Compressor Technician/Sr./Lead

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Objective: A Compressor Technician operates, performs preventative maintenance and repairs compressor units.


  • Maintains a safe operating environment.

  • Operates, troubleshoots and performs preventive maintenance and major repairs of natural gas. engines, electric motors, auxiliary equipment and gas compressors.

  • Starts up, shuts down gas compressor units and performs major equipment overhauls.

  • Tests Emergency Shut Down (ESD) systems.

  • Takes readings (pressures, temperatures, volumes, PM/compliance work, hours run, etc.) and records them in IBM Maximo.

  • Monitors availability of compressor units.

  • Operates and maintains dehydration units.

  • Performs basic operational tasks such as blowing drips, emptying tanks, refilling fluids and checking tank levels.

  • Adjusts and repairs pressure regulation systems and pneumatic systems.

  • Operates manual and automated controls on compressor units to optimize throughput.

  • Participates in on-call rotation schedule.

  • Performs other duties as directed by supervisor.

Required Skills:

  • Basic computer skills, including Email, MS Word and Excel.

  • Basic electrical, controls, process and mechanical aptitude.

  • Basic gas quality processing and conditioning skills preferred.

  • Valid driver's license required to operate a vehicle >10,000lb but <26,000LB and pull a trailer.

  • Ability to pass a physical capabilities test (which includes, but is not limited to, lifting and carrying 70 lbs., walking 1/2 mile at various inclines, etc.) necessary to demonstrate the physical ability to perform the essential functions of this job.

Preferred Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of CAT engines and Ariel compressors along with other manufactures.

  • Understanding of GPS.

Minimum Experience:

  • At least 3 years of related mechanical experience.

  • Experience in natural gas preferred.

Required Education:


EQT Corporation and its subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Disabilities/Veterans

  • High School Diploma

  • Associate's degree preferred; State electrical license or certification preferred


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