Service Position

The field service mechanic will work with an assistant in the field servicing pumping systems, generally sewage lift stations. A sewage lift station is made up of pumps, piping, valves, control system, access covers as well as other accessories. The type of service we provide includes emergency troubleshooting and repair of all components of a pump station, preventive maintenance programs, complete station retrofit and completely new pump station installations.

The field service mechanic will work with a crane equipped service truck and be responsible for supervising an assistant. All safety equipment and larger tools are provided but it is expected that the mechanic will provide his own basic hand tools.

It is expected that a field service mechanic will take part in and adhere to Pumping Service’s safety programs. These programs are important to the safety of our employees and in conveying our image of a professional organization committed to safe operating procedures.

The hours of work may be long and irregular. If an outside service crew is in the middle of a job at normal quitting time, they cannot just pack up and leave. Getting in on time in the morning is also extremely important because outside servicemen work in crews and have commitments to customers to start work at a certain time.

The field service mechanic, like all our employees, does not have a limited job description but is expected to do the work required to meet our customer’s needs. At times he will work in the shop on customer/rental equipment and accessories.

We require that all applicants have a valid New Jersey driver’s license with a clean driving record.

Training both in-house and away will be given.

The essential job tasks include:

  • Work overtime as required.
  • Standby service to carry pager and be available to work overtime while on duty.
  • Understand and work with 3 phase electric power.
  • Must be familiar with the operation of motor controls and understand the basic components such as starters, relays, heaters etc.
  • Must be able to read wiring diagrams and schematics.
  • Repair pump station equipment and accessories.
  • Plumbing with PVC, cast iron, black pipe, etc.
  • Good writing skills so that paperwork is completed in a way that the customer and we can understand.
  • Good reading skills in order to consult equipment manuals.
  • Welding (preferred).
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to deal effectively with customers, the assistant and other company personnel.
  • Strenuous activity required in installing equipment.
  • Agility is required in entering pump stations and other confined spaces.
  • Must be able to work with and obtain a good fit with an SCBA or air supplier respirator. No facial hair allowed.
  • Driving and operating all Pumping Services, Inc. vehicles including roll-offs, flatbeds and service vehicles.


Any person receiving a job offer for this position must undergo a pre-employment physical that will include a drug test and respirator fitness test. All job offers are contingent upon satisfactory completion of this exam.

The field service assistant will assist a mechanic in the field servicing pumping systems, generally sewage lift stations. A sewage lift station is made up of pumps, piping, valves, control system, access covers as well as other accessories. The type of service we provide includes emergency preventive maintenance programs, complete station retrofit and completely new pump station installations.

It is expected that a field service assistant will take part in and adhere to Pumping Service’s safety programs. These programs include confined space entry and hazardous waste site worker. These programs are important to the safety of our employees and in conveying our image of a professional organization committed to safe operating procedures.

The hours of work may be long and irregular. If an outside service crew is in the middle of a job at normal quitting time, they cannot just pack up and leave. Getting in on time in the morning is also extremely important because outside servicemen work in crews and we have commitments to customers to start work at a certain time.

The field service assistant, like all our employees, does not have a limited job description but is expected to do the work required to meet our customer’s needs. From time to time the field service assistant will be expected to assist in the maintenance of the shop, warehouse and vehicles, makeup and test hose, make deliveries and pick-ups and assist the shop mechanics.

We require that all applicants have a valid New Jersey driver’s license with a clean driving record.

The essential job tasks include:

  • Work overtime as required.
  • Standby service to carry pager and be available to work overtime while on duty.
  • Complete paperwork in a way that the customer and we can understand.
  • Strenuous activity required in installing equipment.
  • Agility is required in entering pump stations and other confined spaces.
  • Mechanical aptitude required
  • Drive service truck

The shop mechanic will work in our shop repairing customer equipment brought in for repair and maintaining our rental equipment. The types of equipment serviced are pumps, generators and other related items. The pumps are electric submersible, diesel driven, gasoline driven, air operated among others.

Pumping Services, Inc. does not require that the applicant have specific experience repairing pumps but it does expect some mechanical experience and the ability to learn quickly. The successful candidate will be sent to manufacturer’s product schools as part of the training process.

