Automation Technician

Wood Group

Pecos, TX

Overview / Responsibilities

Looking for a career opportunity?  Come join Wood as an Automation Technician in Monahans,TX. Wood offers health benefits, 401k, vacation and more. 


Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required

  • Lead with a focus on safety, environmental protection, and regulatory compliance and actively participate in Safety Action Plans
  • Follow company energy isolation procedures (LOTO)
  • Perform installation, calibration, maintenance and troubleshooting of automation equipment
  • Apply expertise for installation, calibration, maintenance, and repairs of instrument, communication, and electrical equipment
  • Execute planned maintenance checks and calibration and timely submits appropriate reports
  • PLC installation, troubleshooting, and programming
  • Build and respond to SAP notifications and process work orders
  • Maintain current and accurate documentation of maintenance activities
  •    Minimize downtime and unsafe conditions by performing preventative and predictive maintenance
  • Maintain technical and administrative records, including prints and project reports
  • Initiate Management of Change requests for proposed changes to equipment, instrumentation, and programs
Skills / Qualifications
  • 3+ years of automation experience in the oil and gas industry is preferred
  • Preferred:
  • Associate degree or Trade Certificate in Instrumentation, Electronics Technology
  • 5+ years’ experience in the automation field
  • Experience with communication equipment (Cell Modems, Radios, Network Switches, etc...)
  • PLC programming experience
  • Experience with Allen Bradley, Automation Direct, ABB, SCADAPack, Redlion, ROC (i.e., PLC's, HMI's, drives, etc.)
  • Ability to read and understand electrical drawings (i.e., P&ID's, C&E's)
  • Able to lift more than 50 lbs. and climb ladders and stairways.


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

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.