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Occidental Petroleum Mechanic II– Gas Gathering Systems/E&I/PSM Kermit South (WES) in Kermit, Texas

Title: Mechanic II– Gas Gathering Systems/E&I/PSM Kermit South (WES) Location: United States-Texas-Kermit Other Locations:


Job Summary

This position is located in the West Texas Region as a member of the Gas Gathering Systems South Operations team in Kermit, TX working for the Midstream Operation


• Adhere to and enforce all applicable company, state and federal safety and environmental rules and regulations in assigned areas.

• Maintain gas plant and field equipment including gas engines, compressors, pumps, motors, pneumatic tools and production machines, compressors, dryers, coolers, generators, gas regulators, pumps, turbines, etc.

• Routinely create and/or complete electronic work orders utilizing the maintenance computer software tool.

• Read and understand maintenance/operations manuals for equipment specifications parts and procedures to make proper and timely repairs.

• Overhaul natural gas compressors and engines.

• Organize and maintain equipment records with preventative and predictive maintenance programs.

• Monitor, maintain and operate safety and fire protection systems.

• Troubleshoot and repair natural gas equipment, electronic panels and air/fuel ratio controllers.

• Work irregular hours around heavy equipment and in variable environmental conditions.

• Maintain good housekeeping practices.

• Respond to call out requests as needed for maintenance, relief and emergency situations.


The ideal candidate for this position should possess the following minimum qualifications:

• Two - Five (2-5) years of experience in oil and gas production facilities is required.

• Knowledge in maintenance and operation of gas engines and compressors.

• Knowledge working with gas plant processing equipment, aerial coolers and various pumps.

• Experience in the use of computers and a basic knowledge of Word and Excel is preferred.

• Demonstrated ability to work in a cooperative team environment.


High school diploma or equivalent required.

Grade and salary will be commensurate with relevant education and experience.


Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license with no restrictions that would prohibit driving a company vehicle.

Travel Requirements

The percentage of travel required for this position is 0 – 10%.

Work Schedule

This position is on a shift schedule and the candidate may be required to work overtime, weekends, on call, and holidays.

Candidate must live within 50 miles of Kermit, TX.