Exterran Field Operator in Hamriyah, United Arab Emirates

Reports to: Production Superintendent

Position Summary: Directs, coordinates, and performs the activities on operational contract compression jobs in a manner consistent with the company’s goals and objectives. Provides feedback for the development of the location’s operating policies, monthly controllable expense budget, and material forecasts.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Under direct supervision:

  • Cleans and paints units.

  • Lubricates necessary parts.

  • Keeps units filled to proper level with oil and water.

  • Takes gauge readings and be able to analyze the readings.

  • Makes minor repairs such as:change lubricator pumps, etc.Assist the Field Rep with major repairs.

  • Shuts unit down and put on line in safe manner.

  • Takes oil samples.

  • Knows when to shut lean burn engines down or call someone.

Performs with little to no supervision:

  • Performs all operations related to 1000 hour inspections.

  • Starts and loads safely assigned unit.

  • Performs safe shutdown.

  • Knows the function of each operating component.

  • Knows and can apply basic first-aid skills.

  • Uses all tools properly.

  • Knows particular lubricants, why those are used as opposed to others and basic lubrication maintenance of engine and compressor maintenance.

  • Pulls a compressor piston and rod assembly with all associated operations properly.

  • Packs a compressor packing gland properly.

  • Assists with major repairs such as overhaul or start-up inspection.

  • Calculates performance, clearances, etc.

  • Performs all inspections up to and including 10,000 hours.

  • Assists in overhaul with knowledge of what is needed.

  • Performs maintenance of parts inventory.

  • Understands engine and compressor theory of operation.

  • Understands parts assembly of all allied components: pumps, starter, valves, ignition governor, lubricator, and turbocharger.

  • Changes all heads, manifolds, run valves, set timing, adjust compressor clearances, and set base deflection, coupling alignment.

  • Contribute to team efforts by completing other assigned tasks and projects as needed.

QHSE Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Demonstrate, encourage and promote a positive Culture of Safety.

  • Be familiar with, understand, and comply with Exterran’s QHSSE Policy and all QHSSE requirements.

  • Work in a manner that does not endanger yourself or any other person.

  • Use your ‘Stop the Job’ authority when you reasonably believe there is an unsafe condition.

  • Report any incident immediately.

  • Participate in HSSE initiatives and programs.

  • Immediately seek advice and guidance for any task for which you are not familiar with

Exterran is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Exterran provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local law.