of the company's equipment including PCs, peripherals, printers, and cameras.

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31. Heavy Equipment

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Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Conducted ground-guiding of heavy equipment with excellent verbal and nonverbal communication skills.
  • Removed and replaced hydraulic cylinders on heavy equipment.
  • Performed maintenance required on all heavy equipment.
  • Operated heavy equipment including skid steers, forklifts, backhoes and dump trucks.
  • Operated and maintained all heavy equipment on site.
  • Maneuvered heavy equipment, such as forklifts, 1.25 -5 ton transportation vehicles, and passenger vehicles.

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32. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Front office/data entry/filing/answering phones/generating reports/assist principal in multiple occasions
  • Performed the data entry/receipt process for inbound small parcel/freight shipments, documenting destination receipt &/or requesting information for damage assessment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology, infection control procedures, quality assurance support and data entry and retrieval.
  • Performed all basic histology and cytology techniques including maintenance of instruments and data entry of patient information.
  • Provided inventory assistance with accurate data entry and distribution of blood products to various hospitals.
  • Performed data entry of referral authorization, outpatient surgeries, inpatient procedure and admissions.

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33. Maintenance Services

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Here's how Maintenance Services is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Performed maintenance services such as lubrication, oil change, and radiator flushes.
  • Performed general repair and maintenance services.
  • Inspected vehicles for regulated maintenance services.
  • Provided preventive and corrective field-level maintenance services to clients to ensure delivery of high level of customer-service.
  • Schedule and complete preventive maintenance services.
  • Conducted over 500 maintenance services on various vehicles and generators to include gas powered motors and rotary engines.

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34. Fuel Systems

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Here's how Fuel Systems is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Serviced all systems from air conditioning to electrical* Specialized in servicing brake and fuel systems
  • Diagnose, repair, and make the correct adjustments on LP, gas and diesel fuel systems.
  • Specialized in servicing brakes and fuel systems.
  • Maintained preventive measures on the diesel power generators and associated component such as lubrication, cooling and fuel systems.
  • Performed fuel integrity tests on aircraft fuel systems to ensure safety and compliance of maintenance performed and troubleshooting.
  • Performed maintenance on CH-47D/F hydraulic systems, fuel systems, electrical systems, APU and engines.

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35. Load Bank

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Here's how Load Bank is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Load banked generators periodically to prevent wet stacking.
  • Supervised repairs, load banking of generators, use of special tools and performed quality control checks on power generation.
  • Evaluated, inspected, maintained, repaired, and load banked 3kw- 10kw commercial and marine generators.
  • Performed engine and component rebuild, load banking, and start up of single unit power generators.
  • Load banked generator sets after all services and repairs were made to ensure proper operation and quality.
  • Perform load bank testing on various makes and model generators to meet local requirements and codes.
  • Load bank generators, load test air compressors, water chillers, and air conditioners.
  • Completed load bank testing, current limitation testing and record keeping of tests and procedures.
  • Performed 1 to 4 hour load banks on generators from 25kw to 2000kw
  • Performed load bank tests to include CBS radio in Manhattan, NY.
  • Load bank tests and installation of new Generators all over the U.S.
  • Utilize load banks to confirm repairs as well as eliminate wet stacking.
  • Identified the need for generator/ load bank manuals and parts reorganization.
  • Performed several successful load bank tests to test system capacity.
  • Performed Load Banks on 25kw to 1.5 meg kw Generators.
  • Load bank generators to determine it's working capacity.
  • Perform high amperage load bank testing to validate reliability.
  • Perform maintenance, load banking, inspections, etc.
  • Load bank generators at customers' location.
  • Load bank test and troubleshoot generators.

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36. Repair Generators

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Here's how Repair Generators is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Field service technician, at various customer sites, maintain and repair generators and drive engines both diesel and natural gas.
  • Manage, maintain and repair generators and ATS at 61 Verizon sites in State of Indiana.
  • Learned how to read TM's, operate, diagnose, and repair generators.
  • Install and repair generators for any resident or business needing service.
  • Diagnose and repair generators that failed to operate properly.
  • Service, maintain and repair generators.
  • Job Skills Maintain and Repair Generators, light towers, and trailer houses.
  • Commission power plants.De Maintain and repair generators on each site for the duration of our stay.

