Business Unit:  United States of America

Broussard, LA, US, 70518

Travel:  Up to 25%
Req ID:  1180

Field Service Technician I - AMS


This position is responsible for performing basic maintenance functions, procedures, activities and responsibilities associated with working on gas compression packages under direct supervision. Duties include learning from and assisting other senior level technicians with servicing, troubleshooting, installation, and commissioning of both gas fired and electric driven compressor packages. The purpose of the Service Technician I level is to acquire proficiency in performing all maintenance actions with direct supervision that will allow for progression to the Service Technician II level.

Principle Responsibilities and Duties

  • Represents the company in a professional manner at all times while providing outstanding customer service that aligns with Enerflex visions and values.
  • Responsible for submitting accurate field service reports, expense reports, timesheets and other necessary paperwork daily.
  • Assists in diagnosing engine/compressor failures accurately and efficiently.
  • Assists in timely rebuilds/overhauls of compressors, engines and controls on gas compressor packages in the field in adverse conditions.
  • Assists with response to recurring problems and emergency services as needed.
  • Assists with installation of new units including commissioning and start-up inspections.
  • Assists with mechanical inspection using micrometers, pressure gauges, electronic diagnostic equipment and other specialty tools.
  • All duties and responsibilities could include a large amount of (multi state) travel at short notice including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must be able to be on a call-out rotation and effectively make emergency repairs.
  • Provides input to Supervisor on personnel and materials needs to provide optimal job planning.
  • Must recognize and comply with Health, Safety and Environmental rules and policies that are applicable to each location.
  • Other Duties assigned by manager.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and some minimal vocational/technical training preferred
  • Must have 3-5 years applicable experience
  • Must have proof of certification from CAT/Waukesha (or equivalent) to:
    • CAT Gas I
    • CAT Gas II
    • CAT Electrical
    • Ariel Basic 
    • Ariel Mechanical
    • Waukesha GET
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen, background check and post offer physical testing.
  • Valid motor vehicle driver’s license 
  • Possess strong mechanical and electrical abilities with knowledge and experience to perform complex multiple service and maintenance tasks.
  • Have his/her own tools of the trade. (With exceptions of specialty or OEM specific diagnostic equipment)
  • Capability to use CAT ET or equivalent for other OEM’s.
  • Ability to interpret Compressor Performance and calculate engine horsepower.
  • Knowledge and understanding of how to use CAT Gas Engine Rating Pro (GERP)
  • Capability of performing monthly preventive maintenance and minor repairs independently.
  • Ability to provide preventative and corrective field mechanical service on gas compression, and/or production equipment on site at end user locations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of proper purging and loading practices/procedures.
  • Identify and stop activities that are unsafe for personnel or the environment when they occur or about to occur.
  • Exhibit an ability to learn in both hands on and classroom setting.
  • Proficient with a personal computer and common applicable functions/programs (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Basic understanding of Gas & Oil properties, conditions, and theories.
  • Basic understanding of Compressor and Production Equipment types, models, and theory of operation.
  • Possess Basic understanding of Installation, Assembly, Commissioning, Trouble Shooting and Repair procedures related to gas compressors and production equipment.
  • Thorough understanding of tooling utilized to install, maintain, and operate Gas Compressors and Production Equipment. (Dial indicators, laser alignment tools, feeler gauges, Digital volts Ohm meter, and Hydraulic torquing equipment).
  • Ability to decipher P&ID's, Blueprints, Installation Instructions, and Technical Manuals.

Physical Requirements

Physical Demands: 
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly/frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and Infrequently/occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds using proper lifting techniques. 

Work Environment: 
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and adverse outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

About Us:


Transforming Energy for a Sustainable Future. Enerflex is a premier integrated global provider of energy infrastructure solutions, covering gas processing, compression, power generation, refrigeration, cryogenic, energy transition, and water solutions. We proudly employ more than 5,000 highly skilled employees across over 25 countries worldwide.

Enerflex places its core Values of Integrity, Commitment, Creativity, and Success into action across all aspects of the business. Our innovation, strong commitment to safety, and superior service to our customers positions us as the optimal partner to meet the needs of the dynamic energy industry.

We foster a culture of ensuring our employees have the tools to do their jobs right, but to also thrive in their roles. We pride ourselves in our competitive wages, extensive rewards programs, celebration of successes of individuals and teams, and are committed to ensuring Enerflex remains a safe and inclusive space for all.


What Enerflex Offers You:

Full time employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • Generous healthcare, dental and vision plan
  • 401(k) employer matching
  • Generous paid time off program
  • Employee Equity Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Fun office environment


Enerflex is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Enerflex grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, genetic information, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  Equal employment opportunities are provided in recruitment, hiring, promotions, wages, benefits, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, tasks, duties, knowledge, skills, and abilities required.

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette Louisiana