Plant Controls Specialist


Oil and Gas

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Dallas Engineering - (USA) 15455 Dallas Parkway Suite 750 TX Addison , TX 75001



Job Description


1. Provide technical support for the installation operation and maintenance of control measurement and SCADA equipment related to engines compressors auxiliary equipment and well facilities.

2. Testing calibrating and maintaining engine and compressor control equipment including associated Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and Distributed Control (DCS) systems.

3. Testing calibrating and maintaining auxiliary equipment gas conditioning well and other associated control equipment.

4. Reviewing control measurement and SCADA information within assigned area and scheduling required operation and maintenance activities to be performed in order to increase accuracy and integrity.

5. Reviewing performance of facilities and implementing required maintenance or modifications needed to improve efficiency as well as monitoring and control capabilities.

6. Performing required code compliance activities related to plant facilities.

7. Performing required code compliance activities measurement testing calibration and routine maintenance activities related to plant facilities.

8. Maintaining accurate records to demonstrate compliance with Company and regulatory requirements.

9. Performing activities to ensure and support responsiveness to all system emergencies.

10. Interfacing with supervision work group the appropriate gas control and engineering organizations to define and recommend control measurement & SCADA requirements for new installations.


* Associates degree in engineering technology electronics or computer science or a related field and two years related experience in operations maintenance and troubleshooting gas pipeline facilities OR a HS diploma or GED and three years related experience in operations maintenance and troubleshooting gas pipeline facilities.

* Requires the ability to apply research methods and/or advanced statistical and mathematics.

* Work Conditions a field environment. Requires occasionally performing activities including but not limited to bending stooping grasping reaching twisting turning and/or lifting.

* Requires the acute sense of sight and hearing (corrected or uncorrected) and strong sense of smell.

As a Safety-Sensitive position pre and post-employment screenings including but not limited to drug testing as outlined by the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and motor vehicle record (MVR) background checks are required.