Patrick Truex

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Patrick Truex
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Monahans, TX 79756

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1507 South Main Ave.Monahans, TX 79756Phone 432-943-8730Mobil 325-450-3497E-mail pat.truex@att.netPatrick A. TruexWork Experience:Devon EnergyAutomation TechnologistOperate as Corporate Automation Technologist in the Permian Area. Works with operations, facilitiesengineering, and the local automation team to define and safely implement field automation solutions.Facilitates and drives automation projects to successful completion, including the design andimplementation of automation pilot projects. Works with the Automation Lead to develop andimplement automation guidelines (equipment, operation documentation, training, etc.) Works with fieldoperators to establish a common understanding of field automation. Seeks out opportunities whereautomation can add value to the enterprise and assists with developing the business valueassessment around these opportunities. Works with the automation team to identify the automationassets critical to the enterprise.SandRidge EnergySenior System EngineerOperate as the Lead System Engineer in the Permian Area. Direct the field Automation and Communicationsgroup and contractors as well as help direct the Electrical and Measurement groups. Participate in the designand engineering of wellhead automation, SWDs, tank batteries, gas processing plants and compressorstations. Integrate Lufkin POC’s, H2S sensors, flow, pressure, temperature and other instrumentation into tankbattery systems. Provide technical support and training for field I/E Technicians, Electricians and Measurementtechnicians. Program Allen-Bradley SLC and Mircos; GE Versa-Max and 90-30; Automation Direct DL06;Lufkin POC’s; Idec; ROC FB107 and 800 series using DS800 (Isagraf) and FST; serial and high-speedEthernet radios.Master Corporation, Inc.Senior Automation TechnicianProvided design and engineering support of new projects including specifying electrical and instrumentationequipment, creating P&IDs and electrical drawings; programming of PLCs, HMIs for Oil Production, SWDs,Crude Oil Mainline Pump Station, Tank Farms with and without Truck Terminals and Gas Compression Unitsas well as other process applications. Installed, upgraded and maintained SCADA, DCS and automated controlsystems for various clients including PLCs, HMIs, flow computers and advanced instrumentation.Regency Gas ServicesI & E Technician II(July 2004- Oct. 2006)I provided design and engineering support of new projects in a Gas Processing Plant (Cryo / Amine Treating)and Field Compression Units. This included specifying electrical and instrumentation equipment, programmingof all plant and field Siemens PLCs and HMI’s, configured Wonderware HMIs and Intellutions SCADA systems,installed and maintained automation and networking systems as well as managing contract I&E personnel forprojects.Master Corporation, Inc.(Feb. 2003 – July 2004)Engineering Technician / Automation TechnicianDuties included the design and engineering of new projects including specifying electrical and instrumentationequipment; programming of PLCs, HMIs and SCADA systems for Oil Production, SWDs, Crude Oil MainlinePump Station, Tank Farms as well as other process applications. Installation, upgraded and maintenance ofPLC and DCS systems.Page 1 of 3(Oct. 2006 – Apr. 2010)(Apr. 2010 – June 2013)(June 2013 – Present)Optivelo(Jul. 2002 – Feb. 2003)Senior Systems IntegratorProgrammed PLCs for various process applications. Participated in the design and engineering of new projectsand technical support for field I/E technicians. Local Office Closed – Laid OffEnron Transportation Services Corp.Controls & Electrical Specialist(May 2000 – May 2002)Programmed PLCs and flow computers. Designed and engineered instrumentation for new projects andrevisions to stations. Provided technical support for field I/E technicians. Designed, programmed andsupported of all communications linking field stations to Control Center. Company folded – Laid OffHarkins Instrumentation, Inc.