The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Generator Technician with Automotive Engine Repair skills is $22.19.
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Job Description for Generator Technician
Generator technicians usually work in some sort of factory or industrial setting. They may be required for day or night shifts, depending on the products that their company specializes in. Typically, generator technicians will be dealing with very delicate gas engines. An important requirement is that the technicians are able to lift heavy barrels or related materials. The typical day will involve helping their supervisor with a number of common tasks. For that reason, technicians usually perfor…Read more
Generator Technician Tasks
- Perform repairs and services on all makes and models of generator sets.
- Identify the problem and cause of failure through logical troubleshooting steps, determine corrective action through inspection of failed parts.
- Apply proper engine technical skills in inspection, disassembly, failure analysis, assembly, diagnosis, and engine operating performance tests.
- Troubleshooting equipment and servicing generator components including alternators, wiring harnesses safety devices, shutdown switches, and battery systems.
- Inspections, repairs, services and start-up load bank test requirements on equipment.
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Popular Skills for Generator Technician
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Skills in Electronic Troubleshooting, Systems Troubleshooting and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Heavy Equipment Repair and Maintenance.
Pay by Experience Level for Generator Technician
An early career Generator Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20.55 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Generator Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.75 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $31.
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