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Date: Mar 11, 2017

Location: Cameron, WV, US, 26033

Company: Williams

Senior Operations Technician
ReqID: 77041
Number of Openings: 1.0
Location: Cameron , West Virginia  26033
Operating Area/Functional Area: Northeast G & P


Bring your energy to ours. Help us become the premier provider of large-scale natural gas infrastructure in the United States. 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:



  • Champion Safe operation and maintenance of all processing plant instrumentation, controls and electrical systems.
  • Install, configure, program, troubleshoot, maintain and optimize all plant Allen Bradley Control Logix Systems
  • Install, configure, program, troubleshoot, maintain and optimize all plant Wonderware HMI Systems
  • Install, configure, program, troubleshoot, maintain and optimize all plant Electrical Power Distribution Systems, Protective Relays, Breakers, Meters, Disconnects, Substations, and Transformers.
  • Install, configure, program, troubleshoot, maintain and optimize all plant Motor Drive Systems, Motors, Starters, Soft Starts, VFDs, and Motor Control Centers.
  • Install, configure, program, troubleshoot, maintain and optimize all electrical subsystems including lighting, heat trace, HVAC, and all other ancillaries.
  • Properly maintain and complete maintenance records, service reports, and other required documents as required within the Maximo CMMS.
  • Perform maintenance and operations tasks on all natural gas equipment, instrumentation and control systems
  • Maintain and operate cryogenic processing, fractionation plant, reciprocating, screw and centrifugal compressors.
  • Demonstrate proper use of personal protective equipment, vehicles, tools, and equipment
  • Attend safety and technical training while progressing in the I&E Operations Technician development process
  • Follow and adhere to Williams’ System Integrity Plan for all regulatory requirements and company core values and beliefs
  • Participate in various teams and/or team initiatives
  • Perform a wide range of tasks associated with the natural gas industry
  • Regularly makes independent decisions and is responsible for coaching others to do the same
  • Identify and execute on optimization opportunities to increase system efficiency and reliability. Manage projects within the framework of Williams Project Lifecycle.
  • Commission and start-up of all new and modified plant instrumentation controls and electrical systems.



  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Possess an Associates’ Degree, Technical Certificate, or two (2) years of related experience is preferred.
  • Requires at least three (3) years I&E experience and skill base.
  • Previous experience in the mechanical and/or maintenance industry is a plus.
  • Must be able to work on rotating, on-call, and night and weekend shifts.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and adequate PC skills.
  • Possess a good driving record, with the ability to lift fifty (50+) pounds unassisted.
  • Have worked in an environment with gas-plant operations, gas compression, and/or liquid or gas gathering processes is a plus.
  • Be able to obtain medical certification to wear full face respirators, work out doors, and be able to climb ladders and stairs with occasional work or elevated equipment.
  • Demonstrate self-motivation and be able to safely perform tasks according to Williams Policy.
  • Possess internal and external customer focused skills, while encouraging a stable and productive partnership with each.
  • Be initiative driven, dependable, and have the desire to develop increasing levels of leadership.


Regular/Temporary Assignment: R
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
FLSA Status: N
Shift: W-10 Hour Schedule
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.

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