• Berkshire Hathaway Energy
  • $74,850.00 -161,170.00/year*
  • Skellytown , TX
  • Automotive
  • Full-Time

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The purpose of this position is to perform high-level skilled maintenance and repair activities in an operating plant/compressor station or storage facility, and conduct regular and timely mechanical overhauls to assure optimum availability, efficiency and safety.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Functions)

Overhaul, repair, maintain and test operational equipment such as engines, compressors and ancillary and auxiliary equipment.

Maintain records for required state, federal and company procedures and participate in team administrative duties.

Utilize computer and e-mail for internal and external communication, record keeping, on-line reporting, material and supply ordering, and filing of various forms.

Participate in and support the training of other team members and other functions, such as team budgeting, planning, performance management and decision-making.

Maintain cleanliness and general appearance of facilities, vehicles and surrounding work area.

Perform any additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.

Associate's degree in mechanical or related technical field or equivalent work experience. (Typically three years of related, progressive work experience would be needed for candidates applying for this position who do not possess an Associate's degree).

Two or more years of related mechanical experience for overhaul mechanic level; five or more years of related mechanical experience for senior overhaul mechanic level.

Must have knowledge and hands-on skills to maintain the following equipment: turbine drivers, turbine-driven compressors, large bore cylinder head rebuilding, and auxiliary and ancillary equipment.

Must possess good mechanical knowledge and skills to maintain high-speed engines and compressors, slow-speed reciprocating compressor engines and turbine-driven natural gas-related equipment. Operating experience with this compressor equipment is a plus.

Must work effectively in a managed teamwork environment that includes shared responsibilities and relationships with team members, landowners, contractors and customers; willing to support team and company objectives; and willing to work in any and all areas of operations, as requested, to maintain team assets.

Must be highly motivated and possess a \"Build to Last\" vision.

Must be able to identify work priorities, meet deadlines and function with little or no supervision.

Must be able to achieve the skills needed by the team.

Willingness to work in an environment where compensation is tied to performance and skill level.

Must have good oral and written communication skills.

A good working knowledge of computers is essential. Must possess effective clerical skills for administrative duties.

Must possess a valid driver's license; commercial license preferred and possibly required in the future. Will have to comply with all Department of Transportation regulations as well as be a DOT qualified driver.

Ability to read and interpret operating manuals.

Must be able to work in remote locations, often working alone.

Required to work a rotating on-call schedule, subject to a 24-hr/day callout at any time for emergency response. Requires carrying a cell phone.

Must be willing to work overtime when required and overnight stays away from home; travel estimated at 30 percent and will be seasonal with equipment demand.

Will be required to travel to other company locations for temporary assignments, meetings and training.

Subject to hazardous conditions including escaping gas, adverse weather conditions and temperatures, heights, high-pressure gas, heavy lifting, and cramped working quarters.

Subject to DOT drug testing.

Have a strong background troubleshooting the mechanical integrity of all types of engines/compressors and associated equipment.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Northern Natural Gas Company

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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