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Refinery Field Mechanic Crew Chief

Chalmette, LA

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Description

St. Rose, LA based Machine Group has a Direct Hire Opening for Field Mechanic Crew Chief based in Chalmette Refinery. 

Pay Range: $32 to $50/hr Based on Experience

Schedule: 4 -10 hour shifts; Over Time Necessary; Must be able to work holidays, weekends as needed. 

The Field Service Mechanic Crew Chief 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 

Second in charge and assist the Service Reps with running jobs. Can lead smaller FS jobs with little supervision.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Leads and serves as the technical expert for an assigned crew
  • Serves as a technical subject matter expert (SME) in all technical areas of Field Service customer support; providing technical and mechanical services support to all internal and external customers in settings such as workshops, compressor stations, process plants, etc.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of the Company’s products and services
  • Supervise quality control processes to track, maintain and improve customer service to prevent service failures
  • Ascend/descend ladders to examine equipment, position yourself to examine equipment including in confined spaces, move boxes weighing up to 40 pounds, work in outdoor weather conditions, walk long distances and share company vehicles with other employees at customer sites.
  • To carry out all reasonable instructions from management whilst working in the best interest of the company
  • To discipline, counsel and coach staff providing written assessments where necessary
  • To communicate with all relevant departments regarding activities under his/her concern
  • Work extended hours up to 10-14 hours per day including weekends/holidays, 6 – 7 days per week. A typical work week can be 60-84 hours.

 Qualifications:

  •  Minimum of 6 years of experience in Reciprocating Compression
  • Results oriented with a sense of urgency
  • Excellent 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 recommended) or equivalent work experience (minimum)

  • Formal training in a technical certificate program
  • Technical training in the oil and gas industry or associated industry
  • Completion of all Reciprocating Compression Systems product training
  • Master the Core competencies
  • Advanced Special tooling
  • Advanced Engine & Compressor Theory, OEM and Non-OEM
  • Advanced Product Knowledge
    • Cooper Bessemer, Ajax, Superior Engine, Superior Compressor,  Gemini Compressor, Clark, Waukesha, Dresser, Caterpillar
      • Mastery of Advanced Shop Math Skills
      • Mastery of Computer skills – Word & Excel
    • Mastery of product documentation e.g., engineering standards, blueprints, drawings, schematics, Bill of Materials, Service bulletins…etc.
    • Advanced leadership skills
    • Mastery of Engine Balancing
    • Mastery Web Deflection/Alignment
    • Product Knowledge
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