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Date: Nov 8, 2017

Location: Palmetto, FL, US, 34220

Company: Williams

Operations Technician Sr
ReqID: 93123
Number of Openings: 1.0
Hiring Manager: Shawn R Deutscher
Location: Palmetto , Florida 34220
Operating Area/Functional Area: Atlantic - Gulf
Ladder/Level: T4


Some of Williams’ most geographically and regulatory diverse assets are a part of the Atlantic-Gulf operating area. Due to this diverse geographic spread, regulated interstate and unregulated offshore assets, there is significant opportunity for employees who are willing to take on new, challenging roles in different locations, to gain exposure and career development. Talent mobility is critical to building breadth in our workforce, to manage our assets and execute on our strategy. Together, we make energy happen!

Rory Miller, Sr Vice President – Atlantic-Gulf

Williams is seeking an Sr. Operations Technician for the Florida-based assets of Williams, which consists of approximately 400 miles of offshore pipeline, 300 miles of onshore pipeline and two compressor stations,  all operating under a joint venture. Because of the size of the geographical area, self-directed work teams are utilized and the successful candidate must be able to work independently. The position is based in Lakeland, Florida, with occasional travel required to the Williams facility in Palmetto, Florida.The successful candidate will be responsible for the handling of natural gas as related to turbine engines, electric motors and compression along with the maintenance and troubleshooting of all related subsystems, including start/stop, safety shutdown and combustion controls, as well as right-of-way maintenance.
• Provide expertise in operating and maintaining all the equipment in assigned area. This equipment includes meter stations, pipeline facilities, and corrosion control and right-of-way maintenance.
• Perform preventive pipeline maintenance and work described under the Job progression system for the pipeline technician job family.
• Handle facility encroachment activities including pipe location, excavation and inspection resulting from one-call notifications and/or direct calls
• Interface with technical support, shared services, government agencies, local emergency planning committees, emergency responders, on-call agencies, landowners, and contractors
• After hour work as needed and routine on-call rotations are mandatory with some out of area travel requirements.
• Safety is the utmost priority and a demonstrated minimum requirement for all applicants



• Have 5+ years of related experience, with oil and gas industry experience preferred.
• A high school diploma and/or two-year technical school degree in mechanical, air craft mechanics, electronic instrumentation, or related field.
• Have basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Application and PC skills
• Have a valid State Operators Driving License and excellent driving record
• Be willing to work after hours, on-call rotations, nights, and weekend shifts
• Be willing to travel up to 25%
• Possess adequate communication skills
• Participate in the Operations Development Plan (ODP)
• Be willing to work in extremely hot and cold temperatures, loud noises and enclosed spaces
• Ability to carry and lift items that can weigh 50 lbs. or more
• Be able to stand, walk, climb, bend, stoop, and squat for long periods of time
• Be able to work in environmental extremes while operating hand and power tools, climbing ladders, and two-way radios
• Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve
• Team Oriented, and the ability to work well with others
• Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and initiative skills
• Associates’ degree in electric instrumentation, diesel/diesel-electric and/or aircraft mechanics preferred


Regular/Temporary Assignment: R
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
FLSA Status: N
Shift: N-Not Applicable
Percent of Travel: Up to 25%
Relocation Offered: No
Talent Scout Amount: $0.00

Nearest Major Market: Sarasota
Nearest Secondary Market: Tampa

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