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Field Service Technician


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Indiana or Illinois, work/travel from home office 

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Full Time



Job Description:

Field Service Technician, Gas Engines 


Location:  We have opportunities available in two markets: (1) Northwest Indiana or the northern border of Illinois/Indiana and (2) Michigan.



Clarke Energy, a KOHLER company, is a multinational specialist in the engineering, installation and maintenance of reciprocating engine based power plants and gas engine compression stations. Our offering ranges from the supply of an engine, through to the turn-key installation of a multi-engine power plant. Our facilities deliver fuel efficiency and help reduce carbon emissions. Applications include combined heat and power (CHP) with natural gas, biogas, landfill gas and coal gas or high efficiency diesel-fueled power generation. Clarke Energy is the largest authorized distributor and service provider for GE’s reciprocating engines. Please consider joining Clarke Energy in the role of Field Service Technician.


Position Summary:

The Field Service Technician will provide technical support for large gas engines. He/she ensures maximum availability of GE gas engines and related plant through maintenance, trouble-shooting and fault rectification.  

This Technician can be located anywhere within the assigned territory. This position will have 100% of their time spent at customer sites with 30-50% of that time potentially being overnight travel. Some overseas travel may be required.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Deliver an efficient and cost effective service to customers, to ensure that:

    • maximum availability of GE gas engines and related balance of plant is achieved through fast response, trouble shooting, and fault rectification.

    • parts are selected, ordered and used correctly, with any parts that prove unnecessary being returned to the warehouse in order to keep wastage to an absolute minimum. 

    • van stock is maintained in good condition, accurately booking parts out as they are used, and reporting actual shortfalls to the Parts Manager.

  • Ensure that liaison and communication with the Service Manager, customers, and subcontractors on site is maintained at all times.

  • Document all site visits and complete service reports in accordance with agreed quality standards and timescales.

  • Protect and develop the industry standing of Clarke Energy by:

    • building and maintaining positive relationships with customers, based on consistently professional dealings and attitude.

    • maintaining a high level of site house-keeping and presentation.

    • ensuring that company supplied equipment is well maintained and kept at a high standard of cleanliness.

    • maintaining tools in a good and safe working order and calibrated as required.

  • Support the Service Manager by supervising and training Apprentices and new employees as required.

  • Follow and adhere to Health, Safety, and Environmental standards and regulations at all times.

Job Requirements:

  • Associate's degree in electrical, electronics, mechanical engineering or other related degree is preferred
  • 5+ years service engineering experience is preferred. Candidates with less than 5 years of experience are also welcome to apply and will also be considered
  • Availability to travel 100% of time with 50% being overnight travel.
  • Availability to travel at short notice
  • Willing to work outside of business hours if needed
  • Proficient in MS Office and computer applications
  • Gas engine knowledge and experience is preferred
  • Basic understanding of electrical system troubleshooting and programming is preferred
  • Highly organized and independent self-starter
  • High level of professionalism, customer focus and reliable
  • Strong commitment to quality and continuous improvement
It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status.  If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact [email protected].  Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  

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