Occidental Petroleum I&E Technician in Levelland, Texas

Title: I&E Technician Location: United States-Texas-Levelland Other Locations:

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, with more than 33,000 employees and contractors worldwide, and one of the largest U.S. oil and gas companies based on equity market capitalization. The company’s Midstream and Marketing subsidiary gathers, processes, transports, stores, purchases and markets oil, condensate, natural gas liquids, natural gas, carbon dioxide and power.

Centurion Pipeline is an oil-gathering, common carrier pipeline and storage system within Midstream and operates approximately 2,900 miles of crude oil pipelines.

Occidental’s greatest asset has been and will continue to be our people. Centurion Pipeline is looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Instrumentation & Electrical Technician based in Levelland, Texas.

Essential Job Duties:

Provide assistance to Technical and Operations Supervisors in coordinating I & E maintenance activities for pipeline facilities repair, installation and modifications. Coordinate and support field I & E teams; includes both company and contract work groups Provide proactive management in scheduling and coordinating field related I & E activities for pipeline and facilities and preparation of data for entry into the company LMEP and Maximo program. Assist in design and planning of all new customer connections and optimization of both new and existing L.A.C.T., field data, storage and terminal facilities where automation or electronic management is required. Ensure installations adhere to corporate policies, procedures, applicable codes and regulations. Manage technical projects at the field level and coordinate material and resources Provide detailed material & labor project estimates. Perform scheduled integrity testing of various critical safety and protective devices per D.O.T FCR 195. Perform installation, problem diagnosis, fault analysis and repair of computerized control systems relative to the following: Metering (volumetric and mass measurement) and control devices. Control systems (PLC, Relay Logic, etc.). Read and draw basic electrical schematics. Basic knowledge of local area network. MODBUS Over I/P Component level repairs to electronics circuits. Motor operated valves. Medium Voltage Switch Gear and Power Handling Equipment Electronic tank gauging systems. Operations computer hardware and associated equipment. Supervise and/or repair mechanical problems on pipeline equipment. Lead Root Cause Failure Analysis, implement preventative/predictive maintenance Other duties and projects assigned as necessary.

High School diploma or G.E.D. 5 years experience with oil field and/or pipeline and terminal automation systems, preferred; Thorough knowledge of pipeline systems and surface equipment, including tanks, valves, positive displacement and centrifugal pumps, electric motors, gas engines, and other pertinent equipment. Strong understanding of pipeline transportation system operations. Sound knowledge of PHMSA, API, NEC, OSHA, and DOT codes and standards with an ability to apply that knowledge to pipeline projects. Operator Qualification per D.O.T. FCR 195 (Administered by Centurion) Strong computer skills (MS Office suite and CMMS Systems). Must possess a valid driver’s license. Self-motivated and able to work with little supervision. Strong, team oriented interpersonal communication. Supervisory, analytical and project management skills.

Occidental is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status