Job Details

Req # 18-0303
Post Date 10/9/2018
Title Generator Technician - Class A
City Houston
State TX
Division ED

Since 1924, Waukesha-Pearce Industries, LLC. (WPI) has been dedicated to providing leading equipment options that meet the most demanding applications in gas compression, small engines, earthmoving, recycling, mining, and power generation equipment.  With a territory covering the 48 contiguous states, WPI is strategically located in high-production regions throughout the U.S. Our expert personnel are trained in technical sales, service, and engineering.  WPI has been supporting engines for over 90 years by offering the right solutions for gas compression and power generation applications. We partner with trusted names like GE, Generac, and Kohler for dependable service.  WPI offers only the highest quality construction and mining products such as crawler dozers, compactors, excavators, loaders and more from these world-class equipment brands: Komatsu, Bomag, Sennebogen, Gradall, Takeuchi, Doppstadt, NPK, LaBounty and Vacall.  Our reliable equipment is backed with unmatched technical support and dedicated Shop and Field Service Technicians. 

Our greatest strength as a company are our people.  Our success depends on the technical expertise of our salespeople, the knowledge of our parts people, the skill of our service technicians and the professionalism of all WPI staff.

We are committed to hiring top quality people in every position in our company.  Our success depends on our employees, and how well they serve our customers.

Scope of Work:

The Generator Technician - Class A will work on generators/engines from oil changes to complete overhaul on warrantable and non-warrantable items. Keep shop, shop tools and equipment in good working order. Assist in the building/fabricating of generators in the shop and help other technicians to get the project out the door. Also, assist with testing/load testing in the shop or in the field (as necessary) Operates a forklift to load and unload trucks for shipment to jobsites. Assists with training of other techs.


Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Must build and fabricate generators in the shop and in the field
  • Assist other technicians in completing and testing projects to meet deadlines
  • Assist with testing or load testing in the shop or in the field as necessary
  • Load and unload trucks for shipment
  • Promote good welfare among the company and its divisions
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have 4 years previous experience.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to build and/or fabricate generators/engines
  • Must have knowledge of testing and load generators/engines.
  • Must be able to operate a forklift.
  • Must have a working knowledge of Ohms, Power Formula, generator magnetism and how a generator works.
  • Trade School or special training preferred.

Requirements: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA’s)

  • Must be able to pass and maintain drug and alcohol testing requirements as outlined by the Department of Transportation.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Must be able work on generators/engines from oil changes to complete overhauls.
  • Must maintain the shop, shop tools and equipment in good working order.
  • Must have the ability to effectively operate a forklift.
  • Must have the ability to work flexible hours and days.
  • Must be dependable and able to work independently.
  • Must be courteous at all times and maintain good client relations.
  • Must promote and maintain a clean, neat and safe work environment.
  • Must meet minimum performance standards for all assignments.
  • Must protect the company assets and interests.

Working Conditions:

  • Typical hours of work Monday through Friday; 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Overtime and weekend hours as necessary.
  • Outside work.

WPI is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, color, religion, physical or mental disability, creed, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression in the programs or activities which it operates.

En Espanol
WPI es una institución EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acción afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religión, discapacidad física o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientació n sexual, infomación genética, identidad de género, o expresión de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.


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