Automation Integrator III

Kermit, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1238343

Location Kermit, Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Oil

Function IT & Telecoms

Job Type Contract

Date Added February 8, 2024

 

 
One of our major Oil and Gas clients is looking for an Automation Integrator to work on a long-term W2 contract in their facility in Pecos, TX

MAIN FUNCTIONS:
  • The Automation Integrator executes on Automation Engineering deliverables by programming and/or installing PLC programs and validating compliance to engineering design.
  • Supports Automation Engineering with design and control systems improvements.
  • Works with Automation Construction and Commissioning Project Managers to commission facilities.
  • Responsible for PLC Programming development and HMI/LOI programming and design work.
  • Assist with oversite of automation electrical design.
  • Troubleshooting/Testing/Debugging of programs and redlining of engineering documentation as applicable for
  • Engineering As-Builts.
  • Manages timely deliverables on projects.

EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum 3 years working experience in Oil and Gas as an Automation Technician maintaining field well pads/facilities automation control systems and devices preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and exceptional driving records.
  • Ability and willingness to work 12-hour shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays, and participate in an on-call rotation when needed
  • 2-year technical degree or equivalent working experience
  • 1+ years of Automation Specialist/Tech experience
  • 7+ years of Automation Integrator/Programming experience
  • 3+ years of Oil Field Process Facilities experience
PREFERRED:
  • 4-year technical degree (Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Automation Control Systems or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Advanced level of understanding of automation and electrical design principles.
  • Advanced Knowledge & technical skills working with PLCs, HMIs, RTUs, EFMs, POCs (AllanBradley, Totalflow, ROCs, Coriolis, etc.) and automation end devices.
  • Intermediate knowledge of technical standards and guidelines (API, NEC, NFPA, IEEE, ISA, etc.)
  • Advanced understanding of PSSRs (Pre-Startup Safety Review) and MOCs (Management of Change)
  • Advanced understanding of automation systems and how they connect through networks
  • Advanced understanding of digital and analog I/O, programming, and troubleshooting
  • Proficient knowledge of analog and discrete instrumentation, and various serial and ethernet communications protocols
  • Experienced in tagging conventions, programming simulation, and testing
  • Extensive expertise in safe work systems.
  • Expertise in Electrical / Automation construction codes and practices
  • Extensive knowledge of automation equipment specifications and application
  • Advanced Time management skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines
  • Ability to work and perform under pressure
  • Ability to assist in estimating budgets and manage budgets
  • Understanding of gas engineering principles and gas measurement standards
  • Proficiencies in Leadership, Mentoring and Training
  • Advanced Communication Skills including written, oral, and remote meeting skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) and Windows Operating Systems

ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES
  • All aspects of facility commissioning with a focus on automation control systems
  • Responsible for maintaining project schedules to meet timelines
  • Engaged participation in project meetings and design reviews
  • Responsible for maintaining status reports
  • Advanced understanding of facilities equipment, process flow, and automation control systems and designs. Savvy with Electrical systems, Mechanical systems, Software applications, data management, and network security with the ability to apply knowledge and experience to offer solutions.
  • Develop and validate the function of automation programs ensuring compliance with automation engineering documentation
  • Use of all forms of software such as PLC Software (Examples) RSLogix500, RSLogix5000,
  • DirectSoft5, ROCLINK 800/DS800; programs for HMIs, Red Lion Crimson, Factory Talk
  • View, and PanelView; program RTUs and support troubleshooting.
  • Complete redlines and relevant documentation to automation engineering (C&Es,
  • P&IDs,1-lines, etc.) to support current AS-BUILT post-commissioning.
  • Follow the company Management of Change (MOC) process.
  • Adhere to our client’s program standardization and best practices
  • Support operations and automation specialists with training on automation control system functions
  • Support training of aspiring automation integrators on organizational processes, programming automation control systems, equipment, and documentation.
  • Support low VAC devices – including but not limited to transformers, breaker boxes, electrical switches, heaters, motors and analyzers
  • Provide troubleshooting and basic repair to 120v AC power supply to automation systems and devices.
  • Support troubleshooting of 480v and less AC power availability and notify the electrical team of findings needing service/repair.
  • Support automation end devices (switches, transmitters, etc.) - calibrate, troubleshoot, install, and use Hart communicator and multi-meters
  • Identify and troubleshoot Ethernet, serial, satellite, and wireless field communications
  • Responsible for ensuring alarms are within the guidelines of our client’s standards, accurately represent the process, function as intended, and follow appropriate change control protocols
  • Communicate project activities with Asset Teams
  • Assist in the evaluation of new technologies providing pro and con analogies
  • Support customers (operations) as a liaison with Automation Engineering to assist in the design of projects and a desired operating philosophy
  • Active participation in Process Improvement Teams
  • Ability and willingness to travel to support unassigned job areas on an as-needed basis.
  • Advanced teamwork and collaboration abilities with internal and external business units exemplifying a responsible attitude for personal safety and the safety of co-workers, contractors, and the public.
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