Compression Technologist


Weatherford, OK, US

Category:  Field and Trades Operations

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At Devon, we will offer you a career full of energy and unmatched opportunities to solve today’s greatest challenges. Innovation, creative problem-solving and positive change happen when people step out of their comfort zone and think differently. Our values, workplace practices, wellness programs, benefits and compensation are aimed at helping employees manage their unique personal life and care for their families so they can focus on contributing to the fullest.


The Compression Technologist optimizes compression (tracking production, and data to determine efficiency of units - run times, load, sizing).  This role will work with Production Foremen and vendors to ensure proper compressors in place for the volumes associated with each well pad.  Prepares, maintains, and submits reports and records of daily, weekly, and monthly compressor operational, maintenance and cost information.  Oversee installation of new and replacement compression equipment and conduct operational readiness review prior to start up.



High School diploma or equivalent



Requires a minimum of 3 years of related industry experience in operations and minimum of 2 years of experience related to maintenance and/or operations of compression equipment



  • Understand and apply all Company policies and ensures others comply with these policies
  • Able to understand and articulate the supporting reasons and value of processed and priorities
  • Monitor and report on daily run times of compressors
  • Troubleshoot problems and oversee contractors installing and maintaining compression equipment on Devon locations
  • Consensus building demeanor with management, peers, direct reports and contractors to advance operational efficiencies
  • Train newly hired and/or less experienced operators regarding compression equipment
  • Maintain compliance, in conjunction and coordination with the Foremen and EHS Dept. for all regulatory, environmental, and safety issues 
  • Schedule and facilitate vendor reliability, KPI meetings
  • Review contracts with Supply Chain to ensure consistent terms and conditions 
  • Establish and maintain mechanisms and processes to track inventory and location of all compression equipment
  • Work under general supervision and perform complex assignments such as maintaining files/records, performing calculations, and gathering/tabulating data
  • Apply an understanding of terminology, applications, and standard procedures for performing the engineering technician job function
  • Capable of climbing stairs, ladders, and various equipment



    • Oil and Gas Industry Experience Preferred
    • Practice safe work habits at all times
    • Commitment to safety and environmental stewardship
    • Demonstrate commitment to Devon Attributes
    • Strong knowledge of PC/mainframe systems, spreadsheet, and/or database application software
    • Intermediate computer skills to include MSOffice (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), various software. SAP knowledge is a plus.
    • Strong math and science skills
    • Familiarity with drilling/production processes and terminology
    • Solid communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Capable of working effectively and willingly within a team environment
    • Creative individual, capable of analyzing and solving mechanical problems
    • Travels and works extended hours and/or on short notice
    • Must be able to work schedule that supports business needs
    • Position requires operation of Company vehicles. Incumbent must maintain a clean driving record and adhere to Company Policies
    • Live in or be willing to relocate to the local operating area as required by Devon






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