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Sr. Engineering Specialist - Oxy

Posted on: 07-Jan-2013

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Job Description 

Senior Engineering Specialist-00006002



Contribute. Grow. Lead…with Oxy! Looking for a challenge? Want to be part of a world class organization focused on excellence? Desire to achieve your true potential? Occidental Oil and Gas Corporation is continually pursuing its goal to be the best in the industry at what we do.


Occidental Petroleum Corporation is an international oil and gas exploration and production company with a subsidiary (OxyChem) that is a major North American chemical manufacturer.  As one of the largest oil and gas companies in the U.S., we continually strive to be one of the best in the business.  Our greatest asset has been, and will continue to be, our people.  We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Senior Engineering Specialist within our Williston Business Unit, based in Dickinson, North Dakota.


Essential Job Duties:


This position is responsible for the design, specification, installation, programming, calibration, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of automation equipment in order to improve oilfield system operation/uptime and reduce total operating costs.


  • Minimum of 15 years experience as an automation specialist in Oil and Gas
  • Minimum of 15 years experience of diagnostic and repair skills for complex problems in automation systems
  • Minimum of 15 years working with SPOC
  • Minimum of 15 years working with automation host systems
  • Minimum of 15 years using test equipment pertaining to job, including oscilloscope, function generators, radio service monitor, etc.
  • Proven ability to perform general PM work: testing end devices, temperature shutdowns, pressure switches, level shutdowns
  • Minimum of 15 years working with pneumatic instrumentation: calibration and maintenance
  • Minimum of 15 years experience reading electronic schematics, identifying components, and understanding their functions
  • Minimum of 15 years experience with calibrate and troubleshoot automation end devices
  • Minimum of 15 years experience in  reading, programming, installing and troubleshooting complex PLC programs
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office


 - Operations Support

Primary Location

 - United States-North Dakota-Dickinson  Apply at Oxy.com/careers




 - Full-time