Senior Automation Technician

Dickinson, North Dakota, United States

Job Reference 1240866

Location Dickinson, North Dakota, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Oil

Function Field Services

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 16, 2024

Airswift has been tasked by one of our major Oil & Gas clients to seek a Sr Automation Technician to join them on a long-term assignment in Dickinson, ND.

The SCADA/Automation Technician will be responsible for the maintenance and operation of the Bakken Asset SCADA system and Automated Facility Controls. This will be a field-based position and will require daily travel to field locations. The SCADA/Automation Technician works closely with production operations, I&E technicians, Engineering teams, and SCADA Administrators. The position reports to the Bakken Construction and Engineering organization.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The SCADA/Automation Technician will be responsible for understanding and implementing the complete automation scope of work on all facilities
  • Assist in leading a team during the commissioning of production facilities
  • Set clear HES performance expectations. Ensure all HES policies and procedures are understood and followed in the field
  • Conduct and document functional checkouts (FCO) on new and existing facilities and equipment, including MOC compliance.
  • Ability to safely make live field adjustments to ROC800/associated controllers based on current scope and updated C&E/Control narratives
  • Work with SCADA admins and Engineering to ensure all data is coming into SCADA accurately and matches the C&E, as well as the control narrative
  • Assist in the review of C&E documents and ensure facility program has proper set points and ranges
  • Perform PSSRs on all-new facility and equipment installations and major maintenance work
  • Notify and work with Engineering on document discrepancies and redline all field changes
  • Responsible for modifying the RTU and HMI program from a master template program
  • Ability to identify proper calibration of all measurement instruments and end devices, including setup and configuration
  • Maintain Oil / Water pipeline systems and control platforms
  • Ability to retain information and remain coachable on new ideas/systems/procedures
  • Work with Maintenance and operations teams to troubleshoot and repair any SCADA and Communications issues in a timely manner to optimize facility and pipeline uptime and data accuracy, self-managing task priority.
  • Ability to understand Programming and monitoring of all facility control systems in the asset.
  • Instrumentation repair/support and troubleshooting - misc. equipment
  • Utilize different styles of testing equipment to perform troubleshooting, diagnosis, and repair to restore proper operation of automation devices and systems
  • ROC800/DS800 & Emerson product experience is a requirement
  • FB3000/FBxNET designer exposure is required
  • Basic knowledge in ABB XRC G4 & G5, Allen Bradley RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5000, Studio5000/HMI programs including factory talk view is preferred
  • Communication Protocols: TCP/IP, Modbus RTU & TCP, HART.
  • Instrumentation Experience: Pressure, Flow, Temperature, Vibration, Level and Actuated valves
  • Crimson Software and related red lion products (all versions) preferred
  • Familiarity with Artificial Lift Systems
  • General understanding of proper low voltage control wiring (less than 48vdc)
  • Experience with control systems industry standards
  • Education: High School diploma or equivalent
  • Experience: 7+ years experience with similar job responsibilities
  • Upstream/production Oil & Gas Industry experience is required

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