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Date: Oct 17, 2018

Location: Groesbec, TX, US, 76642

Company: LINN Operating, Inc.

About the Company

At RIVIERA we are committed to supporting top talent and anchored by our values and culture. Being an employer of choice is important to us as we welcome others to join our best-in-class workforce. We are looking for dynamic and energetic people to be a part of our team.

Position Summary

Under general supervision, performs routine and preventative maintenance to help optimize mechanical performance and operating efficiency. Assists with light to medium repairs on oilfield related equipment.

Key Accountabilities

  • Assists with the maintenance, service, and repair of natural gas engines and salt-water pumps.
  • Troubleshoots, maintains, repairs, and replaces systems associated with engines.
  • Verifies dimensions, specifications, and tolerances using blueprints.
  • Ensures mechanical optimization of the engines, compressors, pumps, gearboxes, and cooling fans are functioning properly.
  • Participates on multi-discipline teams and in team directed activities.
  • Works with facility engineers providing input to optimize the systems.
  • Ensures appropriate requirements and records are maintained.
  • Maximizes the number of repairs performed at the lowest appropriate cost.
  • Maintains compliance with all safety and environmental regulations.
  • Expands electrical trouble-shooting techniques and educates others on optimal techniques.
  • Utilizes knowledge of production equipment to trouble-shoot mechanical problems.
  • Supports and assists the members of the Operations Department as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education, Certificates, Licenses

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Two year technical degree or higher preferred.
  • Valid state Driver’s License.


  • Up to 3 years of experience in mechanical field.
  • Previous experience with gas production equipment, engines, or gas compressors preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Basic knowledge of production equipment workings, basic hand tools, and specialized tools and equipment after training.
  • Ability to carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Self-motivated and able to work safely alone.
  • Able to provide team support and help others as needed.
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and support for company’s culture and goals.
  • Ability to perform routine maintenance, service, and repair of natural gas engines and salt-water pumps.

Work Environment

This role works primarily in a non-office environment. In this capacity, incumbents are regularly:

  • Exposed to outdoor elements such as extreme heat or cold, heavy winds, rain, or snow.
  • Required to drive to and access job sites, in light of day as well as in darkness, to perform work assignments. Some job site locations may be remote from the office requiring overnight stays and/or isolated from interaction with others and towns.
  • Required to balance, bend, squat, crouch, climb, reach, grasp, stoop, kneel, push/pull and lift objects, and use apparatus to push/pull and lift heavy objects weighing 50 lbs or more.
  • Subject to exposure to hazards such as but not limited to slippery or uneven surfaces; environmental/industry hazards such as chemicals, high-decibel noise from production equipment, fumes, or poor ventilation; proximity to moving objects and vehicles; potentially combustible components; hazardous off- road conditions such as dust, ice, and snow.
  • May be requested to work long hours to complete job assignments.
  • May work a rotating schedule, shift, and/or be on call.
  • Follow all company safety policies and protocols.
  • Required to perform active, physical tasks including but not limited to operating equipment and/or machinery and making adjustments and repairs.
  • Required to have visual acuity to work with parts, equipment, apparatus, etc.
  • Required to possess audible acuity to hear alarms in the event of emergency

Additional Considerations

We provide a competitive compensation package that includes: comprehensive benefits package for employees and their families, competitive base salary and bonus opportunities, paid time off, 10 paid holidays, flexible work schedule including 9/80 schedule.

An equal opportunity employer.

Nearest Major Market: Waco

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