Service Technician- Lead

Req ID:  3521
Job Type:  On Site

El Reno, US

Jun 6, 2024

Service Technician Lead is responsible for service and maintenance of gas engine compressor packages and associate equipment for multiple applications. Responsible for leading, supervising and training less-experienced Field Service Technicians.

How you will contribute to the success of the team:

Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

  1. Directly supervise a team of Service Technicians – execute responsibilities in accordance with company policies.
  2. Assign and manage field work force, handle performance appraisals, disciplinary actions, issue resolution, and other HR functions as required.
  3. Monitor paperwork flow to ensure accuracy and completeness through billing process.
  4. Able to Calculate and interpret Compressor Performance runs and other OEM Software.
  5. Provide preventative and corrective field mechanical service on gas compression, process, and/or production equipment on site at client locations.
  6. Able to complete troubleshooting and repairing equipment, packages, and systems.
  7. Able to complete minor and major overhauls and revamps.
  8. Must have strong mechanical abilities to set level and align prime mover to driven equipment using dial indicators and/or laser alignment tools.  
  9. Provides labor, guidance, and coordination required for immediate repair needs and major equipment overhauls and operation.
  10. Identifies and addresses equipment, package, and plant inefficiencies/issues.
  11. Provides 24/7 coverage.
  12. Works occasional overtime and is available for rotational call outs.
  13. Takes initiative and fulfills duties consistent with company standards, policies, and controllable expense budget.
  14. Provides input to Supervisor on personnel and materials needs to provide optimal job planning.
  15. Provides leadership and training to new Field Technicians.
  16. Assist in equipment Start-up/Commissioning – broad understanding of procedures and requirements.
  17. Knowledgeable of Purging and loading practices/procedures.
  18. Performs the job activities in a manner consistent with the project’s goals and objectives.


  1. Recognizes and complies with Health, Safety and Environmental rules and policies that are applicable to each location.
  2. Participate fully in the Job Safety Analysis (JSA) program.
  3. Participate in Behavior-Based Safety programs (BBS).
  4. Report all incidents immediately to supervisor.
  5. Participate fully in ARKOS’s incident reporting and investigation program as well a customer’s incident reporting and investigation program
  6. Participate fully in site specific Emergency Action Plans.

What you bring to the table:


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Vocational/Trade school or Associate Degree (AA) preferred


  • Minimum 7 - 10 years' experience in the field or certificate of completion from acceptable trade school or military training and experience in related field
  • Successfully comply to and complete the OSHA required Respiratory Questionnaire process with a Licensed Health Care Provider
  • Must pass a Respiratory Protection Fit Test with a Licensed Health Care Provider
  • Currently comply with and/or be able to successfully complete Health Safety training applicable to job assignment and dutie

Skill Requirements:

  • Having a valid driver’s license
  • Special Equipment and Tools Used Requiring Application Knowledge:
  • Dial Indicator and Laser Alignment Tools.
  • Precision Measurement Tooling.
  • Digital Pressure Measurement Tooling.
  • Exhaust Gas Analyzer.
  • Digital Volt and Ohm Meter (DVOM).
  • Laptop Computer and related original equipment manufacturer Software and Firmware.
  • Hydraulic Torque Tooling.
  • Gas Detector, Colorimetric Stain Tubes, Escape, Rescue and Work Air Packs SCBA (as applicable).

What we offer: 

  • Competitive benefits - medical, dental, vision, and insurance plans; 401k matching; PTO
  • Opportunity and growth in a great industry and company!


Burckhardt Compression creates leading compression solutions for a sustainable energy future and the long-term success of its customers. The Group is the only global manufacturer that covers a full range of reciprocating compressor technologies and services. Since 1844, its passionate, customer-oriented and solution-driven workforce has set the benchmark in the gas compression industry.