• Mechanical Technician

    Job Locations US-TX-Midland
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/3/2018 4:46 PM)
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    Oil & Gas
  • Overview

    Our client, Navitas-Midstream is actively seeking Mechanical Technicians with experience with CAT, Waukesha and Ariel experience, to join their group in West Texas. Generous hourly rate, excellent benefits package and a long term incentive are offered!


    • Participate in the plant and field preventative maintenance program by performing routine maintenance duties, including the collection of trending information for management.
    • Keep track of spare parts as they are used and complete a usage report in order to replace items as necessary. Assist in physical inventories.
    • Participate in the administrative maintenance of the plant operating manuals, technical references, prints and diagrams and preventive/predictive maintenance records.
    • Read blueprints, diagrams and schematic drawings to determine work procedures.
    • Install, align, and take apart industrial machinery and mechanical equipment, such as pumps, fans, tanks, conveyors and furnaces using hand and power tools.
    • Set up and operate machine shop tools in the performance of all machine work to close tolerances. 
    • Assemble and repair tubing, piping, valves and fittings subjected to both high and low temperature or high and low pressure, or where certified welding is required.
    • Assemble, disassemble, repair and adjust all types of electrical and mechanical equipment.
    • Operate hoisting and lifting devices, such as cranes, jacks to position machinery and parts during the installation, set-up, and repair of machinery.
    • Install, troubleshoot and maintain power transmission, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.
    • Adjust machinery and repair or replace defective parts.
    • Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on machinery.
    • Assemble machinery and equipment prior to installation by using hand and power tools and welding equipment.
    • Routine maintenance of pumps and electric motors. 
    • Maintenance on other mechanical equipment such as block valves, control valves, air compressors, valve actuators, etc.
    • Assist with replacement of pumps, motors, valves, and other equipment as needed, including initial alignment, testing, and startup.
    • Actively participate in safety compliance, training and safety programs,
    • Ability to review and follow procedures as necessary to achieve strong performance and ensures compliance of all company and industry standards to meet the requirements of all regulatory agencies.
    • Incorporate maintenance management system practices including preventive maintenance, safety checks and break down maintenance on equipment.
    • All other duties as assigned 

    Education/Experience Qualifications:

    High school diploma, or general education degree (GED), and a strong mechanical aptitude, preferably with five to seven (5 – 7) years of comprehensive mechanical experience. Minimum of two (2) years’ Oil & Gas Industry, Midstream, Gas Plant Operations experience.


    Additional Requirements:

    • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record is required. 
    • Must live within a 30 mile radius of the system.
    • Must be willing to be on call rotation with other mechanics. 
    • Must have good verbal and written communication skills.
    • Proficient PC/software skills required. 
    • May be exposed to work in harsh weather in an outdoor environment.
    • Must have vision sufficient to read computer screens, reports and related documents.
    • Hearing sufficient to hear verbal instruction and normal conversation levels.
    • Speech sufficient to communicate in person and over the telephone.
    • Manual dexterity with physical ability to work in situations which require bending, kneeling, squatting, reaching, and lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds; endurance sufficient to maintain efficiency throughout the entire work shift.


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