Compression Technician - #19939717

Diversified Gas & Oil

Date: Oct 15, 2021
City: Upper Falls, WV
Contract type: Full time
Diversified Gas & Oil

Diversified Gas & Oil Corporation (DGOC) is an established owner and operator of producing conventional and unconventional natural gas & oil wells and midstream pipelines and compression stations concentrated in the Appalachian Basin in the United States. Headquartered in Birmingham, AL, our field operations are located throughout the Appalachian Basin in the states of Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. In 2021, Diversified announced our expansion into our Central Regional Focus Area, which includes producing areas within Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. DGOC’s parent company is Diversified Energy Company PLC.

Compressor Tech will operate, perform preventative maintenance and repairs to compressors and other support equipment.
Special focus will be placed on:

  • Maintains a safe operating environment
  • Caterpillar System Certifications o 3500 & 3600 Series Experience
  • Operates, troubleshoots and performs preventive maintenance and major repairs of natural gas engines, electric motors, auxiliary equipment and gas compressors
  • Starts up, shuts down gas compressor units and performs major equipment overhauls
  • Tests Emergency Shut Down (ESD) systems
  • Records readings (pressures, temperatures, volumes hours run, etc.) in a computerized database Maximo/Datasplice
  • Monitors availability of compressor units
  • Performs advanced troubleshooting and repairs of gas fired engines, electric motors and compressors
  • Provides advanced troubleshooting and performs major preventative maintenance including analyzing operation and making adjustments to dehydration units
  • Provides advanced troubleshooting, maintenance and testing of chiller and flare systems
  • Adjusts and repairs pressure regulation systems and pneumatic systems
  • Checks and maintains glycol levels, circulation rates and contents to optimize operations by analyzing operational parameters
  • Operates, repairs and troubleshoots manual and automated controls on compressor units to optimize compressor throughput
  • Uses computerized database to receive work orders, record PM's, record repairs, runs reports and designs PM task
  • Participates in an on-call rotation schedule * Performs other duties as directed by supervisor


  • High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Associate's degree in a technical discipline preferred
  • At least three years related mechanical experience, with two years of related natural gas experience
  • Intermediate computer skills, including MS Word, Excel and Access
  • Electrical and electronic skills with basic knowledge of PLC troubleshooting and engine and compressor analyzing preferred
  • Basic gas quality processing and conditioning skills

DGOC offers a competitive compensation plan and a comprehensive benefits program. The benefits program includes healthcare, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, 401(k), life insurance, Flexible Spending Account Plan, and paid time off.
Diversified Gas & Oil Corporation is an Equal Opportunity employer and considers applications for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability or any other group protected by Federal or State law or ordinance. People with disabilities who may need accommodation to apply and compete for a position with Diversified Gas & Oil Corporation may request such accommodation(s) by contacting Human Resources via

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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