The Bergaila Companies

Machinery / Compressor Engineer

Posted Date 5 days ago(8/4/2022 5:03 PM)
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We have an opening for a Machinery / Compressor Engineer to work in the Midland, TX area.



Our Client is an American energy company operating principally in the U.S. and Canada, that specializes in the drilling and production of unconventional oil and natural gas assets.  Our client has a reputation for efficient resource development, environmental stewardship and community involvement, with a drive to meet the growing challenges of the domestic natural gas industry.


 - Operations support and surveillance for compression packages, gas dehy skids, emissions performance, and compressor control systems to ensure compression reliably operates as designed to maximize gas capture; determines root causes, identifies solutions and improvement opportunities

 - Vendor management of rental compression company including contract administration, performance reviews, equipment upgrade revisions, and technical troubleshooting. 

 - Interface with multiple Company personnel and vendors including management, supervisors, and field personnel

 - Detailed run time surveillance, troubleshooting, and optimization for fleet of compressor packages

 - Evergreen compression demand forecasting and planning for all facility locations

 - Significant (50%+) time in field required to enable active engagement with construction, operations, maintenance and vendors

 - Project Execution – Self-motivated lead responsible for multiple parallel projects with minimal to no contractor support. Assess and implement justified design revisions.  Responsible for planning and procurement of project-related equipment.  Develop and issue project deliverables package.  Construction support responsible for technical responses and change order endorsements.   Coordinate project reviews including PSSR lead. Commissioning startup and facility transfer support.


 - Fundamental safety understanding of equipment with pressurized hydrocarbon fluids

 - High influence effectiveness of mixed teams with limited or no formal authority

 - Working operational knowledge of:

       - Vapor Recovery Unit (VRU) compressor packages – tanks and Vapor Recovery Towers (VRTs)

       - Wellhead compressor packages

       - Cat 3500/3600 series engines / aerial compressor packages

       - Industry standard gas dehydration skids

       - General oilfield equipment such as pumps, separators, and electric motors

       - PLC control and electrical distribution systems

       - Automated control valves

       - Gas capture and vapor recovery systems

 - Knowledgeable of industry standard design codes including B31.4/B31.8, Section VII/IX; NEC, IEC, etc

 - Able to self-perform design, procurement, and technical evaluation / troubleshooting for all equipment in a compressor station

 - Planning and coordinating multiple projects in parallel with minor oversight required


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