Field Technician

at Central Power Systems & Services* in Wichita, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Job Location
Branch #1 Wichita – Wichita, KS
Position Type – Full Time
Education Level – High School
Travel Percentage – Up to 25%
Job Shift – Day
Job Functions

Manage all aspects of critical power systems installation, start-up and commissioning.
Available for foreign and domestic travel.
Perform diagnostic and repair procedures on all systems including PLCs, AC/DC, and switch gears.
Perform scheduled maintenance on electric power generation equipment including gas and diesel engines, generators, and transfer switches.
Coordination with installing electrical contractors.
Oversee correction of issues arising from commissioning.
Familiar with working off-site and with mining companies.
Thorough knowledge of testing and troubleshooting various sized generators.
Knowledgeable in the use of Excel spreadsheets.
Any other tasks as assigned by Manager.


Experience with diesel generators to 2800KW, 13.8kV
Experience with generator paralleling/utility switchgear at 13.8kV level.
A high school degree is required and some college or technical school is a plus.
Solid understanding of basic generator and electrical distribution principles
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to initiate, prioritize, and accomplish multiple tasks independently
Work well with others that come from an eclectic background
Experience and have strong proficiencies with Microsoft Office and Adobe
Self-Motivated with a willingness and flexibility to operate outside of normal business hours, including travel if necessary.



General skill requisites

A good working knowledge of equipment operations and mechanical functions.
Strong diagnostic skills
Valid Drivers License
Able to consistently repair components and equipment in line with dealer, and manufacturers, flat rate time standards.
Strong mechanical skills.
Good communications skills.
Good, safe work habits.


Definitions: Not Required = Not an essential physical function of the position. Occasional = Position may involve this physical function 0 – 33% of the time Frequent = Position may involve this physical function 34 – 66% of the time Constant = Position may involve this physical function 67 – 100% of the time

Standing – Constant

Walking – Constant

Sitting – Occasional

Climbing – Occasional

Balancing – Occasional

Stooping – Frequent

Kneeling – Occasional

Crouching – Occasional

Crawling – Not Required

Reaching – Constant

Handling – Constant

Lifting, Carrying or Exerting Force:

Up to 10 pounds – Frequent

Up to 25 pounds – Frequent

Up to 50 pounds – Frequent

Up to 100 pounds – Occasional

Over 100 pounds – Occasional

Push Force Demands – 100 – 150 Lbs.

Pull Force Demands – 100 – 150 Lbs.

Job Details


Central Power Systems & Services


Wichita, Kansas 67209
United States

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Job Posting: 11326575

Posted On: Nov 09, 2020

Updated On: Feb 28, 2021