Mechanical Specialist

Energy Transfer Equity   •  

Midland, TX

Industry: Energy & Utilities


8 - 10 years

Posted 244 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Provides Technical/Non-Technical support related to operations and maintenance of mechanical equipment as part of the System Reliability group. Types: Solar Turbines, GE Turbines, Cooper, Clark, Waukesha, White, Caterpillar.
  • Responsible for the setup and support of the Condition Monitoring Program
  • Provides assistance in setting up trend parameters and data interpretation for location personnel to monitor and improve equipment performance.
  • Provides periodic assessments for prevention of equipment failures.
  • Responsible for working with operations and Equipment Techs to develop work scopes for scheduled overhauls and submitting information to Operations.
  • Responsibility will include the development of O&M and Capital projects related to compression equipment to include: A.) Identification of Projects, B.) Project Justification, and Overhaul work scopes and overhaul coordination.
  • Administers and troubleshoots the databases required to provide the station performance benchmarks and operating statistics.
  • Assists in the completion of scheduled mechanicalaudits.
  • Assists with the identification and implementation of best practices.
  • Review, develop, implement and enforce mechanical operating procedures.
  • Work with vendors and contractors on warranty and equipment performance issues.
  • Conduct skill progression verification and OperatorQualification verification to employees in Division.
  • Provide feedback to Area Management on field team performance in the Mechanical Discipline

Essential Requirements:

  • 7-10 years in mechanical analysis techniques.
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of operations and maintenance of engines, gas turbines, centrifugal and reciprocating compressors (high and low speed).
  • Above average hardware and software computer skills are necessary to support the equipment in the field that is being utilized to gather the information for trending evaluation.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and excellent human relations skills. In-depth knowledge of Company procedures and Industry-related safety standards, and applicable Federal and State regulations.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Experience in administering Company-wide programs.
  • Above average analytical skills are needed to identify, evaluate machinery performance and condition levels utilizing the condition Monitoring System.
  • Ability to work effectively with others in a team environment.
  • Knowledge and be familiar with Operating, DOT and EPA Procedures, Engineering Standards, OSHA, and Safety practices and routine administrative duties.
  • Must be highly motivated and able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Possess a desire to advance individual skills (Mechanical) as assigned/required by team within team defined deadlines

Preferred Skills:


  • Personal skills necessary to maintain a good rapport with internal and external customers.
  • Engineering degree helpful but not required.
  • Mechanical skills required with multi-skilled background preferred.

Special Characteristics/Job Requirements:

  • Subject to call-out 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Subject to hazardous conditions including escaping gas, adverse weather conditions and temperatures, heights, high-pressure gas, heavy lifting and cramped conditions.
  • Must have a valid driver license, and incumbent is subject to U.S. Department ofTransportation Drug & Alcohol related regulations.
  • New hires to the Company will be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a background check.
  • Position will be filled at appropriate level based on skill and experience.
  • Will require approximately 40% travel within area of the Western Operation Reliability group. Area includes Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Texas.

Physical requirements:

  • Lifting up to 50 lbs. occasionally.
  • Incumbent is subject to call out 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and extended work-days and/or work-weeks.
  • Required to carry a cell phone and work a rotating on-callschedule.
  • Subject to 24-hr/day callout for emergency response.
  • Subject to hazardous conditions including escaping gas, adverse weather conditions and temperatures, heights, high-pressure gas, heavy lifting and cramped conditions.
  • Candidate will be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test, and will adhere to and is subject to all U.S. Department ofTransportation Drug and Alcohol related regulations, and will be subject to a background check.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet

Job Location Midland, Texas, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

Tracking Code 9185-323