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Generator Mechanic

Company: TechFlow, Inc
Location: Camp Pendleton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

What We Do

EMI is an industry-leading provider of DOD base operation support services, facilities maintenance, logistics, and IT support. EMI consistently delivers cost-saving through best value innovations and quality service that exceeds our clients’ expectations.

What Sets Us Apart

The Right Partner: EMI has grown by gaining our customers’ trust and our employees’ loyalty. We’ve successfully performed over 60 service contracts and we understand the unique challenges facing today’s military. We offer exceptional responsiveness and a strong commitment to customer satisfaction. We demonstrate this commitment by consistently earning some of the highest customer satisfaction ratings in the industry.

The Right Team: The EMI team includes over 250 high-achieving professionals, administrative and trades personnel deployed in various locations throughout the United States. At times, we augment our in-house capabilities with proven and capable business partners.

The Right Approach: EMI brings vast expertise and proven solutions to augment our clients’ operations. We provide a platform that delivers seamless mission support and exceptional customer service in a very cost-effective and repeatable solution.

The Generator Mechanic repairs machinery or mechanical equipment. Work involves most of the following: examining generators and related mechanical equipment to diagnose source of trouble, dismantling or partly dismantling machines and performing repairs that mainly involve the use of hand tools in scraping and fitting parts.

The Generator Mechanic responsibilities include replacing broken or defective parts with items obtained from stock, and ordering the production of a replacement part by a machine shop or sending the machine to a machine shop for major repairs. Duties also include preparing written specifications for major repairs or for the production of parts ordered from machine shops, reassembling machines and making all necessary adjustments for operation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operates and inspects generators or equipment to diagnose defects.
  • Diagnoses, services and repairs various systems that are found on generators and equipment such as mechanical and computer electronic controls,
  • Maintains service logs and records of maintenance on pieces of equipment.
  • Maintains supply of spare parts
  • Prepares work orders and cost materials estimates.
  • Keeps tools, equipment, and work area clean, organized, and in good working condition.
  • May assist in training lower-level workers in mechanical repair techniques.
  • Practice workplace safety.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work.

Performance Capabilities

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective technical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of the standard practices, materials, tools, and equipment used in the repair and maintenance of various machine types.
  • Knowledge of safety issues in the use of tools, equipment, and supplies used in repair of generators and equipment.
  • Knowledge generator maintenance techniques.
  • Skill in the use of a variety of diagnostic testing and tuning equipment.
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical, electrical and hydraulic malfunctions.
  • Ability to read manuals and schematics.
  • Ability to rebuild engines and major driveline components.
  • Present professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Understand and adhere to policies and procedures as set by EMI Services.
  • Promote and maintain a positive image of EMI Services to our customers, vendors, employees, and the community.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information related to EMI Services, our customers, vendors and employees.
  • Be adaptable and flexible in work situations. Establish priorities to ensure completion of tasks in a timely manner.
  • Continuously strive to accomplish individual and EMI Services goals.
  • Polite, professional, and courteous to others. Demonstrate a cooperative and positive attitude.
  • Adhere to safety policies and procedures to include proper use of personal protective equipment.

Communication Skills

  • Ability to use correct English grammar, spelling, and sentence structure in written and verbal communications. Additional qualifications in this area are:
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations to customers and coworkers.

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimal

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Mental Demands

  • The mental characteristics necessary to competently perform this job include the need to be resourceful and use problem solving, the ability to be alert and precise in a distracting (loud, busy) environment.

Physical Demands:

  • Requires lifting and moving as much as 50 pounds with assistance as needed.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, talk, hear, stand, twist, stoop, reach, squat, and walk. Performing duties may require prolonged periods of sitting, bending, squatting, standing, twisting, or stooping. May also be required to climb ladders and enter confined spaces.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Minimum Requirements:

  • 3-6 years experience where the job duties include operation of generators and experience in mechanical equipment repair

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent. Each complete year of accredited college education in a related field may be substituted for the equivalent number of years of required experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Requirements:

  • Valid drive's license is required



  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Wellness Resources

Keywords: TechFlow, Inc, Chula Vista , Generator Mechanic, Other , Camp Pendleton, California

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