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Shop Service Technician 

About the Organization Cogent is a growing, midwest company that provides creative and innovative fluid processing solutions. Our companies include Automatic Engineering, BRI, Fluid Equipment, Lee Mathews, Industrial Measurement and Control, iME Solutions, Vanco, Vandevanter Engineering, Velocity and Water Technology Group. Cogent companies are committed to providing compelling, pertinent and logical solutions while serving the local Industrial, Municipal, Commercial Building Trades, Oil & Gas markets. Our people make the difference. Our shared values define us as a team and bring our vision to life. We are an employee owned business where more than 220 employee owners expect their teammates to work hard, be creative, and get engaged and together we build our future and share in the outcome!


Are you looking for a great company with great people, a place you can retire from someday? If a position where you can directly impact the success of an organization and share in that success as an Employee Owner sounds like a refreshing opportunity, then check us out. Together we build our future!

Our Kansas City Service Center is currently seeking a Shop Service Technician. This position will be responsible for rotating equipment service and repair for our valued clients.

  • Works alone or as a team to service and maintain various types of rotating equipment typically found in the water and wastewater industry. Frequently working under tight deadlines.
  • Utilizes technical repair reports to accurately document all aspects of the repair estimate, repair and failure diagnosis, including part numbers, part descriptions, estimated labor hours, actual labor hours, and documentation of work performed to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Uphold all safety practices and procedures as detailed in the company safety manuals.
  • Continuous learning of products, applications, technology, market conditions and competitive advantages.
Position Service Technician  
Position Requirements


  • High school diploma or GED required; degree from a Technical or Vocational school in Mechanics or Electronics preferred.
  • Previous experience in repair of submersible pumps or other rotating equipment generally found in water and wastewater facilities is preferred.
  • Excellent proven electro-mechanical repair and troubleshooting skills.
  • Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced and continuously changing field.
  • Ability to work overtime on short notice required.
  • High-level communication and organization skills, as well as a positive attitude toward customer service required.
  • Basic computer knowledge is required.
  • Ability to manually lift and maneuver heavy objects, parts, equipment, and materials required.
  • Ability to work under little supervision.

The desired candidate will also be highly motivated, willing to challenge and improve the Company's existing processes, and must be adaptable to perform other duties as needed. 

We value a great attitude and hard work and in return provide competitive wages, employee ownership, benefits, training and career growth opportunities. To begin a rewarding career with Cogent, apply today at

EOE Statement Cogent, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Kansas City (Cogent)  
Category Service  
Division Cogent, Inc.  

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