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Gas Compressor Shop Mechanic - Lead

Company: Archrock Services LP
Location: Victoria
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Job Description:

Overview: In addition to assigned shop duties, is responsible for training, assigning, monitoring, checking and coordinating work of the team.
Assists, provides input to and fills in for Shop Supervisor as needed.
Considered a technical expert who can work independently with limited technical oversight.

Skills and Abilities:

Ability to:

- Demonstrate leadership skills, to oversee activities of assigned team and to assist with the assessment of skills and performance, identification, prioritization, and resolution of problems

- Effectively interact with internal and external contacts using strong communication, interpersonal and customer service skills

- Fill in for the Service Manger

- 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 projects to standard with limited to no assistance

- Perform compressor calculations

- 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

- Lead by example by completing and submitting company required documentation in an accurate, thorough and timely fashion and following standard protocols


- Thorough knowledge of gas engines and compressors, electrical systems, panel boards, skid wiring, etc., through advanced training or performance verification

- Knowledge of new technologies

- Thorough knowledge of relevant HSE procedures and regulations

- Fully understands all processes and systems on how a compressor works

Minimum Education and Certification:

- Preferred - High school diploma or equivalent

- Preferred - Gas or diesel engine and compressor school / training

Minimum Experience:

- Typically at least 8 years experience

- Large and small horsepower (HP) experience required

- Demonstrated history of successful and safe service experience


- Frequently leads, monitors and checks work of at least 3 technicians

- Trains team members to improve skill, productivity, safety, quality and processes

- Gives input for hire, fire, and job changes

- Gives input for performance review, discipline and issues

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

- Constantly required to stand, display good manual dexterity and to reach with hands and arms

- Frequently required to talk and hear

- Frequently required to walk 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 stoop, twist, kneel, and squat

- Occasionally required to crawl, climb in and around equipment, stairs and slanted ladders

- Vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus

Keywords: Archrock Services LP, Victoria , Gas Compressor Shop Mechanic - Lead, Engineering , Victoria, Texas

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