Compressor Technician
Wood PLC

Kermit, Texas


Overview / Responsibilities

Looking for a career opportunity? Come join Wood as a Compressor Technician in Kermit, TX. Wood offers health benefits, 401k, vacation, LTD/STD and more.

Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required

  • Supporting the preparation, installation, and startup of new company-owned or rental compressors
  • Supporting and overseeing all new compressor site construction, layout, and piping needs
  • Training to support all sites meet or exceed environmental laws, rules, and regulations
  • Monitoring and optimize existing units
  • Recognizing opportunities for increased efficiency and recommending units for replacement or alternate lift and work with operations engineer to manage changes
  • With operations engineer, setting up tracking tools to analyze and document all compressor related performance metrics such as runtime, mechanical availability, fuel consumption, throughput, and environmental compliance
  • Assisting pumpers and production foremen with compressor related issues
  • Serving as field "point of contact" for compressor vendor
  • Reviewing vendor invoices and confirm correct charges for both rate and any performance metric corrections
  • Performing similar duties for installation and operation of gas engine-driven generators and vapor recovery units (VRUs); monitor VRU operation and controls to prevent oxygen entry into the system
  • Documenting all incidents or abnormal operations to supervisor
  • Coordinating with operations engineer to specify operating conditions and evaluate vendor proposals for new installations; ensuring all approvals are obtained for new rental or purchase agreements
  • Assuring safe and environmentally compliant operations of all company owned or rental compressors, gas driven generators, and VRUs


Skills / Qualifications

  • 2+ years of industry related experience is required
  • Previous work experience in and knowledge of compressor operation, maintenance, and repairs preferred
  • Possess a current, valid driver's license and the ability to meet and maintain all eligibility requirements to drive a company vehicle and have a good, clean driving record
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced organization and multi-task
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds
  • The employee must be able to drive in a car for an extended period


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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