Pinnacle Services, LLC

  • Valve Technician

    Job Location VI
  • Overview



    ***This is a Temporary position lasting potentially 30 days or less to cover for an employee on leave***



    The Valve Technician will execute valve SOW for Terminal Restart. Install, repair, and maintain mechanical regulating and controlling devices, such as electric meters, gas regulators, thermostats, safety and flow valves, and other mechanical governors.



    • Perform hands on maintenance, troubleshooting / assessment, and repair work on valves and actuators.
    • Perform PSV testing utilizing certified test equipment and complete all QA / QC documentation as required.
    • Perform disassembly, inspection, reporting, cleaning, and reassembly of valves and actuators.  Machine material and / or parts with various machining equipment.
    • Ensure work and used materials are in compliance with manufacturer specifications.
    • Read and interpret schematics for assembly, repair, and reassembly as required including completion of applicable quality documentation in either paper or electronic form.
    • Perform failure assessments and make recommendations to supervisor as required.
    • Perform day-to-day and routine safety observations and inspections.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.



    • High School Diploma or GED, preferred.
    • Trade School diploma / certification or equivalent years of experience, preferred.
    • Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills.
    • Understanding of pressure and ability to service valves in an industrial environment, preferred.
    • Familiar with NBIC, ANSI and ASME codes and their applications.
    • Basic understanding of electrical wiring schematics / P&IDs and the ability to read and interpret maintenance and repair manuals for use in troubleshooting and repairing mechanical assemblies.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize workload to maximize efficiency.
    • Ability to work under stressful situations, adverse conditions, and meet deadlines.
    • Operational experience in the oil and gas industry with respect to system operations and valves.
    • Additional mechanical skills including but not limited to machining and welding.
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to troubleshoot and diagnose systemic problems.
    • TWIC card required.


    • Candidates must be able to work long hours that may require up to twelve hours a day, seven days a week for extended durations (including holidays).
    • Must be able to perform work wearing personal protective equipment including but not limited to rain gear, chemical protective clothing, supplied air and air purifying respirators safety harness, FRC coveralls, hard hat, ear plugs and safety glasses, etc.
    • Respiratory Protection Fit-Testing and Pulmonary Function Testing is required. Additional medical examinations, such as Fitness for Duty exams may be required per client guidelines.
    • Hearing and vision within normal ranges is helpful.
    • Candidates must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs, unassisted.

    Applicants selected will be subject to a background check. The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment, drug and alcohol testing and job-appropriate medical testing.


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