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Field Service Technician

Company: KOHLER
Location: Plainfield
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Field Service Technician Work Mode: Hybrid Location: Home office can be anywhere in Northern, Illinois, North-western Indiana, or Central Michigan. Opportunity Are you looking for a rewarding field technical career with a growing organization? Do you have strong experience with large gaseous engines? If you are proficient in electrical and mechanical troubleshooting, please consider joining Clarke Energy in the role of Field Service Technician Clarke Energy, a KOHLER company, is a multinational specialist in the engineering, installation and maintenance of reciprocating gas engine-based power plants. Our offering ranges from the supply of a gas engine powered generator, through to the turn-key installation of a multi-engine power plant. Our facilities deliver fuel efficiency and help reduce carbon emissions. Applications include combined heat and power (CHP) with natural gas, biogas, landfill gas, coal gas, and greenhouse applications. Clarke Energy is the largest authorized distributor and service provider for INNIO's reciprocating gas engine powered generators. For more information about Clarke Energy visit Specific Responsibilities Deliver an efficient and cost-effective service to customers, to ensure that: maximum availability of GE gas engines and related balance of plant is achieved through fast response, trouble shooting, and fault rectification. - Scheduled maintenance is carried out to the required standard in order to avoid unnecessary replacement of parts and engine unavailability. - After hours callouts are responded to in a timely manner. - Oil samples are taken, labelled and dispatched to the laboratory in accordance with agreed standards and procedures. - Parts are selected, ordered and used correctly, with any parts that prove unnecessary being returned to the warehouse in order to keep wastage to an absolute minimum. - Van stock is maintained in good condition, accurately booking parts out as they are used, and reporting actual shortfalls to the Parts Manager. Ensure that liaison and communication with the Service Manager, customers, and subcontractors on site is maintained at all times. Document all site visits and complete service reports in accordance with agreed quality standards and timescales. Protect and develop the industry standing of Clarke Energy by: building and maintaining positive relationships with customers, based on consistently professional dealings and attitude. - Maintaining a high level of site house-keeping and presentation. - Ensuring that company supplied equipment is well maintained and kept at a high standard of cleanliness. - Maintaining tools in a good and safe working order and calibrated as required. Support the Service Manager by supervising and training Apprentices and new employees as required. Follow and adhere to Health, Safety, and Environmental standards and regulations at all times. Skills/Requirements Essential High level of skill working in the field with a minimum of 5 years field service experience. Electrical and/or mechanical knowledge. Willing to travel extensively and work alone. Willing to work overtime and weekends when required and travel away from home up to 80% of the year Monday - Friday. Ability to travel overnight within the Midwest region, including but not limited to (IL, IN, MI, WI). Technicians typically travel Monday through Thursday/ Friday and return home for the weekend. Travel at short notice may be required. Reasonable level of IT skills. Desirable Power generation knowledge and experience Gas engine knowledge and experience. This job description is a non-exhaustive summary of the main responsibilities within your role. In addition, you may be expected to undertake additional duties in order to properly execute your role, or to support other functions when requested to do so. Your job description is subject to variation from time to time, in order to meet the changing requirements. To fully demonstrate our commitment to the health, safety, and wellbeing of our associates, we are requiring all U.S. based team members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. We believe this path forward further strengthens our workforce and the future growth and resilience of our company and community. Individuals with medical conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement. Why Work at Kohler Co.? Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates--- development to make that happen. So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual---s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler. In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more About Us It is Kohler---s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status. If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement.

Keywords: KOHLER, Bolingbrook , Field Service Technician, IT / Software / Systems , Plainfield, Illinois

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