Senior Midstream Compression Engineer

Division: Engineering

  • Location: Charleston, West Virginia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #547

USA Staffing Solutions is a technology-driven company with a passion for helping people. We use speed, technology, and grit to connect quality candidates to quality companies. 


  • Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Short Term/Long Term Disability
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Educational Assistance: Full reimbursement of tuition and standard college fees
  • Professional Registration and Association Membership: Fully Reimbursed. 

Job Type: Permanent/ Full-time

Pay: $120,000-$150,000
Location: Charleston, WV?

We are seeking a Senior Midstream Compression Engineer to work in our Charleston, West Virginia office.  As an empowered member of our team, working with assets in the Appalachian and Rocky Mountain basins, you will work in a fast paced, collaborative, and creative environment that values innovation through the use of new technology and process improvement. 



  • Enjoys working both independently and collaboratively as part of team and contributing to critical projects with the Midstream and Production teams.

  • Is a skilled communicator who can present findings clearly and concisely.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while prioritizing critical deadlines.

  • Displays a positive attitude, a strong work ethic, and exemplifies our core values of: excellence, empowerment, integrity, collaboration, and humility.



To perform this job successfully, the candidate must be able to perform the following duties satisfactorily; other duties may be assigned.

  • Implement safe work practices and participate in a pro-active safety culture that consistently prioritizes the safety of our Team Members, and the communities where we operate while also protecting the environment.

  • Provide technical support for compressor stations nationwide.

  • Develop and implement efficient compressor configurations to maximize utilization and throughput.

  • Provide compression and facility expertise throughout project scoping, design, installation, and commissioning.

  • Provide compressor related information/data to a wide variety of stakeholders.

  • Conduct root cause analysis investigations.

  • Identify, scope, estimate and engineer capital and maintenance projects to provide long term solutions for compressor facility defects and issues.

  • Provide operational and maintenance recommendations.

  • Understand system operations and seasonal influences on operations. 

  • Manage and implement processes to increase profitability. 

  • Ensure operations and maintenance staff collaborate to optimize maintenance procedures and schedules.

  • Use analytical data to measure and monitor asset performance. 

  • Establish performance goals for assets. 

  • Provide support for facility audits to ensure compliance with company standards, policies and procedures, and governmental and industry codes.

  • Assist with PHMSA audit preparation and response.



  • BS degree in relevant engineering discipline is preferred.

  • 5+ years industry experience with natural gas compression facilities is required.

  • Marcellus/Utica experience is preferred.

  • Software experience with Ariel Performance Program, Stoner, FastPiper and Microsoft Office is preferred.

  • Effective analytical skills are required.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required to effectively work closely with field teams, management, third party resources, and coordinate work with other appropriate technical resources.

  • Ability to handle rapidly shifting priorities and multiple projects concurrently, requiring resolution of complex problems in stressful situations is required.

  • In-depth knowledge of reciprocating compression and ancillary equipment is required.

  • Ability to understand and interpret DOT 192, ASME B31.1, B31.3, B31.8, and API codes/standards are required.



  • Flexible hybrid work schedule requiring at least 50% of time spent working in the Charleston office

  • Competitive salary

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance

  • Life, AD&D, and supplemental insurance

  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Paid time off

  • Reimbursement for qualified educational expenses

  • Dependent child scholarships


Background checks will be required of all candidates for consideration.  In addition, the successful applicant must pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen.

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