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Valve Maintenance Technician - Kuparuk Project Services - E&I Group

Oil & Gas Operations & Maintenance
23001042 Requisition #
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Consolidated Company Overview

ASRC Energy Services, LLC (AES) is part of the Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC) family of companies. ASRC is a private, for-profit corporation that is owned by and represents the business interests of its approximately 13,000 Iñupiaq shareholders. As the largest Alaskan-owned company employing over 15,000 people worldwide, ASRC and its subsidiaries are poised for the next era of growth with continued dedication to providing maximum benefit to our shareholders. 



The Valve Maintenance Technician maintains, repairs, and rebuilds various valves throughout the Kuparuk oilfield. Valves include ANSI and API, Technician sets and removes Back Pressure Valves in wellhead trees.



  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Basic experience with BPV operations including Boom Truck Ops/Wellhead.
  • Proficient in BPV job scopes, can set & pull H-plug, ISA, TWC, TTP on rig & wellhead.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform all repairs of actuators in the field.
  • Working knowledge of P&ID’s and where to find them.
  • Working knowledge of SIMOPS, EIP’s, job setup and execution
  • Working knowledge of the SVS system, has assisted with SVS testing.
  • Assists with BPV operations, working knowledge of job scope, wellhead, and basic lubricator operating experience.
  • Working knowledge of both hydro stands operating with minimal oversight
  • Proficient in rebuilding and Maintaining Lincoln pumps, hyper guns, and back pressure valves.
  • Demonstrated safety leadership skills.
  • Effective communication and leadership skills, intermediate level mentoring skills.
  • Must understand the prioritization of safety, quality, production and be willing to work accordingly. 
  • A successful candidate for this position must be familiar with the various types of valves used in Kuparuk, including gate valves, ball valves, plug valves, mechanically actuated valves, check valves and choke valves, in addition to understanding the wellhead piping itself. 
  • Candidate must understand which sealants, greases and injectable packings are required for each valve.
  • Candidate must be able to recognize damaged or faulty wellhead and facility valves. 
  • Must be competent to recognize and deal with any leak or malfunction that they may encounter. 
  • Must be knowledgeable and skilled at hydro testing repaired, rebuilt, or third party valves and must be able to read and interpret graphs and charts required under API/ANSI and state codes.  
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
  • Ability to read and comprehend Alaska Safety Handbook, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Understanding of work permit system relating to job duties.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.  
  • Ability to calculate craft-related formulas with respect to bolting up and hydro-testing (material quantities, volumes, pressures, etc.).
  • Comply with Company and customer policies and procedures.
  • Support AES zero-incident safety culture and assume personal accountability and responsibility for safe work practices in all projects, activities, and operations.



  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience required.
  • Minimum of a Class B CDL or higher with current DOT medical card or the ability to obtain in 180 days (six months) from hire.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • North Slope Training Cooperative (NSTC) safety training certification.



  • Previous ice road driving experience is preferred.
  • Experience in the oil and gas industry and in the arctic environment.


If you are an ASRC Shareholder looking for exciting training opportunities within AES, Click here to learn more about the Nutaaq program.



ASRC Energy Services, LLC (AES) is proud to offer a competitive benefits package aligned with our core ASPIRE values. Our benefits are designed to attract and retain the best talent. Our total rewards program supports the health and well-being of employees and their families. 


What We Offer:

  • Medical Insurance: We offer comprehensive medical plans through Federal Employee Health Benefits Plan (FEHB). 
  • Dental and Vision Insurance:  We offer two comprehensive dental plans
  • 401K: 401K plan up to 4% match with immediate vesting after 2 pay periods.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP):  All employees and their household have access to our EAP program.
  • Additional Supplemental Insurance: Voluntary Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D), Pet Insurance, Legal Services, Identity Theft Protection, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, and Critical Illness Insurance.
  • Professional Development: Tuition reimbursement opportunities and internal development through our ASPIRE Academy. 


To learn more about our full suite of benefits visit our benefits page.


About AES

We’re proud to be named the Most Loved Workplace by Best Practices Institute in 2022, Best Company to Work for in Alaska by MSN Money, 24/7 Wall St. and Zippia for 2019 and the recipient of the prestigious ConocoPhillips 2019 and 2020 Supplier Recognition Award for Focus on Execution.  Employing over 2,000 employees across our subsidiaries, AES is a service provider of choice in the energy industry. Our exceptional service quality and safety record sets us apart from our competitors.  Our business purpose is to find solutions for a sustainable future, and we accomplish that by living our “ASPIRE” values, which stand for:


  • Absolute Integrity:  We do the right thing because it’s the right thing to do
  • Safety: Safety is our foundation – we bring it everywhere we go
  • People First:  We take care of our people, and our people will take care of the business
  • Iñupiat Heritage: We believe in “one crew, one journey” and honor the values of our founders as we develop the future
  • Resilient Family: We encourage the right balance, and cultivate strong relationships with our clients and colleagues
  • Exceptional Service Quality: We deliver excellence by focusing on client needs and continuously improving our performance


Why You Should Work For Us

Our employees are our most important resource, so we seek collaboration across the organization, and value everyone’s contribution.  Our employees are part of the solution for a sustainable future for the benefit of our shareholders, employees, families, and our communities. Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work with a company like ours, and be a significant part of our business purpose?  If so, keep reading. Start your career with AES and ASPIRE with us.



While working on the North Slope of Alaska, your lodging and food will be provided to you.  All camps provide warm meals and options to grab a quick lunch or snack from the spike rooms.   Rooms vary from single status to shared rooms where your roommate may work the opposite shift.  Wi-Fi and Internet is free and available within the camp.  Services vary depending upon where you are staying; however, most facilities offer housekeeping, self-serve laundry, commissary, mail, gyms, TV/Theater Room, etc.  Each facility will have their own accommodations and policies that will be reviewed upon on-site orientation. 



The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

A pre-hire post offer Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) will be conducted to determine an employee’s ability to safely perform to the job standard. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


If you need any assistance or reasonable accommodation to apply for this position, please contact the AES Human Resources Team at (907) 334-1688.



A candidate must be able to meet the following non-exclusive requirements:


  • Meet the AES Driving Records and Motor Vehicle Use Policy.
  • Take and pass a pre-employment drug test which may include both UA and hair testing. 
  • Meet the physical requirements of this position including working in a remote location under arctic conditions.                    
  • Required to take and pass a Fit-For-Duty Exam 
  • Required to complete and successfully pass a background check. 
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an access badge for the work location.


The availability of this position is contingent upon the Company’s continued operational needs once training is completed.



AES and its subsidiaries are committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We comply with the terms of Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Act (VEVRAA).


We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, medical condition, disability, status as a protected veteran, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, or any other basis or characteristics prohibited by applicable law. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, and termination of employment.


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If you need any assistance or a reasonable accommodation to apply for this position, please contact the AES Human Resources Team at (907) 334-1688.



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