I&E Technician Job

  • Marathon Oil
  • North Dakota, USA
Experienced Professionals Maintenance Technician

Job Description

We are currently looking for an experienced Instrumentation and Electrical Technician to provide technical support for ongoing field development within our Dunn Center, North Dakota office.  The successful candidate will interface with Marathon employees, contractor employees, and vendors.  The primary responsibility of this position is to assist in the design, installation, inspection, troubleshooting, repair, and preventative maintenance of field automation systems, SCADA equipment and communications systems that are typically installed in the field.  Typical equipment includes, but not limited to, electronic tank gauging systems, programmable logic controllers (PLCS), remote terminal unit (RTU), digital/analog end devices, beam pump off controllers/Lufkin SAM units, Electric Submersible Pumps and spread spectrum radio systems.  Office work will require computer skills and utilization of automation software.  Individual must be capable of troubleshooting oil and gas process instrumentation systems in the field.  The position will also require some after hour call outs and weekend duties.


  • Work with both company and contract employees, to install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair of automation and communications systems
  • Provide accurate records of changes, modifications, and programming of existing and new installations of PLC, RTU, Lufkin SAM units/POC and SCADA systems, including consistent use of the Management of Change Policy.
  • Schedule and perform periodic and preventative maintenance, inspections, and testing of electronic and electrical components by visual inspection, reference to technical manuals, and use of testing equipment. Determine what regular and special maintenance procedures need to be performed, parts requiring replacement, and necessary precautions to keep electronic and electrical components in proper operating condition.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of all automation systems.
  • Work with SCADA Administrators to ensure compliance of standards set by the Domestic SCADA team.
  • Perform all work in accordance with Marathon’s HES policies and procedures. Participation in the behavior based safety program (BCBO).
  • Positively interact with office and field personnel in a manner that creates an atmosphere of creativity, cooperation and attention to the safety of all personnel and the environment.


Education:                            Instrumentation and control certificate or degree preferred. High School diploma or GED required.

Experience:                          Oil and Gas field operations experience preferred; hands on experience with automation devices preferred.

Computer Skills:                  Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite


Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company based in Houston, Texas. With a material position in four of the best oil-rich U.S. resource plays in different stages of development, we offer a variety of career opportunities, whether you're a recent college graduate or an experienced professional. You'll have the tools to develop and refine the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.

Marathon Oil Company will take the necessary action to ensure that employees are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or other protected status under applicable employment law.

Nearest Major Market: North Dakota 

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