• Field Mechanic

    Location US-TX-Houston
    Operations - Field - Support
    Position Level
    Individual Contributor
  • Position Overview/Summary

    Candidate will be responsible for the disassembly, cleaning, inspection, recording of as found conditions, and reassembly of gas engines and or rotating  equipment. Work as part of a team to ensure that all projects are completed safely, correctly and meet or exceed customer expectations. Follow and promote all safety and quality directives in support of Dresser-Rand's commitment to being the industries Premier Service Provider to our clients.

    Position Qualifications (Required and Preferred)


    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • The ability to routinely lift at least 25 pounds, as required to perform essential functions of the position.
    • The ability to lift up to 50 pounds periodically, as required to perform essential functions of the position.
    • Ability to read and interpret equipment manufacturing drawings, shop sketches and equipment repair manuals and procedures.
    • Proficient use of common PMI's (mic's, gauges, and etc.)



    • Minimum of 5 years related mechanical experience or combination of formal technical training and on the job training preferred.
    • Working knowledge of D-R and or non-nameplate reciprocating and rotating compressors.
    • Reading, writing and arithmetic skills required.
    • A valid Texas drivers licences.
    • Personal tooling and measuring instruments required for general machine shop use.
    • Basic computer and word processing skills.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

    Position Responsibilities and Duties

    • Gas Engine and Compressor disassembly, cleaning, and inspection including the accurate collection and recording of technical inspection data for equipment repair proposals. 
    • Maintaining clear and concise daily work records and job logs.
    • Use of basic problem solving skills in terms of gathering facts, analyzing the cause and selecting the best most accurate solution.
    • Maintenance of shop equipment and regular daily shop house keeping to ensure an organized and safe working environment.  
    • Responsible for following of all safe work practices, D-R safety and quality policies and procedures during normal daily operations.  

    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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