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Substation Technician/Lineman/High Voltage Technician

Substation Technician/Lineman/High Voltage Technician

  • Location United States - Texas - Odessa
  • Travel required Yes - up to 25%
  • Job category Operations Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 132895BR
  • Experience level Entry
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Job summary

Please note that this position is based in Orla, TX and will be on a 14/14 rotational schedule

Role Synopsis
The Substation Technician/Lineman/High Voltage Technician will maintain and repair two 200MVA substations, 150 miles of medium voltage power distribution providing power to facility and field operations. Future plans include power generation and an Advanced Distribution Management System.

Key Responsibilities
You can perform preventative maintenance as driven by the work management system and provide quality detail and feedback to work completed and discovered. You can plan work, coordinate with and oversee contractors. You have a good understanding of electrical safety concepts and techniques, both OSHA 1910.269 and NFPA 70E. You enjoy diagnosing equipment breakdowns and participating in Root Cause Failure Analysis investigations while monitoring, maintaining, and repairing electrical distribution systems. The distribution system provides power to gas & oil treating and water injection facilities including large electric-driven compressors, heater treaters and stabilizers, TEG dehydration units, water injection pumps, separation, LACT skids, and product tankage. Additional responsibilities below:

  • Monitor, maintain, and repair electrical distribution system
  • Perform switching, isolating, and grounding of medium voltage electrical distribution system.
  • Knowledgeable in OSHA 1910.269 Regulations.
  • Capable of performing manlift operations.
  • Respond to equipment breakdowns and participate in RCFA investigations to determine root cause.
  • Perform preventative maintenance as driven by the work management system and provide quality detail and feedback to work completed and discovered.
  • Perform corrective maintenance using higher order skills including; trouble shooting, analysis, problem solving, critical thinking, diagnostic and reasoning ability.
  • Provide BPX oversite of contractor work, ensuring compliance with BPX and regulatory requirements.
  • Work with engineering to evaluate maintenance program performance and pursue predictive maintenance analytics.
  • Seek knowledge in and encourage the use of new technology to further optimize facilities’ availability and reliability.
  • Monitor, maintain, and repair electrical distribution system. instrumentation for a gas & oil treating and water injection facilities including large electric-driven compressors, heater treaters and stabilizers, TEG dehydration units, water injection pumps, separation, LACT skids, and product tankage.
Essential Education
  • HSD
Essential Experience and Job Requirements
  • 5 years experience in oil and gas or related industry
  • High Voltage/lineman/substation experience
  • Preference for someone who is a journeyman lineman or substation electrician or has completed an apprentice program or equivalent. Minimum high school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience with work management systems (SAP, Maximo, or similar)
  • Proficiency with mechanical equipment and automation/instrumentation systems
Desirable Criteria & Qualifications
Ideal candidates will have completed a lineman or substation apprenticeship program, have a relevant associate’s degree, or have extensive experience with maintenance and operations in electrical substations.

We offer a reward and wellbeing package to enable your work to fit with your life. These can include, but not limited to, access to health, vision and dental insurance, flexible working schedule, paid time off policy, discretionary annual bonus program, long-term incentive program, and a generous 401K matching program. How much do we pay (Base)? $87,110 -$145,619 *Note that the pay range listed for this position is a good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible base compensation at the time of posting.

This vacancy has been posted internally in accordance with our Talent Acquisition Policy, which expects all employees to be in role for a minimum of 2 years before considering another position. If you have recently been placed in a new role as part of Reinvent, you will need to attach line manager approval to your application for any position.
(https://myhr.bp.com/plus/myhr/career/cr-resourcing/Documents/talent-acquisition-policy.pdf)

Please note that this position is based in Orla, TX and will be on a 14/14 rotational schedule

Role Synopsis
The Substation Technician/Lineman/High Voltage Technician will maintain and repair two 200MVA substations, 150 miles of medium voltage power distribution providing power to facility and field operations. Future plans include power generation and an Advanced Distribution Management System.

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