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Date: Sep 15, 2018

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77015

Company: Williams

Senior Operations Technician
ReqID: 99321
Number of Openings: 2
Location: Houston , Texas 77015
Operating Area/Functional Area: Atlantic - Gulf


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


The Williams’ Gulf Coast Petrochemical & Feedstock Pipeline office is searching for a Senior Operations Technician with instrumentation, electrical and mechanical experience for its liquids pipelines. The primary work locations will be Mont Belvieu, La Porte and the Houston 610 East Loop area near the Ship Channel. Assistance with operations and maintenance activities from Mont Belvieu TX to Sulphur LA may also be required from time-to-time.



  • Safety is the highest priority at Williams, and a person’s commitment to safe operations is a requirement for all applicants. The ideal candidate will actively participate in safety meetings and develop knowledge in all company safety policies, procedures, and applicable industry safety standards.
  • Perform maintenance, trouble shooting, and calibration tasks for the liquid pipeline field devices in compliance of company procedures and city, state and federal codes. Field devices include but are not limited to: pumps; motors, measurement meters and systems, electronic flow computers; Programmable Logic Controllers; protocol converters; flow control valves and actuators; alarm systems; pipeline over pressure protection; mainline and station valves; etc.
  • Periodic project management or inspection for small O&M projects.
  • Order, maintain, and track spare parts and material inventory for pump stations and metering locations.
  • Coordinate work activities with customers & Pipeline Control Center
  • Scheduled after hour on-call coverage




  • Previous liquid pipeline maintenance & operations, and/or oil and gas experience.
  •  A high school diploma or equivalent.  
  • Competent in the interpretation/review of PID’s, logic diagrams, and Cause & Effect diagrams
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong communication, organizational, leadership, and administrative skills.
  • Able to work productively and collaboratively in a team environment and as an individual with minimal supervision and a high level of self-motivation.
  • Possess a valid state driving license and an excellent driving record.
  • Willingness to travel for project work on other areas of the system.
  • Demonstrates an intermediate knowledge of general personal computer applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Must live no more than 45 minutes of Channelview, TX area or be willing to relocate.



  • Associates in Applied Instrumentation Technology.
  • General knowledge of pipeline operations and maintenance including electrical, instrumentation and mechanical systems.
  • Liquid measurement system experience is important (Alan Bradly PLCs, Omni Flow Computers, Coriolis Meters, Turbine Meters, small volume provers).
  • Knowledge of pigging operations.



Regular/Temporary Assignment: R
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
FLSA Status: N
Shift: S-8 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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