Instrumentation & Electrical ( I&E ) Technician

Full Time
Posted 8 months ago

Founded over 15 years ago, RDS has a proven track record of stability and success. We pride ourselves on providing excellent and dependable service and value to our customers. Our internal culture sets us apart from other O&G service companies.  We value personal development, positivity, creativity & innovation, integrity, excellence, and fun!  We want our employees to develop through responsibility, the ability to make decisions, and access to resources to help build skills and experiences. Everyone on our team can innovate and be a significant contributor from their first day on the job.

Below are the duties, job requirements, and training for a technician at Reservoir Data Systems, LLC.  Reservoir Data Systems, LLC reserves the right to change the information presented in this document to reflect applicable changing working conditions.


RDS is seeking an Instrumentation & Electrical ( I&E ) Technician with a focus on the development and implementation of new technologies, applications, and product lines in the oil & gas service industry.  This position is responsible for staying abreast of current market innovations and seeking potential applications for our company’s product lines. 

The Position Requires the Incumbent To

  • Create, develop and implement field applications with innovative solutions for current and new product lines
  • Review, investigate and understand current market trends and available products in the area of instrumentation, automation and controls
  • Transition new product prototypes to commercially viable products

Primary Job Roles:

  • Install, configure, and calibrate communications equipment, networks, and other components
  • Conduct maintenance and upgrades; field-test upgrades to ensure proper operation
  • Monitor data communications and system performance
  • Respond quickly to system emergencies
  • Use, test, and troubleshoot equipment/ software to diagnose and repair malfunctions
  • Develop and maintain strong business relationships with vendors and suppliers to obtain parts and equipment
  • Maintain strong relationships with Customer and Field personal
  • Work with development team on various projects
  • Provide on-call support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to Operations on a rotating basis
  • Assemble, construct, and test various data acquisition telemetry systems


Reports to: Business Development Manager


Qualifications & experience:

  • Experience with programmable logic controllers (PLCs), Distributed Control Systems (DCSs), instrumentation, or Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems (SCADA), IOT devices
  • Working knowledge of electrical sensors, loops, & cellular communications
  • I & E (Instrumentation & Electronics) training/certification
  • Must reside within 60 miles of the Houston,TX area


Job Requirements

  • 1-5 Years Experience
  • Overnight Travel required 50% or more
  • Military/Oil Field Experience
  • Self-Starter/ performance driven
  • Good Driving Record
  • Clean Background check
  • Pass New-Hire and Random Drug Testing
  • Pass fit for work physical
  • Must Be 21 yrs or older
  • Pass all safety training and testing (TWIC, Respiratory Protection, Fit testing, ext.)

Job Features

Job CategoryI&E Tech
Job Experience1-5 years
Job IndustryOil and gas

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