Automation Integrator III

  • Competitive
  • United States Texas Odessa
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
14/14, 12 hr days 
·    All aspects of facility commissioning with focus on automation control systems
·    Responsible for maintaining project schedules to meet timelines 
·    Engaged participation in project meetings and design reviews
·    Responsible for maintaining status reports 
·    Advanced understanding of facilities equipment, process flow and automation control systems and designs. Savvy with Electrical systems, Mechanical systems, Software applications, data management, and network security with ability to apply knowledge and experience to offer solutions.
·    Develop and validate function of automation programs ensuring compliance to automation engineering documentation
·    Use of all forms of software such as PLC Software (Examples) RSLogix500, RSLogix5000, DirectSoft5, ROCLINK 800/DS800; programs for HMIs, Red Lion Crimson, Factory Talk View, and Panelview; program RTUs and support troubleshooting. 
·    Complete redlines and relevant documentation to automation engineering (C&Es, P&IDs,1-lines, etc.) to support current AS-BUILT post commissioning. 
·    Follow company Management of Change (MOC) process
·    Adhere to company program standardization and best practices
·    Support operations and automation specialists with training on automation control system functions
·    Support training of aspiring automation integrators on organizational processes, programming automation control systems, equipment, and documentation. 
·    Support low VAC devices – including but not limited to transformers, breaker boxes, electrical switches, heaters, motors and analyzers
·    Provide troubleshooting and basic repair to 120v AC power supply to automation systems and devices.  
·    Support troubleshooting of 480v and less of AC power availability and notify electrical team of findings needing service/repair.  
·    Support automation end devices (switches, transmitters, etc.)  - calibrate, troubleshoot, install, and use Hart communicator and multi meters
·    Identify and troubleshoot Ethernet, serial, satellite and wireless field communications
·    Responsible for ensuring alarms are within the guidelines of company standards, accurately represent the process, function as intended and follow appropriate change control protocols 
·    Communicate project activities with Asset Teams
·    Assist in evaluation of new technologies providing pro and con analogies
·    Support customers (operations) as liaison with Automation Engineering to assist in design of projects and a desired operating philosophy
·    Active participation in company Process Improvement Teams
·    Ability and willingness to travel to support unassigned job areas on an as-needed basis.
·    Ability and willingness to work 12-hour shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays and participate in an on-call rotation when needed
·    Advanced teamwork and collaboration abilities with internal and external business units exemplifying a responsible attitude for personal safety and the safety of co-workers, contractors, and the public

2-year technical degree or equivalent working experience 
1+ years Automation Specialist/Tech experience
7+ years Automation Integrator/Programming experience
3+ years of Oil Field Process Facilities experience

·    4-year technical degree (Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Automation Control Systems or related field or equivalent work experience 
·    Advanced level of understanding of automation and electrical design principles.
·    Advanced Knowledge & technical skills working with PLCs, HMIs, RTUs, EFMs, POCs (Allan Bradley, Totalflow, ROCs, Coriolis, etc.) and automation end devices.
·    Intermediate knowledge of technical standards and guidelines (API, NEC, NFPA, IEEE, ISA, etc.)
·    Advanced understanding of PSSRs (Pre-Startup Safety Review) and MOCs (Management of Change)
·    Advanced understanding of automation systems and how they connect through networks
·    Advanced understanding of digital and analog I/O, programming, and troubleshooting
·    Proficient knowledge of analog and discrete instrumentation, and various serial and ethernet communications protocols
·    Experienced in tagging conventions, programming simulation and testing
·    Extensive expertise in safe work systems.
·    Expertise in Electrical / Automation construction codes and practices
·    Extensive knowledge of automation equipment specifications and application
·    Advanced Time management skills with ability to prioritize multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines 
·    Ability to work and perform under pressure
·    Ability to assist in estimating budgets and manage budgets
·    Understanding of gas engineering principles and gas measurement standards
·    Proficiencies in Leadership, Mentoring and Training
·    Advanced Communication Skills including written, oral, and remote meeting skills
·    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
·    Proficient skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) and Windows Operating Systems

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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