Measurement & SCADA Technician
Plains Exploration & Production Company - Mexico, MO
Provide measurement and SCADA technical guidance and support, proving, sampling and calibrations for all Gulf of Mexico based operations for the company. Assist the Measurement and SCADA Manager to ensure industry standards and quality measurement practices are implemented throughout the company.

Work with Manager of Measurement and SCADA to establish corporate guidelines, company standards for all associated systems.
· Assist in survey/audit programs to provide field management with feedback regarding proper measurement and SCADA practices.
· Provide field project supervision for facility installation/commissioning of new measurement equipment and communications for SCADA systems.
· Provide guidance and direction to employees in production engineering, field personnel and marketing personnel on Gas & Oil measurement issues and other related issues
· Perform LACT sales point liquid proving/witnessing, Sales gas calibration/witnessing, platform gas meter/ transmitter calibrations and sampling, liquid meter turbine swap-outs and liquid sampling.
· Provide assistance to field personnel regarding problem solving and conflict resolution relative to measurement (gas & liquids) and SCADA systems.
· Supervise and educate company operations personnel on the new systems being implemented.
· Assist the Manager of Measurement and SCADA with the preparation and presentation of measurement and SCADA budgets and forecasting new projects.
· Assist in new system design for measurement, and SCADA projects.
Ten years of previous experience in the areas of oil & gas operations, measurement, and SCADA.
· High school diploma or equivalent is required.
· Be skilled in the use of personal computer equipment and competent in the use of Windows, spreadsheet and graphics programs.
· Demonstrated leadership ability, entrepreneurial drive, vision, and presentation/ communication skills.
· Strong working knowledge of all facets of production equipment and facility flow schemes production facility processes, including artificial lift and SWD, and their control and safety systems.
· Working knowledge of various PLC, and operator interfacing equipment. Skilled in measurement device calibrations and maintenance.
· Strong knowledge of electrical drawing, flow schematics, wiring diagrams, SAFE charts and P& ID drawings.
· Must be able to work a 14 day, 12 hour per day shift schedule on an offshore platform.
· Must communicate effectively with operations managers, operators, engineers, superintendents, field foremen and technicians.

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