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Date: Apr 11, 2018

Location: Opal, WY, US, 83124

Company: Williams

Operations Tech I
ReqID: 94823
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Opal, Wyoming 83124
Operating Area/Functional Area: West

Bring your energy to ours. Help us become the premier provider of large-scale natural gas infrastructure in America. We take our environmental responsibilities seriously and are fully committed to the protection of our neighbors, the environment and our assets. This commitment extends to every office and asset where we operate.  We need your expertise to serve as a change leader, educator, advocate, consultant and mentor as part of our organizational safety culture.
Hear from our employees on why they chose a career at Williams:

Our organization is seeking a highly skilled Operations Technician I to be a member of our Opal, Wyoming team. Reporting to the Supervisor of Operations, the Operations Technician primary purpose is to operate, maintain, and optimize one of the largest natural gas processing facilities in North America. The successful candidate will be a member of a workforce supporting four (4) cryogenic gas processing plants. These plants contain natural gas liquid recovery, treating systems, fractionation train, turbine compression equipment, product storage, and shipping facilities.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and operate the following:  Gas-Fired Turbines, Centrifugal Compressors, Reciprocating Compressors and various centrifugal and positive displacement pumps.
  • Gauge readings such as:  Temperatures, Pressures, Concentrations, and flows.
  • Accurately record, review, and compile operations records, maintenance records, test results, service reports, and other documentation as needed.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and operate the following:  Amine Systems, Glycol Dehydration, Steam Generators, and Waste Heat Recovery Units.
  • Troubleshoot and communicate equipment failures, and equipment health analysis to the operations teams.
  • Embrace safety and environmental compliance as a number one priority.
  • Monitor equipment, observe temperatures, levels, process flows, and perform regular unit checks to ensure that all equipment is operating correctly.  


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience as an operator within a processing facility, and/or within the oil and gas industry.  
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing to other individuals, teams, customers, and stakeholders of the business
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work as an individual contributor, or in a team environment.
  • Ability to work twelve (12) hour rotating shift schedule, which will include nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to demonstrate an intermediate knowledge level of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), as well as, have the ability to learn other company computer applications as needed. 


Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates Degree, Vocational, or Technical certification  is preferred
  • Minimum of two (2) or more years’ of experience as an operator within the oil and gas industry.


Physical Requirements and Environmental Working Conditions:

  • Frequently ascends/descends a ladder
  • Occasionally requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions to
  • Be able to work in high noise and high heat work areas
  • Must be able to work in very cold (below 32 F Degrees) temperatures
  • Must be able to regularly bend, stoop, move from ground level to high levels, raise/lift from ground level and lift up to 50lbs

Must wear safety equipment while working, and must be able to lift and put on emergency apparatus and/or protective equipment when needed 


Please note 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: X-12 Hour Schedule
Percent of Travel: No Travel
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: Wyoming

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