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13 Feb 2018

Field Service Technician – Compression AMS

Job Description


Want to work on significant projects that are making a difference in bringing energy to America – your first day on the job? Archrock may be the company you’re looking for. And we very well may be looking for you.

Archrock is an attractive place for energetic individuals seeking rewarding opportunities. We are the U.S. market leader in natural gas contract compression with unparalleled capabilities, and we also enjoy an agile, fast-paced environment focused on delivering the absolute best service to our customers.

Our core values – safety, service, respect and integrity – define our culture. And our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in our industry. Perhaps you should be the next among us.


  • Great career growth potential
  • Mobility and diverse experience
  • Mentors invested in your success
  • Fulfilling challenges
  • Competitive pay and benefits

Archrock is hiring for the following position: Field Service Technician – Compression AMS in the Fort Worth, TX area.

Overview: Performs maintenance and repair activities on gas compression and/or process equipment, at customer’s location, as directed.

Skills and Abilities:

  Ability to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in accurately and efficiently diagnosing and repairing mechanical problems on multiple compressor configurations
  • Show track record of performing Preventative Maintenance (PM) with no guidance and minimal COs due to poor PM work
  • Perform Major Maintenance (MM), Overhauls, and MOB / DEMOB as part of a team
  • Perform most Call Outs (CO) without assistance from a technical expert
  • Demonstrate customer service skills. read, write and speak English (work orders, manuals, etc.)
  • Follow all health, safety and environmental procedures
  • Use intermediate computer skills, including engine specific software (Cat and Waukesha), Internet Explorer and Outlook
  • Complete and submit company required documentation in an accurate and timely fashion


  •  Knowledge of gas engines and compressors, electrical systems, panel boards, skid wiring, etc., through Compressor 101, equivalent training or performance verification
  • Knowledge of some new technologies
  • Working knowledge of relevant HSE procedures and regulations
  • General understanding of customers production equipment
  • Scrubbers, on/off skid
  • Generally understands all processes and systems on how a compressor works
  • Knowledge of company maintenance standards checklist and ability to accurately and completely follow

Minimum Education and Certification:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Gas or diesel engine and compressor school / training preferred

Minimum Experience:

  • Typically at least 3 years experience with natural gas engines and compressors, and a working knowledge of production equipment


  • May serve as a resource to others with less experience
  • Often called on to assist in training or mentoring less experienced FSTs
  • Non-Essential Duties: Performs other duties as assigned
  • Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Non-Essential Duties:

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Physical Demands:

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Extensive Travel
  • Drive and work in inclement weather for extended periods
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

About Archrock

Archrock is the leading provider of natural gas contract compression services to customers in the oil and natural gas industry throughout the United States. Our unmatched expertise and team of highly qualified, certified technicians are backed by more than 60 years of industry experience. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Archrock has approximately 2,500 employees.


Archrock is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see VEVRAA Federal Contractor; priority referral of veterans requested


Archrock will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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