Automation Technician

Danos Elk City , OK 73648

Posted 2 months ago

Job Title: Automation Technician

Location: Elk City, OK

Pay: DOE

Position Summary:

Responsible for installation, programming, calibration, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of automation facility equipment to improve oilfield system operation/uptime and reduce total operating costs.


  • Coordinate Maintenance activities at a local level.

  • Represent the Automation team in facility maintenance-related correspondence.

  • Understand the facilities process, equipment, and design that best support the Asset team.

  • Maintain maintenance schedule, implementation, and compliance to design.

  • Assist in tracking and reporting Maintenance costs.

  • Provide accurate quotes for automation and maintenance projects.

  • Ensure all documentation is accurate and complete for all automation projects and stored in a central location.

  • Assist in the implementation of design for facilities within guidelines of automation standards.

  • Communicate all Maintenance activities with Asset Teams.

  • Mentor and Train Automation Well Specialists on facility process flow and PLC, HMI, and end device troubleshooting.

  • Respond and provide automation support during all outages.

  • Work off of the assigned schedule and maintain no out-of-compliance work orders.

  • Preform Facility communication and PLC troubleshooting support.

  • Provide analytical support on facility problems.

  • Provide input on new technologies.

  • Ensure facilities are maintained in an orderly manner to included proper management of PLC programs, PLC panel wiring, and cleanliness of automation equipment.

Skills, Competencies:

  • Expert-level understanding of automation and electrical design principles.

  • Extensive experience in Instrumentation & Electrical / Automation codes and practices.

  • Extensive knowledge of material specifications and application

  • Understanding of regulatory guidelines

  • Strong Leadership and Mentoring skills

  • Ability to perform under pressure

  • Ability to work with a team and communicate with other functions.

  • Advanced computer skills.

  • Be knowledgeable with tagging conventions, programming simulation, and testing

  • Demonstrate ability to perform strong time management skills

  • Strong written, oral, and project management skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Knowledge of RTUs. Understanding of digital and analog I/O, programming, and troubleshooting.


  • 2-year technical degree or 5-years of equivalent working experience

  • 4-year technical degree preferred.

  • Working knowledge of oil and gas onshore production operations

  • Competent knowledge of oil and gas automation systems

  • Competent knowledge of oil and gas process facilities

  • Valid U.S. Driver's License with an acceptable driving record

  • Candidate must live within a 50 to 75-mile radius of the job site

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