Reciprocating Compressor Mechanic - Night Shift

Operations - Plant - Production
Position Level
Individual Contributor

Position Overview/Summary

Candidate will be responsible for the disassembly, inspection, recording of as found conditions, repairs and reassembly of D-R and Non OEM reciprocating and gas engine compressors. Work as part of a team within a team to ensure that all projects are completed safely, correctly and meet or beat customer expectations. Follow and promote all safety and quality directives in support of Dresser-Rand's commitment to being the industry’s "Premier Service Provider”.

Position Qualifications (Required and Preferred)


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of 3 years job related experience
  • Greater than average reading, writing and arithmetic skills required
  • Ability to read and comprehend mechanical drawings, written procedures and or verbal directions.
  • Proficient use of precision measuring tools.


  • Demonstrated previous experience with Dresser-Rand or peer companies, completion of formal apprenticeship program, or completion of in-company training program.

Position Responsibilities and Duties

  • Receives instructions, prints, and work routers for the project.
  • Reviews details of working procedures, tools and material requirements.
  • Disassembles reciprocating compressors and components using cranes, hand tooling, pneumatic tooling and or hydraulic tooling.
  • Perform detailed inspection and verification of components with mechanical drawings.
  • Creates a clear and precise written description of component conditions.
  • Repairs compressor components by using written and approved methods.
  • Assembles compressor in compliance with written or verbal procedures.
  • Compiles and completes all project associated documentation for final report.
  • Maintains equipment, tooling and work area clean, orderly and secure.

Dresser-Rand is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


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