The Bergaila Companies

Offshore Automation Technician

Posted Date 6 days ago(4/11/2024 1:45 PM)
Job ID
Location : City
The Woodlands
Location : State/Province


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Opportunity Snapshot:

  • Compensation: $60-70/hour
  • Location: The Woodlands, TX
  • Assignment Duration: 12 months+
  • Work Schedule: 9/80 hybrid schedule 3/2
  • Benefits: Comprehensive insurance , 401(k), PTO and holidays


  • Seeking seasoned Automation Tech has Mid-Level tech skills plus expert level insight from wisdom gained through experience to offer alternative solutions in automation design and control philosophies, advanced abilities troubleshooting PLC logic control systems. Possess entry level integrator skills and uses engineering design documents to commission control systems, validate control loops, confirm functionality of control logic, configure end devices, and test alarms
  • Applies knowledge in design reviews and process hazard analysis. A subject matter expert.
  • Responsible for installation, programming, calibration, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of automation equipment
  • Responsible for maintaining and repairing a wide array of automation and electrical equipment associated with upstream onshore oil and gas producing operations
  • Provide on-site automation support for upstream onshore oil and gas producing operations
  • Serve as technical resource for facility controls systems and field instrumentation including level, pressure, flow, vibration, and other instruments
  • Ensure maintenance activities are executed in compliance with relevant industry and corporate Process Control standards
  • Follow PLC programming practices, standards, and MOC procedures
  • Identify problem areas with instrumentation and control systems to determine strategic improvement opportunities
  • Leverage CMMS, such as SAP, to facilitate the processes of maintenance operations


  • 9+ years of Oil Field experience
  • 5+ years of upstream oil and gas automation experience
  • Experience with Allen-Bradley & Rosemount
  • Able to read, understand and red-line Cause & Effects, P&ID's, wiring diagrams, control narratives, etc
  • Advanced ability to troubleshoot control networks for well sites, well pads, tank battery, saltwater disposal and compressor stations. (ControlNet, Ethernet I/P, Network Switches, fiber optics, RF communications)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with management, technical, and field personnel
  • Builds positive relationships based on trust and seeks collaboration across organizational boundaries to achieve goals
  • Listens actively and invites new ideas for exchanged opinions, then influences and acts to drive positive performance and achieve results


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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