Oasis Petroleum

SCADA Analyst

US-TX-Houston
Job ID
2018-2153

Position Summary

With our continuing growth, the Oasis IT department has a need for a SCADA Analyst – this individual would need to have a broad understanding about SCADA and the different software used, a specialized knowledge of the components of the system from the field to the monitoring software. The individual would be responsible for assisting with the construction and daily maintenance of the current SCADA system; adding, removing, modifying and testing sites and points; retrieving desired data and provide monitoring and control functionality for the many users. The position would also configure the routing required for communications, and have the ability to troubleshoot along with field personnel to diagnose and solve failures.

 

The individual would actively develop screens and reports to meet the customer requirements, ensuring the information provided is timely and accurate.

 

This position would report to the IT SCADA Infrastructure Manager. The individual would work closely with the Oasis Midstream Partners and Oasis Petroleum North America groups, as well as supporting the operations of the Control Center, the Processing Plant, and the Compressor Stations.

 

The individual should be customer service-oriented and proactive in anticipating and resolving problems while maximizing efficient use of computing resources. Must be able and willing to follow an issue through to resolution and assist with providing root cause for severe and recurring issues.

 

This position would be a “hands on” role, actively supporting architectural strategies, communications, monitoring contractors, and understanding the full scope of all monitoring and control functions.  This will extend to all areas that utilize SCADA systems, current and planned.

 

Level and Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Essential Job Functions

  • Work with the members of the Infrastructure Team to ensure adequate security for the SCADA network and different applications
  • Assist with the development and implementation of SCADA control systems for new construction projects
  • Assist and maintain the SCADA software used in support of the Control Center in Houston
  • Assist and maintain the software applications used by Production to monitor and control the Lufkin Controllers, ESP devices, and Gas Lift units
  • Setup and modify screens in SCADA and the other software applications supporting the Field, Control Room, Processing Plant, and the various users in Houston
  • Assist with the training for SCADA usage in all campuses and locations
  • Coordination with the Development Team to drive interfaces for acquisition of volumes and control data into existing applications architectures
  • Manage telecommunications infrastructure specific to SCADA in coordination with the Infrastructure Team and maintain proper security under their control and direction
  • Assist in the maintenance of radios, including license registration as applicable
  • Assist the Disaster Response Team as applicable/required
  • Maintain minimum availability/reliability standards on the SCADA network

This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. Incumbents will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and duties outside of their normal responsibilities as assigned by their supervisor. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree in Electronic Technology or equivalent
  • 5 years of direct SCADA experience / working with software applications
  • 5 years of telecommunications experience involving radio, cellular modems, and troubleshooting practices
  • Experience with supporting Control Center and monitoring systems, along with pipeline operations including imbalance resolution
  • Good communications, presentation, and people skills
  • Ability to travel frequently to field locations based on needs

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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