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Operations Tech II or III _Mechanic ORSH

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Date: Jul 9, 2018

Location: Moundsville, WV, US, 26041

Company: Williams

Operations Tech II or III _Mechanic ORSH
ReqID: 99581
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Moundsville , West Virginia  26041
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:




Williams is seeking a safety focused, highly motivated Operations Technician to join the ORSH Processing and Fractionation Maintenance team, in Marshall County West Virginia. The successful candidate will be responsible for the safe, compliant, reliable and efficient operations and maintenance of large scale gas processing and fractionation assets.



  • Safe and efficient operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of instrumentation, controls, electrical, and network systems for processing and fractionation assets
  • Enthusiastically and expeditiously train and qualify in the maintenance and troubleshooting of plant rotating equipment, piping systems, pressure vessels, heat exchangers, and all other mechanical systems
  • Manage change of facility mechanical systems to increase efficiency and functionality
  • Create and execute on Work Plans and LOTO procedures
  • Empower all employees to be safety leaders, and to execute stop work authority
  • Focus on maintaining a safe, secure, inclusive and motivating work environment by following WIMS procedures, policies, environmental regulations, and best practices
  • Promote and participate in a culture of concern reporting, and continuous improvement with a focus on hazard recognition
  • Drive to improve the efficiency, and reduce the cost of operations



  • Have the ability to function effectively in team environments and build effective teams
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office suite, Maximo, and Oracle Business Apps
  • Knowledge of process operations in gas processing or a similar industry
  • Strong Understanding of maintenance processes including planning, scheduling, periodic maintenance, and condition based maintenance
  • Strong Understanding of physical properties of natural gas and products
  • Strong Understanding and ability to install/maintain/troubleshoot rotating equipment including reciprocating compressors, centrifugal compressors, screw compressors, positive displacement pumps, centrifugal pumps, fans, and all other systems
  • Understanding of vibration analysis and other types of condition monitoring
  • Understanding of practices for machinery alignment
  • Understanding and ability to install/maintain/troubleshoot pressurized piping systems
  • Understanding of safe rigging and lifting practices
  • Understanding and ability to install/maintain/troubleshoot pressure vessels, and distillation equipment  
  • Understanding and ability to install/maintain/troubleshoot heat exchangers, air cooled exchangers
  • Understanding and ability to install/maintain/troubleshoot fired heaters
  • Strong Understanding of energy isolation and LOTO principles
  • Understanding and ability to interpret Print interpretation for P&IDs, PFDs, Electrical One-Lines, and Mechanical Drawings
  • Time Management and Organizational Skills
  • Strong Understanding of Management of Change and Process Hazard Analysis
  • Valid driver’s license, and ability to operate 4WD vehicles, man lifts, skid steers, and other equipment
  • Understanding and ability to use self-contained breathing apparatus SCBA
  • Works in temperature extremes due to weather conditions and operating equipment 
  • Uses physical force to lift, push, pull and hold equipment and tools 
  • Climbs and works at various heights and may work in a standing, sitting, lying down, crouched or kneeling position 
  • Routinely reacts to visual, aural and other signals, including alarms and instructions, and is required to visually inspect work
  • May work in confined spaces (i.e., tanks, between compressors, vessels)
  • Must be able to regularly bend, stoop, and move from ground level to higher levels, raise/lift from ground level and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must have ability to get in and out of vehicles regularly and ride over rough roads 
  • Must wear special safety equipment while working and must be able to lift and put on emergency breathing apparatus and/or protective equipment
  • The ability to take call-outs and work overtime is required




  • High School Diploma or Equivalent with relevant industry experience Or an Associate’s Degree with relevant industry experience



  • Associates Degree with 5 years of relevant industry experience
  • Have prior experience in the operation or maintenance of natural gas processing or fractionation plant


Location: Moundsville, West Virginia

  • No relocation
  • No sign on bonus


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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