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Date: Nov 1, 2017

Location: Denver, CO, US, 80014

Company: Williams

Pipeline Technician
ReqID: 92802
Number of Openings: 1.0
Location: Denver, Colorado 80014
Operating Area/Functional Area: West


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:




Bring your energy to ours. Help us become the premier provider of large-scale natural gas infrastructure in North America. At Williams, we’re focused on being great. If you are a high-performer and are committed to contributing to something much bigger than yourself, you are going to love working here. We’re well positioned to help meet the growing demand for natural gas as a cleaner-burning domestic energy source.


Our organization is seeking a highly skilled Operations Technician II to be a part of our Northeast Denver location. The Operations Techncian will help support our Overland Pass Pipeline, L.L.C., and (OPPL). The OPPL is a 1,050-mile natural gas liquids transportation pipeline that originates in Opal, Wyoming and terminates at the Mid-Continent NGL market center in Conway, Kansas.



  • Perform preventive pipeline facility maintenance and work described under the job progression system for the pipeline technician job family
  • Responsible for the handling of natural gas liquids (NGL), pumps, and electric drivers
  • Maintain  and troubleshoot all related subsystems which include: starting, stopping, shutdowns, and safety systems
  • Responsible for the maintenance of all meter stations, pipeline facilities, corrosion inspection, and right of ways (ROW)
  • Handle facility encroachment activities which include pipe location, excavation, and inspection which result from one-call notifications and/or direct calls.
  • Interact with technical services, government agencies, emergency planning committees, emergency responders, landowners, and contractors.
  • Acquire skills needed for the role based on The Williams operator qualification program



  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Have at least three (3) to five (5) years’ experience
  • Be willing to work after hours, on-call rotations nights, and weekend shifts
  • Provide the ability to work both in a team setting and as an individual with minimal supervision
  • Possess a valid state driving license and an excellent driving record
  • Demonstrate safety as the utmost priority
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to work with government agencies, landowners, and contractors
  • Participate in Williams’ Operations Technician Progression Program
  • Have intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications and PC Skills
  • Be able to stand, walk, climb, bend, stoop, and squat for long periods of time
  • Be able to carry and lift items that can weigh 50lbs or more
  • Be willing to work in extremely hot and cold temperatures



  • Possess an Associates’ or two (2) year degree in mechanical, instrumentation, and/or related field
  • Previously worked in and/or around the oil and gas industry
  • Demonstrate good organizational, interpersonal, communication and initiative skills


    ***Please Note:  This job will be filled at a level commensurate with education and experience. In addition, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required to the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice***


Regular/Temporary Assignment: R
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
FLSA Status: N
Shift: S-8 Hour Schedule
Percent of Travel: Up to 50%
Relocation Offered: Yes
Talent Scout Amount: $0.00

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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