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!


This is a full-time Technician Trainee position based out of the South Texas Business unit.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Traveling with different techs to different locations and jobs learning compressors, pumps and generators
  • 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 
  • Present a professional image


  • Able bodied and mechanically inclined 
  • Some experience turning wrenches
  • Willing to travel for short and extended periods of time
  • Willing to work different shifts and take call outs
  • Good customer-relation skills
  • 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

 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

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