Mechanical Technician


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About this role

About this role

If you are a Mechanical Technician with 7-15 years of experience, you are local to (or able to commute to) the Carlsbad, NM area interested in working for a major Oil & Gas firm, this role might be for you!

Location: Carlsbad, NM

Work Type: W2 Contract

Contract Duration: June 2021 - March 2022 (possibility for longer term)

Schedule: 5/40

Rate: Hourly

Per diem: None (looking for local talent only)

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision/401K (with 3% match)/No PTO

  • Technicians are assigned to carry out maintenance work. Typically reports to a supervisor.
  • Assists mechanical engineers in the planning and testing of mechanical components, equipment, and machinery, such as engines, instruments, controls, robots, machines, etc.
  • Helps prepare proposals and cost estimates.
  • Actively participate in the use of all on the job safety tools.
  • Review job packs.
  • Identify any safety issues associated with job end ensure removal/mitigation prior to working.
  • Execute work as planned Record technical history as required by the workgroup. (Global Reliability Tool (GRT), datasheet, etc.)
  • Provide feedback on job pack improvements to Execution FLS.
  • Request permits and notifies Supervisor if the permit cannot be issued within 30 minutes of the requested time.



  • 10+ years of closely related field experience
  • Discipline appropriate certification(s) if applicable or equivalent professional experience
  • Strong communication skills; ability to clearly and concisely describe conditions in the field and recommend remediation steps
  • Team Player; exhibits effective teamwork when working with persons over whom the person may have no direct authority and willingness to assist others
  • Ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs



Why work through Brunel? We start with competitive rates, a comprehensive benefits package and a safe on-boarding process. With our industry insights and recruiter expertise, we are supporting projects and clients worldwide. With Brunel you gain experience and expertise, building on your skills and developing your career further.

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How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Angela Tran via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Angela Tran
Brunel USA - Houston

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