Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) is a leading North American manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins, chlorine and caustic soda — key building blocks for a variety of indispensable products such as plastics, pharmaceuticals and water treatment chemicals. Other OxyChem products include caustic potash, chlorinated organics, sodium silicates, chlorinated isocyanurates and calcium chloride. OxyChem’s market position is among the top three producers in the United States in 2016 for the principal products it manufactures and markets. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company has manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Canada and Latin America.
The Automation Specialist will be responsible for the design, specification, installation, programming, calibration, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of automation equipment in order to improve plant or oilfield system operation/uptime and reduce total operating costs.
3-5 years’ oilfield experience preferred, with a responsible attitude for personal safety and the safety of co-workers, contractors, and the general public.
In lieu of industry experience will consider the following fields: Avionics, Heating and Refrigeration, Communications, Automation, radar technology, mechanical, electrical and/or nuclear technologies.
Excellent interpersonal and team work skills
Excellent diagnostic and repair skills for complex problems in automation systems
Working knowledge of SPOC
Excellent knowledge of automation host systems
Expert in using test equipment pertaining to job, including oscilloscope, function generators, radio service monitor, etc.
Able to perform general PM work: testing end devices, temperature shutdowns, pressure switches, level shutdowns
Understanding of pneumatic instrumentation: calibration and maintenance
Electronically qualified per OSHA, 1910.269 up to 600V
Skillful in reading electronic schematics, identifying components, and understanding their functions
Able to calibrate and troubleshoot complex PLC programs
Good computer skills
Must have valid driver’s license and excellent driving record
All applicants must meet NextOp’s minimum program requirements:
Post 9/11 Veteran
Able to pass a Background Check and Drug Screening
Have a Valid Drivers License and Driving Record
E-7 and Below
HOW TO APPLY
Fill out the Veteran Application Form a this link.
Bringing skilled transitioning Soldiers and Construction Industry professionals together.
Military and construction industry experts will come together to highlight upcoming reductions in force, major issues impacting soldier transition into the construction industry, as well as provide direct networking opportunities for soldiers and construction professionals.
Organizations Speaking at MILCON
NextOp recruits, trains, and places high-performing middle-enlisted military leaders into Industry careers.
NextOp provides companies with world-class, skilled candidates and coaches them on how to be effective employees. Our mentors work with each transitioning veteran to adjust to their new roles and cultivate the necessary skills to excel in field work, increasing satisfaction and reducing turnover for these positions. We serve those who have served so many—our hardworking veterans.
ABC is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. ABC’s membership represents all specialties within the U.S. construction industry and is comprised primarily of firms that perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors.
The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)
NCCER is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) education foundation created in 1996 as The National Center for Construction Education and Research. It was developed with the support of more than 125 construction CEOs and various association and academic leaders who united to revolutionize training for the construction industry. Sharing the common goal of developing a safe and productive workforce, these companies created a standardized training and credentialing program for the industry.
Speaker and Presentation
Mark Thomas, NCCER- Senior Manager, Programs NCCER
The Society of American Military Engineers leads collaborative efforts to identify and resolve national security infrastructure-related challenges. Founded in 1920, SAME unites public and private sector individuals and organizations from across the architecture, engineering, construction, environmental and facility management, cyber security, project planning, contracting and acquisition, and related disciplines in support of national security.
Speaker and Presentation
Joe Schondrel, Executive Director SAME- Society of American Military Engineers
MSG Jason Parlor, US Army School of Engineering- NCCER Construction Credentialing Programs for Engineering Soldiers & Officers
The Soldier for Life- Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP) Fort Hood, TX
The Soldier for Life — Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP) is a centrally funded commanders program that provides transition assistance services to eligible Soldiers. Public Law is the foundation of the Transition Assistance Program initiative, along with DOD and Army policy. SFL-TAP supports the Army’s Active Component recruiting effort by producing successful alumni. Those who are capable of translating Army skills, training, and experience into rewarding careers are living billboards promoting the Army as a great place to start.
Speaker and Presentation
LTC Jon Sowards, Soldier for Life Central Region Director
AECOM is a global network of experts working with clients, communities and colleagues to develop and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most complex challenges. Delivering clean water and energy. Building iconic skyscrapers. Planning new cities. Restoring damaged environments. Connecting people and economies with roads, bridges, tunnels and transit systems. Designing parks where children play. Helping governments maintain stability and security.
PCL Industrial Construction Co. is a diversified heavy industrial contractor, based in Atlanta, Georgia, and Houston, Texas, with extensive experience in the power, oil, gas, chemical, cement/aggregates, mining/minerals, and pulp and paper industries. An expansive project portfolio consists of work throughout the United States.