Compressor Mechanic


Williston, ND, US

Company:  XTO

About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.

The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies.


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs.Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.

What role you will play in our team


  • This position provides mechanical support to the Bakken area on Gas lift, station, VRU, and gas sales compression

What you will do


  • Ensure operations sites are being maintained in a safe manner
  • Engine oil and compression oil analysis
  • Keep detailed and accurate records
  • Perform repairs, maintenance and troubleshooting on compression packages
  • Other operations duties as assigned
  • Maintain and repair a variety of pumps, compressors, motors, engines, turbines, generator, and other rotating and fixed equipment of all sizes, generally in the field
  • Coordinate and perform mechanical maintenance and repairs of equipment as needed
  • Work in the proximity of various electrical circuits and machinery in various outside weather conditions

About you


Skills and Qualifications


  • General operational mechanical and maintenance knowledge of natural gas engines, gas sales (screw) compressors, gathering compressor stations, and Vapor recovery screw compression
  • Must be able to perform duties with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to learn and take direction from experienced compression and midstream leadership.
  • Must be able to work shifts
  • Must be able to be on call
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work in extreme outdoor temperatures
  • Must be able to perform duties with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to communicate and be a team player, and work with other personnel, departments, and outside officials
  • Basic Computer skills needed for planning, scheduling, record keeping, regulations, engine analysis, and troubleshooting
  • Basic knowledge of compressor stations, process flow, and component's purpose within all stations. 
  • Must be knowledgeable of hazards and safety details within the stations and field  
  • 2 years of formal or industry experience in oil/gas field is preferred, along with Ariel, CAT, and Cummins training


Your benefits


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance, and life.


We offer you: 

•    Pension Plan: Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you. The basic benefit is a monthly annuity to be paid to you in retirement for the rest of your life. 
•    Savings Plan: You can contribute between 6% and 20% of your pay and are encouraged to enroll right away. If you contribute at least 6% to your savings plan, the Company will contribute a 7% match. 
•    Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans. 
•    Culture of Health: Programs and resources to support your wellbeing. 
•    Employee Health Advisory Program: Provides confidential professional counseling for you and your family, including tools and resources promoting mental health and resiliency at no additional cost to you. 
•    Disability Plan: Income replacement for when you cannot work due to illness or injury occurring on or off the job. Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you.


More information on our Company’s benefits can be found at 


Please note benefits may be changed from time to time without notice, subject to applicable law.

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Pre Employment Testing Guidance


This position requires pre-employment testing. After applying you will receive a pop up giving you access to the assessment. You may take the assessment at that time or utilize the instructions below to access the assessment at a time convenient for you.  Note that the assessment must be completed by the deadline for you to be considered for the position for which you have applied. Assessment results are valid for 365 days from the original date of completion and apply to all job postings which require this pre-employment assessment.



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Alternate Location: United States : Alexander, North Dakota 

Employment Opportunities

XTO Energy/ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.

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