Field Service Technician Scoop/Stack Oklahoma

Midland, TX

Position Overview: 

Develops and maintains profitable relationships with natural gas producing customers within the defined geographic territory.

Responsibilities/Job Duties:


  • Maximizes cost effective and safe customer runtime reliability (mechanical availability);
  • Installs, commissions, maintains, services, troubleshoots, and decommissions and removes Company rental fleet compressor packages in the assigned territory
  • Ensures compressor package environmental regulation compliance
  • Reports on new business opportunities with existing and potential customers
  • Reports on the potential availability for hire of experienced field service personnel
  • Builds positive working relationships and trust with customer personnel by understanding their requirements and making appropriate recommendations
  • Performs scheduled preventive maintenance and service on assigned high pressure gas lift skid mounted compressor packages within a defined territory
  • Inspects compressors, control systems and engines, using micrometers, pressure gauges, electronic diagnostic equipment, and other tools to identify and correct potential problems before they occur
  • Submits daily maintenance report data
  • Complies with all Company, customer, and government regulatory agency safety, health, and environmental laws, rules, policies, and procedures
  • Maintains the cleanliness of Company equipment and surrounding area
  • Responds to and diagnoses reasons for engine, compressor and control system failures
  • Performs or assists in field rebuilding or overhauling of engines, compressors, and controls
  • Installs, commissions, and starts new units, including necessary inspections and testing
  • Disconnects, de-commissions, and removes units no longer required by customers
  • Orders, stores, and controls an inventory of frequently needed parts and tools to maximize timely response to customer issues while avoiding the cost of excessive inventory, shrinkage, or obsolescence
  • Identifies recurring maintenance issues and equipment failures and reports on same to the technical and fabrication teams by electronic mail or telephone call
  • Identifies needs for additional equipment with current and potential customers and reports these business development opportunities to the sales and marketing team
  • Identifies experienced field service personnel who may be open to recruitment and reports on these individuals to management
  • Adhere to safety requirements by wearing appropriate protective gear
  • Ability to work independently with little or no direct supervision
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Strong mechanical and electrical skills and knowledge
  • Customer focused
  • Minimum 6 months experience in maintaining natural gas compression equipment, including natural gas engines, compressors, control panels, skid wiring and conduit, end devices, tubing, vessels, and coolers
  • Valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record
  • Set of hand tools up to 1 ¼”
  • Proficient English language skills (reading, writing, speaking, and comprehension)
  • Computer skills, including ability to use Microsoft Office
  • Ability to pass drug screens and background checks
  • Prefer associates degree or higher in related field
  • Prefer bilingual in English/Spanish
  • Prefer knowledge of proper purging and loading practices and procedures
  • Prefer ability to interpret compressor performance runs, calculate engine horsepower and calculate gas volumes

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand, sit and/or walk on a hard surface as well as safely bend, stoop, reach, climb steps, and use ladder for long periods of time
  • Must be able to walk, climb, crouch, kneel, crawl, balance, reach, feel and hold objects with hands
  • Must be able to hear, speak, smell and taste
  • Vision requirements include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth and the ability to adjust focus with or without corrective lenses
  • Ability to lift up to 80 pounds
  • Ability to communicate verbally using a telephone

Working Conditions      

  • Subject to outdoor environment with adjusting temperatures and climate
  • Driving a truck traveling from location to location is extensive