Specialist Engineer Technician (Grand Junction), Grand Junction, Colorado, United States (Job Has Expired)

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Individual provides technical guidance, problem resolution and design support for the operations and maintenance of natural gas compressor facilities focusing primarily on equipment and facility automation systems.
Types of automation equipment supported are electrical and pneumatic panel boards, PLC based control systems, and PC based HMI systems.
Types of automated systems include reciprocating engine/compressor sets, turbine engine or electric motor driving centrifugal compressors, engine cooling systems, yard valves, pressure/flow control valves and other ancillary systems.
Individual reviews and monitors performance of automation systems, identifying opportunities for improvement through development of system enhancements or replacement.
Position provides technical advice and support to field operations personnel.
Position will be responsible to make control system software changes, and for defining and assisting plant personnel in making hardware modifications.
Position will require utilizing MOC (management of change) procedure to document and make control system software or hardware changes.
Individual will analyze equipment failures and develop corrective actions.
Individual will be responsible for working with plant management to identify technical training needs and assist in the development and implementation of training programs.
Individual will develop/and or review project scopes. Individual will review drawings and engineering designs for new projects.
Identify, report, and correct safety and environmental concerns.
This position requires travel by company vehicle to multiple plant locations in Northern New Mexico, Western CO & around Vernal UT.
Position requires travel of approximately 50% of time.
Position also requires individual to climb ladders and to physically maneuver around and over large mechanical equipment.
Deal with a wide variety of people with tact, courtesy and professionalism.
Speak clearly, both in person and by telephone, using a high level of verbal skills and listen carefully.
Manage other related duties as assigned.
Job level commensurate with experience and skill sets.
Individual should have 2-5 years of experience in operations, maintenance or capital project support of industrial automation systems.
An Associates degree in Electronics or Computer Technology is preferred, but not required.
Individual will be familiar with the operations, maintenance and capital project support of industrial equipment.
Position will require knowledge of natural gas compression facilities, rotating machinery including reciprocating engines/compressors, gas turbines and/or electric motor driven centrifugal compressors, ancillary support systems such as air systems, jacket water systems, high volt electrical distribution systems.
Individual should have an understanding of the National Electric Code (NEC), and Part 192 of the DOT Pipeline Safety Regulations.
Individual should have an understanding of NFPA 70E; arc flash, arc blast and required PPE.
Individual should have an understanding of API Recommended Practice 500.
Individual must learn to train Operations technicians in the basics of plant operations and troubleshooting.
Individual must have experience in PLC programming and troubleshooting, including ladder logic, function block programming and structured text.
Individual must have experience working in 480 MCC panels.
Proven analytical and trouble shooting skills.
Working knowledge of reciprocating engine and compressor performance and maintenance analysis.
Working knowledge of vibration testing and other predictive technologies.
Working knowledge of portable emissions testing.
Individual must be a disciplined, self-starter who is capable of working with minimal direct supervision.
The individual must maintain a valid driver license.
Be available for and provide technical support and/or Emergency Response after regular business hours which will require carrying a communication device.

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The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This position may perform other duties as assigned.
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Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
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