Operator I

Midland, TX

JOIN THE PEOPLE POWERING KODIAK

Kodiak understands that our most valuable resource is our employees, and in order to provide industry-leading service and runtime, you must attract and retain premier talent. To accomplish this, Kodiak focuses on providing internal professional development and training, as well as the best benefits package in the industry.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform skilled tasks including all levels of startup, shutdown, operating, and performing minor repairs to rental fleet compressors as directed by supervisory personnel

  • Understand gas gathering, distribution, compression, and treating concepts.

  • Able to identify and understand gas compositions, flow system challenges, and characteristics of treated and untreated gas

  • Troubleshoot and diagnose compressor system failures and communicate those failures with the Customer, Operations, and Maintenance teams

  • Optimize compression equipment performance

  • Stay abreast of compressor and engine theory and maintenance

  • Comply with all company and customer safety and environmental policies and procedures

  • Comply with all other company policies and procedures

  • Complete appropriate paperwork as directed

  • Perform duties as trainer when required

  • Continually hone and develop electronic and computer skills

  • Demonstrate and further develop leadership skills

  • Present a professional image

Education, Experience, and Training:

  • Must be highly proficient in compressor and engine operations

  • Possess complete understanding of surface production equipment

  • Must have troubleshooting skills that seldom require assistance

  • Should be able diagnose general electronic control problems

  • Must be willing to travel and willing to relocate, if necessary

  • Must have a thorough understanding of CSI inventory policy and be able to help control inventory

  • Must have mechanical aptitude

  • Must be able to pass all non-DOT drug-related testing

  • Must be able to meet company lifting standards

  • Must have full set of hand tools as defined by company standards

  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills

  • Must have good customer-relation skills

  • Must be able to work nights and days for 12 hour shifts on a rotating shift schedule.

  • Subject to relief operating to fulfill schedule demands when needed.

  • Subject to participation of safety meetings outside of typical 12 hour operating shift

  • Should have thorough understanding of reference materials

  • Must be willing to attend training classes and/or seminars as required

  • 1+ years of oil field operations or related industry experience required

  • 1+ years of compressor operations or related industry experience preferred

  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Formal vocational training is preferred

  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language is required.

Physical Demands

  • Requires operation of heavy equipment

  • Requires employee to stand for up to 75% of the time

  • Requires employee to sit for up to 25% of the time

  • Requires employee to climb ladders or stairs to inspecting, repairing, and painting equipment and must be able to maintain balance on stairs and/or ladders without assistance

  • Must be able to communicate and respond to coworkers, customers, and emergency cues/alarms, in person and on the telephone, including use of mobile devices

  • Must be able to frequently lift at least 10 pounds, infrequent lifting of > 50 lbs.

  • High noise environment (>85dbA) will occur with ear protection

  • Potential, controlled, exposure to hazardous chemicals

  • Requires work in outdoor conditions, including extreme heat and extreme cold.

  • Requires moving and maintaining self in different positions—stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl to accomplish tasks in various environments including tight and confined spaces

  • Must wear all required PPE, including fire-retardant clothing, hard hats, face shields, hearing protection, safety glasses, and steel-toed boots

  • Requires an employee to frequently type and use computer and other office equipment such as a copier, printer, calendar, telephone, etc.

Kodiak Gas Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.

ReqID: JR2223

Join our talent community

Kodiak understands that our most valuable resource is our employees, and in order to provide industry-leading service and runtime, you must attract and retain premier talent. To accomplish this, Kodiak focuses on providing internal professional development and training, as well as the best benefits package in the industry.

Join our talent community

Recognition

Kodiak Gas Services provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. For more information on Equal Employment Opportunity, please click here .

Kodiak Gas Services is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Human Resources Department at hr@kodiakgas.com or 936-539-3300.