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Automation Administrator
United State Of America
Feb 01, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 5.0-10.0 years
Job Category Administration Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Mechanical Engineering
Role Administration Jobs
Designation Other
Education B.Tech/B.E,BCA
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

Anadarko’s mission is to deliver a competitive and sustainable rate of return to shareholders by developing, acquiring and exploring for oil and natural gas resources vital to the world’s health and welfare.

Job Description

Job Summary:

This position is located in Platteville, CO as a member of the Corporate Automation Team.


Minimum 5 years of experience working with automation host software required

  • Oil and gas industry experience highly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of oil and gas field operations in Production and Midstream is a plus.
  • Ability to work with field operations personnel, understand their needs and deliver solutions.
  • Basic project management skills.
  • Intermediate understanding of wellhead automation hardware such as RTU's, transmitters, switches, etc.
  • Basic understanding of plc's (Allen-Bradley) preferred.
  • Intermediate understanding of wired and wireless serial communications.
  • Basic understanding of wired and wireless Ethernet communications.
  • Intermediate knowledge of host systems; CygNet preferred, Wonderware or Delta V are a plus.
  • Ability to follow and implement enterprise standards and guidelines.
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment.
  • Excellent communications skills both written and verbal.


  • Configure and maintain host software and server OS
  • Provide support for automation issues that cannot be handled by the Local Administrator.
    • Troubleshoot application, communications and hardware problems (technical and functional).
    • Provide technical support to engineering, I&E, measurement and operations groups.
  • Design and implement HMI screens requested by Operations for Production, Plant and IOC environments across the enterprise.
  • Ensure the local resolution or escalation to higher levels of system problems/issues with an "enterprise-wide" impact.
  • Coordinate testing/installation of SCADA patches.
  • Own major SCADA system upgrades; recruit help from Local admin where appropriate.
  • Own system architecture, including:
    • Hardware procurement/install/refresh
    • System design, including location of servers/services to meet operations requirements
    • Replication
  • Ensure automation systems follow corporate guidelines.
  • Troubleshoot advanced solutions (for example, scripted solutions), escalate to Enterprise administrators as necessary.
  • Actively lead projects where necessary, and/or directly oversee the work of contractors when external resources are needed for automation support/project work.
  • Support the flow of data from the automation host to other systems.
  • Provide training for local automation support.


Minimum of high school diploma/equivalent required. Bachelor's degree preferred with an emphasis in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or related field.

Grade and Salary will be commensurate with relevant education and experience.


- Valid driver's license with no restrictions that would prohibit driving a company vehicle.


This position is eligible for domestic relocation.

Travel Requirements:

The percentage of travel required for this position is 0 - 10%.

Work Schedule:

This position is eligible for a 9/80 schedule.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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