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Kodiak Gas Services Field Service Technician, AMS in Midland, Texas


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.


Reporting to the AMS Area Manager, the Field Service Technician, AMS responds as necessary to provide major maintenance and repairs on Customer-owned equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform skilled tasks including all levels of maintenance, repairs, and overhauls as directed by supervisory personnel

  • Troubleshoot and diagnose all levels of compressor system failures

  • Optimize compression equipment performance

  • Stay abreast of advanced compressor and engine theory and maintenance

  • Comply with all company and customer safety and environmental policies and procedures

  • Comply with all other company policies and procedures

  • Complete appropriate paperwork as directed

  • Perform duties as trainer when required

  • Continually hone and develop electronic and computer skills

  • Demonstrate and further develop leadership skills

  • Present a professional image

  • Other duties may be assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be highly proficient in compressor and engine maintenance

  • Possess complete understanding of surface production equipment

  • Must have troubleshooting skills that seldom require assistance

  • Should be able to diagnose general electronic control problems

  • Must be able to operate all types of diagnostic tools

  • Must be willing to travel and willing to relocate, if necessary

  • Must have mechanical aptitude

  • Must be willing to work unusual hours including being on call

  • Must be able to pass all DOT drug-related testing

  • Must be able to meet company lifting standards

  • Must have full set of hand tools as defined by company standards

  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills

  • Must have good customer-relation skills

  • Should have thorough understanding of reference materials

  • Must be willing to attend training classes and/or seminars as required

  • Needs to possess a thorough understanding of lean burn technology and instrumentation

Education and/or Experience:

  • 3+ years of compressor maintenance or related industry experience required

  • Caterpillar G3600/G3500 Natural Gas Engine experience preferred

  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Formal vocational training is preferred

Language Skills:

Ability to read, write, and speak fluently in English. English / Spanish bilingual is desirable. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, suppliers, and co-workers. Ability to write instructions and information on materials.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

Should have general computer skills and be capable of utilizing the computer as an appropriate diagnostic tool.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must have a valid driver’s license, be able to maintain an acceptable driving record in line with CSI requirements and possess a clean driving record.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands or fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.

Pass the required physical examination, including drug and alcohol screening.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.


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: JR2226