• Field Service Technician

    Job Locations US-IL-Elgin
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/2/2018 10:08 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Fleet Maintenance
  • Overview

    PetroChoice, a leading distributor of lubricants, oils, fluids, and greases is currently recruiting for a Field Service Technician for our Elgin, IL location due to growth. Our history is marked by consistent growth and expansion, which has significantly widened our scope of experience and capabilities as a lubricant distributor.  Our mission is to provide lubrication solutions that create value for our customers. We will realize this mission through our commitment to our employees as well as to the highest standards of service, quality, integrity, and safety.

    We are a premier distributor of lubricants and services to thousands of companies in many states including Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio, Minnesota, Wisconsin, New Jersey, North Carolina, Florida, Tennessee, Kansas, Colorado, and Nebraska among others. In fact, we distribute and offer our services from more than 50 locations in 32 states every day and include top brands of oils, greases, and other lubricants.


    Position is Monday to Friday 7AM to 3:30PM - Some flexibility is required. 


    We offer a competitive starting salary, comprehensive benefit package, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, company paid life insurance, company paid long term disability and 401K. Company cell phone, uniforms and yearly work boot allowance is provided.


    Click the apply button to apply or visit www.petrochoice.com to see all of our current openings!


    Include but are not limited to the following. All work is to be completed with minimum supervision and in accordance with company standards. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Installation of automatic lubrication systems on production equipment including constructions, agricultural and industrial application
    • Repair of lubrication equipment including pumps, grease guns, and metering devices
    • Oil filtration and sampling
    • System trouble shooting
    • Maintain accurate service information including service summaries and inventory control
    • Prepares accurate and timely quotes for customers on product repairs
    • Maintain a clean work environment including workstation, facilities, equipment, vehicles, outside environment
    • Maintain accurate service information including service summaries and inventory control
    • Prepares accurate and timely quotes for customers on product repairs
    • Maintain a clean work environment including workstation, facilities, equipment, vehicles, outside environment.
    • Works in a cooperative manner with team and superiors
    • Meets and responds to the needs of assigned customers/projects in a professional and timely manner
    • Maintains a proficient level of mechanical aptitude and understanding of products and services
    • Completes all requested training sessions and seminars requested
    • Positive attitude with customer solutions
    • Addresses any customer issues beyond immediate control to the needed parties.





    • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; develops alternative solutions.
    • Interpersonal - Maintains confidentiality; keeps emotions under control; remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
    • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills.
    • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and present information clearly and concisely.
    • Mathematics - Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as sales ratios, margins, and valuation.
    • Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition. Demonstrates excellent analytical skills.
    • Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; upholds organizational values.
    • Dependability - Takes responsibility for own actions; commits to overtime as needed.
    • Initiative - Takes independent actions and calculated risks; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed.
    • Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
    • Creativity. Able to deal with customer issues/situations that do not fit neatly into our standard business processes or procedures. Maintains a customer focused perspective.
    • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure.
    • Multi-functional. Able to thrive in fast paced, multi-tasking environment.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Must be able to perform with minimal or no supervision.
    • Must be able to climb, bend, stand for extended periods of time, etc.


    High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and

    • 1 – 3 years of experience in fabrication, welding, applicable technical programs preferred;
    • 1 – 3 years customer service experience preferred;
    • Experience using Microsoft Suite preferred;
    • 2 year degree preferred;

    Computer Skills:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have general computer knowledge.

    Language Ability:

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to complete routine reports, forms and correspondence. Ability to present information to customers or employees of organization.


    Math Ability:


    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 


    Reasoning Ability:


    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations


    Additional Information:

    Travel will be required. Amount of which is based upon account assignments and business requirements. On-call 24 hour service may be implemented at any time with reasonable notification.




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