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Occidental Petroleum Production Technicians (Various Locations) in Odessa, Texas

Title: Production Technicians (Various Locations) Location: United States-Texas-Odessa Other Locations: United States-Texas-Snyder, United States-Texas-Denver City, United States-Texas-McCamey, United States-Texas-Abernathy, United States-Texas-Levelland, United States-Texas-Loop, United States-Texas-Andrews, United States-New Mexico-Hobbs, United States-Texas-Goldsmith

Description Occidental Petroleum strives to become the company of choice for our community by offering challenging and rewarding employment in various locations around Midland and Odessa. Challenging & Rewarding Work At Oxy, our opportunities are big, challenging and complex. You can have a direct, immediate impact on our business, as well as a chance to change the industry with advanced technology and innovative thinking. Your personal and professional growth is a priority for our company. At every step of your career, there are multiple ways you can strengthen your professional and technical skills in alignment with our business strategies. Of course, you will be well rewarded for your passion and work ethic. Our compensation, benefits and career development programs are designed to help you grow in your career, take care of today’s needs and secure a solid future. Oxy is proud to be a company that recognizes the life experience, technical knowledge and leadership skills that you have to share. A significant percentage of Oxy’s employees start their careers in Production Tech individual contributor roles, which can lead to various growth opportunities within or outside of these groups. Employees have the opportunity to build important foundational skills by gaining exposure to different roles and working in a multi-disciplinary environment. Listed below are the requirements for the Production Tech Position. There are also a few examples of job descriptions for potential career rotations that might follow the Production Tech position depending upon business needs and readiness of the candidate Production Tech Objective: The primary objective of a Production Technician is the interaction with Well Analysts, Pump Off Controller (POC) /Inject Well Controller (IWC) Technicians, and Lift Specialists to maximize production capacity and increase profitability. In this role, the Production Technician will collaborate daily with these individuals as well as other staff members to determine producing well exceptions and perform the required diagnostics to return wells to production. Essential Job Duties: • Participate daily with Well Performance Specialists (WPS), POC/IWC Technicians, Automation Technicians (AT), Production Engineers, and Reservoir Engineers concerning the daily alarm exceptions • Addresses all daily alarm exceptions • Troubleshoots injection exceptions • Clear all "0" rates daily • Make necessary adjustments in Life of Well Information System (LOWIS) • Check all wells with casing alert • Clean, repair, or replace meters and change in LOWIS/ICONICS (automation software) • Calibrate or replace transducers and change in LOWIS/ICONICS • Repair or replace motor control valve • Repair or replace motor controller • Repair or replace casing monitors • Replace batteries in Remote Telemetry Unit (RTU) • Replace RTU, if required • Troubleshoot and replace any top cards in RTU

Qualifications Education: • At least High School Grad or GED. • Some college or technical training preferred Professional/Technical Knowledge: • Valid Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record • Experience: 0 - 5 years of industry experience Skills & Competencies: • Strong initiative and self-starter • Multi-task orientation with skills related to work prioritization • Working knowledge of oil and gas production operations preferred, but will train acceptable candidate • Understanding of importance of environmental and safe work practices • Good communication and interpersonal skills • Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as by self without direct supervision • Technical skills related to math and analytical processes • Proficiency in the use of personal computer utilizing a windows environment • Ability to keep neat and accurate records • General mechanical troubleshooting and repair skills • Ability to identify operational inefficiencies • Understanding of Business fundamentals • Ability to implement cost effective solutions Occidental is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status