Carolina CAT - EPG Rental Technician

Carolina CAT - Power Systems - Charlotte, NC3.4

The primary function of this position is to prep and maintain a rental fleet of generators, air compressors, load banks and other miscellaneous equipment. This position involves working in the field and shop setting-up, tearing-down, troubleshoot, and repairing commercial air compressors, diesel generators, load banks and related equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Troubleshooting operational failures of generator sets, related equipment, such as air compressors or industrial engines;
Installation and commissioning of new units;
Performing both minor and major repairs to the engine or generator or components;
Mentor other technicians;
Safely drive a service vehicle;
Clearly and concisely document all work and repairs completed in a timely manner;
Knowledge of operation and maintenance of air compressors
Additional experience with temperature control a plus
Ability and willingness to assist customer and haulers load/unload equipment
Verify fuel consumed and inspects all ‘details’ of equipment when returned
Installs ‘service tags’ on equipment returned from rental
Moves ‘rental ready’ equipment back to proper storage areas following routine maintenance procedures and keeps the yard organized and maintained
Safe operation of forklift up to 34,000 lbs

Education and/or Experience

A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
Minimum of five years of experience working with Caterpillar or competitor’s power generation systems.
The candidate must have a clean driving record and a current driver’s license.
Basic computer skills and good interpersonal and communication skills.
Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language.

The candidate should be able to use the following tooling:
basic hand tools and electrical tools
torque wrenches
phase rotation meter
clamp-on amp meter
high voltage sticks
high voltage grounding equipment
emissions analyzer
blow-by pick up tool group
Load bank test equipment utilizing either reactive or resistive load banks
safely and correctly tie in a mobile rental generator set and peripheral equipment
Air Compressor control systems
The technician should have the aptitude to become proficient in the use of the following:
Load banks, vibration analyzer, power quality analyzer, thermography equipment and forklift operation

Candidate should have sound understanding of electricity and electronics including AC and DC circuits, basic gaseous fueled engines, fuel systems, cooling systems, charging systems and lubrication systems. The technician should have a basic understanding of the effect of the methane number on engine timing and performance and an understanding of the calculations necessary to establish the effect of temperature, altitude, and low heat value on developed horsepower. The candidate should also be able to read schematics and diagnose, troubleshoot, maintain and repair mechanical and electrical problems

Location: Charlotte, NC