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Automation Technician at Wood PLC

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: Carlsbad, New Mexico

Job Description:
Overview / Responsibilities

Looking for a long-term career opportunity? Come join Wood as an Automation Technician in Carlsbad, NM. Wood offers health benefits, 401k, vacation, LTD/STD and more.

Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required
  • Responsible for the day to day support, preventive maintenance, programming, calibration and development of automation equipment for field locations to include well sites, SWD's, compressor stations and tank batteries.
  • Installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of facility and wellsite communication equipment and instruments, including frequent work with PLC, POC and VSD's. • Coordinate maintenance activities with operations on a daily basis.
  • Coordinate contractors when work needs arise. This includes overseeing work and processing invoices. • Steward preventive maintenance schedule, inspections and supporting documentation for assigned area.
  • Perform testing on all new and existing facility end devices for functionality, shutdowns, and alarm notifications.
  • Frequent communication with the operation team, Scada/IT group, measurement and engineering.
  • Position will be part of an on-call schedule, with 24/7 support when on-call.

Skills / Qualifications

  • 5 years of automation experience in the oil and gas industry is preferred
  • 3 years of PLC programming experience in oil and gas field operations is preferred
  • Experience with Lufkin POC, Modicon M340s, GE MDS, Freewave, Cambium Radio systems and Unity Pro software is beneficial
  • Must have a good understanding of field radio communications and scada systems.
  • Strong time-management skills, customer service orientation and good interpersonal skills.
  • Able to lift more than 50 lbs. and climb ladders and stairways.


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.