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37. Service Calls

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Here's how Service Calls is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Responded proactively to maintenance service calls during power generation failures, preventing complete shutdown of cell tower communication.
  • Responded to service calls and assignments for generator systems focusing on the mechanical and electrical aspects of engine / generator package.
  • Perform field service calls providing insight to customers and acting as liaison and support for company salesman.
  • Repair and Maintain ONAN generators/power washers, make service calls.
  • Respond to Electrical & Generator emergency/ service calls.
  • Provide 24 hour emergency stand-by service calls.
  • Preformed service calls for emergency breakdowns.
  • Service calls involving quality control, trouble-shooting, diagnosis, repair of gensets, automatic transfer switches and pro-logic interface.
  • Provide service calls to customer's site to troubleshoot, and repair unit as necessary per Aggreko standards.

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38. Engine Repair

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Here's how Engine Repair is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Check and road testing of vehicles and equipment undergone engine repair, overhauling, undercarriage and servicing job.
  • Completed all engine repairs on Chevy, Ford, and Renault diesel vehicles.
  • Perform routine and complex engine repairs.
  • Shop maintenance and cleaning Customer service Engine repair Diagnostics
  • light & heavy-duties general engine repairs general suspension repairs worked on electrical problems
  • Maintained major/minor engine repairs clutches, front and rear differentials.

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39. Emergency Generators

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Here's how Emergency Generators is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Performed scheduled maintenance on emergency generators on location at various companies, schools, and municipalities.
  • Installed and serviced emergency generators.
  • Completed preventive maintenance and repairs on emergency generators for Giant Foods, martins Foods and AT&T.
  • Install and service emergency generators for FEMA in hurricane stricken areas in Louisiana and Florida
  • Load testing for 48 emergency generators and fire pumps.
  • Install battery chargers on emergency generators and install ATS.

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40. Proper Operation

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Here's how Proper Operation is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Instructed other technicians and company IT personnel on proper operation of ESC (Service Tracking Software).
  • Monitor plant equipment to ensure proper operation during start-ups, shutdowns, and normal plant operation.
  • Train new technicians on proper operation and inspection of generators.
  • Bring vehicles into compliance with safety and proper operation.
  • Ensured the proper operation of local servers and peripherals.
  • Prepared sales units for proper operation.
  • Preformed Minor and Major PM on Residential and Commercial Generators.Ensured Proper Operation of units and Preformed Repairs as needed.
  • Diagnosed and repaired commercial and military generator sets and ensured proper operation of external fuel tanks and secondary containments.

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41. Filter Changes

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Here's how Filter Changes is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Job duties are to perform oil and oil filter changes, tire rotations, balance, patch repair, and replacement.
  • Provided oil & filter changes, tune-ups, as well as tire rotations.
  • Performed lube, oil and filter changes.
  • Grease oil and filter changes.
  • Assumed responsibilities in oil and filter changes and coolant flush and refills Kadena AFB, Okinawa, Japan
  • Performed oil and filter changes Performed multi point inspections Performed different recalls Performed vehicle repairs under direction of master technician

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42. Diagnostic Equipment

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Here's how Diagnostic Equipment is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Utilized specialized diagnostic equipment in performance of trouble-shooting functions.
  • Employed the proper use of Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment and accountable for tools and equipment valued at over $400,000.
  • Use of diagnostic equipment, battery and voltage electronics, and computer programming equipment.
  • Used test measuring and diagnostic equipment to locate, analyze and repair problems.
  • Used diagnostic equipment to troubleshoot and repair diesel engines, generators, as well as AC/DC circuits.

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43. General Service

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Here's how General Service is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Performed general services associated with residential and small commercial water treatment systems.
  • General Service technician which entailed maintenance of customer vehicles.
  • Performed general services on automobiles.
  • General service and repair experience using assembly parts diagrams.
  • Oil change, repair tires , change tires , any general service
  • General service on all cars and light truck's.

