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Operations Technician II

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Date: Apr 12, 2017

Location: Benton, PA, US, 17814

Company: Williams

Operations Technician II
ReqID: 81861
Number of Openings: 1.0
Location: Benton , Pennsylvania 17814
Operating Area/Functional Area: Atlantic - Gulf


Bring your energy to ours. Help us become the premier provider of large-scale natural gas infrastructure in North America. The backbone of Williams’ workforce is our technical and operations team. From processing plants to pipelines and compressor stations, we depend on the skills and dedication of our technicians to deliver the performance our customers expect. We’re looking for highly skilled technicians who will enjoy being part of a collaborative team. Hear from our employees on why they chose a career at Williams:



  • This Division level position is responsible for coordinating all District level gas measurement functions and commissioning of new facilities to achieve the highest level of safety, standardization in compliance with Company and industry practices, system reliability and personnel proficiency.
  • Works with the District Managers to manage work load balance for the technicians across the Division.  Supports Operations in trouble shooting equipment, budgeting for repairs, replacements and enhancements, standardization of tools and equipment, personnel training and development, and employee performance reviews.
  • Division contact for custody transfer of gas, gas quality analysis, and gas measurement requirements.  Technical support for odorization, gas chromatographs, regulators and OPP.  Coordinates with Telecom to ensure measurement data communication is maintained.  Forecasts and orders odorant.
  • Interfaces with Customer Services, Customers, Measurement System Support, Planning, Engineering and Operations for the conceptual and technical design of new and existing facilities.
  • Acts as Project Manager for Division measurement projects and is responsible for following Company standards, specifying and ordering material, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Investigates and resolves gas measurement and quality issues identified by Operations, internal customers, interconnecting companies and governmental agencies.  Participates in internal and regulatory audits of field measurement facilities.  Primary interface with external customers to resolve volume issues, ensure new equipment is installed and performs in an acceptable manner and coordinate operational meetings.
  • Participates in the review of measurement, computer system hardware requirements, systems development and program implementation for measurement systems, and disaster recovery procedures.  Ensures reliability of and analyzes operating data from WMS, PHD, SCADA and other Williams’ systems to troubleshoot, identify areas for improvement and recommend solutions.




  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Strong safety and leadership skills and be able to work with internal and external customers.
  • A technical background in gas measurement
  • Strong computer, organization, process, analytical, and problem solving skills. 
  • Ability to perform data analysis and graphing using Microsoft Excel or PI.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in working well in a team environment plus strong verbal and written communication skills are required. Be able to develop strong teams and instill trust and cooperation.
  • Ability to make informed and timely decisions and adjust to rapidly changing work environment.
  • Must reside within 45 minutes of our Benton, PA facility.  If not, must be willing to relocate.  (Please note Williams is not offering relocation assistance for this position).



  • A two year technical degree in an appropriate field or a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, although equivalent experience
  • Familiarity with SCADA, standards, contracts, tariffs, and operating and interconnect agreements is a plus.


Regular/Temporary Assignment: R
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
FLSA Status: N
Shift: N-Not Applicable
Percent of Travel: Up to 25%
Relocation Offered: No
Williams is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected under applicable discrimination law.

Nearest Major Market: Bloomsburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Allentown

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