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Compressor Mechanic

Jal, New Mexico, United States

Job Reference 1180811

Location Jal, New Mexico, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Oil

Function Field Services

Job Type Contract

Date Added November 16, 2022

Our major client in Oil & Gas industry is seeking a Compressor Operator to work within their facilities located in Jal, NM for a 12-month assignment (subject to extension).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Moves controls and turns valves to start compressor engines, pumps, and auxiliary equipment.
  • Monitors meters, gauges, and recording instrument charts to ensure specified temperature, pressure, and flow of gas through system.
  • Operates equipment to control transmission of natural gas through pipelines.
  • Observes operation of equipment to detect malfunctions.
  • Conducts chemical tests to evaluate quality of gas.
  • Performs minor repairs on equipment, using hand tools.
  • Operates or tends equipment to purify gases.
  • Records instrument readings and operational changes in operating log.

Required Skills:

  • High school diploma or equivalent/ Vocational or equivalent training in general machinery operation or equipment usage, oil and gas production, or relevant field.
  • Minimum of 3 or more years of experience with compressor operations

Work Schedule: 10 days on/ 4 days off


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