West Texas Mechanic


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Headquartered in the Houston metropolitan area, Universal Plant Services has 14 full-service facilities spanning the U.S. Gulf Coast, West, and Midwest, making it one of the largest specialty service companies in North America. With our demonstrated commitment and capability to address client needs and requirements wherever their operations occur, UPS offers a world of equipment service capabilities.

For 30 years, Universal Plant Services (UPS) has been a comprehensive service provider for the energy industry, providing project management, installation, maintenance, and repair services for rotating and fixed equipment for daily maintenance requirements, turnarounds, and capital projects.


EEO Statement

Universal Plant Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.


Disassemble, clean, and inspect rotating equipment with the use of hand tools and precision measurement tools.

Complete inspection forms accurately and in a timely manner utilizing basic understanding of rotating equipment operation and function.

Create an accurate workscope and BOM.

Conduct repairs on rotating equipment to increase reliability for our customers.

Build and assemble multiple types of pumps, gearboxes, and other rotating equipment.

Perform emergency field service repairs on pumps and gearboxes.

Communicating with team members to ensure efficient and productive workflow.

Following established procedures and industry best practices

Strong commitment to all health, safety, and environmental guidelines

Physical Requirements

Safely lift 50 pounds consistently

Climb ladders, stairs, and scaffolding.

Squat, kneel and move self into various positions, including tight and confined spaces.

Have manual dexterity, grasping, pinching, pulling, and pushing.

Be exposed to inclement weather, such as high and low temperatures and high humidity.

Exposure to noisy environment

Walk and stand for extended periods.


Read machine and assembly drawings.

Make drawings by hand as required.

Unique problem-solving capabilities

Ability to adapt to rapidly changing situations.

Excellent communication, team building, and motivational skills


10 years of experience with rotating equipment repair

5 years of experience with multistage between bearings pump repair (i.e., BB2 and BB3)

Pass a background check upon employment offer Possess a current TWIC card or can acquire one

Availability for weekday and weekend overtime opportunities

Industry certifications and acknowledgements will be taken into consideration

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00 – $35.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance



  • 8 hour shift



  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

Tagged as: Gearboxes, Mechanic, Midland, Odessa, Pump

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