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Tech I - E&I at Total Safety in La Porte, Texas

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Specific Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs maintenance, repair, cleaning and sensor change-outs on various types of equipment which may include fixed and portable gas monitoring systems, emergency lighting and air movement / ventilation equipment. Returns monitoring equipment to active status within established time frame.

  • Performs routine calibration procedures on portable and fixed gas monitors.

  • Learns to service and repair hand-held and confined space radio communications equipment.

  • Completes all documentation associated with service in a timely and accurate manner and obtains signature from customer if necessary so that proper invoicing and documentation can be provided to customer. This includes all inspection and repair documents, job cost billable expenses and time sheets.

  • Assists others in facility including stocking shelves with clean, tested and ready to use equipment and pulling, staging and loading customer orders onto trucks for delivery. Maintains work area and other areas in a clean and orderly condition.

  • Performs basic maintenance and care of assigned vehicle and/or trailer.

  • Assists others as needed.


Education:  High School diploma or GED and associates degree, technical or military training strongly preferred.

Experience:  Experience with electronic test equipment (DVM, amp probe, oscilloscope, signal generator, etc.)

Required Licenses or Specific Training:  Valid driver’s license from state of residence and valid proof of vehicle insurance.  Must possess good driving record and be insurable for Total Safety vehicle insurance while driving company truck.

Proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility and customer required Personal Protection Equipment (PPE).  Trained in Respiratory Protection and fully certified to wear respiratory breathing equipment (Fit Tested).

Employee Orientation.  Equipment Manufacturers’ training and certification.  OJT in Portable Electronics Equipment Maintenance and Calibration and in hand-held radios.

All other training if interested in advancing to E&I Tech II.

Performs some advanced functions and may cross-train for other functions as part of training and development.

Other Required Skills, Knowledge or Abilities:  Ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, manufacturer’s manuals, wiring guides, schematics, diagrams and blueprints, safety and quality instructions).

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Second language is a plus.

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

Knowledge of electronics and electrical principles.

Ability to read, interpret and record data from meters, gauges, panels, computer consoles and other equipment.

Ability to use RentalMan or similar AS400 mainframe based computer system.

Ability to diagnose basic problems, troubleshoot equipment and take corrective action within established guidelines.

Be willing to travel to customers site and available for travel for short and long-term out-of-town or offshore projects.

Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.

Interpersonal Communications:  Contacts with immediate associates and immediate supervisor for instructions, training and guidance.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, is regularly required to sit, stand walk and stoop, kneel, or crouch.  Uses hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

Shop environment.  Electricity and shock hazards.  The noise level in work environment is usually moderate.

Reporting Relationships

Complexity of Duties and Decisions:  Duties involve the use of several procedures or processes and generally have predetermined standards. 

Uses some judgement to arrange job details in order to achieve pre-determined objectives.  Requires some ability to analyze and resolve problems.    

May suggest process improvements.

Authority:  No Supervisory responsibility, but may assist less experienced staff.

Works under direct supervision:  Specific instructions are given on assignments or follows written or verbal instructions and established procedures and standard practice to perform assigned tasks.


About Total Safety:


Total Safety is the world's premier provider of integrated safety and compliance services and the products necessary to support them, including gas detection, respiratory protection, safety training, fire protection, compliance and inspection, comprehensive flare services, industrial hygiene, onsite emergency medical treatment/paramedics, communications systems, engineered systems design, and materials management.


Total Safety operates from 176 locations in 20 countries to ensure the safe Wellbeing of Workers Worldwide (W3).


Total Safety is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.


If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with Total Safety, please contact Human Resources at (713) 353-5152. (For telecommunications device for the hearing impaired – TTY, please contact 711).