CNG Technician 1

Odessa, TX, USA Req #560
Monday, October 11, 2021

Position Summary:

The CNG Technician in Pecos, TX will contribute to the preventive maintenance, application, start-up and commissioning of NexTier Power Solutions CNG assets. The CNG Technician will be knowledgeable of gas compression; mechanical, instrumentation, automation, and operation. Including safe operation and best practices of the Power Solutions CNG equipment. This position reports directly to PSL Operations Manager-Power Solutions.


·        This position involves daily travel between NexTier Pecos, TX hub, NexTier Midland Basin hub, Midland/Odessa NexTier yards, compressor sites and customer locations.

·        Shifts vary depending on customer requirements and multiple shifts will be available depending on candidates.


  • The safe and consistent maintenance to the company’s permanent and portable CNG equipment
  • Assists in monitoring the requirements of replacing parts by inspecting used parts, using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
  • Troubleshoot repetitive and intermittent performance issues on component level equipment
  • Mechanical, electrical, PLC, and instrumentation skills/knowledge are necessary
  • Contribute to maintaining a spare parts and materials inventory
  • Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends and enter reports into NexTier software
  • Maintain and establish NexTier software work orders on a recurring basis
  • Participate and support the maintenance program development
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Maintain a high level of housekeeping on customer sites
  • Perform all work safely and be a leader within the safety program
  • Perform preventive maintenance on CNG equipment on schedule
  • Perform recurring inspections on CNG equipment on schedule
  • Perform pre-job planning and prep equipment for projects as needed including pre-job commissioning
  • Transport trailers and equipment as needed
  • Rig up and down equipment at the start and end of each project
  • Visit customer locations as necessary for planned maintenance, check-ins, or service calls.
  • Troubleshoot equipment outages and get equipment online and operational
  • Perform post-job commissioning as applicable




·       A minimum of 5 years of CNG or related experience preferred

·       Natural Gas Compression and additional OEM and industry training can be substituted for field experience

·       Hands on mechanical and/or electrical experience in piping or HVAC systems required

·       MDT control systems knowledge would be beneficial to this role

·       Excellent organizational and technical communication skills, interpersonal skills, and an ability to influence and to deal tactfully with a wide range of personalities

·       Exceptional work ethic with a positive, analytical, and safe work attitude

·       Basic skills in the use of computer-based programs such as Excel and Office.

Other details

  • Job Family Maintenance
  • Job Function Electronics
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Odessa, TX, USA