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Gas Compressor Preservation Mechanic Intermediate


This is a Full-time position in Midland, TX posted May 29, 2021.

Overview: Performs preservation and inspection work on fleet gas compression equipment components and instruments (eg, pumps, controllers, valves, etc.) at assigned Make-ready yard location and others as needed.

Essential Duties:

– Preserves engines, compressors, coolers and process systems utilizing the most current standard Preservation procedure relative to gas compressor equipment preservation and inspection

– Monitors unit preservation schedule to assure procedures are administered on time

– Performs NORM testing on all units arriving from field locations and documents results

– Assists with the sign-off on inspections of engine, cooler, electrical testing and compressor clearances and wear

– Shrink wraps engine and lube boxes as needed according to the standard

– Assures that all documents and work flow associated with preservation and inspection are complete and accurate

– Assists with the documentation of hazardous materials and fluids that arrive with units from the field

– Provides ongoing status reports on preservation and inspection activities

– Assures functionality and safe operating condition of the location preservation trailer and that specialty tools are cleaned, inspected and available for use

– Works with shop personnel to coordinate the transportation of units from shop to yard and vice versa

– Assists in the development of Make Ready Cost Estimates upon unit arrival to the Make Ready location

Skills and Abilities:
Ability to:

– Perform all essential duties

– Demonstrate mechanical and pipe fitting skills and use of basic hand and mechanic tools

– Demonstrate proficiency in accurately and efficiently inspecting engines, coolers, compressor clearances and wear and electrical testing

– Demonstrate electronics (panel), hydraulic, tubing, and math skills

– Operate a forklift as needed to move materials and/or equipment

– Read, write and speak English and/or fully understand daily work instructions (work orders, manuals, etc.)

– Complete and submit company required documentation in an accurate and timely fashion

– Demonstrate basic computer skills and basic proficiency with Excel, Word and Oracle

– Must provide own hand tools up to ½ drive


– Knowledge of preservation procedure relative to gas compressor equipment preservation and inspection

– Knowledge of safe material handling processes and relevant HSE procedures and regulations

– General mechanical knowledge

Minimum Education and Certification:

– High school diploma or equivalent

– Valid driver license

Minimum Experience:

– Typically at least 1 year experience in engine, compressor mechanics, production equipment and gas compression


– May serve as a resource to others with less experience

Physical Demands: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions)

– Must be fit for duty for the job tasks being performed
– Refer to WorkSaver Systemssm Critical Demands for full details

– Must meet the medical requirements necessary to wear PPE required by role

– Constantly required to stand, display good manual dexterity and to reach with hands and arms

– Frequently required to talk and hear

– Frequently required to walk with good balance

– Regularly required to lift, move and carry up to 50 pounds and to push and pull up to 110 pounds

– Occasionally required to stoop, twist, kneel, and squat

– Occasionally required to crawl, climb in and around equipment, stairs and slanted ladders

– Vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus


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