Are you a serious, direct, and analytical person comfortable taking the lead? Do you consider yourself adept at working independently and do you prefer roles that benefit from the existence of a process to drive strong outcomes? Would people describe you as honest and highly reliable? Are you known for your ability to execute daily tasks with a high degree of expediency and accuracy?

If you are this person, we are currently seeking motivated and experienced individuals to fill the position of Measurement Technician based out of the Farmington, New Mexico area.

Basic Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of natural gas measurement related experience.
  • Current Driver’s license with clean record (>2 tickets in 12 months).
  • Self-motivated and able to work day-to-day independently in a “field” setting, with minimal direct supervision while upholding the highest ethical standards.
  • Available by phone to be dispatched to measurement issues or emergencies as needed.
  • Willing and available to work overtime as necessary.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 pounds in awkward positions, and 50 pounds from floor to waist.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions, climb vertical access ladders and stairwells, carry up to 50 pounds and to see, hear, walk, and talk effectively.
  • Must be able to comprehend and perform all work safely following Company Policies, Industry Practices, established department SOP’s.
  • Education requirement – High School diploma or GED.

Position Requirements

  • Must be able to complete all required calibration tests on schedule, and when required coordinate these activities with producers and 3rd party processors.
  • Perform routine and preventative maintenance on Electronic Flow Meters (EFMs), primary measurement devices, gas chromatographs, continuous samplers, and related equipment.
  • Review and evaluate flow data to determine the need for orifice plate changes and size, to increase accuracy of the measurement data, and ensure that differential pressures are within desired limits.
  • Schedule gas and liquid sample collections as routine dictates, and when required. coordinate these activities with pertinent 3rd parties.
  • Inspect and clean meter tubes as necessary.
  • Test pressure equipment (worker device), including valves/OPPs, transmitters, etc. as required.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain AC & DC power systems, including solar.
  • Operate and maintain various gas quality analyzers (O2, H2O, H2S, CO2 etc.)
  • Rebuild meter fittings, samplers, GC’s, and miscellaneous equipment as necessary.
  • Install, operate, troubleshoot, and maintain radio and cellular communications equipment.
  • Basic EFM programing, including setting up meter stations, meter tubes, gas analysis, and mod-bus data communications.
  • Commissioning and startup of gas measurement equipment and Field Measurement sites.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills required

  • Basic computer skills, such as emailing, saving, copying, moving, finding files, as required to utilize specialized software to interface with Electronic Flow Meters (EFMs), Gas Chromatographs, and other related equipment.
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Outlook and Excel.
  • Analytical and abstract thinking skills and ability to quickly process information and solve problems.
  • Conscientious individual who strives for excellence and continuously seeks improvement in systems and procedures, dedicated to the profitability of the Company within stringent legal and ethical standards.
  • Ability to prioritize, manage multiple tasks, and meet scheduled deadlines.
  • Ability to read, comprehend and apply information in O&M and equipment manuals.
  • Communicate effectively and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of people, including Measurement Analysts, Producer customers and Management, at all levels both internal and external to the Company.
  • The ability to understand meter schematics, pipeline flow characteristics, and to have a fundamental knowledge of plant and pipeline operations.

Special consideration will be given to applicants with experience in the following:

  • ABB Total Flows
  • Emerson – Fisher 107, 403, 503, 809 and Emerson 1100 EFM’s.
  • Rosemount 4088
  • Weathorford – Kimray EFM’s.
  • Bristol – 3508 & 3808 EFM’s & 3310 & Control Waves.
  • Emerson Gas Chromatographs
  • Daniels simplex, senior & PECOS orifice fittings.
  • Newgate JT400 MVT
  • Barton dry flow chart recorder

Job Posted: April 3, 2024


EOE Statement:

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description at any time.