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Occidental Petroleum Maintenance Planning Tech in Midland, Texas

Title: Maintenance Planning Tech Location: United States-Texas-Midland Other Locations:


Occidental Petroleum Corporation is an international oil and gas exploration and production company with a subsidiary (OxyChem) that is a major North American chemical manufacturer. As one of the largest oil and gas companies in the U.S., we continually strive to be one of the best in the business. 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 Maintenance Planning/Maximo Technician within our Permian Resources Midland Basin group based in Midland, Texas.

Essential Job Duties:

This position is responsible for properly applying and utilizing Maximo for oil field surface asset management and support activities. Maximo, consisting of six key management modules — asset, work, service, contract, materials and procurement, enables us to develop then manage the execution of comprehensive preventive, predictive, routine and unplanned maintenance programs with the goal of reducing costs and increasing asset uptime.

  • Provide asset management through Maximo

  • Coordinate PM’s for Maintenance Team and Operation Team

  • Generate work orders for OPEX and CAPX projects

  • Track repair maintenance cost in assigned area

  • Record data for bad actor equipment in CMMS (Maximo)

  • Use CMMS (Maximo) database to schedule work

  • Recommend repairs and maintenance with input from Surface Lead and Facility Engineers

  • Provide expert opinion to help drive low maintenance cost

  • Ensure adequate technical expertise to support Surface and Maintenance Teams


Key Competencies

  • Fundamental understanding of reservoir management and depletion plan

  • Fundamental understanding of process equipment

  • High level working knowledge of maintenance systems (Maximo)


  • Minimum High School diploma or G.E.D.

  • Oilfield operations experience in the field and/or dispatching is preferred

  • Proficient at data input, extracting, manipulating, correcting, and analyzing data

  • Good understanding of surface equipment, processes and piping

  • Good problem solving skills

  • Strong Computer skills MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills

  • Self Starter – ability to work independently and meet objectives of the job and the team

Oxy is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran