Field Service Technician, Journeyman – Grand Prairie, AB

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For us, people are the heart of our organization. For over 20 years, our team’s been making a name for Compass by manufacturing, retrofitting, and servicing compression and process packaging equipment of the highest standards for the North American natural gas industry. We’re established, privately owned, and proud of our company culture where employees are supported in training, development, and career progression. And the best part…the fun is just beginning! Today, Compass is at its most innovative and excited to be at the forefront of emerging clean technologies and a contributor to the global energy transformation.

Join Us. Help Shape the Future of Energy.

Reporting directly to the Regional Service Manager, the Journeyman Mechanic will maintain and repair mechanical equipment, machinery, and components. Conduct preventative maintenance activities and identify parts for replacement.  Commission & start-up of new packages & equipment.

What You Will Do

Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Inspect & test mechanical units, diagnose faults and malfunctions, repair & replace mechanical units, test, and adjust equipment to manufacturers specifications.
  • Perform preventative maintenance, repairs, modifications, new plant equipment and new parts installations on heavy equipment, such as engines, compressors, pneumatics, hydraulics, and structural framing.
  • Provide detailed record keeping and present detailed daily time sheets to customers.
  • Research information and follow-up with manufacturers to keep apprised of current practices and techniques, prevent recurring performance issues, increase reliability & efficiency of equipment.
  • Provide input and recommendations regarding mechanical information for equipment purchases.
  • Recognize opportunities to improve service and manufacturing sales.
  • Maintain safe working conditions and adhere to Occupational Health and Safety regulations, placing high priority on safety of oneself and others, and abide by the company’s safety policies and procedures.
  • Train and mentor junior employees in standard work practices and procedures.
  • Able to lead individuals and teams in Job Hazard Assessments and Risk Analysis.
  • Ensure the service center is clean and presentable.  Promote Compass Vision, Mission, & Core Values.

Education, Skills and Experience

Your education and experience include:

  • Skilled Journeyman trades person.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license in good standing with good driving habits and a clean Drivers Abstract.
  • Experienced in package start-up and commissioning would be an asset.
  • Experienced in ignition and instrumentation panels would be an asset.
  • Prior certified engine or compressor training would be an asset.
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems as required, good communication, organizational & attention to detail.
  • Ability to read and interpret work instructions, blueprints, and structural diagrams as required.
  • Ability to work in remote locations and be away from home for short periods of time and stay in hotels or camps.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and mentor junior workers.
  • Well organized with the ability to multitask and prioritize work to meet deadlines.

Physical Strain

Include an intro to physical strain

  • Requires moving and maintaining self in different positions to accomplish tasks in various environments including bending, squatting, climbing, stooping, twisting, and reaching.
  • Requires employee to occasionally climb stairs or ladders and must be capable of maintaining balance on stairs or laddres without assistance up to 25 feet.
  • Requires employee to stand for at least 75% of the time.
  • Must be able to lift or carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Must wear required PPE, compliant with OSHA regulations including fire retardant clothing, hard hats, face shields, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, as applicable.

At Compass, we are always looking for the right people with “can do” attitudes and a willingness to help wherever needed, this means that you may need to take on other tasks and duties that may not be listed above or may change based on the location or needs of the company.



Full Time


Grand Prairie, AB

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