Valve Tester Technician

Novaspect, Inc.

Minooka, IL


Midwest Valve Services, a Novaspect company, is currently offering an opportunity for a Valve Tester Technician to join our fast paced, customer-oriented team. The successful candidate will have excellent industrial aptitude and will be committed to the success of our company. The candidate will also be responsible for the accurate and efficient testing of valves in our facility and at customer sites.


  • Cash compensation potential: $49-59K (Inclusive of base rate, overtime, and bonus)
  • Additional pay for field work
  • This is an hourly role

Recognized with a Top Employee Benefit Plan Award in 2020, below you will find our outstanding total rewards package when you join our team including:

  • Generous paid time off; starting at 15 vacation days, 10 holidays, and personal time off
  • 401K with 6% company match
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Excellent health & wellness benefits
  • Student debt & tuition reimbursement

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow all safety guidelines
  • Perform tests to certify assemblies meet customer’s specifications and industry requirements
  • Troubleshoot valves that fail testing and identify root cause
  • Apply advanced math skills to verify critical dimensions
  • Assist in loading and unloading tools and equipment into service vehicles
  • Drive company vehicle to and from job sites
  • Maintain a clean work environment
  • Assist other valve service departments based on customer demand


Education and/or Experience:

  • High School diploma required
  • Associates Degree in Industrial Mechanical Maintenance, Instrumentation, Electrical, Electronics, or related Technology field Preferred
  • Dedication to a safe work environment through effective housekeeping, workplace safety, etc.
  • Industrial maintenance or industrial valve repair experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Ability of hands to grasp and manipulate small objects/tools
  • Ability to work with hand tools
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Ability to stoop, crawl and crouch while working on equipment on hands and knees
  • Ability to work on your feet for 8 hours per day
  • Ability to work in a loud industrial environment
  • Comfortable working around industrial equipment with exposed moving parts
  • Ability to climb stairs with up to 20lbs
  • Ability to climb a 20ft. ladder
  • Ability to drive on average 3-4 hours at a time
  • Ability to drive 8 hours as needed in a day – although not typical
  • Ability to work in high and cold temperature environments for extended hours