Field Service Technician

Job juncture - Philippi
new offer (10/06/2023)

job description

Field Service Technician

Elkins, WV

$29/hour + OT

Our Elkins, WV client is looking to hire a Field Service Technician. The Technician will travel and work remotely throughout the USA on a variety of natural gas related projects such as:
installation and/or removal of tanks, supply lines, and odorizers;
completing preventativemaintenance of equipment;
pipeline pickling, odorant spill remediation, product delivery and transfer, while following all applicable regulations (DOT, OSHA, etc.).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Service natural gas and propane industry in the field of odorization
  • Decommission aged odorant equipment and prepare for shipment.
  • Install new odorant equipment, small diameter pipe, and tubing (involves pipefitting, installation of Swagelok compression fittings...)
  • Troubleshoot and complete preventative maintenance of natural gas odorizers.
  • Set up and monitor equipment for natural gas pipeline pickling.
  • Perform safe and odor-free transfer of odorants between tanks.
  • Remediate odorant spills.
  • Travel (drive / fly) to client locations throughout the USA to complete assignments.
  • Drive box trucks, pickup trucks w/ trailers and flatbed / stake bed truck
  • Comply with State/Federal regulations and safety standards at all times while performing duties
  • Complete timely and accurate documentation:
    work orders, DOT logs, expense reports, etc.
  • Understand and comply with all DOT regulations
  • Exercise sound judgment in proper resolution of a problem and seek direction from team and/or supervisor when necessary
  • Know and adhere to standards of quality and customer service
  • Handle flammable liquids and gases
  • Enter and update equipment status in MRR MapYourTag account
  • Fill out non-conformance, near-miss and accident reports
  • Perform job hazard analysis
  • Clean truck and equipment and replenish inventory upon project completion to make ready for next project.
  • Undergo training as required (in-house, field training and third-party training)


  • Strong mechanical skills with some formal technical training:
  • Ability to interpret diagrams and schematics involving tanks, lines, pumps, valves
  • Understanding of pumping principles
  • Understanding of fluid pressure and flow
  • Use of hand tools

* Preferably, a tradesperson such as a millwright, pipefitter or electrician OR someone with 5 years technical experience in the oil &

* Flexible for travel throughout the USA – Travel 50% of the year.

  • Physically fit (physical work, outdoor work, long days, lifting)
  • Ability to quickly assess problems and process workable solutions
  • Ability to follow complex written procedures involving valves, pumps, actuators, sensors, measurements
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively within a diverse group (collaboration, initiative, respect, articulate expression, proactive communication)
  • Resourceful and motivated self-starter who can work independently and meet deadlines
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills for interaction with coworkers and clients
  • Ability to prepare clear and accurate documentation
  • Effective dealing with scheduling problems and/or changes
  • Preferably, electrical problem-solving skills to understand, operate and calibrate electronic sensors
  • Must maintain a valid driver's license and be insurable to drive rental vehicles;
    clean driving record
  • Must be minimum 23 years of age (insurance requirement)

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