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Requisition Number 18-0058
Title Field Service Technician - Make Ready
Location Washington / Canonsburg
State PA
Description USA Compression Partners, LP, provides gas compression services. We are one of the largest independent providers of compression services in the United States. We owe our success to the quality of our employees, our strong commitment to safety, and superior service to our customers.

Key Business Objectives:

Responsible for the preservation, make ready repair, short and long term storage maintenance and the reconfiguration of USA Compression idle equipment, reporting to the Operations Service Manager (OSM). All USA Compression employees are responsible for maintaining a safe and professional work environment.
Requirements Duties and Responsibilities:

• Understand and follow all safety and environmental policies.
• Preserve and seal idle units as they return to the storage yards.
• Roll over and re-preserve units that remain idle on a 180 day rotation.
• Repair packages and make ready for redeployment into active status.
• Perform major and minor scheduled maintenance procedures on idle units as necessary.
• Reconfigure compressor cylinder arrangements as required to meet new contract needs.
• Repair and maintain the heavy equipment inventory (HEI).
• General housekeeping by helping to keep warehouse facilities and yards free from trash and debris.
• Assist in the loading and unloading of units as they enter and leave the storage yards.
• Safely operate truck mounted cranes, fork lifts and other portable lifting equipment.
• Maintain company vehicle according to company guidelines.
• Help maintain parts inventory for storage yards.
• Keep units clean and maintain safe working conditions.
• Any and all other job duties as assigned.

Skills/Capabilities and Education:

• Good communication/interface skills with customer field personnel, onsite vendors, and other tech teams.
• Technical or trade school certification or additional work experience in related field.
• Preferred at least 2 years of experience in natural gas compression.
• Ability to operate independently with little or no supervision.
• High degree of mechanical ability.
• Experience reading and understanding technical manuals.
• Valid driver’s license with a Motor Vehicle Record history acceptable to USA Compression.
• Experience in configuring natural gas compression equipment.
• Ability to work extended hours.
• Full time Non-exempt level position.

Working Conditions:

• Periodic lifting requirements in excess of 50 lbs.
• Ability to stand and walk on uneven and varied terrain, climb ladders and stairs; and stoop, squat, kneel, crouch and crawl depending on the task requirements.
• Exposure to extremes in temperature and weather conditions depending upon assigned location.
• Some exposure to high noise levels in excess of 85dBA that require ear protection, as well as exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals and materials.
• There is a strong emphasis on safety while working with heavy equipment and machinery.
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