Job Title

Petroleum Service Technician (Experienced)

Posted on: Aug 03, 2019

Job Description

SPATCO is looking for an energetic, hardworking Experienced Petroleum Service Technician to join our team. This person must have the ability and aptitude to learn from others and understand specific technical training and procedures.  SPATCO provides complete and thorough training, which is a combination of vendor training/certification, and monitored field experience. Technician proficiency is the key to being part of a profitable branch and being employed with SPATCO. 

Essential Functions:

  • Take daily directions from the Service Manager or Service Dispatcher on calls to be performed.
  • Follow and abide by SP&T service call procedures.
  • Available for work at all times in an “on-call” status rotating schedule.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and perform minor repairs of petroleum product leaks in the hydraulic pumping area of petroleum dispensing pumps and dispensers.
  • Perform meter calibration certification.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and perform repairs of Fleet Fueling Systems, such as: PetroVend, Gasboy, and/or Fuel Master.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and perform repairs of mechanical flow meters (used for metering the flow rate of petroleum products in a dispensing unit).
  • Ability to troubleshoot and perform repairs of electronic tank monitors, such as: Veeder-Root, Incon, Red Jacket, and/or PetroVend.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and perform repairs of electronic POS (Point-of-Sale) terminals, such as: Verifone, Dresser Wayne, Gilbarco.
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems with electrical wiring, and possess the ability to interpret and follow wiring diagrams. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot and perform repairs on gasoline dispensing units (to electronic board level and/or part). Brands include Gilbarco, Dresser Wayne, Gasboy, Tokheim, Bennett, and/or Schlumberger.
  • Service Tech must complete all paper work associated with the service call on-site,as well as, call into vendors if it is warranty-related. Tech must close the call and obtain close out number, then call the dispatcher after each call is complete. (H-1, RGA, Core information, etc).
  • Communicate with warehouse personnel in order to verify inventory and replenish what is needed on truck. Also must remove slow moving parts and add additional parts needed for service calls before leaving the site.

Experience, Competencies and Education:

 High school diploma or equivalent.

  • A Service Technician is the face of SPATCO Energy Solutions to the customer, therefore, a technician must communicate in a professional and courteous manner to the customer.
  • Work on dispenser hydraulics and submerged pump units while in a “bent over” or “stooped” position for long periods of time.
  • Operate company service van safely and efficiently with a concentrated effort to maintain a respectable driving record.
  • Use the following hand held test equipment: Volt-Ohm Meter, Amp-Clamp, Laptop Computer (Windows-0based) with communication software.
  • Take constructive suggestions to improve work habits and troubleshooting techniques in a positive manner and apply those suggestions to increase efficiency and technical ability.
  • Keep accurate inventory & review authorization levels on truck monthly to assure accuracy.
  • Work with warehouse personnel to obtain inventory needed to replenish service truck.

Other Requirements:

  • Must have a clean driving record
  • IT/tech support or mechanic background preferred; at least 1 year
  • A strong mechanical/technical; at least 1 year
  • MUST have a clean driving record (no more than 1 violation)
  • Ability to lift 75 –100 lbs. when necessary during the course of performing necessary duties.
  • Work outside during all types of weather.
  • Work under time constraints efficiently and have the ability to work well with others.
  • Follow all company procedures.
  • Keep company vehicle clean, ensure that maintenance is done regularly, and only use the vehicle for company business.

We have positions available in all branch locations:

  • Montgomery, AL
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Jackson, MS
  • Tupelo, MS
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Winston-Salem, NC
  • Charleston, SC
  • Columbia, SC
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Memphis, TN
  • Nashville, TN
  • Norfolk, VA

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