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Date: Jun 6, 2018

Location: Pearsall, TX, US, 78061

Company: Williams

Operations Tech I
ReqID: 97744
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Pearsall, Texas 78061
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:


Company Overview

Williams, including its assets held through Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ), is an energy infrastructure company focused on connecting North America’s significant hydrocarbon resource plays to growing markets for natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs) and olefins.


Our Organization is seeking a highly skilled I&E Technician to be a part of our Pearsall, TX team. The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:




  • Apply technical skills and aptitude and technical leadership in the following areas:  Electrical Switchgear, Instrumentation, Measurement, Motor Controls, Control Loops, Distributive Control Systems, Allen Bradley PLCs, AC electrical systems and DC electrical systems  
  • Coordinate with operations to perform routine maintenance activities with instrumentation, process controls and electrical systems
  • Utilize the Maximo Maintenance Management System to ensure base line maintenance, reoccurring maintenance and condition based maintenance practices are consistently executed
  • Consistently demonstrate proficiency in teamwork, interpersonal communications and mentoring skills.
  • Assure safe operations of facilities through the implementation of best practices and full adherence to Williams’ safety programs
  • Troubleshoot instrumentation and control systems on a variety of equipment including:  Electric Motors, Centrifugal Pumps, Gas Fired Turbines, Control Valves, Valve Actuators, Fired Heaters, Boilers and VFD’s
  • Troubleshoot electrical systems including:  Low and Medium Voltage, Protective Relaying and Switchgears, Motors, Motor Starters, Heat Trace and Generators
  • Remove, repair, calibrate and reinstall different types and brands of sensing elements for flow, temperature, pressure and level measurement
  • Test, calibrate and validate process safety devices and equipment (gas detectors, fire detectors, burner management systems)




A Successful Candidate Must

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent (An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered)
  • Possess 0-2 years of experience.
  • Be willing to work and handle on-call duties for nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Have experience with AC electrical systems and possess the basic skills to become a  Qualified Electrical Employee




A Successful Candidates May

  • Possess an Associate's or two-year technical school degree in electronics, instrumentation or related field preferred
  • Have troubleshooting and programming experience with Allen Bradley PLC-5, SLC 500, CLX 500 and Yokogawa distributive control systems
  • Maintain natural gas and natural gas liquids chromatographs
  • Troubleshoot and maintain Uninterruptible Power Systems (UPS) including batteries and chargers


**This position will be filled at a level and salary commensurate with the skills, knowledge, and abilities of the successful candidate**



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: Yes

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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