Automation Technician- Streetman

Job Title
Automation Technician- Streetman
Job ID
27731734
Location
Streetman,  TX 75859
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Description
AUTOMATION TECHNICIAN

LOCATION: 
261 FCR181 Streetman, TX 75859
This position requires individual to live within one hour of the plant. 

Performs work related to operation and maintenance of instruments and control as well as electrical equipment at plant and field facilities, including processing plants, compressors, compressor stations and dehydration equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Makes routine operational and calibration checks on instruments, safety and control equipment, measurement equipment, gas and liquid analyzers and communications systems.
  • Tests, calibrates, and repairs safety, control, shut down and analytical devices on a regularly scheduled basis.  Develops and maintains such schedules.
  • Maintains instrument and control equipment data log sheets and computer based preventive maintenance system.
  • Makes routine and emergency calibrations and adjustments to correct abnormal operation of instruments and controllers and reports such conditions and corrective actions to operators and supervisor.
  • Maintains spare parts inventories for critical safety equipment and spare parts deemed necessary for reliable plant operation. 
  • Maintains instruments and control equipment in a clean and serviceable condition.
  • Assists in installation, calibration, start-up, commissioning and programming of instruments and control equipment.
  • Maintains computer equipment and software for plant and office operations when necessary.
  • Maintains test equipment inventory in ready condition.
  • Maintains company communication systems including telephone, radio, SCADA system and microwave system.
  • Maintains medium, and low voltage AC and DC electrical systems.
COMPETENCIES:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Communication
  • Creative Thinking
  • Dependability
  • Problem Solving
  • Quality of Work
  • Team Player
  • Top Technical Skills
  • Trustworthiness & Ethics

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, & MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent is required.
  • Minimum of six years’ experience in plant and compression instrumentation and electrical work. The six-year requirement may be modified depending on qualifications.
  • Must have working knowledge of electrical and instrumentation drawings.
  • Must have a strong background in electronics, computers, programming, control systems and PLC’s.
  • Must have a strong background in medium and low voltage AC and DC electrical installation, troubleshooting and repair.
  • Working knowledge of pneumatic and electronic engine/compressor control systems, gas detection and emergency shut down system, operation, repair, and maintenance.
  • Must have detailed understanding of Process Safety Management (PSM) regulations and operating practices.
  • Working knowledge and skill using Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Outlook.

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