Automation Specialist - Prudhoe Bay, AK

Employer: Hilcorp Alaska

Job Description:
Job Description
Job Objective:
Assists with the technical work in the administration, maintenance, and operation of Automation/SCADA, distributed control, telemetry input, and computer systems for field operations.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

Working knowledge of SCADA architecture design including control, measurement and safety systems for oil and gas production and pipeline facilities.
Design and manage control system and SCADA related projects.
Keep abreast of new Automation/SCADA related developments and technology in areas such as equipment, software, governmental regulations, advanced business applications, alternate site business recovery, PCN cybersecurity, and communications.
Program and troubleshoot control systems including Siemens S7, Allen-Bradley PLC 5, SLC and Control Logix, GE Fanuc, Square D, ABB and Modicon.
Design, Program, and Troubleshoot HMI/DCS applications to include graphical design, scripting, and database queries on platforms including WonderWare, GE iFix, IP21, Honeywell Experion.
Set up and maintain computer and controller networks using Ethernet, Profibus, DeviceNet, Modbus, ControlNet and other Automation specific protocols.
Read, understand and troubleshoot electrical prints and P&IDs.
Document Automation/SCADA systems per established procedures.
Work with field SCADA/Instrument Technicians to troubleshoot and diagnose SCADA related problems.
Mentor and help train junior level personnel through training and review of their work plans and system installs.
Coordinate and participate in the design, development and administration of standards and documentation for all SCADA configuration databases, applications programming and core SCADA functions.
Enforce adherence to corporate SCADA standards.

Essential Job Responsibilities Continued:

Adheres to the company’s values – integrity, ownership, urgency, alignment and innovation.
Supports company vision and mission.
Adheres to established work schedule, attendance standards and is punctual to work and meetings.
Other Job Responsibilities:

Other duties as assigned by management.

Four (4) years minimum SCADA or automation experience, preferably in the oil and gas industry.
Ability to work a 12 hour per day, 14/14 day rotational assignment on the North Slope of Alaska.
Strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with individuals at all levels of the company.
Strong ability in diagnosing and solving SCADA related problems while maintaining patience, professionalism, and courtesy.
Understanding of Automation/SCADA system setup and maintenance with regard to administration, programming, database administration, telemetry, and RTU input management understanding of the technology related to SCADA design and maintenance of a SCADA system.
Ability to establish priorities, meet deadlines, and concentrate on detailed information in a fast-paced and demanding work environment.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other departments, officials, and the public.
Solid understanding of desktop computers, networking, printers, and general office applications.
Good written and verbal communication skills, with specific ability to translate complex computer/information systems information into an organized and presentable manner.
Ability to complete multiple, diverse tasks of differing priorities.
Proficiency in the use and application of the following software:
Required: Honeywell Experion, GE iFix, Aspentech IP21, Wonderware or other HMI Software.
Preferred: Microsoft Office.
Education Requirements:

Associates Degree or certificate of completion from a 2 year technical school that is accredited or any equivalent combination of education and experience demonstrating sufficient knowledge, ability and skill to handle the duties and responsibilities of the position.
Certifications, Licenses, Registrations:


Contact Person: Kellen Lake
Phone: 5093888233
Location: Prudhoe Bay, AK
Application Method:
Base Pay: DOE

Posted on March 07, 2022

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