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Automation Technician

Midland, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1180595

Location Midland, Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Oil

Function Operations & Production

Job Type Contract

Date Added December 1, 2022

Our major client, in the Oil & Gas industry, is seeking an Automation Technician to work within their facilities located in Midland, TX for a 12-month assignment.

Summary: An Automation Technician is responsible for the installation, repair and maintenance of instrumentation and automation systems in Oil and Gas Fields.

Job Responsibilities:

· Troubleshoot all plant and Compressor Station Instrumentation

· Troubleshoot Control and Electrical systems. (PLCs, transmitters, control wiring)

· Troubleshoot control networks for Well Pads, Tank Battery, Oil Central Delivery Points, Salt Water Disposal and Compressor Stations. ( ControlNet, Ethernet I/P, Network Switches, fiber optics)

· Works Safely around instrumentation and electrical systems

· Work 5 days a week Monday thru Friday with times being on call

Required Skills:

· Minimum of 5 years of experience as an IC&E Technician or an Associate’s Degree in Instrumentation, Controls or Electrical Systems

· Understand the Process of Oil Field Delivery Systems from Well Pad to Tank Battery to Central Delivery

· Points, and Salt Water Disposal Systems

· PLC proficiency; including ladder logic

· Allen Bradley experiences a plus

· Experience with Rosemount Transmitters and Hart protocol a plus Knowledge of control valves and positioners; Fisher DVC knowledge a plus Knowledge of control loops

· Computer Skills: Microsoft Word and Excel


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