RRC - Oil & Gas Field Inspector - Abilene

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General Information

Job Posting ID 3680849 Creation Date Apr 11, 2019
Employer Posting No 00004887 Closing Date Jul 04, 2019
Job Site Address ABILENE, Texas 79603 Employer Type State Government
Openings 1

Job Description

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Job DescriptionThe Railroad Commission of Texas, recognized as a worldwide leader in the regulation of oil and gas is seeking a Field Inspector to perform technical field inspections in oilfield operations in the Abilene District Office, Field Operations Section of the Oil and Gas Division. Responsibilities include conducting surveys, making inspections, investigating complaints, and collecting and analyzing engineering and geological data. This position offers the opportunity to learn up-to-date oil and gas operations and procedures, regulatory requirements, drilling, production, and transportation of crude oil. This role will also enhance skills in identifying drilling, well completion and well production equipment, including down-hole well production equipment, the associated usage, and removal procedures. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Lead Inspector, Technical Staff, and/or the Assistant District Director.Essential Job Duties Observe drilling operations and conduct drilling rig inspections for compliance with statewide rules. Inspect well plugging and witness surface casing cementing to ensure protection of the States usable quality water. Document mechanical integrity test associated with injection and disposal wells to ensure compliance with permit restrictions. Inspect commercial recycling and surface waste facilities to ensure compliance with permit specifications. Conduct general lease inspections to ensure overall compliance with statewide rules. Perform and analyze fluid level tests on wells to ensure protection of the States usable quality water. Gauge storage at the lease battery to determine the amounts of oil, condensate and produced water on location. Utilize gauge lines, color cut, and other testing equipment (i.e. chloride test kit) for titration of fluids. Investigate well complaints, document findings, and submit detailed reporting forms.  Collect and correlate engineering and geological data. Excavate and collect soil samples to a depth of 30 inches or more to locate lines. Respond to emergency hydrogen sulfide (H2S) situations, make inspections, and report findings to the District Office management, which may result in an activation of an Emergency Response Plan.  Compose and submit reports and documentation in the prescribed timeline using Oracle and/or Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and Outlook. Communicate technical information to industry employees and the public.  Walk up to two miles, in various weather conditions, to complete inspections.  Perform related essential tasks, as assigned, to maintain workflow. May occasionally have to work nights, weekends or holidays.This positionrequires some travel.

State Classification: 2127State Classification Title: ENGINEERING SPECIALIST ISalary Group: B17 Military Occupational Specialty Codes (MOS): Army  12H; 72D; 12 Navy - EA; 753X; Construction; Restricted Line (Engineering Duty) Coast Guard  ENG13; Engineering Marine Corps  8831; 13 Air Force  3E5X1; 32EX; 3E; 32 Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_EngineeringandDesign.pdf
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma/GED. Applicant must live in, or be willing to move to Fisher, Stonewall, or King counties, Texas.Preferred Qualifications Experience in engineering or oil gas industry. B.S. in Engineering, Geology, or other scientific degree from an accredited four-year college or university OR Associate's Degree or technical certification from accredited technical institute/collegeKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities Demonstrated understanding and ability to apply geological concepts, techniques, theories, and principles. Demonstrated skill in excellent organizational, communication, and writing skills.  Demonstrated skill in handling and use of oilfield tools, technical equipment, and protective gear. Skill in using computers, Microsoft Office, other Windows-based software, and database applications. Skill in maintaining high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Possess a valid Texas Drivers License and good driving record.  Ability to maintain professional appearance and demeanor, when investigating complaints.  Ability to drive, perform basic maintenance and tire changes on pickup truck.  Ability to walk up to two miles in varying weather conditions as required to perform inspection work.  Ability to discern colors.  Ability to operate, lift, and carry oilfield or safety equipment.  Ability to climb ladders to heights of 16 feet. Ability to lift, carry, and move an average of 20-30 lbs. to perform daily duties. Ability to work independently for long periods of time while meeting workload demands. Remarks: There is one available position. Official transcripts, DD214 or DD1300, copies of license/certifications, or other minimum requirement validations will be requested at the time of the job offer. THE RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS ONLY ACCEPTS ONLINE APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSTING. Due to the high volume of applications we do not accept telephone calls.Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Notifications to applicants are sent electronically to the email address you provide. The Railroad Commission of Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does notdiscriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, ageor disability in employment or in the provision of services.The Railroad Commission of Texas is a smoke-free workplace
Supervisory Experience Required No
Pay Between $3,800.00 / MO and $4,166.67 / MO
Shift Days (First) Duration Regular
Workweek Full Time
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor No
Eagle Ford Shale Job No
Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration? No

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Job Title RRC - Oil & Gas Field Inspector - Abilene
00004887
State Agency Name RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS
Job Closing Date Jul 4, 2019
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