Generator Technician / Mechanic - (Topeka, KS)

Job Locations US-KS-Topeka
Job ID
Regular Full-Time

The Role

Foley Equipment is the authorized Caterpillar dealer in Kansas and NW Missouri. Our EPG Technician is primarily responsible for installing, troubleshooting, repairing or replacing parts and components on power generation related systems, generators, engines, transfer switches, UPS and switchgear systems. Also responsible for fuel polishing and load bank testing systems as needed to respond to customer needs in a positive and timely manner.


Hourly Base Rate: $17.10 - $45.77 / hour



  • Tool Reimbursement
  • Work Boot Reimbursement
  • Prescription Safety Glasses Reimbursement
  • Uniforms and Cleaning Services
  • Paid Annual Training
  • Long-term Incentive Program
  • 401(k) with Matching
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Dependent Care Account
  • HSA / FSA Options
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Life / AD&D / Short-Term Disability / Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Company Laptop for Troubleshooting and Ordering Parts
  • Clearly Defined Path of Progression for Technical Advancement


Job duties:

  • Perform all levels of repair and preventive maintenance on power generation assemblies
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems, give repair recommendations and make all critical power generator application repairs and adjustments and diagnose, troubleshoot, test and repair UPS and switchgear systems and related engine failures
  • Remove and install parts, disassemble and assemble components and test and adjust assemblies, conduct generator pre-start and start-ups in accordance with the manufacturer checklist and use resistive load bank equipment for testing and repair of generators
  • Must be willing to work overtime as required by fluctuating workloads, available for after-hours calls as needed

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Basic mechanical knowledge including mechanical, electrical and hydraulics
  • Knowledge around power generator applications and repairs
  • Knowledge of hand tools, air tools, precision measuring tools and instruments, diagnostic software, cranes and rigging equipment
  • Must be able to read and comprehend specifications, service and parts literature, technical bulletins and other related publications

What will put you ahead:

  • Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school preferred.
  • Stable work history
  • Diesel generator troubleshooting experience a plus

Who We Are

Foley Industries - Foley Equipment, Foley Power Solutions, Foley Rental and SITECH Central – enters its ninth decade of empowering progress for customers in Kansas and Western Missouri.  Foley’s 1,000+ employees strive every day to safely deliver excellence in service, parts, rental and sales across a broad line of Caterpillar and allied construction equipment, power generation, as well as SITECH construction technology solutions. For more information, please visit


Foley Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race/Gender/Veteran/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. To request a reasonable accommodation or assistance in completing the application, call 316-943-4211 or email



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