Field Technician — Class A


Job Description

Intermediate level position responsible for the operation and maintenance of compressor packages, gas process and power generation equipment. Manage teams of technicians working on a variety of services including repairs, overhauls, system upgrades and performance and mechanical optimization.
Reports to: Operations Manager

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage and perform critical repair, and overhaul projects of industrial reciprocating engines, compressors and all associated ancillary equipment.
  • Ability to understand electronic controls methodology and backs troubleshooting requirements.
  • Provide the technical troubleshooting skills to assure equipment performance, optimization and customer satisfaction.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of large or complex projects including parts, services and machining requirements.
  • Maintain safe work processes for labor team on all assigned projects.
  • Coordinate with management team, outside suppliers, and customer representatives assuring quality of project deliverables.
  • Identify project milestones and critical path components to focus management attention and support.
  • Define processes and develop control plans to keep projects on track and on budget.
  • Provide training and technical guidance to mechanical team and subordinates.
  • Provide office based technical assistance for RTS projects, including hardware review and selection.
  • Learn more about the family of turbine system solutions and contribute in the application, maintenance and development of these systems.
  • Review logic, functional diagrams and system designs.
  • Provide support for RTS product sales efforts.
  • Directs, coordinates, and performs the job activities in a manner consistent with the company’s goals and objectives.
  • Takes initiative and fulfills duties consistent with company standards, policies, and controllable expense budgets.
  • Provides input to supervisor on personnel needed to provide timely and economical maintenance.
  • Provides information to the supervisor for the preparation of the planning of the project’s budgets.
  • Scrutinizes the job parts, tools and supply inventory to minimize investment while maintaining a sufficient level to insure proper job performance.
  • Takes any corrective action to insure guaranteed operating efficiency of equipment.
  • Ensures all personnel adhere to HSE protocols.
  • Completes the proper reports and actions required by the project’s operating policies including the supervision of personnel.
  • Provides 24/7 coverage.
  • Works overtime and is available for on-call rotations. Overtime and on-call requirements include work after regular work hours, weekends and holidays.

Required Skills or Tools

Preferred Education/Experience

Physical Strain

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