Skills: Maintenance Technician, Mechanical Technician
Other Skills: turbine, gas turbine
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Rotational Salaried Employee
Salary: Competitive Wage based upon experience, field per diems
Location: Jane Lew, West Virginia, United States
No location/work authorization restrictions found.
US Well Services is growing! We are on the cutting edge of technology when it comes to our Frac services and Power Gen. We are seeking a strong Gas Turbine Generator Technician for our Jane Lew, WV location.
**Only those with experience working on turbine technology will be considered.
Summary: The employee in this position is responsible for the safe, clean, efficient, and effective operation, repair, and maintenance of mobile gas turbine generators (Solar Taurus 60), gas compressors and gas filtration in accordance with all company policies and standards. The turbines provide electricity for a mobile micro-grid that is primarily composed of the following equipment with 13.8kVAC, 600VAC, and 480VAC components: Gas filtration, gas compression, mobile turbine generators, switchgear, transformers, and electric pumps which are used for electric powered hydraulic fracturing. The technician will perform hands-on mechanical field service work on the equipment.
Essential Job Functions and Accountabilities:
Comply with all safety standards and procedures set forth by US Well Services, LLC
Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
Operate turbine generators and other equipment to provide power for electric powered hydraulic fracturing operations
Rig down and rig up of turbine generators, gas compressor, gas filtration, and other equipment
Perform maintenance on turbine generator, gas compressor, gas filtration, and other equipment
Use hand tools and small power tools to conduct general maintenance
Perform all mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic component repair or replacement of parts to as directed
Troubleshoot mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and other mechanical systems
Must provide own basic tools and understand their proper use
· Promote ethical behavior in all aspects of the business and lead by example
· Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
· Will be required to complete all USWS training including Flash Arc Training and Basic Electrical Safety Training as provided
· Must be able to determine appropriate level of personal protective equipment (PPE) needed for the specific assigned task
· Must be able to climb ladders and steps
· Must properly use ladders and safety harnesses
· Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
Assist with electrical work under the direction of an Industrial Medium Voltage Electrician
Possess working knowledge of USWS Clean Fleet Equipment (electric powered hydraulic fracturing)
All other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor
1+ years of work as a technician on turbine technology, aviation maintenance, OR natural gas compression
Education and/or Experience
High School diploma or equivalent
Associate degree in turbine technology, aircraft engine, or equivalent military training Preferred
2 years of work as a mechanical technician on turbine technology Preferred
· Ability to work rotational schedule (typically15 days on, 6 off), including long and/or occasionally irregular hours
· Ability to travel
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
· Gas Turbine Power Generation Certificate, or Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) Certificate, or equivalent Preferred
· Basic Hand Tools
· Work Place Specific Manuals*
· *Company will provide these items. See Supervisor for details and list of required basic hand tools
U.S. Well Services, LLC is a Houston, Texas based oilfield services provider of well stimulation services to the upstream oil and gas industry. The company is currently under contract to perform services in the Marcellus and Utica shale regions in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania and is also evaluating opportunities with existing and new customers to expand our operations into new areas throughout the United States. USWS utilizes an exciting new technology, currently in WV, called Clean Fleet®. This is a proprietary, patented system developed by U.S. Well Services that incorporates existing industry equipment configured to provide fracturing services with enhanced safety features, smaller physical and environmental footprints, and reduced noise levels at a lower cost relative to traditional fracturing equipment. The Clean Fleet® is the industry’s first fully mobile, fully electric hydraulic fracturing system that is powered entirely by natural gas whereby conventional diesel engines are totally replaced with electric motors. USWS also operates seven (7) fleets of high-spec conventional equipment comprising one of the youngest fleets of equipment in the industry.