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Occidental Petroleum Electrical Specialist II - FA in Hobbs, New Mexico

Title: Electrical Specialist II - FA Location: United States-New Mexico-Hobbs 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 individual to fill the position of Electrical Specialist within our Permian EOR group based in Hobbs, New Mexico.

Essential Job Duties:

• Responsible for the design, specification, installation, programming, calibration, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of electrical equipment in order to improve field system operation/uptime and reduce total operating costs

• Must live within 30 miles of this area


• High School diploma, GED or equivalent experience

• Excellent diagnostic and repair skills for complex problems in Electrical distribution systems

• Capable of installing, troubleshooting, and repairing switchboard control panels and components, motor circuits, building and lighting circuits, and control circuits

• Capable of understanding mechanical relay logic and ladder logic

• Capable of programming simple ladder logic programs

• Proficient at reading electrical schematics

• Proficient at using all test equipment associated with troubleshooting electrical equipment

• Knowledgeable of NEC and OSHA standards

• Able to safely supervise electrical contract work

• Able to effectively interface with electrical engineers and energy providers

• Able to perform preventive maintenance on medium voltage electrical equipment such as switchgear, breakers, etc.

• Good computer skills

• Team oriented, flexible and able to work with minimal supervision

Additional Desired Qualifications

• Minimum Journeyman electrician license

• 3-5 years oilfield experience preferred, with a responsible attitude for personal safety and the safety of co-workers, contractors & the public

• Electrically qualified per OSHA 1910.269 up to 600V

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