Field Service Technician, Entry
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Kodiak understands that our most valuable resource is our employees, and in order to provide industry-leading service and runtime, you must attract and retain premier talent. To accomplish this, Kodiak focuses on providing internal professional development and training, as well as the best benefits package in the industry.
Entry level position responsible for one or more operational compression jobs with direct responsibility for the operation of compressor packages, gas processes, and rental equipment. Provides feedback for the development of the location’s operating policies, and material forecasts for assigned units. Has Entry level diagnostic and repair skills. May backfill and assist other field positions on occasion.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Directs, coordinates, and performs the job activities in a manner consistent with Kodiak’s procedures, goals and objectives.
Required to troubleshoot some complex repairs and major equipment overhauls and operation
Builds and maintains customer relationships.
Analyzes the job parts and supply inventory to effectively communicate with Supply Chain, ensuring a sufficient level of parts for optimal job performance.
Takes all corrective actions necessary to insure guaranteed 98% or better mechanical availability of equipment.
Attendance and participation in all HSE meetings and ensure adherence to all HSE protocols.
Maintain assigned units in a clean and presentable condition.
Completes the proper reports and actions required by the area’s operating procedures/policies
Provides 24/7 coverage
Works overtime and is available for on-call rotations. Overtime and on-call requirements include work after regular work, hours, weekends, and holidays.
Additional tasks as assigned.
Education, Experience and Training
A High School Diploma or equivalent required
Preferred- OEM, Trade School or 2 plus years comparable work experience in a related field/industry
Successful completion of Kodiak’s Short Service Employee (SSE) program, plus (a minimum of) 1-2 years in an entry level Field Technician role
3 plus years (in total) of compression process, production, and equipment related experience and/or training
Electrical Troubleshooting skills
Main competencies: teamwork, effective communication, both written and oral, analytical capability, Strong mechanical aptitude, self-motivation and self-control, initiative, planning and problem solving, and customer focus.
Possess advanced knowledge of compressor packages, including all components and systems and mechanics of motor compressors (Waukesha, Ariel, Caterpillar, etc.)
Working knowledge of relevant HSE procedures and regulations
Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)
Valid Driver’s License, with Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) within the acceptable parameters of Company Policy required
Cat Certification preferred
Waukesha Certification preferred
Ariel Certification preferred
Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English
Requires operation of heavy equipment
Requires employee to stand for up to 75% of the time
Requires employee to sit for up to 25% of the time
Requires employee to climb ladders or stairs to inspecting, repairing, and painting equipment and must be able to maintain balance on stairs and/or ladders without assistance
Must be able to communicate and respond to coworkers, customers, and emergency cues/alarms, in person and on the telephone, including use of mobile devices
Must be able to frequently lift at least 10 pounds, infrequent lifting of > 50 lbs.
High noise environment (>85dbA) will occur with ear protection
Potential exposure to hazardous chemicals
Requires work in outdoor conditions, including extreme heat and extreme cold.
Requires moving and maintaining self in different positions—stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl to accomplish tasks in various environments including tight and confined spaces
Must wear all required PPE, including fire-retardant clothing, hard hats, face shields, hearing protection, safety glasses, and steel-toed boots
Requires an employee to frequently type and use computer and other office equipment such as a copier, printer, calendar, telephone, etc.
Kodiak Gas Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.