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Requisition Number 18-0261
Title Area Service Manager
Location Midland
State TX
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 field management of 8-12 Field Services Technicians and 1-2 Lead Service Technicians and daily management of up to 100,000 hp. This is a front line manager position responsible for the care and development of the Field Services Techs and Leads. The Area Service Manager prepares the budget, manages expenses to help identify cost savings, and allocates resources in his/her assigned area. Travel is required up to 70% of the time worked to various field locations in order be out with his/her people, customers, and compressors. All people managers are expected to lead by example and actively drive the four company initiatives:
People – (recruitment, retention, development)
Culture – (team work, work life balance, accountability, engaged employees)
Equipment (execution of USA Compression maintenance plan)
Service (lead with service, make it a true differentiator in the market)

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Accountable for safety adherence and ensuring all service standards are met.
• First line support for troubleshooting issues.
• Responsible for hiring, coaching, motivating, compensation, and performance management.
• Responsible for following the company policy and procedures
• Responsible for field level customer relationships.
• Provides pro-active communication at the field level to both customers and employees.
• Monitors cost of fleet operation and manages to targets.
• Oversees and coordinates Service Technician activities.
• Advise Operations Director of major repairs as needed.
• Ensures customer service levels are met by maintaining run time to meet contractual agreements.
• Ensures scheduled and non-scheduled maintenance is completed in a timely manner.
• Maintain company vehicle per company guidelines.
• Make recommendations on capital expenditures for field equipment.
• May act as company liaison to other outside vendors.
• Works with sales team to identify opportunities.
• Any and all other duties as assigned.

Skills/Capabilities and Education:

• College degree preferred or requisite job experience in the gas compression industry.
• Minimum of 5 years of field experience in gas compression industry.
• Ability to configure gas compression equipment.
• Ability to work extended hours.
• Capable of driving a commercial size truck.
• Valid driver’s license with a Motor Vehicle Record history acceptable to USA Compression.
• Strong interpersonal skills with strong written and verbal skills.
• Working knowledge of Excel, Word, Internet and inventory tracking software.
• High degree of mechanical ability.
• Full time Exempt level position.

Working Conditions:

• Travel is required up to 90% of the time worked.
• 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.
• Working conditions in natural gas compression vary from one job site to another. Some job sites are indoors in compressor stations while other sites are outside, exposed to a variety of weather conditions.
• There is a strong emphasis on safety while working with heavy equipment and machinery.
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