Field Service Technician

At K&R Operating our employees are what makes the difference.  As our industry changes one thing remains constant, great people make a great company, our success is due to the great people that work here. K&R Operating is staffed with certified, professional and experienced full-service personnel capable of handling all equipment needs.Our technicians specialize in all makes and models of engines and compressors.  Join us and be a part of the new standard!

Summary: This is a full-time Field Technician position, based out of the South Louisiana Business unit.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform skilled tasks including all levels of maintenance, repairs, and overhauls on a wide variety of natural gas engine and compressors
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose all levels of compressor system failures and optimize compression equipment performance
  • Comply with all company and customer policies and procedures
  • Complete appropriate paperwork as directed
  • Continually hone and develop skills in line with technological advances of the industry
  • Able to work in a team environment as a contributing team member and capable of working alone when required 
  • Present a professional image

 Qualifications:

  • Proficient in compressor and engine maintenance
  • Possess basic knowledge of surface production equipment
  • Troubleshooting skills to general electronic and mechanical control problems
  • Be able to operate all types of diagnostic tools and have a full set of hand tools as defined by company standards
  • Willing to travel for short and extended periods of time
  • Willing to work different shifts and take call outs
  • Good customer-relation skills
  • Attend training classes and/or seminars as required.
  • Should have general computer skills and be capable of utilizing the computer as an appropriate diagnostic tool

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Formal vocational training preferred
  • Three to five years of engine and compressor maintenance experience
  • Emissions controls, Control Panel and I&E experience
  • Caterpillar and Waukesha engine experience
  • Ariel, GE and other gas compressor experience

Language Skills

  • Ability to read, write and speak fluently in English

Certificates and Licenses:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license as well as maintain an acceptable driving record
  • CAT Training preferred

Physical Demands

  • Often required to lift heavy objects
  • Spend long periods of time standing
  • Work reasonable lengths of time in hot and cold environments
  • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 70 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  

FREE medical and vision coverage for all K&R employees, industry leading medical coverage for dependents, 401k with company match, dental coverage, short-term and long-term disability and MORE

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