The shop mechanic, like all our employees, does not have a limited job description but is expected to do the work required to meet our customer’s needs. In addition to shop repairs, the shop mechanic from time to time will be expected to assist in the maintenance of the shop, warehouse and vehicles, makeup and test hose, make deliveries and pick-ups and work in the field service area maintaining equipment at customer locations.

It is expected that the shop mechanic will take part and adhere to Pumping Services, Inc. safety programs. These programs are important to the safety of our employees and in conveying our image of a professional organization committed to safe operating procedures.

We require that all applicants have a valid New Jersey driver’s license with a clean driving record. The candidate must possess his own hand tools.

The essential job tasks include:

  • Work overtime as required.
  • Standby service to carry pager and be available to work while on duty.
  • Ability to complete repair ticket paperwork in an orderly way so that the customer and we can understand.
  • Good reading skills to consult equipment manuals.
  • Ability to read wiring diagrams to wire pumps.
  • Driving and operating all Pumping Services, Inc. vehicles including roll-offs, pick-ups and service vehicles.
  • Strenuous activity and agility is required in the handling of equipment and accessories.
  • Repairing of equipment.

Pumping Services, Inc. does not hire career drivers. We look for candidates with mechanical aptitude who will advance with time to be a mechanic. The primary driving responsibilities are delivering and picking up equipment and accessories. The area of operation includes New Jersey, Metropolitan New York and Long Island, Connecticut and Eastern Pennsylvania although we occasionally go outside of this area. When not on the road, the driver will assist mechanics, maintain the shop, warehouse and vehicles, and makeup and test hose which is a strenuous activity. The driver/trainee mechanic, like all our employees, does not have a limited job description but is expected to do the work required to meet our customer’s needs.

Getting to work on time is extremely important. We commit ourselves to delivering equipment by a certain time and if drivers are late this will throw off our schedule. Remember, the driver is often the most direct contact we have with our customers and their performance and behavior is extremely important in maintaining a good relationship with them.

It is expected that the driver/trainee mechanic will take part in and adhere to Pumping Services, Inc. safety programs. These programs are important to the safety of our employees and in conveying our image of a professional organization committed to safe operating procedures.

We require that all applicants have a valid New Jersey drivers license with a clean driving record. They should be familiar with the roads in New Jersey and be able to find their delivery/pick-up destinations utilizing maps.

The essential job tasks include:

  • Driving and operating all Pumping Services, Inc. vehicles including pick-ups, roll-offs, flatbeds, cars and service vehicles.
  • Strenuous activity and agility is required in the loading, unloading and servicing of equipment/accessories.
  • Make-up, testing and roll-up of hose.
  • Work overtime as required.
  • Standby service to carry pager and be available to work overtime while on duty.
  • Map reading, following directions.
  • Completion of paperwork covering deliveries and pick-up.

Any person receiving a job offer for this position must undergo a pre-employment physical that will include a drug test and respirator fitness test. All job offers are contingent upon satisfactory completion of this exam.

The Warehouse/Yard Helper will assist mechanics, maintain the shop, warehouse and vehicles, and makeup and test hose which is a strenuous activity. The warehouse/yard helper, like all our employees, does not have a limited job description but is expected to do the work required to meet our customer’s needs.

Getting to work on time is extremely important. Remember, the warehouse/yard helper is often the most direct contact we have with our customers and their performance and behavior is extremely important in maintaining a good relationship with them.

It is expected that the warehouse/yard helper will take part in and adhere to Pumping Services, Inc. safety programs. These programs are important to the safety of our employees and in conveying our image of a professional organization committed to safe operating procedures.

We require that all applicants have a valid New Jersey driver’s license with a clean driving record. They should be familiar with the roads in New Jersey and be able to find their delivery/pick-up destinations utilizing maps.

The essential job tasks include:

Any person receiving a job offer for this position must undergo a pre-employment physical that will include a drug test and respirator fitness test. All job offers are contingent upon satisfactory completion of this exam.

  • Strenuous activity and agility is required in the loading, unloading and servicing of equipment/accessories.
  • Make up, testing and roll-up of hose, which is a strenuous activity.
  • Work overtime as required.
  • Standby service to carry pager and be available to work overtime while on duty.
  • Assist customers and truckers load and unload equipment.
  • Completion of paperwork covering deliveries and pick-up.