Omaha Pneumatic is a family owned business, and we make sure that fact exudes throughout the company.

Career Opportunities

Omaha Pneumatic is a family owned business, and we make sure that fact exudes throughout the company. We are a family, but we are a family that has the great potential and desire to grow. We are constantly looking for self-motivated, professional, dedicated and prideful individuals to join our team. We will train you to be the best you can be and reach your full potential in every way. If you are looking for a career, and not just another monotonous job, please, apply here today!

We’re hiring: Industrial Compressor Service Technician

Field Technician – OPEC

Company has been in business for over 30years.  Service areas include Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas. 

Job Type:  Full Time.  $20-$32/hour salary + bonus opportunity

Location:  Omaha, NE

Hours of Operation:  8 AM – 5 PM, 2-10 hours overtime / week possible, some weekends on call

The role of the Field Technician:  Service Technicians are responsible for performing shop and/or field repairs, maintenance service and troubleshooting of air compressors and its components Company vehicle Location:  Omaha, NE (position will require you to be at customer sites 98% of the time with company vehicle)

Position Details: 

  • Perform routine, preventative maintenance and repairs on rotary screw and reciprocating air compressors, oil-injected and oil-free air compressors, refrigerated dryers, desiccant dryers and additional compressed air system components
  • Preventative maintenance should be conducted in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations (with regards to schedule and scope).
  • Troubleshoot and perform diagnostics on malfunctioning compressors, determine possible causes for malfunctions, and perform repairs as suggested by diagnostics and assessment.
  • Test and document the proper operating parameters of the compressor prior to and following preventative maintenance and repairs.
  • Maintenance Mechanics must display the ability to absorb a higher level of learning including VSD’s, refrigeration, industrial networks, remote monitoring, and air audits.
  • Provides technical assistance on equipment start-ups, installations and repairs of compressed air systems.
  • Understand set up in relation to the effects of pressure differentials, temperatures, flows, heat load, piping schemes etc. and their effects on energy consumption.
  • Assure equipment operates to customer’s requirements.
  • Explain system capabilities and operation to the customer along with features and benefits
  • Educate customers about products, services, and solutions, such as service contracts, 24 hour assistance, thorough diagnostics and energy and performance audits, can benefit their operations and bottom line.
  • Works with Service Coordinator on ordering and gathering parts and supplies necessary to complete installations and repairs
  • Must be able to read wiring schematics and diagrams for all equipment.
  • Perform basic mathematical calculations; including but not limited to, totaling work orders and basic compressed air formulas
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report them and any other unusual situations to the service manager in a timely manner
  • Serves as technical support for customers and Customer Service Managers.
  • Documents service and installation activities by completing work orders for each job, maintenance checklist and daily time sheets.
  • Provide a high level of customer service, responding to customer needs and working to satisfy customer expectations.
  • Develop rapport with customers through effective communication, interpersonal skills, and professionalism. 
  • Serve as an ambassador for the company.
  • Display the ability to manage time accordingly.
  • Must have the ability to work and solve problems independently.
  • Promote and practice proper safety procedures and the correct use of personal protective equipment at all times. Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly shop work areas, company vehicles, and job site work areas
  • Drive company vehicle to and from job sites throughout the day.
  • May be required to tow a trailer or portable air compressor using Company vehicle

Skills and Experience:

  • 3-5 years of air compressor service technician experience required.  Technical experience maintaining and repairing various types of mechanical and electrical equipment needed.
  • Strong mechanical and electrical skills with demonstrated expertise in the maintenance, overhaul, and repair of a wide variety of industrial equipment, including electrical, pneumatics and/hydraulics.
  • Education – High School diploma or equivalent required with technical training in electrical, hydraulics, and/or pneumatics needed
  • Skills – Able to work independently with strong self-management and professionalism.
  • Able to complete work within assigned deadlines.
  • Computer proficiency as required for communication, research, work orders and programming various controllers.
  • Excellent communications skills (oral and written).
  • Extensive travel to customer locations, including out-of-town.
  • Available for a rotating schedule of on-call work on evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Must be fluent in English and have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must use preventative safety measures to avoid electrical shock, limit exposure to loud noises, and prevent personal injury by using personal protective equipment, including the
  • Must be able to lift up to 50-100 lbs. on a regular basis and work in industrial environments including extremes in temperature with continuous walking, reaching, bending, pulling, pushing, squatting, and kneeling.
  • Valid Driver’s License with no major traffic violations, suspensions, or DUI’s in previous 5 years.


  • Company Car
  • Laptop,
  • Smartphone
  • Paid Holidays – Christmas, New Year’s Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Memorial Day & Thanksgiving.
  • Vacation- Our standard policy is one (1) week vacation after one (1) year continuous employment and two (2) weeks’ vacation after two (2) years continuous employment.
  • Insurance benefit

Salary based on knowledge, skills, and experience. Additional technical training provided for the most qualified candidate.  Equal opportunity employer.  All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background check. Qualified individuals please send your resume in MS Word or PDF format  

We’re hiring: Marketing / Social Media Intern

Compensation: $9.00 per hour rate or Unpaid in lieu of academic credit

Benefits: None while in this temporary mode.
Hours: M-F, 8 am – 4 pm office hours. / only required to work at least 10 hr/wk from office & home
Credit Hours: Will work with you to ensure the job qualifies for credit hours needed.

About the Company
Omaha Pneumatic Equipment Company (OPEC) is a family owned business that has been in operation for 30 years. We are expanding our offering beyond the walls of our brick mortar shop and embarking on a new endeavor to break into the world of e-commerce. Our sister company will be the emerging online resource for our customers to shop on a modern, state of the art platform.

We’re looking for someone responsible, outgoing and friendly to take on marketing projects for a growing air compressor company. You will tackle social media, sales and some administrative duties at the direction of the management and sales staff. If you’re looking to gain experience in an evolving, supportive work environment then we’re looking for you!

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be proficient with computers, printers, smart phone
  • Familiarity with MS Office including Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat
  • Canvassing, direct marketing
  • Brainstorm ideas
  • Scanning, filing and general office administrative work
  • Maintaining and updating our website and social media connections
  • Helping create advertising media, such as print ads, brochures and displays Communicate with clients and team
  • Students from all areas of study will be considered. However, students working towards Business Administration, Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations degrees are encouraged to apply.

The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, well organized and a quick learner who can successfully drive projects to completion. Must work at least 10 hours per week. Schedule is flexible to work around classroom obligations. Must have a can-do positive attitude with a professional appearance.


  • Current student attending accredited college or university.
  • Ability and desire to work 10-15 hours per week.
  • Pass background check

Please follow the link below to apply for this position.

About us

Serving the Midwest since 1990, we pride ourselves on providing our clients with exceptional, professional service. Our goal is to implement the absolute best possible compressed air system, based on your company's needs. Saving our customers thousands of dollars every year in energy and production costs, we take into consideration even the smallest of details to ensure that what we sell you provides the results that you are looking for, as well as minimizing the time it takes for you to see a return on investment!


Omaha Pneumatic Equipment Company
7117 'Q' Street
Omaha, NE 68117

Phone: 402-331-6311

Fax: 402-331-5477

Mon-Fri 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM