Shop Engine Rebuild Technician (Carencro, Louisiana)

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 who 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 Shop Technician position based out of the Carencro, LA Shop and reports to the shop supervisor position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform skilled tasks including all levels of maintenance, repairs, and overhauls
  • Comply with all company and customer policies and procedures
  • Complete appropriate paperwork as directed
  • Continually hone and develop skills in line with technological advances in the industry
  • Demonstrate and further develop leadership skills
  • Must be able to work in a team environment as a contributing team member
  • Present a professional image


  • Proficient in compressor and engine maintenance
  • Troubleshooting skills to general electronic and mechanical control problems
  • Must have mechanical aptitude
  • Willing to work set hours
  • Required to pass all drug-related and background testing
  • Must have a full set of hand tools as defined by company standards
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Willing to 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 is preferred
  • Must have Diesel and or Natural Gas experience
  • Three to five years of compressor maintenance experience
  • Caterpillar and Waukesha engine experience
  • Ariel, GE, and other gas compressor experience
  • Emissions controls, Control Panel, and I&E experience  

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, write, and speak fluently in English.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to maintain an acceptable driving record

Physical Demands:

  • Often required to lift heavy objects
  • Spend long periods of time standing
  • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 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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