Powerline Automation & Electrical Site Lead

Up to US$115000 per annum
Midland, Texas

Provides oversight for safety & environmental compliance, instrumentation and electrical maintenance, installation, and preventative maintenance. The A&E Site Lead is responsible for the productivity of the team that performs the task.


  • Ensure company policies and procedures are followed for safety and reliability purposes.
  • Supervise A&E contract crews by planning and scheduling work, providing work direction, performance feedback and training.
  • Assist the Electrical Lead with Site Lead duties as time permits in regard to assigned work duties.
  • Work cohesively as a team with other members of the A&E group; assisting in the issuance of permits and inspections, when requested.
  • Conduct regular field safety assessments.
  • Improving reliability and efficiency while reducing risk; and striving for operational excellence.
  • Serve as a resource and/or a liaison for compliance activities at all construction sites.
  • Work with or participate in engineering, health, safety, environmental compliance, permitting, design reviews, preconstruction items and PSSR's to ensure facilities are constructed and operated per permit requirements.
  • Initiate and process PO's, Material Transfers and work orders.
  • Work with various crafts and management on scheduling planned maintenance or system outages.
  • Work cross-functionally with other leaders to ensure power infrastructure needs are being met across the asset.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to identify potential work area conflicts and coordinates priorities, helping to mitigate any issues that may impede work progress and/or productivity and delivering recovery plans, where needed
  • Ability to shift safety leadership
  • Skilled in managing site changes
  • Ability to read and interpret various documentation and drawings for electrical, electronic, instrumentation and process-related equipment, including isometric drawings, schematics and P&ID's
  • Operation of telescopic lines tools to a possible height of 45 feet, which includes but is not limited to opening/closing fuse disconnects, obtaining aerial voltage and amperage readings


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Must be willing to work outside of core hours and handle call-outs
  • 5 years A&E lead experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree from a technical/vocational school or equivalent combination of formal technical training and experienc
  • Previous leadership experience

Special Demands

  • Must be able to meet physical requirements that include standing, stooping, walking, climbing, able to lift 30lbs and wearing various personal protective equipment in extreme variations of temperature year round;
  • Must be able to work days, nights, weekends, holidays and/or scheduled days off, as needed.


  • Directs Work
  • Manages Conflict
  • Tech Savvy
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Optimizes Work Processes
  • Builds Networks
  • Ensures Accountability
  • Drives Results

About Petroplan

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