I&E Operator


Carlsbad, NM, US

Category:  Field and Trades Operations

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The I&E Operator aids with the installation, repair, and maintenance of SCADA equipment, electrical equipment, and controls associated with oil and gas production facilities. These include but not limited to: Pneumatic devices and controls, electrical devices, and controls, automotive valves, liquid level transmitters, pressure transmitters, measurement devices, etc. Establishes new SCADA equipment and electric services to all production sites. Develops and applies an understanding of instrumentation and electrical issues and equipment. Is capable of working without direct supervision.


High school diploma or equivalent
Requires a minimum of 3 years of related industry experience in oilfield automation, electrical, instrumentation, and/or production operations

• Troubleshoots and repair electrical, automation, and communication equipment
• Determine requirements, specifications, and make recommendations for communication, electrical, and automation equipment
• Assist with electric power installation on location
• Configure Programmable Logic Controllers, HMIs and Remote Terminal Units
• Assist field personnel on operation and maintenance of automation equipment
• Develop scope of work to assess automation, electrical, and communication projects
• Oversee automation, electrical, and communication contractors
• Ensure all electrical regulatory codes, standards, and EHS protocols are met
• Make or assist with repairs on SCADA, Electrical and Pneumatic equipment without direct supervision
• Willing to be on 24-hour call
• Practice safe work habits always
• Oil and gas industry experience is preferred
• Familiarization with AC and DC distribution and control systems
• PLC and HMI programing is preferred
• Demonstrate commitment to Devon Attributes
• Intermediate level computer skills
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Able to work within a team environment
• State/province Journeyman license or equivalent is preferred
• Work within accordance of all city, state/province, and national codes is preferred
• Knowledge of radio communications systems, conventional, and spread spectrum is preferred
• TCP/IP and Modbus networking is preferred
• Creative individual, capable of analyzing and solving mechanical problems
• Strong leadership, influencing and coaching skills
• Position requires operation of Company vehicles. Must meet requirements under company policy


Devon Energy is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Devon Talent Acquisition Team at Diversity@dvn.com

Nearest Major Market: Albuquerque

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