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Sr. Instrument & Electrical Technician

Date: Feb 1, 2019

Location: Douglas, WY, US, 82633-2959

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Our core values — integrity and trust, respect, transparency and open communication, commercial focus and change leadership — are the lens through which we evaluate every business decision. As a dynamic, growing company that offers extremely competitive compensation and benefits, our employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of Chesapeake’s performance among our E&P competitors.



Job Summary

This senior-level position is responsible for the day to day installation, maintenance, and repair of plant instrumentation and electrical equipment, with limited supervision. Will interact with Measurement and Controls Technicians, Lease Operators, Measurement and SCADA personnel to maximize well production and end-user time, while reducing environmental hazards, safety risks and costs.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reads and interprets network diagrams, plans, blueprints, electrical wiring diagrams, gauges, and other instruments.
  • Performs complex maintenance tasks involving instrumentation and electrical equipment.
  • Responsible for new installations, preventative maintenance and recommend field solutions for instrumentation and electrical equipment.
  • Works with hand tools and test instruments.
  • Responds to and resolves emergency calls.
  • Performs all work in accordance with Chesapeake’s EHS Guidelines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Specific Skills

  • Strong knowledgeable in Flow Computer principles and concepts.
  • Strong knowledge of low-voltage electronics, electricity and basic oil and gas principles.
  • Strong knowledge of safety/environmental requirements and practices.
  • Ability to analyze problems, identify solutions, and project consequences of proposed actions.
  • Ability to work in a hot, humid, noisy, & high volume machine production area.
  • Ability to be on call.
  • Ability to possess a valid driver's license.


  • Minimum: High school diploma or GED


  • Minimum: 5 - 8 years related work experience

Additional Qualifications


Chesapeake Energy takes necessary action to ensure that all applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military or veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established by law.


Chesapeake is one of the largest operators in the Powder River Basin, and we will continue supporting the communities where we live and work while reducing our environmental footprint through efficient water use and reduced air emissions. Our unique partnership in the Douglas Core Area Plan is one way we are committed to protecting wildlife while responsibly developing Wyoming’s oil and natural gas.

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