Compressor Pumping Unit Technician

Posted 29 August 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameKelsee Tedder

Job description

Compressor Pumping Technician

We are seeking a highly motivated, mechanically inclined Production Operator with a growth mindset who enjoys a dynamic, hands on, field-based work environment. You will be responsible for working in the East Texas field with other team members to perform repairs, perform preventative maintenance on existing equipment, diagnose issues, conduct root cause failure analysis, pre and post job reviews, handle contractor work, collect data / validate conditions, and investigate customer/3rd party issues at our locations. This route focuses on compressors and pumping units and safety is the team's top priority.
Key components of this role are supporting a manufacturing business mindset with periodic quality assurance or verifications of business processes including safety, understanding and driving non-desired outcomes (defects and variability) out of the operating model, and collaborating across teams to drive improvement into the business though fundamental changes in operating practices. The physical demands are frequent: standing, walking, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, and repetitive foot, leg, hand, arm, shoulder, and torso movements. In addition, there are periodic demands of: operating power equipment, sitting at desk, utilizing computers and phones and occasionally lifting or moving up to 50lbs.

What we need from you:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with remote staff on problems that may be encountered using phone, video or virtual assist technology
  • Analytical prowess to leverage data and available resources to resolve key issues that arise every single day in the field.
  • Full cycle understanding of oil and gas operating systems from reservoir to sales line.
  • Actively schedule activities and make yourself available to assist others and build partnerships.
  • Seek out opportunities to increase capability and capacity and assist in identifying training gaps within the team.
  • Actively participate as a member of business unit to improve team processes and build interdependent team culture.
  • Proven ability to learn or conduct basic failure analysis, nodal analysis
  • Validated problem-solving ability used in similar settings with impactful results to the business.
  • Experience using data to drive decision-making
  • High level of aptitude and interest with new technology

Required skills and behaviors:

  • Experience in oil and gas
  • Experience with field compressor and pumping units
  • Experience with RTUs and XsPOC or similar program platforms
  • Electro-mechanical background with experience working in lean processes environment
  • Conscious of desired vs. non-desired outcomes and willingness to affect change
  • Growth mindset: Proven ability to learn and adapt quickly
  • Extraordinary listening and social skills along with upbeat, naturally inquisitive, and confidence-instilling approach both remotely and in person.
  • Adaptable to changes in the work environment, handling challenging demands, and taking care of frequent changes, delays or unexpected events

Must have or be willing to obtain the following training/supplies prior to starting the position:

  • OSHA - H2S
  • OSHA - Hazwoper training (8 Hour Course)
  • OSHA - First aid / CPR
  • OSHA - Benzene awareness
  • 4 wheel drive truck (IRS Mileage rate paid to contractor for personal vehicle use)
  • Hand tools
  • Laptop for reporting work complete

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.