Compressor Technician - Tarboro, NC
Company: Duke Energy
Posted on: September 18, 2023
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The Compressor Technician maintains and operates natural gas
reciprocating compressors, natural gas turbine compressors to
ensure the continuous flow of natural gas to customers.
This position is responsible for compressor facilities to ensure
they are operating in compliance with DOT regulations and available
24/7 to meet system pressure and flow requirements. The incumbent
maintains good communication with Gas Control, Measurement and
Engineering to help address operational needs and provide
assistance and support to Gas Control on a daily basis, ensuring
safe, accurate and uninterrupted flow of natural gas through
transmission and distribution systems.
Responsibilities & Duties:
+ Perform routine maintenance and repair as well as emergency
troubleshooting and repair on compressors, coolant systems, lube
oil systems, valves and actuators, emergency power systems,
emergency shutdown systems, safety systems and station and unit
+ Work with other groups within PNG to maintain standard procedures
and troubleshoot problems.
+ Develop and maintain compressor site operating procedures manual,
reports, permits and logs.
+ Assure compliance with all applicable regulations (DOT, OSHA,
+ Act as liaison with contractors involved with compressor site
+ Work closely with the engineering department in the
identification of problems, implementing changes, and project
+ Perform fuel and exhaust sampling, disposal of oil and oil waste
absorbents, disposal of coolant, and prevent hazardous waste
generation as required.
+ Order and keep track of necessary parts and supply inventories at
+ Position may require maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of
PLCs and electronic control systems and devices.
+ Oversee contractors during construction and/or repair of
+ Manually operate compressors during testing and real time
+ Oversee and/or support compressor/ engine/ facility
+ Identify, report and correct safety and environmental
+ Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned and
+ High School Diploma/GED
+ Mechanical aptitude
+ Experience in troubleshooting, operating and maintaining
+ Time management skills
+ Ability to work independently
+ Good oral and written communication to interact with appropriate
+ Proficiency with MS Word and Excel
+ Experience with Industrial/ Stationary Reciprocating Internal
+ Previous natural gas industry experience
+ Previous training/ job experience with PLCs
+ Previous training/ experience with electronics/electrical
equipment and instrumentation
+ Previous field service experience
+ Working conditions include exposure to extreme heat and/or cold
temperatures, high noise levels, and enclosed spaces
+ Perform work while bending, stooping, squatting, standing,
walking, climbing stairs, ladders, scaffolds
+ Good visual acuity and hearing.
+ Carrying and lifting items sometimes weighing up to 100 lbs.
+ Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, nights,
+ Frequent travel within PNG service territory
+ On-call responsibilities
+ Valid drivers license
Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) No
Represented/Union Position No
Visa Sponsored Position No
Posting Expiration Date
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration
Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you
must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.
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