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TULSA, Oklahoma, Oct. 15, 2019/Petroleum Equipment Institute/ -- The Petroleum Equipment Institute (PEI) recently published the Service Technician Training Manual Level II. 

The Service Technician Training Manual Level II caters to technicians who have mastered the basic information and skills in the association’s Service Technician Training Manual Level I released originally in 2016.  

“This document is a must-read for employers, service techs and their supervisors in the fuel and fluid handling equipment industry,” said Rick Long, executive vice president and general counsel at PEI. “PEI assembled the top experts in the industry to create, review and publish the level II manual. There is no other resource like it in the fueling industry.”  

The 34-page level II manual includes nine chapters with photos, diagrams and easy-to-read explanations that help technicians develop the technical skills required to advance in their careers:

  1. Introduction 
  2. Troubleshooting and Station Operations
  3. Electrical
  4. Point of Sale (POS) and Site Communications
  5. Tanks, Piping and Hydraulics
  6. Dispensing
  7. Release Detection
  8. Fuel, Fluids and Product Quality
  9. Service Technician Safety 

Members of the PEI Service Technician Training Manual Committee are: 

  • Denis Chaney, McKinney Petroleum Equipment
  • Joey Cheek, Guardian Fueling Technologies
  • Clif Coker, Seneca Cos.
  • Jim Ether, R.M. Dalrymple Co. Inc.
  • Blake Hess, The Oscar W. Larson Co.
  • John Keller, Petroleum Solutions Inc.
  • Ed Kubinsky, Crompco LLC
  • William Logue, Tanknology Inc.
  • Mike Mizicko, Western Pump
  • Jody Porter, E.O. Habhegger Co.
  • Ray Rees, Pass Training & Compliance
  • Jay Ruth, PumpTex Inc.
  • Ben Stallings, Fatboy Electric Inc.
  • Jim Streitz, Tait Environmental Services Inc.
  • Loren Swalheim, Franklin Fueling Systems
  • Alex Ralston, Petcon Inc. (consultant to committee)

The Service Technician Training Manual Level II is $50 for PEI members and $250 for nonmembers. The manual may be purchased in print and immediately downloadable PDF at

The Service Technician Training Manual Level I may be purchased in print and immediately downloadable PDF at A 50-question online exam also is available for level I.  


Founded in 1951, PEI is composed of more than 1,600 companies engaged in manufacturing and distributing equipment used in the fuel and fluid handling industry. Members are located in 50 states and 81 countries. PEI, headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is the leading authority and source of information for the fuel and fluid handling equipment and services industry. For more information, visit