Gas Compression Mechanic - Intermediate

Archrock Williston , ND 58802

Posted 2 months ago

Overview: Performs maintenance and repair activities on gas compression and/or process equipment, at customer's location, as directed.

Skills and Abilities:

Ability to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in accurately and efficiently diagnosing and repairing mechanical problems on multiple

compressor configurations

  • Show track record of performing Preventative Maintenance (PM) with no guidance and minimal COs due to poor PM work

  • Perform most Call Outs (CO) without assistance from a technical expert

  • Demonstrate customer service skills

  • Read, write and speak English (work orders, manuals, etc.)

  • Follow all health, safety and environmental procedures

  • Use intermediate computer skills, including engine specific software (Cat and Waukesha), Internet Explorer and


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


  • Knowledge of gas engines and compressors, electrical systems, panel boards, skid wiring, etc., through Compressor 101, equivalent training or performance verification

  • Knowledge of some new technologies

  • Working knowledge of relevant HSE procedures and regulations

  • General understanding of customer's production equipment

  • Scrubbers, on/off skid
  • Generally 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 3 years experience with natural gas engines and compressors, and a working knowledge of production equipment


  • May serve as a resource to others with less experience

  • Often called on to assist in training or mentoring less experienced FSTs

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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