Measurement Technician
Barnhart, TX


Discovery Natural Resources LLC is a domestic, onshore exploration and production company with over 1,000 wells in operation in Texas.

Under supervision of the Measurement Foreman, the Measurement Technician is responsible for a variety of tasks involved in troubleshooting, testing, maintaining, installing, repairing, and operating various natural gas and crude oil flow measurement equipment and devices. Responsible for operation and maintenance of flow computers, measurement software, and communication devices. Follows industry and regulatory compliance standards, makes repairs, maintains accurate records, and follows all company-related policies. 

Primary Responsibilities
  • Maintains records to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulatory agencies.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and/or calibrate
    • Controllers, recorders, indicators, process analyzers, etc. 
    • Control valves, positioners, transducers, and any other part necessary to the operation of the valve. 
    • Various types of sensors to include flow, pressure, level, and temperature, H2S and O2.
    • Control wiring, flow computers, communication devices, and measurement software packages.  
  • Removes, dismantles, cleans, maintains, and assembles instruments and replaces defective components. 
  • Monitors daily meter downloads.
  • Witness meter calibrations of sales gas and oil (LACT) meters.
  • Witness sample draws for gas and oil sales systems.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
Education & Experience
  • High school diploma or GED
  • At least 10 years of liquids and gas flow measurement & pipeline experience
Skills & Knowledge
  • Commitment to Discovery Natural Resources expectations and core values. 
  • Self-starter, able to perform duties with minimal supervision
  • Requires ability to adapt to fluctuating work schedule, i.e. frequent overtime; off duty call outs; varied work schedule
  • Ability to recognize changes and potential problems; exercise independent thinking to solve problems
  • Strong communication skills with ability to work in team environment
  • Basic math skills and computer knowledge
  • Valid driver license and good driving record

*Majority of work will be outdoors under variable weather conditions.  May require occasional lifting of heavy objects.  Physical ability to perform routine maintenance on oil and gas wells as required.