The Bergaila Companies

Senior SCADA / Automation Technician

Posted Date 6 days ago(4/11/2024 1:45 PM)
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New Town
Location : State/Province


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Opportunity Snapshot:

  • Compensation: $55-60/hour
  • Location: New Town, ND
  • Assignment Duration: 6 months+
  • Work Schedule: M-S / 10 hour shift
  • Benefits:  Comprehensive insurance with 401(k) program, PTO & Holidays


  • The SCADA/Automation Technician will be responsible for understanding and implementing the complete automation scope of work on all facilities
  • Assist in leading a team during the commissioning of production facilities
  • Set clear HES performance expectations. Ensure all HES policies and procedures are understood and followed in the field
  • Conduct and document functional checkouts (FCO) on new and existing facilities and equipment, including MOC compliance
  • Ability to safely make live field adjustments to ROC800/associated controllers based on current scope and updated C&E/Control narratives
  • Work with SCADA admins and Engineering to ensure all data is coming into SCADA accurately and matches the C&E, as well as the control narrative.  Assist in the review of C&E documents and ensure facility program has proper set points and ranges
  • Perform PSSR’s on all-new facility and equipment installations and major maintenance work. Notify and work with Engineering on document discrepancies and redline all field changes
  • Responsible for modifying the RTU and HMI program from a master template program
  • Maintain Oil / Water pipeline systems and control platforms
  • Work with Maintenance and operations teams to troubleshoot and repair any SCADA and Communications issues in a timely manner to optimize facility and pipeline uptime and data accuracy, self-managing task priority
  • Instrumentation repair/support and troubleshooting – misc. equipment
  • Utilize different styles of testing equipment to perform troubleshooting, diagnosis, and repair to restore proper operation of automation devices and systems


  • ROC800/DS800 & Emerson product experience is a requirement; FB3000/FBxNET designer exposure is required
  • Basic knowledge in ABB XRC G4 & G5, Allen Bradley RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5000, Studio5000/HMI programs including factory talk view is preferred
  • Communication Protocols: TCP/IP, Modbus RTU & TCP, HART
  • Instrumentation Experience: Pressure, Flow, Temperature, Vibration, Level and Actuated valves
  • Ability to identify proper calibration of all measurement instruments and end devices, including setup and configuration.  Ability to retain information and remain coachable on new ideas/systems/procedures
  • Ability to understand Programming and monitoring of all facility control systems in the asset
  • Crimson Software and related red lion products (all versions) preferred
  • Familiarity with Artificial Lift Systems
  • General understanding of proper low voltage control wiring (less than 48vdc)
  • Experience: 7+ years’ experience with similar job responsibilities and experience with control systems industry standards
  • Upstream/production Oil & Gas Industry experience is required
  • Education: High School diploma or equivalent


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 an independent exploration and productions company founded in July 1, 2011 and is based in Houston, TX.  Our Client is committed to their framework for success, with a strong balance sheet, ESG excellence and competitive advantages of their portfolio. They have the right assets and the right strategy; putting returns first, generating sustaining free cash flow at conservative oil prices and sharing that cash flow with investors


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