Field Service Apprentice, Power Generation – Clarke Energy – (req35800)

at Kohler Company
Location Lafayette, Indiana
Date Posted September 20, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Permanent


Field Service Apprentice, Power Generation - Clarke Energy Work Mode: Remote Location: Lafayette, Kokomo, Peru, Monticello, Marion, Wabash, Logansport territory in Indiana. Opportunity Are you looking to build a successful technical career with a growing organization? Clarke Energy, a KOHLER company, is looking to hire apprentices for their fast-growing business. The apprentice role offers hands-on learning, mentoring and training needed to prepare for a rewarding field service technician career at Clarke Energy and Kohler Co.! Clarke Energy, a KOHLER company, is a multinational specialist in the engineering, installation and maintenance of reciprocating gas engine-based power plants. Our offering ranges from the supply of a gas engine powered generator, 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, coal gas, and greenhouse applications. Clarke Energy is the largest authorized distributor and service provider for INNIO's reciprocating gas engine powered generators. Responsibilities: Progress in achieving OEM certification status through E-trainings, classroom trainings, and practical hands-on field tasks alongside senior Field Service Technicians. Taking the initiative to progress through the Clarke Energy Technician Tier system by increasing capabilities as you advance yourself and your opportunities within the business. Undertake engine breakdowns and servicing, taking responsibility for the full operation from start to finish in accordance with set procedures and safety policies. Carry out engine oil sampling and changes as necessary. Receive deliveries of parts and oil at customer locations, following agreed processes. Compile electronic service reports, time sheets, and expense reports. Collect and compile electronic engine data reports. Assist Service Engineers with troubleshooting and repairs as requested by Area Manager. Manage 'Vehicle stock', advising when parts need to be ordered. Assist in the maintenance of a tidy site, undertaking cleaning duties as required. Follow and adhere to Health, Safety and Environmental standards and regulations at all times. Skills/Requirements Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills: Understanding of basic engine fundamentals and/or basic electrical fundamentals, DC and AC electricity Working knowledge of electro-mechanical systems. Good IT skills Travel Requirement: Ability to travel 70-80% of time with the majority of travel being overnight within the Midwest region, including but not limited to (IL, IN, MI, WI). Technicians typically travel Monday through Thursday/ Friday and return home for the weekend. Travel at short notice may be required. Personal attributes/skills Adaptable and flexible - does what needs to be done. Good interpersonal skills -polite and co-operative at all times. Works well in a team. Able to work independently and self-motivated. Able to multitask and problem solve. Be able to take instruction from service engineers Be able to communicate effectively. Ability to complete tasks to completion. Willingness to learn new skills and apply those skills in a remote work environment. This job description is a non-exhaustive summary of the main responsibilities within your role. In addition, you may be expected to undertake additional duties in order to properly execute your role, or to support other functions when requested to do so. Your job description is subject to variation from time to time, in order to meet the changing requirements. To fully demonstrate our commitment to the health, safety and wellbeing of our associates, we are requiring all U.S. based team members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment beginning January 1, 2022. We believe this path forward further strengthens our workforce and the future growth and resilience of our company and community. Individuals with medical conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement. Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future. 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 or expression, 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 . Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement.

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