Manage lubricant delivery, storage and distribution for divider block full-service compressor lubrication system, in shop & field operations.
Duties & Responsibilities :
Responsible for field & shop operation and maintenance of force feed divider, centralized block lubrication system, re-lubrication and / or inspection.
Maintain lube pumps for lubrication systems, including high pressure applications, divider block, pressure testing & system flow monitors
Responsible for checking and testing leaking Check Valves and installation
Properly change and / or top the oil in divider block lubrication system found in gas compression plants / field locations
Use system techniques to select lubricants with the proper base oil and additive system for divider block lubrication system found in compression plants / field locations
Use system techniques to select grease lubricants appropriate for divider block lubrication system found in compression plants / field locations
Use system techniques to select grease application methods (including automated delivery) that are least intrusive and most effective for divider block lubrication system found in compression plants / field locations
Use system techniques to estimate re-grease volume and interval for divider block lubrication system operated in compression plants / field locations
Properly maintain divider block lubrication system
Set up, repair and design lubrication systems in shop and in the Field.
Removal of old lubrication systems.
Pressure testing of customer lube system and to determine if problem exists
Employ basic oil analysis techniques to identify and troubleshoot abnormal lubricant degradation conditions, and use simple techniques to adjust the lubricant specification accordingly.
Prepare the customer work order; listen to the customer and ask any relevant questions that would assist in diagnosing the problem.
Ensure all necessary paperwork is filled in correctly, and parts are signed out to correct orders and inventory levels are up to date.
Maintain equipment such as lube testing benches / lube truck / tooling and air compressor.
Maintain clean and safe working surroundings in shop and in field
Calibration of Gas Monitor.
Follow health and safety rules and regulations and company Policies and Procedures.
Conduct work site inspections as requested.
Follow all Customer Policies and Procedures
Use of hand tools such as wrenches, hammers, and tubing bender, measuring equipment, cutter, drills, punches and air tools
Other duties as assigned
Answer telephones in a professional and positive manner in line with the CPI Phone Etiquette procedure
Ability to work independently
Must have strong knowledge of :
o Maintenance Strategy preventative & predictive
o Lubrication Theory
o Lubricants selection & application
o Lube condition control
o Lube Storage & Management
o Oil Sampling
o Wear Debris Monitoring and Analysis
Developed judgment skills
Ability to coordinate required tasks on own initiative
Ability to work under minimal supervision in shop and field conditions
Ability to multitask
Team player with positive attitude and good interpersonal skills
Communicate effectively in English (written and verbal)
Ability to initiate and complete projects within a specific time frame
Must be able to make decisions under field / plant conditions
Must be able to follow routine procedures
Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) orientated
5+ years of experience as a machinist / millwright or heavy duty compressor tech Journeyman ticket(s) an asset
2+ years shop / field service lubrication experience
Valid driver’s license
High school diploma or GED
Completion of a four-year apprenticeship program Machinist / Millwright or a combination of over four years of work experience in the trade and some college or industry courses in machining and / or Field Service Lubrication Technician.
All required & company specified HSE tickets
Working Conditions : generally works in a field and shop environments. Some overtime may be required during peak periods.
Preferred Qualifications :