Company: Anadarko
Skills: Field Comm / SCADA
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Platteville, Colorado, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Job Summary

Anadarko is looking to fill the position for Field Communications Operations Administrator based out of the Platteville, Colorado office in the DJ Basin. The position is responsible to ensure the timely delivery of field communications projects, maintaining existing field communications infrastructure, and fostering good relationships with stakeholders, business partners, and vendors.


  • Four (4) years or more of relevant experience required.

  • In-depth understanding and troubleshooting skills of cabling infrastructure (Layer 1 - Fiber, Copper), common wired network devices, IP telephony, two-way radio, local area networks, wide area networks, and potential connectivity issues for each.

  • Understanding and troubleshooting skills of hardware, software and peripherals used in a common business environment. Includes PC computers, Servers, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Server, and Microsoft Office suite.

  • Communication skills (written and verbal English is a must). Ability to work well with people and assess each customer's individual needs. Need to be able to communicate with people and businesses outside of the organization and company, which may include business stakeholders, vendors, and service providers.

  • Strong customer service ethos with experience in change management.

  • Excellent organizational skills including accurate records keeping and proper documentation.

  • Ability to work independently, self-organize, follow through without reminders, follow up, multi-task, follow processes and policies (including environmental & safety), and act as a contributing member of a team environment.
  • Experience with Project Management. Ability to manage projects as well as be a resource for projects.


  • Work safely, and ensure all those working around them are working safely.

  • Work with Houston-based and local ITS teams to install, operate and maintain field communications systems.

  • Schedule formal change requests (CRQ) to field communications systems for firmware updates, security changes, and other configuration changes.

  • Unbox, inventory, test, and install field communications hardware at sites in the work region.

  • Work to join infrastructure to a cloud management platform, central management, and monitoring tools.

  • Documentation and knowledge transfer, such as maintaining and providing solution documentation to other team members, IT and business areas, detailing hardware installations, logically storing project files, and cross training.

  • Provide solutions to complex problems on the integration of various technologies including connectivity issues

  • Resolve operational, infrastructure or hardware incidents and request items. Working continuously on a task until completion or escalating to the next level support. Prioritizing and managing many open cases at one time.

  • Collaborate with IT, managers, and other stakeholders to develop an action plan for improved operations

  • Prepare written and verbal presentations and reports. Provide management with timely and accurate status reports.

  • Keep customer base informed of changes and issues within the data center environment.

  • Model a strong work ethic and take the lead on a variety of initiatives. Be flexible and willing to adapt to changing business requirements.


High School Diploma or GED required. College graduate in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or a related field preferred; Equivalent work experience pertaining to information technologies and/or telecommunications may be acceptable.


Valid driver's license with no restrictions that would prohibit driving a company vehicle is required.

Experience and/or certifications with Cisco, Linux, Cambium, Solarwinds, or other relevant certifications would be a plus.

Travel Requirements

Travel will be limited to within the DJ Basin with little to no expected overnight travel for normal work.


This position is not eligible for relocation.

Work Schedule

This position is eligible for the 5/40 or 9/80 work schedule.

Anadarko does not offer sponsorship of employment-based non-immigrant visa petitions for this role.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in recruiting, hiring, developing, compensating and promoting applicants and / or employees. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for employee's and applicant's disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following 'Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law'

Anadarko is among the world’s largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies, with headquarters in The Woodlands, Texas. Our diverse portfolio of assets encompasses premier positions in major U.S. onshore shale and oil-focused opportunities in deep-water basins worldwide.


Each day, our 4,500 employees worldwide are focused on living our core values of integrity and trust, servant leadership, commercial focus, people and passion and open communication in all we do. We are committed to our mission of delivering a competitive and sustainable rate of return to shareholders by exploring for, acquiring and developing oil and natural gas resources vital to the world's health and welfare.


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