Odorant Technician

JOB TITLE: Odorant Technician

JOB TITLE: Odorant Technician


DIVISION: WV Operations

LOCATION: Philippi, WV

REPORTS TO: US Operations Supervisor

HOURS: Full-Time


The Odorant Technician works at the MRR facility in Philippi, WV and remotely throughout the USA on a variety of natural gas odorant related projects such as: installation and/or removal of odorant tanks, supply lines, and odorizers; completing preventative maintenance of odorization equipment; pipeline pickling, odorant spill remediation, odorant delivery and transfer, and temporary odorization, while following all applicable regulations (DOT, OSHA, etc.).


  • Service natural gas and propane industry in the field of odorization
  • Decommission aged odorant equipment and prepare for shipment.
  • Install new odorant equipment, small diameter pipe, and tubing (involves pipefitting, installation of Swagelok compression fittings…)
  • Troubleshoot and complete preventative maintenance of natural gas odorizers.
  • Set up and monitor MRR equipment for natural gas pipeline pickling.
  • Perform safe and odor-free transfer of odorants between tanks.
  • Remediate odorant spills.
  • Travel (drive / fly) to client locations throughout the USA to complete assignments.
  • Drive box trucks, pickup trucks w/ trailers and flatbed / stake bed truck
  • Comply with State/Federal Regulations and MRR Safety Standards at all times while performing duties
  • Complete timely and accurate documentation: work orders, DOT logs, expense reports, etc.
  • Understand and comply with all DOT regulations
  • Exercise sound judgment in proper resolution of a problem and seek direction from team and/or supervisor when necessary
  • Know and adhere to standards of quality and customer service
  • Handle flammable liquids and gases
  • Enter and update equipment status in MRR MapYourTag account
  • Fill out non-conformance, near-miss and accident reports
  • Perform job hazard analysis
  • Clean truck and equipment and replenish inventory upon project completion to make ready for next project.


  • Strong mechanical skills with some formal technical training:
    • Ability to interpret diagrams and schematics involving tanks, lines, pumps, valves
    • Understanding of pumping principles
    • Understanding of fluid pressure and flow
    • Use of hand tools
    • Preferably, a tradesperson such as a pipefitter, welder or electrician OR someone with 5 years technical experience in the oil & gas industry.
  • Electrical problem-solving skills to understand, operate and calibrate electronic sensors
  • Flexible for travel throughout the USA – Travel up to 50% and sometimes with short notice
  • Physically fit (physical work, outdoor work, long days, lifting)
  • Ability to quickly assess problems and process workable solutions
  • Ability to follow complex written procedures involving valves, pumps, actuators, sensors, measurements
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively within a diverse group (collaboration, initiative, respect, articulate expression, proactive communication)
  • Resourceful and motivated self-starter who can work independently and meet deadlines
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills for interaction with coworkers and clients
  • Ability to prepare clear and accurate documentation
  • Effective dealing with scheduling problems and/or changes
  • Strong Work ethic
  • Computer, tablet and smart phone literate
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable to drive rental vehicles; clean driving record
  • Must be 23 years of age (insurance requirement)


  • Competitive compensation
  • Per diem given for travel days
  • Health insurance, vision, dental insurance – High Mark Blue Cross Blue Shield of West Virginia
  • IRA
  • Opportunity to participate in high-profile jobs and serve the public good (public safety)
  • Opportunity to travel nationwide, discovering the country’s diverse landscapes, people and cultures.
  • Stable employment in a successful family-owned company, where you are not just a number.
  • Work out of a brand-new facility in Philippi, WV

Application Form

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The MRR process is entirely compliant with all regulations.

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