Field Service Technician

Website Airgas

Field Service Technician Job Highlights

Title Field Service Technician
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Engineering/IT
Location Texarkana, TX, United States
Company Airgas

Company Profile

Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is a leading supplier of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, hard goods/related products, safety products, ammonia products, and process chemicals.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Field Service Technician who will install and maintain cryogenic pressure vessels in industrial, medical, specialty gas, and welding markets.

Attends in-house and external training to become proficient in working with bulk gas delivery systems serviced by Airgas Mid South.

Performs installation, preventative maintenance, and repairs on bulk gas delivery systems manufactured or distributed by Airgas Mid South.

Safely operates an Airgas vehicle from facility to customer locations to complete duties and work orders.

Maintains company vehicle, tools, truck inventory and equipment to be able to respond to customer needs in a timely manner.

Education Level

  • High School Graduate or GED equivalent with 1-3 months of related experience or training

Work Experience

  • Experience in the HVAC or plumbing industry
  • Experience working on pumps or mechanical machinery
  • Experience working with bulk gas delivery systems
  • Experience with plumbing and the ability to use hand tools, both electrical and manual, in a safe manner


  • Deliver, install, and maintain all cryogenic pressure vessels in the customer base.
  • Do sight surveys at prospective customer locations to determine what needs to be done to perform the installations.
  • Follows the Airgas safety procedures and attends monthly safety meetings.
  • Handle hazardous materials daily in a safe and approved manner.
  • Install and maintain cryogenic pumping systems on delivery trucks.
  • Install and maintain cryogenic pumps and drives to all branch locations.
  • Install manifolds for use with high-pressure gas cylinders.
  • Install piping and final line regulator systems for medical and industrial applications.
  • Maintain a clean and safe workplace and attend safety meetings.
  • Maintain inventory of parts and supplies needed to perform duties.
  • Perform preventative maintenance checks on a regularly scheduled basis of all cryogenic pressure vessels.
  • Set alarms for automatic emergency reserve systems of gases at hospitals.


  • Ability to perform work during prolonged standing (up to 8 hours). Frequent bending, stooping, crouching, reaching, pushing, pulling, and repetitive motion requirements.
  • Ability to plan a logical approach to troubleshooting and repairing equipment.
  • Ability to routinely lift 25, and occasionally up to 75 lbs.
  • Basic computer literacy.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with hands and to work in mechanically oriented situations following supervisors’ instructions.
  • Must be able to carry a DOT medical card.
  • Must be able to distinguish between different colors on electrical schematics drawings.
  • Must be able to operate a forklift.
  • Must be able to silver braze, general solder, and electrical welding.
  • Must be able to wear protective equipment as needed.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours to meet customer’s needs and management’s expectations.
  • Must be able to work in tight, confined dark spaces to run piping for customer use lines and fill lines and perform work during prolonged standing (up to 8 hours). Frequent bending, stooping, crouching, reaching, pushing, pulling, and repetitive motion requirements.
  • Must be able to work inside and outside in temperatures ranging from 10 to 110 degrees.
  • Must be able to work with a wide variety of people with different personalities and backgrounds and communicate with them in a professional manner
  • Must be detail-oriented to complete paperwork each day.
  • Must be willing to be away from home for up to 5 days at a time (Monday-Friday) for installs and certification schools.
  • Must have a clean MVR and maintain a valid driver’s license and insurance.
  • Must have general mechanical skills.
  • Must have the ability to work independently with little or no supervision, given proper instructions, and under pressure to meet deadlines.


  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Auto, home, and personal property insurance options
  • Basic life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Basic long-term disability insurance
  • Choose between 5 medical plan options
  • Competitive salaries
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Keep tabs on your eye health with our vision care plan
  • Leadership development courses
  • On-site training programs
  • Optional spouse and dependent life insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid sick leave
  • Scholarship programs
  • Select from two valuable dental plan options
  • Short-term disability coverage
  • Worker’s compensation insurance

Employer’s Statement

Airgas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability.

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