Mechanical Field Technician I

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77047

Company: Dover Corporation



This position is responsible for the disassembly, cleaning, repairing and reassembly of both low and high pressure reciprocating equipment and their related components.  Repairs are carried out per standards and procedures where details and accuracy in measurement and documentation are required.  Components repaired often include, but are not limited to the following: compressor cylinder bodies, piston and rod assemblies, packing boxes, valves and other miscellaneous items that operate in conjunction with the unit.  This person will perform comprehensive inspections on the components, is capable of producing accurate measurements and has a sharp awareness to detail.



Under direct supervision, performs basic customer support activities for non-complex equipment. Using detailed company guidelines and direct supervision, performs on-site corrective and preventative maintenance assistance with recording readings, routine repair, and applying torque sequence to fasteners with torque wrench(does not include any hydraulic, battery, or pneumatic torqueing devices) Assists higher level technicians with on-site installations and routine emergency repairs. Refers more complex problems to higher level technicians. Typically requires formal technical training beyond high school and two to four years related experience.




  • Proven ability to operate both manual and power driven tools and machine shop equipment required to perform the repair tasks assigned; physically able to perform the mechanical duties required which does require manual handling and finishing of components.
  • Able to read written standards and drawings as well as accurately measure and present all data effectively.
  • Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; meets or exceeds commitments to both employer and customers.
  • Good problem solving and organizational ability; uses time effectively and efficiently.
  • Self-directed and detail oriented, understands the repair processes and is able to work without continuous oversight.
  • Shows respect to fellow employees; accepts responsibilities for own actions; keeps emotions under control.


Education and Experience:


Level I:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and comprehend instructions and correspondence in English.
  • 2+ years of demonstrated mechanical experience
  • Valid driver's license and a good driving record
  • Gas or diesel engine and compressor school / training (Ariel, DR, GE Cameron, etc.) preferred  


Mental / Visual / Physical Activities:


  • Standing, walking, sitting, lifting, carrying,  balancing, stooping, reaching, handling, feeling, talking, hearing, acuity-far, acuity-near, depth perception and field of vision.


Physical Hazards:


  • While performing the duties of this job, the team member is continuously standing, repetitively grasping and repetitively using fine manipulation with the hands.
  • May be frequently required to walk, bend, squat, or twist as well as repetitively push or pull. 
  • Must be able to lift 10-20 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds occasionally. 
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time (eight hours per day minimum).

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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