LDAR Technician- Onshore - US

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Operations & Maintenance
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Looking for a long-term career opportunity?  Come join Wood as a LDAR Technician in Runge, TX. Wood offers health benefits, 401k, vacation and more. Local candidates only.


Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required



  • Diagnose well and surface equipment problems and identify downhole failures
  • Isolate process and malfunctioning equipment-perform energy isolation until repairs are made
  • Maintain production regularity per the direction of Production Foreman and/or Plant Supervisor
  • Gather and calculate the emission flow rates
  • Perform Method 19 visual inspections
  • Oversee internal combustion engine emission test and compliance test and reporting
  • Perform LDAR policies and procedures following tasks at assigned project site
  • Coordinate LDAR field activities with LDAR contract technicians
  • Maintain and complete monitoring schedules
  • Repair leaking components
  • Generate work requests and follow up on LDAR maintenance repairs
  • Interact with relevant personnel to help reduce fugitive emissions
  • Has knowledge about relevant state and federal requirements to LDAR and fugitive emissions
  • Advanced knowledge of Fluid Mechanics: Pressure, Level, Flow, Temperature & Level parameters, measurement
  • Advanced knowledge of Surface Equipment design, Operation and Maintenance of Wellhead and Downhole, Artificial lift, separation equipment, central facilities, compressor generators control systems and Pipeline, Process & Instrumentation Diagrams  (P & ID’’s)
  • Use SAP PM and Microsoft Office
  • Advanced understanding of surface equipment, normal conditions and abnormal conditions for reporting purposes; and leaks
  • Hazard recognition and reporting for risks associated with Well-Site Facilities
  • Environmental and Regulatory Inspection Criteria
  • Knowledge in best practices for installation, construction and maintenance
  • Knowledgeable of local regulatory requirements
  • Skilled in word processing; presentation and spreadsheet software with the ability to learn new programs
  • Ability to perform as a (QPA) Qualified Permitting Authority (Onshore) with comprehensive knowledge of (WR’s) Safe Work requirements
  • Knowledge of or a familiarity with all gas and fluid guidelines
  • API guidelines
  • Familiarity with the use of hand tools/instruments necessary to perform electrical/electronic/instrument maintenance.  Exceptional computer skills
  • Previous experience working in an industrial capacity (i.e. fitting, welding, instrumentation, etc,) or refining capacity (i.e. operations, maintenance, etc.) is preferred
  • LDAR/Fugitive Emission Monitoring (Method 21) with TVA 1000B and calibration experience is preferred

Skills / Qualifications

  • 3-5 years experience
  • High School Diploma or GED

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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