Gas Compressor Mechanic – Senior

at Archrock
Location Carlsbad
Date Posted November 25, 2021
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Not Specified


Overview: Performs maintenance and repair activities on gas compression and/or process equipment, at customer's location, as directed. Acts as a technical resource for more complex issues in assigned area.

Skills and Abilities:

Ability to:

* Demonstrate advanced diagnostic and repair skills on multiple types of equipment including compressor packages, gas process and power generation equipment used within the region
* Perform Preventative Maintenance (PM) to standard with no help
* Lead a team performing Major Maintenance (MM), Overhaul and MOB / DEMOB projects to standard with limited to no assistance
* Perform compressor calculations
* Demonstrate customer service skills
* Read, write and speak English (work orders, manuals, etc.)
* Model all health, safety and environmental procedures
* Use computer skills, including vendor specific programs (Cat, Waukesha, Ariel, Murphy, etc.), Internet Explorer and Outlook
* Regularly complete and submit company required documentation in an accurate and timely fashion


* Thorough knowledge of gas engines and compressors, electrical systems, panel boards, controls, skid wiring, etc., through advanced training or performance verification
* Knowledge of new technologies
* Working knowledge of relevant HSE procedures and regulations
* General understanding of customer's production equipment - Scrubbers, on/off skid
* Fully understands all processes and systems on how a compressor works
* Knowledge of company maintenance standards checklist and ability to accurately and completely follow

Minimum Education and Certification:

* High school diploma or equivalent preferred
* Valid driver's license and a good driving record
* Gas or diesel engine and compressor school / training preferred

Minimum Experience:

* Typically at least 5 years experience with natural gas engines and compressors, and a working knowledge of production equipment
* Demonstrated history of successful and safe service experience


* Expected to serve as a resource to others for mentoring, knowledge transfer, training and checking work
* May occasionally lead a crew

Non-Essential Duties: Performs other duties as assigned

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 Systems Critical Demands for full details
* Must meet the medical requirements necessary to wear PPE required by role (includes respiratory protection medical requirements as required by role)
* Constantly required to display good manual dexterity and to reach with hands and arms
* Constantly required to talk and hear
* Frequently required to sit while driving or using a PC
* Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, squat, and twist 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 carry at least 40 pounds with one hand for at least 10 feet
* Occasionally required to crawl, climb in and around equipment, stairs and vertical ladders
* Vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus


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