(Dec. 1994 – May 2000)Instrument, Computer, and Electronic TechnicianDuties included installation and maintenance of DCS systems, including Foxboro I/A, Moore, Honeywell andProvox and removal of old control systems. Provide installation and maintenance of electronic and pneumaticinstrumentation, compressor control panels, alarm systems, control valves, positioner, PLC and DCS systems.Program PID control strategies for DCS as well as other control systems. Calibrated and maintained gaschromatographs and analyzers.Dynagen (General Tire and Rubber Co.)Plant I/E Technician(Aug. 1992 – Dec. 1994)Duties included maintenance and installation of electronic and pneumatic instrumentation, control valves,controllers, PLC and DCS systems in a Chemical Processing Plant (Synthetic Rubber). Installation andmaintained of all computer systems, hardware and software; including networks, serial communications, andfiber optics in plant. Write control strategies and programs for DCS as well as other control systems.Experienced in many software applications.Education1990 – 1992Odessa CollegeAssociates in Applied Science in Electrical / Electronics? Awarded three Summa Cum Laude certificates.? Placed on National Deans List three semesters in a row.March 2014RexelControl Logix Fundamentals and Troubleshooting.February 2010Vinson Process ControlsStandard AutomationCarrollton, TXLewisville, TXAdvance programming training using DS 800 for Emerson ROC PLCs.July 2007Dallas, TXAdvanced Wonderware programming, installation, communications andtroubleshooting.February 2006 SiemensNorcross, GAS7 TIA Programming 3, troubleshooting, and communications.February 2006 SiemensS7 TIA Programming 2, troubleshooting, and communications.September 2003 Standard AutomationWonderware programming, installation, communications andtroubleshooting.Page 2 of 3Norcross, GAHouston, TXOdessa, TXSeptember 2003 SiemensSacramento, CAProgramming on the S7 format, troubleshooting, and communications.February 2001Opto 22Allen-BradleyIntroduction to FactorFloor, Opto 22 PLC and HMI Software.October 2000June 2000Allen-BradleyProgramming and design of Panel View HMI with PanelBuilder 32software.Dallas, TXBasic Programming on the SLC 500 format, troubleshooting, andcommunications.June 2000Allen-BradleyDecember 1998 Instrument Data CommunicationsDallas, TXAdvanced Programming on the SLC 500 format, project layout anddesign.Austin, TXPractical Data Communication for Engineers & TechnicianTraining on Digital Communications, from end device to host. All differenttypes of protocols.June 19973M Telecom System DivisionLubbock, TXTraining on 3M hot melt ST termination for fiber optic cable.June 1995May 1994Great Lakes Instruments Milwaukee, MNTraining on all models of Great Lakes instruments, i. e. pH, OPR,Conductivity, Dissolved Oxygen, Turbidity, and Titration.Siemens Industrial Automation, Inc. Odessa, TXAdvanced training on Siemens 545 PLC, including Relay Ladder Logic,Special Function Programs, and P. I. D. Loop Control.I am proficient in Wonderware, Siemens S7, RS Logix 5, RS Logix 500, RS Logix 5000, RS View,PanelBuilder 32, GE Logicmaster 90-30 & 90-70, VersaPro, Proficy Machine Edition, Designer and manyother PLC and DCS programming software. I am very confortable utilizing Microsoft Office (Word, Excel,Power Point, Outlook, and Access). I am experienced in programming and configuring various flowcomputers including Daniels, Omni, ABB, Totalflow and Dynamics Flow Computers as well as Daniels,Applied Automation chromatographs. I am trained and experienced with oscilloscope, frequencygenerators, DVM, amp meter, HART communicators, decade box, serial protocol analyzer, groundresistance tester, megohmmeter, temperature probes and various other process and hand heldcalibrators as well as various pneumatic and hydraulic test equipment.I believe I could be a valuable asset. I am highly skilled in my knowledge of computers and varioussoftware packages and have been doing all variations of controls for most of my career. I am a logic-mindedindividual and thoroughly enjoy the career that I have chosen. I thrive when faced with a good challenge and amknown for picking up new skills very quickly. I hope that you will consider me for a position. Thank you.Patrick Truex1507 South Main Ave.Monahans, TX 79756Home Phone: 432-943-8730Mobile Phone: 432-290-9711E-mail: pat.truex@att.netPage 3 of 3Roswell, NMOdessa, TX

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Automation Technologist Devon Energy Production Company, LP – Present

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

Years of relevant work experience: More than 15 Years

Date of Availability: Within one month

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

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Citizenship: US citizen

Target Job: Target Job Title: Automation Engineer

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Occupation: Engineering • Chemical Engineering
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Target Locations: Selected Locations: US-TX-Abilene/Odessa

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