• Automation Technician

    BP Americas, Inc.Wamsutter, WY 82336

    Job #1336822922

  • 121660BRJob title:Automation TechnicianSegment:UpstreamReq ID:121660BRRelocation available:NoTravel required:Yes - up to 25%About BP:At bp, we're reimagining energy for people and our planet. With operations around the world working across almost every part of the energy system, we are reinventing our business to help us reduce the carbon in our operations, grow new low carbon businesses and products, and actively advocate for progressive climate ~~~'re a diverse team of engineers, scientists, traders and business professionals determined to find ways to tackle some of the world's biggest issues. But we know we can't do it alone. So whether you're at the start of your career, or a have few years under your belt, we are looking for people who share our passion for reinvention who can bring a fresh perspective, collaborative spirit, and challenge our thinking in our ambition to achieve net zero.Job Family Group:Operations GroupLegal disclaimer:If you are selected for a position in the United States, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test(and alcohol screening/medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process. The drug screen requires a hair test for which BP must be able to obtain a sufficient hair sample for analysis (~4 cm/1 ½" scalp, or > 2 cm/¾" body - arms & armpits/legs/chest)As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, BP is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, military status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other protected group status. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us or have one of your representatives contact us at ~~~ ; or by telephone at ~~~.Read the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster at ~~~ and the poster supplement at ~~~ - for more information about Equal Employment Opportunities. ( Spanish version at ~~~ )BP is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. View our policy statement at ~~~Job Profile Summary:We are seeking a highly-motivated, adaptable individual with a growth mindset who enjoys a dynamic, hands on, field-based work environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for working in the Wamsutter business unit with other teams to maintain and troubleshoot current automation and communication infrastructure including: RTUs, PLCs, gas and liquid metering, transducers, transmitters, well site radios, radio towers, backhaul systems, and SCADA systems. The specialist will take a systematic approach to maintenance and will work to track and eliminate repeat failures. The specialist will work with central teams as well as other business units to upgrade existing systems to improve reliability and to enhance capabilities. Working with the IT and Application teams, they will need to plan, design, obtain approval for, and implement new types of RTUs, data collection tools, control software, etc. Experience with consumer grade electronics and industrial grade devices is needed. The specialist will cross-train other members of the team to operate and maintain existing and upgraded systems.Country:United States of AmericaLocation:United States - Wyoming - WamsutterJob advert:We are seeking a highly-motivated, adaptable individual with a growth mindset who enjoys a dynamic, hands on, field-based work environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for working in the Wamsutter business unit with other teams to maintain and troubleshoot current automation and communication infrastructure including: RTUs, PLCs, gas and liquid metering, transducers, transmitters, well site radios, radio towers, backhaul systems, and SCADA systems. The specialist will take a systematic approach to maintenance and will work to track and eliminate repeat failures. The specialist will work with central teams as well as other business units to upgrade existing systems to improve reliability and to enhance capabilities. Working with the IT and Application teams, they will need to plan, design, obtain approval for, and implement new types of RTUs, data collection tools, control software, etc. Experience with consumer grade electronics and industrial grade devices is needed. The specialist will cross-train other members of the team to operate and maintain existing and upgraded systems.Key accountabilities:+ Health, Safety, Security & Environmental oversight to ensure a safe and environmentally sound operation.+ Daily operations in Wamsutter asset, including well, equipment, and facility troubleshooting+ Management of contractor work+ Complete required BP training.+ Comfortable administratively working in SCADA systems+ Seek knowledge and encourage new techniques and/or Automation & Measurement equipment.+ Utilize and ensure compliance of all essential operating procedures and practices for the automation & measurement discipline.Essential Education+ A minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent.+ Vocational electrical education or electrical engineering degree preferred or equivalent experience.+ Essential experience and job requirements+ Proven ability to work within a distributed team+ Experience of working with a distributed field network and corporate WAN connections+ Ability to lead problem solving+ Proven ability to consult and coordinate on company wide solutions to local problems+ Experience of working with SCADA hosts and historians+ Experience in automating routine tasks by software automation and programming+ Experience of participating in R&D trials with sensors, smart technologies and IOT.+ Understanding of, and ability to troubleshoot, end to end data flows and technologies used in data transport+ Proven ability to investigate root causes of problems and implementations of solutions to prevent future occurrenceIn Addition to the above experience, A/M Specialist should possess knowledge of the following:+ Remote Transmitting Unit (RTU) types, programming and troubleshooting+ Radio types (serial and ethernet), programming and troubleshooting.+ Solar charging systems and troubleshooting.+ Batteries and troubleshooting.+ Analog Input/Analog Output and troubleshooting.+ Digital Input/Digital Output and troubleshooting.+ Multi-Variable Transmitter types and troubleshooting.+ Control valves and troubleshooting.+ Computer skills and programs - preferably related to SCADA.+ Antenna, coax and troubleshooting.+ Wiring systems and troubleshooting.+ Transmitters and troubleshooting.+ Calibration of transmitters+ Communications equipment repair and troubleshooting+ PLC types, programming and troubleshooting+ Working knowledge of the operations of a complete wellsite preferredDesirable criteria and qualifications+ Oil and gas or equivalent industry experience preferred.+ Automation / Telecommunication / Telecommunication experience.+ Experience with instrumentation, Radio communications, and a wide range of RTU types+ Degree preferredExperience Level:Entry

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