Control Valve Technician

John H. Carter Co.

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Mobile, AL

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Valve Technician – Level 1 (Entry) Shop and Field


About The Company

Company:  ControlWorx LLC, a John H. Carter Company

Company Coverage:

LA, Bottom half MS, Bottom half AL, Panhandle FL and Gulf of Mexico

Company Locations: 

Baton Rouge, LA, Lafayette, LA, Lake Charles, LA, Monroe, LA Shreveport, LA, New Orleans, LA, Mobile, AL

Products:  Industrial Process Control Equipment sales and service to include but not limited to:

Control Valves, Valve Automation, Valve Repair

Customer Base:     Chemical, Refining, Oil & Gas, Power and Pulp & Paper


Job Details


Type:                            Full Time                                                          

FLSA Status:                Non-Exempt                                                     

Level:                           Technician – Field / Shop Entry Level

Reports to:                   Various Team Leaders (as required)

Travel:                          Limited since Entry Level

Supervisory Role:        NO


Job Summary


This role is in entry level role and involves dis-assembly, assembly, troubleshooting, cleaning, repairing, etc of control, automated and block valves, regulators, actuators (pneumatic, electric and motor operated) and various other equipment that would be part of the assembly.


From the Field perspective - the technician will travel to customer sites (processing plants, remote locations onshore, offshore, etc) for the purpose of troubleshooting and repairing (if required and able) valve & regulator assemblies.


From the Shop perspective - the technician is Shop Based and has limited travel to customer sites.


Experience & Qualifications


  • High School or equivalent
  • Technical/Trade School preferred
  • 2 years experience in an Industrial Process environment preferred




  • Strong Mechanical Aptitude
  • Tenacious
  • Capable of reading, writing and communicating in a meaningful and organized manner
  • Highly inquisitive about industrial process industry
  • Able to successfully interface with customers and colleagues
  • Demonstrated problem solving abilities
  • Self-Starter and Self-Directed



Typical Duties & Responsibilities


  • This job is demanding in terms of knowledge, skills, commitment, and all other job-related qualifications.  Urgency and pressure for prompt, accurate results are routine.  It requires the handling of multiple tasks with many unexpected interruptions.  The job calls for the responsiveness and energy to work long hours and cover a wide scope without letting up on the pace.  While training in certain, specific equipment is offered, the successful candidate must be diligent in learning on their own from time to time.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is essential for this position.
  • Work along-side of seasoned, experienced technician to learn the skills necessary to successfully complete assignments
  • Work with Inside and Outside Sales colleagues to gain an understanding of customer expectations
  • Learn and comprehend customer specifications as they relate to the services being provided
  • Learn and comprehend the various types of data sheets associated with valve repair operations
  • Learn and comprehend the various data entry systems/applications used by technicians to successfully and accurately document your work related to an assignment
  • Learn and comprehend both the skilled and unskilled aspects of a successful valve repair project
  • Successfully demonstrate the correct and safe way to use all tools associated with a valve repair project
  • Travels when required and applicable


  • Duties and Responsibilities can change from time to time based on business needs, customer demands or other industry or job-related circumstances


PLEASE NOTE: John H Carter Company is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of John H Carter Company about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at John H Carter Company via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid and executed search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of John H Carter Company; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by John H Carter Company as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.


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