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Automation Technician

Company: Hi-Crush Services LLC
Location: Odessa
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Are you looking to join a company that is an innovative leader in proppant and logistics services? Hi-Crush Inc. is a leading supplier of premium frac sand and logistics services to E&P companies, service companies and pressure pumping companies. Our fully integrated supply and service ranges from frac sand mining to last mile delivery to the blender.We are searching for a Automation Technician to join our ambitious Pronghorn team, a division of Hi-Crush.What we offer:

  • Impact: Have the opportunity to make a significant impact on employee growth, talent development and opportunities.
  • Never a dull moment: We are looking for someone with a CAN-DO attitude and enjoys a fast pace environment!
  • Great place to work: We are a leader in the industry due to our exceptional service, high-quality products, and talented employees.
  • We offer a Full Benefits Package
    • Medical, Dental, Vision
    • Company-paid Life Insurance
    • Company-paid short and long term disability
    • 401(k)
    • 401(k) match
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Heath Savings Account
    • Paid holidays and PTO
    • and so much more
      Reporting to the Automation & Control Manager, this position is responsible for delivering business solutions and support, business process consulting, training, documentation, and applications consulting to ensure success in our use of multiple Logistics Applications as tools to improve business performance.Essential Functions
    • Work with operations personnel to program, configure, and troubleshoot control systems.
    • Work with well site crews to operate heavy duty machinery on oil and gas locations such as belts and forklifts
    • PLC, VFD, and HMI configuration and troubleshooting
    • Hands on systems troubleshooting, configuration, testing, and end user support, including visits to active oil/gas locations
    • Coordinate with internal resources and outside contractors during operation and maintenance of equipment
    • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair and to ensure compliance with all codes
    • Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous to personnel or equipment
    • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and process meters, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
    • Project management of small- to mid-sized business process improvement efforts.
    • Efficiently coordinates and communicates with third party consultants, vendors, business leaders, users, and technical team to ensure efficient delivery of quality business solutions and support
    • Research and resolve help desk issues that relate to the process control systems
    • Provide user training for individuals and groups
    • Special projects or initiatives as assigned POSITION QUALIFICATIONS SKILLS & ABILITIESEducation:1. High School Diploma or GED preferred
      2. Secondary education in electronics preferred
      3. Sufficient Education to complete written documentation and recordsExperience & Skills:
      1. 2+ years of related experience
      2. Experience in coordinating system integration with other systems preferred
      3. Oil and Gas, or Manufacturing and Logistics experience preferred
      4. Experience troubleshooting various control systems, including analog, digital, serial and Ethernet circuitsCertifications & Licenses:
      1. Valid state driver's license with acceptable driving record within past five years for insurance carrier coverage
      2. Valid electrical license preferredOther Requirements:
      1. Ability to analyze and/or design business processes end-to-end
      2. Ability to communicate and interact effectively at both technical and business level
      3. Strong team player with proven ability to work effectively cross-functionally
      4. Excellent customer service skills
      5. Strong organizational, multi-tasking and project management skills
      6. Excellent communication skills
      7. Customer Service focused and team player
      8. Must be able and willing to travel 50% of the timeWork Environment:
      Work performed in well site environments. Exposure to inclement weather as most work will be performed outside.Personal Protective Equipment:
      Proper PPE is required. This may include hard hat, safety glasses, respiratory protection, etc.Other Physical Requirements:
      1. Regularly required to sit or stand, reach and move about the sites/facilities
      2. Frequently lift 75 lbs. or more
      3. Frequently climbs ladders and stairsFor more information about this great opportunity, log onto our website and check out our Careers page at www.hicrush.com.


Keywords: Hi-Crush Services LLC, Midland , Automation Technician, Professions , Odessa, Texas

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