Jun 04, 2020

Mechanical Specialist/Sr. Mechanical Specialist LA-Belle Rose GSP, 6283 Hwy 996, Belle Rose, LA, USA Reg # 644

  • Boardwalk Pipelines, LP
  • Belle Rose, LA, USA
Full-Time Defense Installation - Maint - Repair Oil and Gas Other Skilled Labor

Job Description

Mechanical Specialist/Sr. Mechanical Specialist

LA-Belle Rose GSP, 6283 Hwy 996, Belle Rose, Louisiana, United States of America Req #644

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Boardwalk Pipelines, LP primarily provides transportation and storage of natural gas and liquids for our customers. Additional information about the Partnership can be found online at www.bwpipelines.com.


We are currently looking for a Mechanical Specialist/Sr. Mechanical Specialist for our Belle Rose, LA office.




In this role, you will be responsible for the day to day operations and maintenance tasks associated with Gulf South’s Rodrigue Compressor station and will be responsible for regulatory compliance including environmental, health and safety, operations, maintenance, and repair of station equipment along with the pipeline and associated measurement facilities. You will be expected to follow procedures associated with DOT regulations, industry standards, manufacturer recommendations, and BWP guidelines as they relate to equipment, pipelines and appurtenances. This includes, but is not limited to operating the facilities and be the lead role in the repair and maintenance of reciprocating natural gas fired Caterpillar engines and associated compressor units including the overhaul and mechanical repairs of all reciprocating natural gas engines and compressors. Additional responsibilities include valve inspections, line patrol, yard maintenance, tank gauging, atmospheric and corrosion monitoring, completing OMS database compliance and maintenance inspections as assigned, performing routine maintenance activities such as filter changes, cleaning and inspecting coolers, periodic checks associated with various components throughout the facility and with engines/compressor (e.g. valves, shut-down devices, rod/bearing clearances, packing, piston clearances, lube oil samples, web deflections, cooling fan inspections, emergency shut-down systems, fire/gas detection, etc.), assisting with calibration of temperature and pressure transmitters and other electrical maintenance, monitoring flows and operating conditions of all units at the Rodrigue facility. You will follow all BWP safety rules, environmental and OSHA regulations, document all maintenance activities and operational data and will also assist at the Montz Compressor station near Montz, LA as needed to assist with mechanical repairs, operation of the facility, etc. Qualified candidates will be responsible for emergency response and part of the on-call rotation and must live within 30 miles of the Rodrigue facility located near Belle Rose, LA in order to respond to call outs expediently. 




*1+ years’ experience in operation and maintenance of Caterpillar natural gas fired engines

*On the job training or work experience in the natural gas industry or equivalent petrochemical/oil industry

*Self-motivated and have a strong commitment to personal and team safety

*Excellent verbal and written communication skills

*Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills

*Ability to work in extreme weather conditions including hot, cold, muddy, rocky and wet environments and ability to stand for long periods of time, and climb stairs and ladders, etc.

*Ability to utilize a PC and manage a filing system

*Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and strong mechanical aptitude

*Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. for a minimum of 50 feet

*Valid driver’s license with a safe driving record with no restrictions

*High school diploma or equivalent




*Associate’s degree in a related field

*3+ years of gas pipeline operations and Caterpillar engine/Arial compressor experience

*3+ years of Electrical and Instrumentation experience


We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.





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