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Barker Lemar Companies

1801 industrial Circle

West Des Moines, Iowa 50265

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PETROLEUM SERVICE TECHNICIAN   


SUMMARY:
A Barker Lemar Petroleum Services Technician provides highly diversified technical duties including troubleshooting, repair, calibrations and maintenance of petroleum equipment (gas station fuel dispensers).  A successful candidate has a strong background working in commercial electrical applications: electrical controls, and wiring with knowledge of mechanical tasks such as installing valves, fittings, etc. This is a full-time 40+ hours position. 


​Due to the nature of the duties described below, candidates must be able to operate hand tools, power tools, and will be required to stand, walk, and exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly.


DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Installation and repair of petroleum equipment including gas pumps, fuel monitoring systems, submersible pumps, and product piping.

  • Installation of new equipment.

  • Repair leaks or damaged parts. Troubleshoot electronic or mechanical problems.

  • Conduct compliance inspections.  Visually inspect entire fueling components and containments for liquid or potential problems. Review documentation at the store.

  • Perform pump and dispenser calibration.

  • Assure compliance with appropriate safety practices and procedures according to applicable federal, state, and local codes, regulations and company guidelines.  

  • Utilize various testing devices, multiple hand and power tools related to the job. Maintain tools and equipment to ensure all are in proper and safe working order. 

  • Provide customer service.


QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • ​HS diploma or equivalent

  • 2+ years commercial electronic experience

  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • Pump and small engine mechanical experience a plus

  • Computer experience a plus

  • Pre-employment drug screen and physical are required

  • Clean driving record


Training is available for individuals not experienced in the petroleum industry, but has the core skills and experience required for working in this field.


WORKING CONDITIONS
Employee primarily works outside in all weather conditions.  The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical and electrical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is often loud.  Work is often performed in traffic areas and around fuel dispensers.  Overnight travel of up to 50% may be required.

​​We are proud to offer our full-time eligible employees:

​                •   Competitive Pay                                         •   Comprehensive Health & Dental Insurance
                •   Vision Discount Plan                                  •   Retirement Plan with Company Contribution
                •   Life Insurance                                             •   Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
                •   Flexible Spending Account                       •   Tuition Reimbursement
                •   Paid Vacation & Holidays


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