Lewis Energy Group

Compressor Mechanic

Location US-TX-Encinal
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Lewis Energy Group is always looking for talented individuals to join our team! This position is not currently open, but we are now accepting applications for future openings in our industry leading company.


Summary: Sets, maintains, repairs and operates compressors in their respective area. Performs preventative maintenance and routine mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic repairs on company assets. 


  • Performs preventative maintenance on equipment according to established guidelines and time frames.
  • Troubleshoots and diagnoses routine problems or recurring malfunctions of company assets and chooses course of action. Consults with supervisor to ensure accuracy of diagnosis and approval for work. 
  •  Completes troubleshooting repairs and/or modifications work on equipment.    
  •  Performs daily inspections of tools and equipment used.  Ensures cleanliness of hand tools, equipment and parts.
  • Reads gas meters and instrumentation, records the amounts of gas received/delivered/consumed and reports any operational, temperature and pressure changes as needed in operating logs. Watches gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure equipment is working properly.
  • Adjusts valves and equipment to obtain specified performance.
  • Operates power-driven pumps that transfer liquids, semi-liquids, gases or powdered materials. This includes adding these materials on the equipment and properly disposing of them.
  • Operates controls and turns valves to start compressor engines, pumps and auxiliary equipment.
  • Turns knobs or switches to regulate pressure.
  • Takes oil samples, completes necessary paperwork and submits for laboratory analysis.
  • Sets units and performs start-up procedures on location.
  • Assists in disassembly and removal of unit from locations.
  • Ensures field equipment is operating under current emissions guidelines/standards.
  • Overhauls engines, compressors and related components as needed.
  • Submits parts covered under warranty, tracks/reports parts sent for warranty and ensures core credits are received and returned when applicable.


Basic Qualifications:                                         

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent.      
  • Minimum 1 year related experience.
  • Valid Driver's License

 Other Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with portable diagnostic tools.
  • Basic computer navigation and utilization skills.
  • Technical certification in automotive, lift truck, heavy equipment and/or diesel engine repair preferred.
  • Working knowledge of pneumatic and electric starters, fuel systems, cooling systems, lubrication systems, ignition systems and other compression related anatomy.
  • Working knowledge of electrical systems.
  • Available for call-outs (evenings/nights, weekends and holidays) as shifts require and travel as needed (work on units, training, etc – may be overnight, days, week, etc).
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime as needed/required.
  • Ability and willingness to take direction from supervisors and senior team members.


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