Job Details

Requisition Number 19-0021
Post Date 1/23/2019
Title SCADA Technician
City Mont Belvieu
State TX

Founded in 1886, Buckeye Partners has a proven track record of stability and success. We pride ourselves on the laser focus we apply to safely providing service and value to our customers, operating by a strong set of values, and empowering our employees to make decisions. We have a tenacious commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance in all that we do.

Voted one of the Top Places to Work by employees in Houston Chronicle’s® Top Workplaces, as well as one of Lehigh Valley's Top Workplaces, it is our internal culture that sets us apart from other companies. Our goal is to provide our employees with a greater span of responsibility, the ability to make decisions, and access to experts to help you build your skills and experiences. Each of our career tracks provides employees with the ability to innovate, and be a significant contributor from their first day on the job.

Buckeye Partners is currently seeking a SCADA Technician with experience with real time control systems in the Oil & Gas Industry to join our growing team!

Role Summary:

The SCADA Technician role is responsible for researching, developing, testing, implementing and maintaining all SCADA programs, database software and all associated field interfacing hardware devices, to allow for pipeline control and monitoring that ensures safe and reliable custody transfers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Upgrade and maintain Field RCG files for interfacing RCA equipment.

  • Upgrade and maintain all CMX database files to include communication and historical records.

  • Complete all associated format display work that interfaces to pipeline operations.

  • Field-test all SCADA upgrades to ensure proper operation.

  • Maintain accurate records of system databases and associated field activities.

  • Perform on-site research and testing to ensure proper accuracy.

  • Plan site upgrades closely with Engineering.

  • Provide operations with recent upgrades and work closely with supervision to guarantee proper and realistic site representations.

  • Assist group in System Administration functions.

  • Provide on-call support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to Operations on a rotating basis.

  • And other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Associate's Degree, or equivalent experience/training, in Computer Programming, Field Electronics or related discipline required.

  • 2+ years related experience required.

  • Must possess a basic understanding of pipeline related operations and associated field devices such as valves, control valves, tank operations, RTU’s, PLC’s, and pressure and flow devices.

  • Exposure to PC and computer navigation required.

  • Background in Windows XP is desirable.

  • Should have knowledge of decimal, hexadecimal and binary functions.

  • Knowledge of Computer Communications is a plus.

  • Prior experience with real time control systems is highly desirable. Must be able to design Information Systems that use a combination of commercial hardware, software and custom written interface software to meet business objectives.

  • Understanding of pipeline hydraulics preferred.

Certificates & Licenses:

  • None required

Other Skills, Attributes and Abilities:

  • Persons in this position are asked to respond to emergencies immediately and requiress an incumbent who has the ability to meet stringent deadlines and the ability to work well under pressure.

  • The individual must be able to work in a team-oriented environment and interact on numerous concepts.

  • The individual should possess good oral and written skills.

  • The person should be flexible and should expect about 10% out of office travel time to complete projects.

Work Environment:

  • Normal office environment

About You:

To be successful in the Buckeye culture, our employees must possess a demonstrated commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance. Excellent communication, both written and verbal, as well as strong organizational skills are paramount. You must work independently and be able to exercise tact, discretion, and professionalism when dealing with internal and external customers, and handling sensitive and confidential information.

Buckeye Partners wants to create and reward an organizational focus that stimulates the creative and entrepreneurial actions of its employees that result in innovative ways of reducing costs, generating revenues, improving productivity, or improving processes.

About Us:

Buckeye Partners is the logistical solutions partner of choice for the global energy business. As one of the nation’s largest independent petroleum products common carrier pipeline network providers, Buckeye Partners L.P. provides terminals, storage and refined product distribution services; our strength is to create centers of expertise around our products, technologies and client needs.

Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE: BPL) headquartered in Houston, Texas is one of the primary distributors of petroleum in the eastern and mid-western portions of the United States.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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