Nixon Power Services Service Technician A in Louisville, Kentucky

Service Technician A

Department: Louisville Service

Location: Louisville, KY


Service Technician A

Service Technician A is an advanced-level technician position. The position has the technical understanding of generator repair and operation to perform major repairs and installations of generators and associated equipment.

The position reports to ----the Service Manager in the Service department and routinely interacts with customers and various employees within the company.


Responsibilities require a specific focus on proven process and procedure in order to:

  • Troubleshoot operational failures of generators

  • Install and test new units

  • Repair and adjust transfer switches and perform major repairs on units

  • Work with other technicians on large projects

  • Guide and train lower-level technicians

  • Respond quickly to job site (24/7)

  • Follow safety requirements, including proper use of protective equipment

  • Safely drive a service vehicle

  • Clearly, concisely document all work and repairs completed

Education and experience____

High school diploma or GED certificate; and training from accredited technical school specializing in diesel or gas engines, or honorable military discharge with a duty assignment related to vehicle or power generation equipment service. Hold an OEM Certification for Industrial Generators and Automatic Transfer Switches or equivalent work experience.

Skills and abilities ______

  • Carry out instructions given in written, oral or diagram form

  • Problem-solve and make logical decisions

  • Be self-motivated

  • Ability to work independently without close supervision

  • Clean driving record

Physical Demands*_____

While performing the duties of this job, service technicians are regularly required to:

  • Use hands/fingers handle, or feel

  • Reach with hands and arms

  • Stand, walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl

  • Lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. (and occasionally up to 100 lbs.)

  • Be exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions (extreme heat and cold), and risk of electrical shock

*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Founded in 1914, Nixon Power Systems is the Southeast-s largest full-service organization dedicated exclusively to the sale, rental, distribution, service, and technical support of stand-by and prime power generation equipment, parts, and accessories. The Company is headquartered in Brentwood, TN (suburb of Nashville) with five branch locations throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. Privately held, Nixon is consistently profitable and focused on continued growth.

Nixon is the largest Kohler Power Systems distributor of Stand-by Power equipment in the country. The Company-s Kohler sales territory covers all or part of seven states in the Southeast and serves national and regional companies with a large number of retail, distribution, and commercial facilities. Nixon-s long-term dedication to superior service and solutions to customer-s comprehensive power needs is evidenced by their historic growth rate and repeated selection as Kohler-s -Distributor of the Year- award. The Company is also a large distributor of GE-Jenbacher prime and renewable power equipment, encompassing 13 states throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern US.

With over 220 employees; five (5) regional Sales and Service Centers throughout the Southeast United States; a 13-state commercial footprint; and a commitment to total quality, Nixon Power Services is an industry leader dedicated to being an unmatched employer.

Nixon Power Services is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer, Minority/Female/ Disability/Veterans/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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