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J&J Worldwide Service Generator/ATS Mechanic - Walter Reed O&M in Bethesda, Maryland


General Summary

We are looking for an individual for a position to service standby generators. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and have had 5 to 10 years in-the-field generator repair experience. Ability to troubleshoot, repair and perform routine engine maintenance such as change oil, filters, spark plugs, etc. Ability to organize and maintain inventory, and manage time effectively.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair on all makes of generators

  • Diagnose, repair, adjust, and modify all components of the generator, engine and switch gear

  • Repair, service and maintain all makes and models of standby generators.

  • Conduct start-ups, preventative maintenance, service and load bank tests.

  • Repair, service and maintain all makes and models of standby generators.

  • Maintain and repair automatic transfer switches * Work on a variety of commercial / industrial customer sites

  • Troubleshoot generator components including alternators, wiring harnesses, safety devices, shutdown switches, and battery systems.

  • Work on common standby generator brands such as Cummins, Kohler, Generac, Briggs and Stratton.

  • Perform administrative duties as related to role (meeting all TJC requirements)

  • Meet requirements for certifications

  • 1 - 3 years EPG/ Electronics and/or Diesel Engine Repair experience or Technical degree a plus

  • Positive interface with service writers, foreman, parts department and customers

  • A valid driver’s license is required

  • Must be willing to work alternate shifts as required to support the mission


  • Generator Technician: 5 years (Preferred)

Work Environment

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs., squat, bend, stoop and kneel for short periods, climb a ladder, stand for long periods of time, constant arm extensions.

  • Occasional exposure to elements such as heat, cold, noise, dust, dirt, chemicals, etc., but not to the point of being disagreeable. May involve minor safety hazards where likely result would be cuts, bruises, etc.

  • Must be able to pass a local background check and have the ability to obtain and maintain NAC/LAC clearance after hire

This job description is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)