TARGA RESOURCES Maintenance Technician in MIDKIFF, Texas

Targa Resources is a growth-oriented provider of midstream services and is one of the largest independent midstream energy companies in North America, with assets in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, North Dakota, Louisiana, California, Washington and Maryland. Targa owns, operates, acquires, and develops a diversified portfolio of complementary midstream energy assets. We encourage your interest in joining our team and pursuing the many opportunities we have at Targa. Targa is currently seeking a Maintenance Technician for their facility located in Midkiff, TX. Job Responsibilities Basic knowledge of Natural Gas Characteristics, Engine & Compressor Operations and Maintenance. Responsible for operation, installation, diagnosis, troubleshooting, repair, preventive maintenance and overall proper function of all types of mechanical equipment which is limited but not included to: Engines, Compressors, Pumps, Valves, Turbines, Heat exchangers, Cooling towers, air coolers , filtration equipment, pressure relief devices, and other specialty items. Learn to fill out applicable work/hot work permits, lockout/tagout documentation, attend and participate in tailgate sessions with others involved in work site activities. Learn and understand Targa s Safety Policies and Procedures and Business Ethics Policies. Plan and perform all assignments in a safe manner by utilizing the proper tools, safety and environmental precautions, permitting, and Process Safety Management. Have a basic knowledge of ones work and how it will affect other co-workers in the plant and field operations. Must be proficient in the use of tools including; hydraulic torque wrenches, laser alignment, dial indicators, micrometers and other precision tools. Minimum Essential Qualifications Minimum High School Diploma or Equivalent Possess and maintain a valid driver s license to include a safe driving record satisfactory to the company. Interpersonal communication skills are required in order to interface with all affected teams, personnel, and vendors. Strong work ethic with demonstrated ability to effectively work with minimum supervision Solid computer skills to include Microsoft Office Software Ability to work overtime, weekends, holidays, with the ability to respond to call outs as needed to fulfill business objective and the ability to work shifts for plant or field conditions. Ability to lift, push, and pull at least a minimum of 50lbs. Ability to work in changing climate conditions. Able to work in close quarters: i.e., work while kneeling, squatting, sitting, climbing, and standing. Follow and adhere to all applicable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) guidelines (ex: eye protection, footwear, Nomex). Regular and reliable attendance Preferred Qualifications Experience in maintenance and operations of gas compressors with engine drivers, glycol dehydrators and Gas plant processing Targa offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Targa Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply please go to http://www.targaresources.com/careers/careers-overview Please note Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position. We thank all respondents for their interest in Targa. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No Phone calls please. Placement agencies or recruiters need not respond. We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. This position is subject to federally mandated drug/alcohol testing.