Butler Machinery Co.

  • Natural Gas Compression Technician

    Job Locations US-ND-Dickinson
  • Overview

    Butler Machinery is a third generation family-owned company, proudly serving our communities since 1955. Our mission is to build long term relationships with our customers, founded on trust, generating mutual growth and success.


    The position will involve but not be limited to the following duties:

    • Daily repair, maintenance, trouble-shooting, preventive maintenance and start-up of natural gas compressors and natural gas engines at customer locations on scheduled and unscheduled equipment repairs and maintenance
    • Excellent diesel, mechanical and technical experience with natural gas compressors and familiar with Caterpillar/Ariel/Gardner Denver packages
    • Responsible for failure analysis, testing, preventative maintenance to complete on-site overhauls
    • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments
    • Communicates professionally with customers on repairs
    • Works overtime as workload dictates
    • Works in other areas of shop as assigned
    • Travels for work, to other BMC and customer locations
    • Maintains a clean and safe work environment
    • Completes service reports and parts orders accurately and timely
    • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
    • Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs
    • Other duties as assigned


    • Two year Associates degree in related field preferred
    • Four years of experience as a technician in the Natural Gas Compression industry
    • Excellent customer service skills and an outgoing personality
    • Ability to assemble and disassemble components
    • Troubleshooting and repair of Gas Compressors
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision
    • Strong Communication skills
    • Good computer skills
    • Ability to meet and maintain insurability standards to drive a company vehicle
    • Must have a CDL or the ability to obtain a CDL



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