Chris Hopkins


Measurement, SCADA, I&E Foreman

Benbrook, TX

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Chris Hopkins
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Fort Worth, TX 76126

Mobile: 817-676-6101
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Christopher Hopkins
1007 Sproles Dr., Benbrook TX 76126
Cell: 817-676-6101 –

I have been in the Oil and Gas industry for over 18 years and have a strong skill set for all work performed after the well
head. The fields of experience I have performed include, compressor operations, well operations, midstream pipeline
operations, measurement, SCADA, and I&E.
Managing large crewsGood mechanical aptitude
Expertise in Gas MeasurementGood verbal/written communication skills
Expertise in I&EHigh school diploma
Expertise in Automation
Quality control
OSHA regulatory compliance
Computer literate
Strong work ethic
Project Planning
Provided project controls, cost estimation, and other business support services to technical line management.
Provide weekly LOE and AFE cost updates to line management
Reduced Automation, Measurement construction cost by 20% per well to assist in lowering installation cost of
new wells while still maintaining the automation needs for field operations.
Application Design
Established first plunger lift optimization program in conjunction using the Totalflow plunger app and integrating
the use of the app into SCADA.
Designed a safe method to track smart pipeline pigs while trying to maintain certain speeds and allowing
employees to stay more than 250 feet away from the line using probes and FM transmitters.
Strong programming background with ABB Totalflow Equipment
ROC 800 series devices
Coriolis oil meters
Magnetic pickup water meters
V-Cone measurement
Guided Wave Radars
Autosol IO server software

Measurement, SCADA, I&E Foreman
April 2009 to September 2015
Pioneer Natural Resources/Fuse Energy ? Alvord , TX
Oversee all SCADA operations. Align maintenance around high use times. Build and design graphics for data
wanted by the field.
Maintain the exports of all data to proper systems like Prodview and Flowcal.
Maintain reports used by the field techs to aid in early recognition of issues in the field with measurement, power,
comms, and alarms.
Budget and plan all new well hookups of material and labor according to size and areas. Place material orders

according to time frames of new well start ups.
Schedule maintenance of field equipment upon level of priorities.
Record all LOE and AFE work for line management.
Worked with SiteView to record all meter serial numbers and all automation equipment upon installation.
Oversee maintenance to pipeline cathodic systems. Deal with vendors on new deep well rectification systems to
be installed on new systems.
Approver level on all invoices through ADP and Oildex. Complete approvals to obtain all discounts available.
Maintain calibrations schedules according to annual average flow rates. Test and train techs of updates and
changes made to company calibrations specs.
Keep all measurement equipment certification records and send in equipment when recertification is needed.
Assist all techs with trouble shooting and programming issues on site and remotely.
Pipeline Operator
June 2006 to April 2009
BP America ? Ulysses, KS
Plan all maintenance and project work through MAXIMO work order system with detailed scope of work to
perform, materials needed, manpower required, along with required equipment. Provided all permits and oversee
Provide supervisor oversight on high risk authorized jobs that were going to be digging within 10 of any live utility
and all hot work.
Hold morning safety kick off meetings as the job plan sponsor with all crews that were performing all high risk
Oversee maintenance of H2S analyzers, O2 analyzers, and cathodic protection systems.
Assist in underground utility locating for all well sites, pipelines, compressor facilities, and plants.
Lead Measurement Tech
May 2004 to June 2006
PSN/KBR Haliburton ? Ulysses , KS
Oversee EGM calibration quotas and valve maintenance crews.
Assist operations manager with weekly safety meetings.
Responsible for maintaining client relations regarding the EGM and valve maintenance crews.
Assist EGM team with calibrations and work orders on new installs along with filling in for valve maintenance
Measurement, I&E Tech
April 2003 to May 2004
Yates Petroleum/Rowdy Pipeline ? Gillette , WY
Responsible for installation of all automation and measurement equipment needed for new well sites and
compressor facilities.
Maintenance duties included compressor operations, line locating, O2 monitoring, and pigging of pipelines.
Supervise all steel and poly pipeline repairs performed by contract crews.
Maintain given calibration quota on Totalflow meters with orifice measurement and V-Cone measurement.
Maintain rotating call out schedule for maintenance of the SCADA system along with compressor alarms
including start ups.
Pipeline Operator
January 2002 to April 2003
Fort Union Gas Gathering/ Western Gas Resources ? Gillette , WY
Maintain and operate all custody delivery points for internal and 3rd party gas deliver.
Supervise all contract crews for new construction of CDP’s which included site excavation work, setting of tanks
and vessels, along with maintenance and full location hookups.
Responsible for all chromatograph operations within CDP’s along with Daniels moisture analyzer, O2 analyzer,
gas turbine meters, and filter station.
I&E, Measurement Tech
August 2001 to January 2002
Pacific Industrial Electric ? Gillette, WY
Performed new site hookups to local producers like Bear Paw, Thunder Creek Gas, and Western Gas Resources.

Installed well head measurement and automation along with all compressor hookups.
Performed calibrations on all equipment for local production companies.
Education and Training
GED : High School GED, 1999
Amarillo College ? Amarillo , TX, USA
Trade School Electrical Tech : Electrical Technician
Frank Phillips College ? Borger , TX, USA
Trade School PLC Training : Basic PLC
NCCER ? Casper, WY, USA
Asbestos Abatement
AHERA Asbestos Supervisor ? Kansas, USA
Trade School I&E : Instrumentation Technology
Frank Phillips College ? Borger , TX, USA
NACE Cathodic Protection Tester LVL 1 ? Houston, TX, USA
Cathodic Protection
NACE Basic Corrosion ? Houston , TX, USA
Cathodic Protection
NACE Gas Capitol Rectifier School ? Liberal , KS, USA
DOT Pipeline Safety
KCC DOT Pipeline Safety ? KS
Line Locating
Staking University ? Chicago, Il, USA
Shane Lewis
Area Superintendent
Cell: (214) 215-3852
(Former Supervisor)

Shane Barnes
Cell: (940) 682-6050
(Former I&E Tech/Employee)

Singh Daman
Production Foreman
Cell: (682) 229-1347
(Former Co-Worker)

Jason McPherson
Cell: (817) 565-9661
(Former Employee)

Johnathan Anderson
Measurement Tech

Cell: (972) 965-1916
(Former Employee)

Becky Mitchell
Operations Office Supervisor
Cell: (682) 888-4246
(Former Co-Worker)

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Current Career Level: Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)

Years of relevant work experience: 7+ to 10 Years

Date of Availability: Immediately

Work Status: US – I am authorized to work in this country for any employer.

Active Security Clearance: None

US Military Service:

Citizenship: US citizen

Target Company: Company Size:

Target Locations: Selected Locations: US-TX-Fort Worth

Relocate: Yes

Willingness to travel: Up to 50% travel

Languages: Languages Proficiency Level
English Fluent

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