Measurement Tech II
Kermit, TX 
Posted 18 days ago
Job Description


Occidental is an international energy company with operations in the United States, Middle East, Latin America and Africa. We are the largest onshore oil producer in the U.S., including in the Permian Basin, and a leading offshore producer in the Gulf of Mexico. Our midstream and marketing segment provides flow assurance and maximizes the value of our oil and gas. Our chemical subsidiary OxyChem manufactures the building blocks for life-enhancing products. Our Oxy Low Carbon Ventures subsidiary is advancing leading-edge technologies and business solutions that economically grow our business while reducing emissions. We are committed to using our global leadership in carbon dioxide management to advance a lower-carbon world. Visit for more information.

Occidental strives to attract and retain talented employees by investing in their professional development and providing rewarding opportunities for personal growth. Our goal is to meet the highest employer standards by ensuring the health and safety of our employees, protecting the environment and positively impacting our communities where we do business.

Our greatest asset has been, and will continue to be, our people. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Measurement Tech within our US Onshore Resources Carbon Management, based in Kermit, TX.


  • Collect and document product flows throughout assigned points in pipeline systems
  • Calibration and maintenance of electronic and measurement devices
  • Operation and maintenance of a portable gas chromatograph (GC)
  • Installation and troubleshooting of electronic flow data collection systems
  • Schedule, conduct, report and perform GC sampling for measurement settlement tests
  • Perform measurement calibrations and associated tasks in accordance with industry/APC measurement standards
  • Perform installation and repair of natural gas and liquid measurement equipment, to include composite samplers, PD meters, moisture analyzers, oxygen analyzers and valve control
  • Perform calculations for flow coefficients, gas volumes and orifice plate sizes
  • Collect and edit electronic volume data
  • Monitor, identify, and communicate major fluctuations or unusual changes according to product flow in accordance with management/measurement guidelines
  • Periodically check gas meters at key production and pipeline points to ascertain correctness of production or gas/oil flow measurements at onshore locations
  • Prepare various tickets, records and reports noting consumption during elapsed periods of time
  • Installation and troubleshooting of communication systems
  • Troubleshoot issues related to the measurement of oil and gas products and related metering equipment
  • Respond to verification requests; collect actual measurement data
  • Order, receive and stock parts associated with metering equipment
  • Assist with composition of reports on measurement changes and adjustments
  • Witness product purchase meter calibrations and settlement
  • Observe and report all dangerous and damaged conditions pertaining to meters and adjacent area
  • Respond to call out requests and work irregular hours as needed for maintenance, relief, and emergency situations
  • Perform good housekeeping duties as required
  • Work in a safe manner adhering to all safety practices, procedures, and policies
  • Accomplish job responsibilities/duties in accordance with Oxy's Core Values



  • 3-5 years gas measurement experience with working knowledge of gas/oil production equipment with a responsible attitude for personal safety and the safety of co-workers, contractors & the public
  • Possess basic understanding of oil and gas operations, and working knowledge of natural gas process equipment\
  • Possess basic understanding of the use, monitoring and repair of various meters used in measuring the flow of natural gas and crude oil products
  • Experience in the use of computers and a working knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Basic working knowledge of electrical and electronic principles
  • Mechanical aptitude and basic understanding of instruments, control, and electrical systems
  • Ability to work outside around heavy equipment under variable environmental conditions
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-focused environment
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Valid US driver's license with no restrictions that would prohibit driving a company vehicle is required

Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation.

Occidental does not offer sponsorship of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions for this role.

Occidental is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, political preference, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job - Production Ops
Primary Location - United States-Texas-Kermit
Organization - DOMESTIC
Schedule - Full-time

Oxy is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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