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Apprentice Millwright / Heavy Duty Mechanic - Grande Prairie, AB

Location : Grande Prairie, AB Department:

Post Date : 10/11/2018 Closing Date: Until suitable candidate is found.


PROPAK ENERGY SERVICES is a proven established leader in engineering, fabrication, construction, and servicing of gas compression and processing facilities for the energy industry. With 40 years in the oil and gas energy industry, Propak is an authorized distributor for Ariel, Endyn, Dresser-Rand, Gemini, Sullair and Mycom compressors. It is GE’s Gas Compression Platinum Power Packager and a Caterpillar GCCP member. We are currently seeking an Apprentice Millwright or Heavy Duty Mechanic to work as an Apprentice Compression Service Mechanic providing service, maintenance, and repair work on gas compressors and engines in gas plants and adjacent field facilities. The successful applicant will help to maintain, develop and grow business and customer relations. The Apprentice assists Journeymen with the following responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities:

• Apply knowledge about gas compression packages (including panels, controls, instrumentation and package operation) and engine/compressor component life cycles to optimize equipment run times; • Interpret flow sheets and drawings; • Demonstrate an understanding of mounting and alignment, commissioning, package operations, mechanical components, instrumentation, and electronics; • Perform startups, servicing, repairs, overhauls, warranty work, etc… often alone in remote locations; • Trouble shoot engine compressor problems; • Diagnose problems and provide recommendations to Service Coordinator and clients; • Verify all proper setting and adjustments (alignment, pull downs, rod run out, ESM, fuel gas pressure and settings, crankcase pressure, flange torqueing, cooler checks, etc); • Judge priorities on unit repairs in terms of down time, customer importance, potential losses, and efficient working methods; • Provide a high level of customer service; • Maintain documentation of mechanical services, labour time entry, expenses, parts orders, etc.; • Complete and submit paper work related to startups, servicing, warranty work, etc.

Qualifications :

• 1st or 2nd year Apprentice Millwright or Heavy Duty Mechanic status • Mechanical aptitude • Customer service skills • Ability to work in remote locations with minimal supervision • Basic skills with the Microsoft Office suite of programs • Flexibility for 25–50% overnight travel • Gas engine and compressor experience is an asset Propak Energy Services offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. *If applying from outside the Grande Prairie area, willingness to relocate must be noted in your application.* No Phone Calls Please

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We thank all applicants For their interest In Propak As an employer, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.