Field Service Technician I – Contract Compression – Carlsbad, NM

at Enerflex
Location Carlsbad
Date Posted September 2, 2021
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified


This position is responsible for performing basic maintenance functions, procedures, activities and responsibilities associated with working on gas compression packages under direct supervision. Duties include learning from and assisting other senior level technicians with servicing, troubleshooting, installation, and commissioning of both gas fired and electric driven compressor packages. The purpose of the Service Technician I level is to acquire proficiency in performing all maintenance actions with direct supervision that will allow for progression to the Service Technician II level.Principle Duties & ResponsibilitiesRepresents the company in a professional manner at all times while providing outstanding customer service that aligns with Enerflex visions and values.Responsible for submitting accurate field service reports, expense reports, timesheets and other necessary paperwork daily.Assists in diagnosing engine/compressor failures accurately and efficiently.Assists in timely rebuilds/overhauls of compressors, engines and controls on gas compressor packages in the field in adverse conditions.Assists with response to recurring problems and emergency services as needed.Assists with installation of new units including commissioning and start-up inspections.Assists with mechanical inspection using micrometers, pressure gauges, electronic diagnostic equipment and other specialty tools.All duties and responsibilities could include a large amount of (multi state) travel at short notice including nights, weekends, and holidays.Must be able to be on a call-out rotation and effectively make emergency repairs.Provides input to Supervisor on personnel and materials needs to provide optimal job planning.Must recognize and comply with Health, Safety and Environmental rules and policies that are applicable to each location.Other Duties assigned by manager. Job SpecificationsHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED) and some minimal vocational/technical training preferredMust have 3-5 years applicable experienceMust have proof of certification from CAT/Waukesha (or equivalent) to:CAT Gas ICAT Gas IICAT ElectricalAriel BasicAriel MechanicalWaukesha GETQualifications:Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen, background check and post offer physical testing.Valid motor vehicle drivers licensePossess strong mechanical and electrical abilities with knowledge and experience to perform complex multiple service and maintenance tasks.Have his/her own tools of the trade. (With exceptions of specialty or OEM specific diagnostic equipment)Capability to use CAT ET or equivalent for other OEMs.Ability to interpret Compressor Performance and calculate engine horsepower.Knowledge and understanding of how to use CAT Gas Engine Rating Pro (GERP)Capability of performing monthly preventive maintenance and minor repairs independently.Ability to provide preventative and corrective field mechanical service on gas compression, and/or production equipment on site at end user locations.Demonstrate knowledge of proper purging and loading practices/procedures.Identify and stop activities that are unsafe for personnel or the environment when they occur or about to occur.Exhibit an ability to learn in both hands on and classroom setting.Proficient with a personal computer and common applicable functions/programs (Word, Excel, and Outlook).Basic understanding of Gas & Oil properties, conditions, and theories.Basic understanding of Compressor and Production Equipment types, models, and theory of operation.Possess Basic understanding of Installation, Assembly, Commissioning, Trouble Shooting and Repair procedures related to gas compressors and production equipment.Thorough understanding of tooling utilized to install, maintain, and operate Gas Compressors and Production Equipment. (Dial indicators, laser alignment tools, feeler gauges, Digital volts Ohm meter, and, Hydraulic torqueing equipment).Ability to decipher P's, Blue Prints, Installation Instructions, and Technical Manuals.Other Skills, Abilities or preferred Qualifications:Motivated self-starter capable of working independently with proper direction.Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.Ability to write legible, routine correspondence and to speak effectively as well as coherently with management and other employeesKnowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of basic engines.Ability to understand and follow instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.Working ConditionsWhile performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and adverse outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.Physical DemandWhile performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly/frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and Infrequently/occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds using proper lifting techniques.Enerflex is an Equal Opportunity EmployerEnerflex grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, genetic information, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Equal employment opportunities are provided in recruitment, hiring, promotions, wages, benefits, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.DisclaimerThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, tasks, duties, knowledge, skills, and abilities required.