Company: Targa Resources Inc
Skills: Field Comm / SCADA, Electrical Technician
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Watford City, North Dakota, United States
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Targa is currently seeking an I/E Technician for their crude terminal located in Watford City, ND.


  • Learn and understand Targa's Safety Policies and Procedures and Business Ethics Policies. Plan and perform all assignments in a safe manner by utilizing the proper tools, safety and environmental precautions, permitting, and Process Safety Management, and have a basic knowledge of the effect his work will have on his co-workers and the plant and field operations.
  • Have a solid understanding and application experience with Allen-Bradley programmable logic controllers (PLC) to include the following: Knowledge of IEC-63111-3 programming languages specifically ladder logic, downloading and uploading programs, online edits, and troubleshooting logic.
  • Create HMI graphics, both for local HMI and SCADA.
  • Evaluate and troubleshoot and correct control system wiring for transmitters, switch devices, and PLC output commands to an array of control devices.
  • Become familiar with the Wonderware ArchestrA SCADA system and learn to setup and configure derived instances for new systems being brought online..
  • Evaluate piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID), control panel and junction box diagrams, process flow diagrams and electrical one-lines.
  • Perform configurations and be able to troubleshoot instrumentation to include the following: pressure, temperature, and level instruments.
  • Perform configurations and be able to troubleshoot coriolis flow meters.
  • Perform configuration and troubleshooting controls related to variable speed drives (VFD)
  • Troubleshoot and correct issues with positive displacement flow meters specifically pulse contacts and optical high speed pulse devices.
  • Flow Computers and remote terminal units (RTU) I/O wiring, configuration, and communications.
  • Strong knowledge and skilled in EtherNet I/P and Serial Radio installation and configuration.
  • Have solid knowledge of electrical theory and controls for low voltage systems. Be able to troubleshoot problems related to control systems rated at 120 VAC and less.
  • Be familiar with NEC code and API code regulations regarding area classification and requirements for electrical components located within classified areas.


Education & License:



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver's license with a safe driving record






  • Minimum of 2-5 year of work related experience
  • Able to lift, push and pull 75 lbs.
  • Ability to work overtime to include weekends, holidays and to respond to call outs as needed to fulfill business objective/needs
  • Self-motivated - ability to work independently
  • Regular and reliable attendance

Preferred Qualifications





  • Experience with Allen-Bradley PLC Logix 5000 and 500 product line
  • Experience with Allen-Bradley Panelview Plus HMI product line
  • Experience with Freewave radios and Sierra Wireless cell modem devices
  • Experience with Emerson Rosemount pressure, temperature and level devices
  • Experience with Micromotion Coriolis meters
  • Experience with Eaton 9000 series VFD's






  • Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.