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O&M Tech II, Mechanical

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Date: Oct 15, 2021

Location: Oakwood, OK, US

Company: Enable Midstream

Position Summary

Responsible for the operations and maintenance of mechanical equipment which includes compression and plant equipment.
Ensures that the compression and plant equipment is operated, within safe operating limits, and maintained in compliance with all company policies and procedures and applicable local, state and federal rules and regulations including but not limited to Process Safety Management, DOT and OSHA regulations. Ensures that the compression and plant equipment is set up, operated and maintained in order to maximize return on invested capital in a safe, reliable and efficient manner.


This position is comprised of routine duties based on detailed instruction. Works under direct supervision. Responds to routine questions and problems within standards and guides. Follows established procedures to accomplish requirements of job.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

•    Under direct supervision, troubleshoot, operate and maintain natural gas compression equipment to ensure that planned and unplanned outages are minimized, environmental regulations are met, and to enhance reliability and performance.
•    Perform preventative maintenance programs and procedures. 
•    Effectively utilize special tools and instruments such as: micrometers, torque wrenches, dial indicators, manometers, peak firing pressure indicators, gas quality monitoring equipment, etc. 
•    Maintain all records, reports and facilities as required for compliance purposes. 
•    Monitor and report on equipment performance to meet or exceed equipment run time goals. 
•    Schedule and coordinate maintenance activities with O&M Leader.
•    Under direct supervision, perform major repairs and maintenance on equipment. 
•    Obtain daily compression readings and perform daily inspections and compressor operation activities, including maximizing throughput and minimizing fuel consumption.
•    Track and control material inventory.
•    Interface with Gas Control and Operations Support prior to and during projects related to compression facilities.
•    Ensure Lock Out Tag Out procedures are implemented and followed.
•    Ensure Safe Work Permit is required and valid.
•    Coordinate and schedule contract personnel.
•    Observe all safety requirements and actively participate in company safety initiatives.
•    Identify, report and take immediate actions to correct unsafe conditions.
•    Investigate, take corrective action and communicate equipment outages in an effort to minimize impact to customer services. 
•    Provide field support on capital projects involving compression, including assistance with unit assembly, construction inspection, and material handling. 
•    May perform one or more multi-skilled operations, maintenance and installation duties in addition to the primary roles and responsibilities listed above. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: measurement, electronics, dehydration, treating, corrosion, pipeline, compressor, gas processing plants, amine treating facilities and regulatory compliance functions with direct guidance.

•   May conduct periodic “sniff” tests at the extremities of the system to confirm that the gas contains odorant.


Minimum Education & Experience

•    High School Diploma or GED Equivalent. Six (6) months directly related experience preferred.
•    Valid State Driver’s License.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

•    Basic knowledge in electrical wiring diagrams and control schematics.
•    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating/maintenance/procedure instructions.
•    Ability to communicate and interpret mechanical performance information and diagrams.
•    Possess effective communication skills necessary to promote compliance with procedures and cooperation with individuals at various levels throughout the organization.
•    Awareness of the operation, maintenance repair and troubleshooting of various types of compression equipment, plant equipment and troubleshooting repair of all types of equipment pertaining to instrument/electrical trade.
•    Awareness of procedures to troubleshoot and repair of most types of compression and process equipment.
•    Awareness of medium voltage, electric motor drive and controls.
•    Awareness of turbine engine and centrifugal compressor operation and controls.
•    Awareness of electronic controls and troubleshooting.
•    Awareness of equipment alignment and base deflection.
•    Awareness of troubleshooting and repair of most types of compression and process equipment.
•    Awareness of the procedures to troubleshoot and repair most types of equipment pertaining to instrument/electrical trade: 4-20mA signal and basic AC and DC knowledge.
•    Demonstrated mechanical aptitude in the use of hand tools.
•    Effectively use a personal computer with MS Office Suite applications (Word, Excel & Outlook).
•    Ability to work and participate in a team-based environment to accomplish assignments.
•    Operate as a self-starter with individual drive and initiative to start, develop and complete limited scope projects and initiatives with guidance from more experienced technicians and/or supervisor. 
•    Contribute to a positive working environment. Respect differences in others and contribute to a harassment free workplace. Voice questions and concerns in a constructive manner.
•    Ability to communicate effectively with field employees, management and public, both orally and in writing.
•    Demonstrate commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, company’s ethics code of conduct and other company policies and procedures.
•    Respect and follow safety policies and regulations; scan the environment for objects or people who may pose a safety risk; encourage others to utilize safe and healthy work practices.


Physical Requirements

•    Ability to exert in excess of 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 10 pounds of force regularly to move objects.
•    May be required to lift seventy-five (75) pounds or more.
•    Physical ability to work around and on industrial equipment, including frequent climbing, stooping, reaching, pulling, pushing, twisting, bending, kneeling, crawling and grasping.
•    Ability to move about unrestricted and follow safety and emergency response procedures and regulations.
•    May be required to stand, sit, walk, stoop, kneel or crouch for reasonable periods of time.
•    Ability to travel long distances in a motor vehicle.
•    Ability to work in areas with limited access or cramped spaces.
•    On a routine basis, may climb ladders, walkways and scaffolds.
•    May be required to wear SCBA.
•    Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.

•    Ability to use normal sense of smell to readily detect odorant in natural gas.

Working Conditions

•    Ability to work in potentially hazardous environments.
•    Ability to work with or near hazardous chemicals.
•    Ability to operate personal computer for extended periods.
•    Ability to travel frequently via truck (some overnight) to locations throughout the system to monitor equipment and perform work activities.
•    Ability to work outdoors in weather extremes and near equipment with potentially high noise levels.
•    Ability to carry a cell phone while on-call and respond to call-outs, potentially including weekends and holidays.
•    Ability to respond to emergency calls and/or call-outs and return to work while off duty.
•    Ability to work overtime (scheduled and/or unscheduled, nights and/or weekends) occasionally, as needed or required to meet established deadlines. 
•    Based on business requirements, may be assigned to shiftwork.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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