Enbridge Automation Technician in Beckville, Texas

Req #: 28621

Business Unit: Gas Pipelines & Processes

Department: 10000814 - GT Ops Svcs Field Auto ETX N

Education Experience: High School Diploma/ GED Required

Employment Experience: None or limited previous related experience

Travel: Up to 75%

Position Type: Regular Full-Time Employee Position

Salary Grade: 1

Hiring Leader: Carlton Cole Myers

Referral Bonus Program Reward Amount (if eligible): $500.00


The Automation Technician position safely maintains all electrical, instrumentation and communications equipment of processing facilities, compressors, compressor stations, meter stations and other pipeline related facilities/equipment to ensure efficient operations.


  • Implements safe work practices with a proactive safety attitude while ensuring the safety for the employee, the public, the environment, and the equipment at all times.

  • Provide technical knowledge and decision-making capabilities to troubleshoot and repair a variety of electrical, instrument, pneumatic, and control systems.

  • Responsible for ensuring all shutdowns, controls, transmitters, recorders, chromatographs, analyzers, and measurement facilities are calibrated and functioning properly.

  • Assist in servicing the re-compressors, expander, plant compressors, and associated equipment.

  • Orders necessary materials to ensure normal operations.

  • Directs and supervises contract labor when necessary.

  • Responsible for radio, satellite and network communications.

  • When needed, performs other Tasks, Duties and Roles as directed by System Supervisor and/or Plant Supervisor.


  • High School Diploma/GED Required.

  • Minimum 1 year experience and technical degree or 3 years related experience in instrument and electrical controls or equivalent mix of formal education and experience.

  • Knowledge of Radio, Satellite and Network communications preferred but not required.

  • I/E - Willing to cross-train in communications. Communications – Willing to cross-train in I/E.

  • Must have fluent computer knowledge and working knowledge with P & ID’s and Electrical Diagrams.

  • High integrity and self motivated

  • Good communication and problem solving \ troubleshooting skills.

  • Team player


  • Works unsupervised

  • Approximately 25% office-vs-75 % outside or Control Room type operation.

  • Critical thinking and decision-making skills required.

  • Available 24/7 for emergency situations.

  • High level of physical labor required intermittently.

  • Select candidate must reside within 30 miles of operating area.

  • Salary and job level will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

  • Share our core values of Integrity, Safety and Respect.

Safety Critical Position: No

Additional Posting Locations: None

Industry: Energy, Oil & Gas

Posting Closing Date:

Enbridge is a leader in the safe and reliable delivery of energy in North America and is proud to be recognized as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World.

At Enbridge, we connect people to the energy they need to fuel their quality of life. Enbridge operates the world’s longest and most complex crude oil and liquids transportation system, with approximately 16,892 miles of crude pipeline across North America.

Learn more at http://www.enbridge.com/ .

We appreciate your interest in Enbridge Energy Company, Inc. However, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Enbridge is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to provide employment opportunities to all individuals, without regard to race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability.

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