23 Jul 2015

Full-Time Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

AdminThermopolis, Wyoming, United States

Job Description

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

Requisition Number 15-0099
Post Date 7/6/2015
Title Electrical & Instrumentation Technician
City Thermopolis
State WY

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. is a publicly traded master limited partnership (“MLP”) engaged in interstate and intrastate crude oil transportation and crude oil gathering, marketing, terminals and storage, as well as the marketing and storage of liquefied petroleum gas and other petroleum products (collectively “LPG”). For additional information about Plains All American please access our website at www.plainsallamerican.com.

 Plains has an immediate opening for an Electrical and Instrumentation Technician.  This position will perform scheduled and non-scheduled maintenance and repairs on company equipment in the field, tank farms, pump stations, control center, offices and other company facilities.

Duties will include, but are not limited to: 

  • Responsible for maintaining 4,160 Vac, 2,400 Vac, and 480 vac main line station equipment.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Variable Frequency Drives, PLC’s, Motor Control Centers, Radio communications, multistage centrifugal pumps, and general station equipment.
  • Read and understand P&ID drawings, electrical schematics, mechanical schematics and technical operational manuals.
  • Perform documentation required by Plains and other regulating agencies as required.
  • Work and communicate safely and effectively with field operations, fellow employees, contractors and the general public.
  • Subject to call outs, travel and overtime for work associated with Plains field operations and/or emergency response.  
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Technical degree or 2 years related field work experience
  • State electrician license preferred along with Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) knowledge and industrial electrical training
  • General pipeline knowledge and working experience with medium voltage equipment up through 4,160 Vac.
  • Able to speak, read and write English and perform basic math.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to read and comprehend technical operational manuals, do load studies and related calculations.
  • Familiar with different electrical test equipment associated with meters, meggers and scopes.
  • Familiar with basic tools and electrical tools.
  • Know basic NEC code requirements and specs associated with pipeline operations as well as all applicable governmental regulations.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license to operate company vehicles.  


Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

Job Categories: Featured. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 20,000 - 40,000.

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