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44. PLC

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Here's how PLC is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Configure generator parameters by programming PLC controllers.
  • Complete engine/generator wiring, controls, and PLC programming.
  • Implemented PLC programming and troubleshooting procedures while also initiating and executing process improvements and conducting parts research when necessary.
  • Worked in the field diagnosing and repairing packaging equipment ranging from simple machinery to sophisticated microprocessor/PLC controlled equipment.
  • Maintain chemical reactors and developing solutions to PLC applications for specific reactor to robotic configurations.
  • Provided training to customer maintenance and machine operators on new PLC automated equipment installed.

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45. Verizon

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Here's how Verizon is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Cross trained with Verizon field engineers to help maintain troubleshoot cell tower server equipment.
  • Serviced Verizon Cell Tower sites in the DFW area.
  • Serviced Verizon Cell Tower sites in the Mojave Desert.
  • Performed start-ups on MT generators for Verizon sites.
  • Worked as a contractor for Verizon and AT&T work on their generators Generac, MTU,KOHLER ETC
  • worked for Verizon, att, etc

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46. AC

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Here's how AC is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Performed preventive maintenance on generators to ensure uninterrupted power and continuous air supply to customer facilities, equipment, and systems.
  • Experienced in numerous types of Hi/Lo voltage system configurations for critical mission support systems by a variety of manufacturers.
  • Developed analysis software to run iterative data accumulation for simulated proton-proton collision events (generated using Monte-Carlo models).
  • Spearheaded hydraulic system over pressurization; investigated and replaced bad pump allowing assets to be transported.
  • Maintained inventory and complete operation of Service truck and Customers while communicating with Company in Massachusetts.
  • Performed environmental testing to determine the amount of bacteria per volume in biological safety cabinets.
  • Performed preventive maintenance checks and services on all assigned generators and small engine driven machinery.
  • Prepared various reports as directed to maintain accurate records on equipment and preventive maintenance.
  • Installed, repaired and maintained new and replaced generator systems to enhance systems reliability.
  • Analyze and rectify load distributions; Calculate electrical loads and meet requirements accordingly.
  • Ensured that inventories and location surveys are performed in accordance with established procedures.
  • Ensured customer satisfaction, initiated sales of generators and services done on generators.
  • Assist mechanics in diagnosing and repairing equipment for operating efficiency and safety factors.
  • Maintained anesthetic machines assembled surgical packs and maintained surgical equipment and supplies.
  • Study manufacturers' manuals to determine correct installation and operation of machinery.
  • Perform unit or direct and general support maintenance on tactical utility.
  • Tracked customer calls and troubleshooting information in BMC Remedy Ticketing System.
  • Ensured equipment was maintained in accordance with technical and manufacturers manuals.
  • Assisted workers and customers in maintaining operational and customer satisfaction.
  • Repaired and maintained generators for Hospitals and Assisted Living facilities.

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47. General Labor

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Here's how General Labor is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Wire engines and mount generator heads to engines, paint inclosure, and general labor
  • Assisted in other general laboratory work.

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48. Voltage Regulators

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Here's how Voltage Regulators is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Maintain electrical controls on governors, voltage regulators and precision electronic systems.
  • Repaired/overhauled starters, alternators, generators, fuel injectors, voltage regulators, switches, control circuits, etc.
  • Overhaul starters, alternators, fuel injectors, voltage regulators, switches, solenoids, and control circuits.
  • Disconnect voltage regulators, bolts, and screws, and connect replacement regulators to high-voltage lines.
  • Performed repairs such changing voltage regulators, PCB Boards generator overhaul and pm services.
  • Conducted electrical testing on gen. set rotors, stators, exciters and automatic voltage regulators.

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49. Tune UPS

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Here's how Tune UPS is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Performed general tune ups, wheel alignments, brake replacements (front and back), drum and disc brakes.
  • Change oil, brakes, tires, shocks, tune ups, Front end repair upper and lower ball joints.
  • Tune Ups steering and suspension work.
  • Performed overhauls of two and four stroke engines, tune ups, brakes, and transmissions, and some body work.
  • Summer Job)Responsibilities:* Oil & Filter* Brake Repairs* Tune Ups and PM* Performance Programming
  • experience with general automotive maintenance, tune ups, lift kits and more.

