Shop Technician

Kilgore, TX

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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.

The Shop Technician is responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing natural gas compression equipment. This role requires technical expertise, attention to detail, and a commitment to safety and quality. The Shop Technician will work closely with the Shop Manager and other team members to ensure that all equipment is functioning efficiently and safely.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs job activities in a manner consistent with Kodiak’s procedures/protocols, goals and objectives.

  • Conduct regular inspections of equipment to identify potential problems and ensure compliance with safety and operational standards.

  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance and repair activities, including work orders, parts used, and time spent on each task.

  • Follow all safety procedures and guidelines to ensure a safe working environment.

  • Participate in safety training and meetings.

  • Perform routine maintenance and repairs on natural gas compression equipment, including compressors, engines, and related systems.

  • Work closely with other shop technicians and Shop Manager to address equipment issues and improve operational efficiency.

  • Ensure all repairs and maintenance tasks are performed to the highest quality standards and in accordance with manufacturer specifications.

Education & Certifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical or vocational training in mechanical, electrical, or related field preferred.

Work Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in maintenance and repair of natural gas compression equipment or similar mechanical systems.

Skills & Abilities

  • Strong mechanical and electrical troubleshooting skills.

  • Proficiency in using diagnostic tools and equipment.

  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals and schematics.

  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality.

  • Good communication and teamwork skills.

Physical Demands

  • Requires operation of heavy equipment.

  • Requires employee to stand for up to 75% of the time.

  • Requires employee to climb ladders or stairs to inspecting, repairing, and painting equipment.

  • 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, controlled, 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.

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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.

ReqID: JR2292

Join our talent community

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.

Join our talent community

Recognition

Kodiak Gas Services provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. For more information on Equal Employment Opportunity, please click here .

Kodiak Gas Services is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Human Resources Department at hr@kodiakgas.com or 936-539-3300.