Automation Technician

Select Water Solutions
Cambridge, Ohio
Jun 16, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

Job Details

Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt

Business Unit: Operational Technology

Reports to: Automation Manager

Travel Requirement: Yes

Job Description

The Service Technician is a field position focusing primarily on the installation, setup, and repair/troubleshooting of primarily electrical and mechanical automation devices and systems. Additionally, the service technician will work with the operations team to advise and train on proper use of said systems.

The essential job functions include, but are not limited to

  • Installation/Repair
    • Wiring termination of various devices in automation controllers.
    • Installation of level, pressure, flow and communication devices.
    • Field assembly/repair of various automation equipment.
  • Quality Assurance and Troubleshooting
    • Maintains working understanding of manufacturer guidelines for installation and maintenance of sensitive equipment.
    • Reviews work of field personnel and vendors ensuring high quality and adherence to Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Training
    • Provides on-site training to supervisors and field personnel for new processes and technologies.
    • Provides on-site and over-the-phone troubleshooting support to supervisors and field personnel on new processes and technologies.
    • Provides feedback on work performance and knowledge level of field personnel to automation manager.
    • Advises manager on required knowledge and observed knowledge gaps.
  • Documentation
    • Compiles data and generates reports.
    • Provides feedback to management on process improvement.
  • Additional responsibilities
    • Driving trucks and other vehicles to transport equipment, personnel and perform job tasks.
    • Attending and successfully completing training as directed for DOT, OSHA and safety.
    • Basic data entry into computer systems.
    • Attend meetings and training sessions.
    • Daily travel to various locations, both in and out of state.
    • Field collection of data and/or samples.

Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:
  • Possesses honesty, integrity, and respect for the inviolability of reporting to clients and supervisors.
  • Appreciates and cultivates a continuous commitment to safety for self and others.
  • Is self-directed and able to work independently on a day-to-day basis while supporting initiatives, targets, and directions from Upper Management.
  • General working knowledge of electronics and electrical equipment e.g. level, pressure, flow and communication devices.
  • Technical writing.
  • Able to read and write at a professional level in English.
  • High interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and general business etiquette and practices.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft excel.
  • Aptitude for explaining complex concepts in an understandable and approachable manner for non-technical audiences.
  • 3+ years relevant experience.
  • Valid driver's license with clean Motor Vehicle Record and can be approved to drive on company insurance.
  • Extensive experience with SCADA equipment preferred.
  • General oilfield experience, preferred.

  • A - Accountability: Take ownership of actions and outcomes.
  • C - Continuous Improvement: Embrace the necessity for change and commitment to continual growth and progress.
  • T - Teamwork: Encourage and support a collaborative, safe, and engaged work environment.

Compensation Information

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Top Tier Benefits
  • Medical, dental, vision, coverage in addition to life and disability insurance plans.
  • Paid Vacation Days and Paid Holidays.
  • Retirement and Savings (401K) Plan.

Physical Demands and Exposures
  • Work is regularly performed in outside weather conditions, including rain and extreme cold and heat, near moving mechanical parts; exposure to high wind, ice, snow, wet and/or humid conditions, vibration, and dust is expected.
  • Exposure to noise levels requiring the use of hearing protection.
  • Prolonged sitting, standing, walking.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to individually lift: Maximum 50 lbs.

Affirmative Action/EEO statement

Select Water Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. It is Select's policy to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to any protected class, status, characteristic, or activity. All employment decisions, including decisions regarding recruitment, selection, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, advancement, discipline, discharge, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment are made without regard to any lawfully protected class, status, characteristic, or activity.

Clean Air Act

Select Water Solutions requires all employees whose jobs may involve environmental compliance to understand and comply with the U.S. Environmental Protections Agency's Clean Air Act that regulates air emissions from stationary and mobile sources. A copy of the Clean Air Act can be provided to you upon request from Human Resources.