Service - Mechanic III

Cooper Machinery Services

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Deer Park, TX

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Job Title: Service Mechanic

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Group: Regular – Full Time

Department: Machine Shop

Location: Deer Park, TX

About Cooper Machinery Services:

Cooper Machinery Services provides natural gas compression equipment and services to customers globally in the Oil & Gas, Power, Transportation, and Marine sectors. With a proud heritage dating back to 1833, Cooper Machinery Services is the OEM for legendary product lines including Cooper-Bessemer™, Ajax™, Superior™, Gemini, TSI, CSI, Enterprise, and Joy. Headquartered in Houston, TX, but with commercial and services hubs around the world, Cooper Machinery Services provides world-class services to more than 22,000 units in its installed base.

Our strength is our people. Each employee plays an integral role in our success and growth. With a commitment to our vision that strong relationships drive strong results and better business, our people make Cooper Machinery Services legendary.

Job Overview:

The Mechanic will perform duties related to the disassembly, positioning, reassembly, testing and painting of moderate to highly complex equipment utilizing a combination of manual, pneumatic and hydraulic tools for fitting, adjusting and securing maneuvers. Clean inspect and repair Natural gas engine and compressor components in a shop environment, must be able to adhere to all Environmental, Health and Safety rules and regulations, be capable of reading detailed prints, use and read micrometers, dial calipers and dial indicators. Must be able to work overtime, weekends and holidays.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

In the role of the Mechanic, you will:

  • Conduct all business-related tasks according to Cooper Machinery Services policies
  • Demonstrate an unwavering commitment to Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), Cooper Machinery Services Beliefs
  • Compliance, and Integrity policies
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and organized working environment
  • Have strong mechanical aptitude with an Oil & Gas background as well as the ability to use a wide range of mechanical tools and test equipment
  • Complete Risk Assessments prior to performing all operations and light to heavy weight material movements by means of cranes and lift trucks
  • Complete all required business training and process documentation, as required
  • Be responsible for ensuring facility equipment and tooling is accounted for, operating efficiently, and safely
  • Identify, report, and mitigate problems or hazardous conditions that occur during equipment disassembly, assembly and test set-up
  • Possess excellent Communication, Teamwork, and Collaborative Skills with team members and basic understanding of working to production schedules / plans
  • Ensure departmental compliance with all applicable quality, health, safety and environmental regulations
  • Troubleshoot and perform minor maintenance on mechanical tooling & equipment
  • Complete required documentation with accurate information for routers, documents and inspection reports


  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited school or institution

Eligibility Requirements

  • Work overtime, weekends and holidays as required
  • Work in a constant pushing, pulling, lifting, stretching, bending and other physical activities
  • Be in the shop environment a minimum of 8 hours per day, primarily standing and sitting, as required
  • Lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Be subjected to extreme heat for extended periods of time
  • Travel within the US to work at customer locations or other Cooper facilities as needed
  • Handle heavy parts and moving parts
  • Subjected to the following: extreme heat that could exceed 500 degrees, enclosed areas, heights, and awkward positions, exposure to eye injuries, noise, dust, burns, & arc flashes, exposure to high noise levels for long periods of time, as required
  • Work inside and outside, as required
  • Interpret drawings, prints, drawings and engineering specifications to perform moderately complex, repetitive disassembly and reassembly tasks of all pressure control equipment
  • Possess or obtain forklift operator license and certification to operate overhead cranes
  • Wear PPE or Personal Protective Equipment - Hearing and eye protection (safety equipment) must be used
  • Operate pneumatic and hydraulic torque tools
  • Comply with all applicable quality, health, safety, and environmental regulations and maintain good housekeeping in assigned work areas

Desired Characteristics

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Operations / service center operation applications or minimum 5 years of total relevant operation experience
  • Strong knowledge of existing natural gas engine and compressor cylinder equipment.
  • Team player
  • Ability to work un-directed per engineering specifications and inspect own work for integrity and quality
  • Ability to perform highly complex troubleshooting and repair of equipment
  • Ability to setup and run test operations on basic and moderately complex sub-assemblies and final assemblies following engineering drawings, parts specifications, assembly procedures and/or verbal instructions
  • Ability to perform hydro pressure testing and functional testing of product
  • Knowledgeable in good housekeeping requirements and all safety regulations
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to read schematics
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Familiarity with tools

Cooper Machinery Services is an equal opportunity employer and gives all qualified applicants consideration of employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.