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Engineering Technician III - Clean Energy

Company: Generac Power System, Inc
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Engineering Technician III - Clean Energy

Company Generac Power Systems

Name Engineering Technician III - Clean Energy

Req # 56809

Location TBD

Employment Type Full Time

Shift 1st

At Generac, Our People help make the world safer, brighter and more productive. United by our Values, people with diverse backgrounds and points of view work together to ensure our global customers have peace of mind.

We are a team of builders and doers who share a passion for innovation and a desire to outpace others. As an inclusive workplace, we empower our employees to embrace diversity in all forms, celebrate our differences, and treat everyone with equity and respect. At Generac, our success is powered by Our People.

Do you want to be part of something bigger? For more than five decades, Generac has designed and manufactured diesel, natural gas, and bi-fuel generatorsbut we did not stop there! Our rapid growth on our Clean Energy teams means careers opportunities for those who want to provide people with innovation and forward-thinking technology to power their homes and businesses with clean energy products. We are not simply satisfied with what is working now, instead, we challenge ourselves and continue to lead the way.

Generac Power Systems, is seeking an Engineering Technician III to join our rapidly growing Clean Energy team. This position is responsible for the planning, implementation, and performance of advanced electrical tests of current and new Clean Energy products including inverters, battery storage systems, load management modules, and transfer switches.


  • Conduct component and system performance, durability, and abuse testing.
  • Perform programming and testing on embedded system using interfaces similar to serial console, USB, JTAG
  • Determine the root cause of the failure
  • Fabricate and install test fixtures, wiring harness and devices.
  • Install various sensors, probes, and data acquisition systems.
  • Operate oscilloscopes, data acquisition systems, power supplies, and other electronic equipment.
  • Document test results and write a clear and concise test report.
  • Collaborate with Engineers for planning of testing requirements and test procedures.
  • Maintain test-related documentation in database environment.
  • Analyze test data and prepare formal and informal test reports.
  • Update and develop policies and procedures supporting the continuous improvement of the Engineering Lab.
  • Actively participate with fellow Lab team members in daily maintenance of Lab environment and preventive maintenance of Lab equipment.
  • Recommend laboratory test equipment and facility requirements
  • Mentor and train developing technicians.


  • High School Diploma;
  • 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience working with Data Acquisition Systems, Oscilloscopes, and DC power supplies.
  • Experience documenting test results and writing clear and concise test reports.


  • Experience working with high voltage systems (400V DC, 480V AC).
  • Ability to operate and troubleshoot complex components and systems. (Inverter, Li-ion battery modules, PV links, Transfer switches).

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to use hands to manipulate objects, tools or controls; and talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to walk; stoop; crouch; bend and reach above shoulders. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance, waist high, up to 10 feet away. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to differentiate colors.. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be working in the typical conditions of a manufacturing environment including seasonal variation in temperatures and occasional exposure to manufacturing fumes or by-products. The employee must comply with the assigned location PPE requirements including but not limited to safety glasses, hearing protection, appropriate gloves, clothing and shields for required tasks and closed toed or safety shoes as required by facility safety policies.

"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."

Keywords: Generac Power System, Inc, Waukesha , Engineering Technician III - Clean Energy, Other , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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