Service Technician

Houston, TX 77073

Posted: 09/13/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Technical Job Number: 47184 Pay Rate: $25.00-$30.00

Field Service Technician

TPI Staffing is hiring for a Direct Hire Service Technician (Air Compressors) Opportunity in North Houston, TX, paying $25-$30/hr with working hours of Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM, Plus benefits, per diem and lodging when traveling.


  • Perform service repairs in the field at various customer sites.
  • Repair industrial machinery; such as, air compressors (5-500HP), positive displacement pumps, liquid ring pumps, refrigerated dryers, desiccant dryers, and vacuum systems.
  • On field service calls, discuss assignment with customer s representative and inspect installation site to verify that electrical supply wires, conduit, switches and circuit breakers are installed according to specifications.
  • Read/follow sketches, schematics, blueprints, manufacturer s specifications and maintenance manuals to determine troubleshooting procedure.
  • Interpret readings on gages, indicators and dials.
  • Visually inspect and listen to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunctions.
  • Dismantle machines and equipment to gain access to problem area, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Inspect and measure parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other problems.
  • Realign and adjusts components
  • Apply knowledge of electrical circuits, mechanics, and pneumatics.
  • Verify that electrical power is reaching the compressed air equipment and that voltage is as specified, using testing instruments.
  • Test electrical components; such as, wiring, switches and relays, using test instruments, and replace faulty components.
  • Troubleshoot PLC s with diagnostic tools.
  • Locate damaged air pipes on machine; may measure, cut threads or install pipe.
  • Repair broken parts, using brazing, soldering & welding equipment, and hand tools.
  • Start machine and equipment to test operation following repair.
  • May train customer s staff in operation of compressed air machinery.
  • Shop or Vehicle Clean-up and/or inventory; administrative duties (5%)
  • Maintain company vehicle
  • Organize and manage truck s stock parts and tools
  • Complete time cards, work orders & paperwork legibly and in a timely manner


  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • 3-5 years of experience with rotary screw compressor experience
  • Must have a valid drivers license and insurable driving record
  • Exert force of 25-50 lbs. frequently, 10-20 lbs. constantly.
  • Electrical controls experience helpful
  • Knowledge of industrial mechanics and electronic controls (PLC) is a plus.
  • Highly flexible with ability to work 50 hour work weeks and travel out-of town 65%- 80%
  • Apply system troubleshooting skills effectively
  • Ability to recognize common mechanical and electrical components/read schematics
  • Effective customer relations skills
  • Some overtime work and occasional overnight travel

Ready to Apply?

We kindly ask you to please make sure you have fully read the above requirements as determined by our client company. If you already applied with TPI Staffing, please send the Recruiter an updated resume and reference the Job ID.You only need to apply once to be considered for all of our job openings or call the Recruiter for more details.

Assilya Gates

Hi, I'm Assilya! We have offices throughout Texas, I am located at our Spring Office 322 Spring Hill Dr, Suite A100 Spring, TX 77386 open M-F 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM. Walk-Ins are welcome, please note interviews are not guaranteed.

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