Field Service Technician (Mechanic)

Full-time Position, Available on: 2022-10-26

Job Title:Field Service Technician
FLSA Status:Non-Exempt Hourly
Group:Regular – Full Time
Location: Northeast United States (WV, PA, NY, OH, IL, KY, MI)

About Cooper Machinery Services:
Cooper Machinery Services provides natural gas compression equipment and services to customers globally in the Oil & Gas, Power, Transportation, and Marine sectors. With a proud heritage dating back to 1833, Cooper Machinery Services is the OEM for legendary product lines including Cooper-Bessemer™, Ajax™, Superior™, Gemini, TSI, CSI, Enterprise, and Joy. Headquartered in Houston, TX, but with commercial and services hubs around the world, Cooper Machinery Services provides world-class services to more than 22,000 units in its installed base.
Our strength is our people. Each employee plays an integral role in our success and growth. With a commitment to our vision that strong relationships drive strong results and better business, our people make Cooper Machinery Services legendary.

Role Summary:
The Field Service Technician will provide hands-on technical, and operations support of Reciprocating Compression equipment and supporting utility systems within customer facilities during commissioning, start-up, operations, preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, performance testing, and trouble-shooting situations as required

Essential Duties and Responsibilities – FST:
Assist the Field Services Site Team Leader in the provision of technical and mechanical services to external customers in settings such as workshops, compressor stations, process plants, etc. The incumbent is also responsible for the following:

• Planning and execution of site installation activities for Reciprocating Compression equipment.
• Investigate and resolve customer reports of technical problems with equipment.
• Eliminate future operational or service difficulties by performing preventative maintenance as requested by the customer.
• Through accepted standard troubleshooting processes, diagnose and correct engine problems and / or compressor problems.
• Perform testing of equipment in the field.
• Perform minor repairs, major repairs or corrective maintenance on customer equipment including reciprocating engines and compressors.
• Complete daily safety checks and report safety concerns.
• Monitor key and critical operating variables and other process data to ensure that the engine and compressor units are operating within design parameters.
• On-site, attend operations meetings with client personnel to proactively identify issues and lead the efforts to resolve them.
• Participate in construction activities to ensure process designs are used for operational and safety, identifying improvements in unit operations based on actual field experience.
• Learn, share, and implement best practices with extended Reciprocating Compression Engineering, Sales, and Operations team members
• Establish working relationships with key customer contacts including operators, engineering, and maintenance personnel to proactively cultivate the customer relationship and manager long term and short-term issues.
• Support turn-around activities for customers including identification / justification, procedure writing, reviews, equipment inspection, etc.

Required Qualifications:
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in Reciprocating Compression
• Must have the following attributes:
• Safety focused, Service-oriented, Business focused, A self-starter
• Dependable with ability to multi-task successfully
• Mature, with the ability to take direction and thick on the fly based on the type of work and needs of the customer / business
• Well-developed administrative and organizational skills,
• Results oriented with a sense of urgency
• Good verbal and written communication skills and above average interpersonal skills are required
• Clear, concise, and accurate service reporting is required
• Education – Complete training for the following:
• Associates Degree with a technical concentration (Bachelor’s Degree preferred) or equivalent work experience (minimum)
• Formal training in a technical certificate program
• Technical training in the oil and gas industry or associated industry
• Master the Core competencies
• Basic tools
• Basic Engine & Compressor Theory
• Basic Product Knowledge
o Cooper Bessemer, Ajax, Superior Engine, Superior Compressor, Gemini Compressor, Clark, Waukesha, Dresser, Caterpillar
 Basic Shop Math Skills
 Basic Computer skills – Word & Excel
 Equipment Documentation e.g., drawings…etc.
o Basic leadership skills
o Engine Balancing
o Web Deflection/Alignment
o Service bulletins

• Work well and communicate well with others
• Familiarity with a variety of technical field concepts, practices, and procedures
• Safety focused, Service-oriented, Business focused, A self-starter
• Dependable with ability to handle multiple activities successfully
• Mature with the ability to take direction, reporting data and completing time and expense reports
• Result oriented with a sense of urgency
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Technical training in the oil and gas industry or associated industry
• Master the Core competencies; Basic tools; Basic Engine & Compressor Theory; Basic Shop Math Skills; Basic Computer skills – Word & Excel

Cooper Machinery Services is an equal opportunity employer and gives all qualified applicants consideration of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, any other characteristic protected by law.

Company: Cooper Machinery Services

16250 Port Northwest Drive
Houston, TX 77041

Contact: Michelle D Poe
(128) 180-9151