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Occidental Petroleum Production Tech - Gas Lift in Carlsbad, New Mexico

Title: Production Tech - Gas Lift Location: United States-New Mexico-Carlsbad Other Locations:


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 individuals to fill the position of Pipeline Technician within our Permian Resources New Mexico Delaware Basin group based in Carlsbad, New Mexico.

Under minimal supervision, the Pipeline Technician will be responsible for:

• Daily operations, maintenance, reporting, and surveillance of natural gas pipelines

• Help implement and maintain a pigging program/schedule

• Catch liquid samples during pigging process and work with chemical company on treatment programs

• Indirect oversight of contractor activity performing covered tasks within our facilities and pipelines

• Prepare thorough job plans, isolation plans, and energy control plans for complex maintenance and construction operations performed inside our facilities and pipelines

• Mark pipelines, participate in job-walks, etc. as needed

• Use technical knowledge in facilities data control, metering (volumetric and mass measurement) equipment

• Monitor gas quality and find root cause of any issues

• Understanding of DOT, NEC, OSHA compliance regulations and API / ASTM Standards

• Utilize technical knowledge in the electrical, communications, instrumentation control field

• Operation of both portable and stationary gas analyzing instrumentation

• Initiate and follow through on the MOC or “Management of Change” process by completing forms, seeking concurrence, cooperating with HS&E, Engineering, and production Team Leaders

• Use computers to operate SCADA systems and utilize CMMS (Maximo)



• High School Diploma or GED

• Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline preferred


1 years of directly applicable experience with little or no supervision

Additional Desired Qualifications:

• Strong personal commitment to a clean and safe work place

• Team player, self-starter, committed to excellence

• Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently

• Must have a valid Driver's license and an acceptable driving record

• Willingness to travel and/or commute to multiple job sites

• Willingness to work overtime, weekends, night shifts, and/or rotating shifts as needed

• Certificate of completion from a relevant trade or vocational training center

• Strong technical and/or mechanical aptitude

• DOT Pipeline Operator Qualifications to fit above

• Proficiency in a wide variety of computer applications

Occidental is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status