Automation Technician

Location US-NM-Eunice
Job ID
Discipline or Craft
Electrical - Trades
Trade & Craft

Overview / Responsibilities

Looking for a career opportunity?  Come join Wood as an Automation Technician in Eunice, NM .   Wood offers health benefits, 401k, vacation 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 working with PLC'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.
  • Lead automation failure analysis and recommendations going forward.
  • Utilize all company safe work practices when performing automation work.
  • Frequent communication with the operation team, SCADA/IT group, measurement and engineering.

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
  • A journeyman's electrical license is preferred, but not required
  • Experience with Allen Bradley, RS Logix and Studio a huge plus
  • Experience with troubleshooting Serial and Ethernet radio systems
  • Prefer experience installing and troubleshooting Coriolis liquid meters.
  • Must have good computer, written and verbal communication skills.
  • 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 55,000 people, with revenues of around $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. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

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.

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