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Compressor Mechanic
United State Of America
May 08, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 2.0-8.0 years
Job Category Oil and Gas Support Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Mechanic
Role Other Oil and Gas Support Jobs
Designation Other
Education High School Diploma
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

Wood Group designs, modifies, constructs and operates industrial facilities mainly for the oil & gas sector, right across the asset lifecycle.

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently sourcing a Compressor Technician to join our team in Pecos, Texas. You will operate, troubleshoot, diagnose and repair natural gas compressors.

U.S. Only: Authorization to work permanently in the U.S. without sponsorship required. 


  • Operate, troubleshoot, diagnosis and repair natural gas compressors
  • Ability to inspect engines, compressors and mechanical equipment: diagnose problems and determine extent of necessary repairs; supervise and schedule repairs and routine preventative maintenance.
  • Ability to overhaul, repairs and maintenance of engines, compressors, pumps, turbines and motors.
  • Detailed awareness of compressor components including: lubrication systems, shut-down systems, loading and unloading valves, pistons, valves and electrical systems.
  • Ability to use of hand tools, power tools, and electronic diagnostic equipment
  • Monitor and stimulate maximum efficiency and productivity to minimize problems and downtime.
  • Performing lockout / tagout, starting/stopping of equipment, and perform equipment checks.
  • Perform job duties in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Must meet required production rate expectations.
  • Must adhere to company policies and procedures
  • Assures that machinery, equipment, and facilities are properly maintained for efficient production.
  • General upkeep of facilities and equipment including: engines/compressors, company vehicle, shops and tool rooms.

Experience:/ Qualifications: 
  • 2+ years of industry experience required
  • Must have a valid Driver's License
  • High School diploma or G.E.D.
  • Troubleshooting, diagnosis and repairing
  • Ability to successfully pass background check, MVR, and drug screen
  • Must have experience with heavy mechanical and some electrical service.
  • Knowledge and experience on compression, process and production equipment, as well as electrical systems, including panel boards, skid wiring, etc.

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