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50. MW

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Here's how MW is used in Generation Technician jobs:
  • Provided oversight of - 50 MW gas generators sets, 50 MW steam generator sets and chilled water plant systems.
  • Install 3516, 2 MW power generators for Southwest Bell in Detroit and Indianapolis.
  • Provided excellent teamwork with location staff and funeral staff from other funeral homes.
  • Aided MWSOR project in replacement of flight control room console hardware.
  • Inspired Teamwork and shared vast knowledge with soldiers outside my MOS.
  • Accepted responsibility for timeliness and teamwork for successfultreatment.
  • Utilized blueprints/schematics, technical publications and Depot Maintenance Work Requests (DMWRs) as required.
  • Installed and commissioned 2MW power plant system, low voltage [ ] power plant.
  • Maintain and install Kato light Gensets up to 1 MW* Maintain and repair all makes of gensets and transfer switches.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Generation Technician

Generator Systems35.4%
Diesel Engines13.3%
Preventative Maintenance6.7%
Safety Procedures5.8%
Oil Changes4.5%
Company Vehicle4%
Switch Gear3.6%
Customer Service3.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Generation Technician

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Generator Systems
Generator Systems
29.8%
29.8%
2
2
Diesel Engines
Diesel Engines
11.2%
11.2%
3
3
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
5.6%
5.6%
4
4
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
4.9%
4.9%
5
5
Oil Changes
Oil Changes
3.8%
3.8%
6
6
Company Vehicle
Company Vehicle
3.4%
3.4%
7
7
Switch Gear
Switch Gear
3%
3%
8
8
Customer Service
Customer Service
3%
3%
9
9
Generator Technician
Generator Technician
2.6%
2.6%
10
10
Electrical Systems
Electrical Systems
2.5%
2.5%
11
11
Technical Manuals
Technical Manuals
2.2%
2.2%
12
12
Cummins
Cummins
2%
2%
13
13
Caterpillar
Caterpillar
1.6%
1.6%
14
14
Air Compressors
Air Compressors
1.4%
1.4%
15
15
KW
KW
1.4%
1.4%
16
16
Generation Equipment
Generation Equipment
1.3%
1.3%
17
17
Setup
Setup
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
1.1%
1.1%
19
19
Hvac
Hvac
1.1%
1.1%
20
20
General Maintenance
General Maintenance
1.1%
1.1%
21
21
Water Pumps
Water Pumps
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Onan
Onan
1%
1%
23
23
Tire Rotations
Tire Rotations
0.9%
0.9%
24
24
Trouble Shooting
Trouble Shooting
0.9%
0.9%
25
25
John Deere
John Deere
0.7%
0.7%
26
26
Test Procedures
Test Procedures
0.7%
0.7%
27
27
Control Systems
Control Systems
0.6%
0.6%
28
28
Technical Support
Technical Support
0.6%
0.6%
29
29
Osha
Osha
0.6%
0.6%
30
30
PCS
PCS
0.6%
0.6%
31
31
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
0.6%
0.6%
32
32
Data Entry
Data Entry
0.5%
0.5%
33
33
Maintenance Services
Maintenance Services
0.5%
0.5%
34
34
Fuel Systems
Fuel Systems
0.5%
0.5%
35
35
Load Bank
Load Bank
0.5%
0.5%
36
36
Repair Generators
Repair Generators
0.5%
0.5%
37
37
Service Calls
Service Calls
0.4%
0.4%
38
38
Engine Repair
Engine Repair
0.4%
0.4%
39
39
Emergency Generators
Emergency Generators
0.4%
0.4%
40
40
Proper Operation
Proper Operation
0.4%
0.4%
41
41
Filter Changes
Filter Changes
0.4%
0.4%
42
42
Diagnostic Equipment
Diagnostic Equipment
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
General Service
General Service
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
PLC
PLC
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
Verizon
Verizon
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
AC
AC
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
General Labor
General Labor
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Voltage Regulators
Voltage Regulators
0.3%
0.3%
49
49
Tune UPS
Tune UPS
0.3%
0.3%
50
50
MW
MW
0.3%
0.3%

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