Maintenance Planning Tech I

Occidental Petroleum

Maintenance Planning Tech I00033612



Occidental is an international energy company with assets primarily in the United States, Middle East and North Africa. We are one of the largest oil producers in the U.S., including a leading producer in the Permian and DJ basins, and offshore Gulf of Mexico. Our midstream and marketing segment provides flow assurance and maximizes the value of our oil and gas. Our chemical subsidiary OxyChem manufactures the building blocks for life-enhancing products. Our Oxy Low Carbon Ventures subsidiary is advancing leading-edge technologies and business solutions that economically grow our business while reducing emissions. We are committed to using our global leadership in carbon management to advance a lower-carbon world. Visit for more information.

Our greatest asset has been, and will continue to be, our people.  We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Maintenance Planning Tech in our US Onshore Resources & Carbon Management (ORCM), Production Operations unit based in Midland, Texas or Platteville, CO.

Essential Job Duties:

The Maintenance Planning Tech role is responsible for working directly with the business to review SAP notifications, plan, schedule and assist with completion of work activities in the SAP application. They will work with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to create, plan, schedule, and complete activities in SAP. They will also, interact both internally and externally with Finance, Accounts Payable, Supply Chain and Vendors.

This is a challenging but also rewarding job that requires strong analytical, communication, computer, and problem-solving skills. Some experience in SAP and knowledge of the oil and gas industry is preferred.


This primary job duties of this position will include:

·         Lead and conduct meetings with field operation teams

·         Review and validate data from field-submitted requests

·         Planning, prioritization, and coordination for multiple work groups

·         Utilization and communication of KPIs and reporting tools



·         Minimum High School diploma or G.E.D.

·         Oilfield operations knowledge/experience is preferred

Skills & Competencies:

·         Skilled at data analysis

·         Strong organizational, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills

·         Excellent interpersonal, communication, and teamworking skills

·         Self-starter – ability to work independently and meet objectives of the job and the team

·         Proficient in Microsoft applications (Outlook and Excel)

·         SAP experience preferred

·         SQL experience preferred

      *Occidental does not offer sponsorship of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions for this role. 

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  • Ask you to pay for applications, interviews, meetings, processing, training or for any other fees

  • Use recruiting or placement agencies that charge candidates an advance fee of any kind or

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Occidental is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, political preference, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.



Primary Location

  United States-Texas-Midland





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