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Electrical Technician
Category: Chemical Industry, Public Utilities
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Job code: lhw-e0-90656562

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Electrical Technician
Title: Electrical Technician
Location: United States-New Mexico-Amistad
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Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, and its OxyChem subsidiary is a major North American chemical manufacturer. We are one of the largest U.S. oil and gas companies, based on equity market capitalization, with more than 40,000 employees and contractors worldwide.

Our greatest asset has been and will continue to be our people. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Electrical Tech I within our Permian EOR group.

The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for the troubleshooting, installation, programming, calibration, preventive maintenance, process understanding and repair of electrical equipment and electric distribution systems in order to improve plant system operation/uptime and reduce total operating costs. This position will support our Bravo Dome area operation (Tucumcari/Clayton, NM), and the successful candidate must live within 50 miles of this area.
High School diploma, GED or equivalent experience
3 years oilfield and/or electrical and electric distribution systems experience, with a responsible attitude for personal safety and the safety of co-workers, contractors & the public
Demonstrated self-starter with the drive and ability to learn quickly, as well as the initiative to challenge the status quo
Team-oriented; excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, with the ability to interact effectively with team members and other groups, such as electrical engineers and energy providers
Flexible and adaptable, with the ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision
Excellent time management skills, multi-tasking and prioritization abilities
Excellent analytical and problem solving capabilities, including diagnostic and repair skills for complex problems in electrical distribution systems and protection
Proficient at reading electrical schematics and using all test equipment associated with troubleshooting electrical equipment and electric distribution systems
Demonstrated knowledge of installing, troubleshooting, and repairing switchboard control panels and components, motor circuits, building and lighting circuits, and control/relaying circuits
Demonstrated knowledge of mechanical/micro-processor relay logic and ladder logic as well as programming simple ladder logic programs
Capable of safely supervising electrical contractor work for distribution and transmission line work and troubleshooting wide voltage range of equipment
Able to perform preventive maintenance on electrical equipment such as switchgear, breakers, etc.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, including technical writing
Capable of managing and maintaining invoices/billing, with an acute attention to detail
Good computer skills and networking knowledge; proficient in MS Office software suite
Valid driver's license and excellent driving record
Knowledgeable of NEC and OSHA standards
Additional Desired Qualifications:
Journeyman's license
Department of Labor (DOL) Apprenticeship Program
Excellent leadership, management, and mentor abilities
Oxy is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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