The Bergaila Companies

PLC Programmer III

Posted Date 6 days ago(4/11/2024 1:45 PM)
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Opportunity Snapshot:

  • Compensation: $65-75/hour, DOE
  • Location: Pecos, TX
  • Work Schedule: 14/14 rotation
  • Assignment Duration: 12 months+
  • Benefits: Comprehensive insurance, 401(k) program, PTO & Holidays
  • Man Camp available


  • Executes on Automation Engineering deliverables by programming and/or installing PLC programs and validating compliance to engineering design. Supports Automation Engineering with design and control systems improvements. Works with Automation Construction and Commissioning Project Managers to commission facilities. Responsible for PLC Programming development and HMI/LOI programming and design work. Assists with oversite of automation electrical design. Troubleshooting/Testing/Debugging of programs and redlining of engineering documentation as applicable for Engineering As-Builts. Manages timely deliverables on projects
  • All aspects of facility commissioning with focus on automation control systems
  • Responsible for maintaining project schedules to meet timelines
  • Advanced understanding of facilities equipment, process flow and automation control systems and designs. Savvy with Electrical systems, Mechanical systems, Software applications, data management, and network security with ability to apply knowledge and experience to offer solutions.
  • Develop and validate function of automation programs ensuring compliance to automation engineering documentation
  • Use of all forms of software such as PLC Software (Examples) RSLogix500, RSLogix5000, DirectSoft5, ROCLINK 800/DS800; programs for HMIs, Red Lion Crimson, Factory Talk View, and Panelview; program RTUs and support troubleshooting.
  • Complete redlines and relevant documentation to automation engineering (C&Es, P&IDs,1-lines, etc.) to support current AS-BUILT post commissioning.
  • Support training of aspiring automation integrators on organizational processes, programming automation control systems, equipment, and documentation.
  • Support low VAC devices – including but not limited to transformers, breaker boxes, electrical switches, heaters, motors and analyzers
  • Provide troubleshooting and basic repair to 120v AC power supply to automation systems and devices. 
  • Support troubleshooting of 480v and less of AC power availability and notify electrical team of findings needing service/repair. 
  • Support automation end devices (switches, transmitters, etc.)  - calibrate, troubleshoot, install, and use Hart communicator and multi meters
  • Identify and troubleshoot Ethernet, serial, satellite and wireless field communications
  • Responsible for ensuring alarms are within the guidelines of Client standards, accurately represent the process, function as intended and follow appropriate change control protocols


  • 4-year technical degree (Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Automation Control Systems or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Advanced level of understanding of automation and electrical design principles
  • Advanced Knowledge & technical skills working with PLCs, HMIs, RTUs, EFMs, POCs (Allan Bradley, Totalflow, ROCs, Coriolis, etc.) and automation end devices
  • 7+ years Automation Integrator/Programming experience
  • 3+ years of Oil Field Process Facilities experience

The Bergaila Way:

The Bergaila Companies is a nationally recognized leader in providing staffing services to all sectors of the energy industry. We continually focus on partnering with talented professionals, engineering the perfect fit between our clients and employees. Choosing a career path with Bergaila grants you immediate access to nationally recognized organizations we partner with. Bergaila consistently attracts and retains its Employees with our dedicated internal service team, top tier benefits programs for contractors and their families, and commitment to place you in the desired career of your choice.


Client Overview:

Our Client is a global international energy exploration and production company and one of the largest oil producers in the United States.  Founded in 1920, our client’s technical expertise and proven ability to deliver lasting results are the hallmark of their international success.  While manufacturing the building blocks for life-enhancing products, our client utilizes leading edge technologies that grow their business and simultaneously help to advance a lower-carbon world.




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