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Date: Jun 6, 2018

Location: Pearsall, TX, US, 78061

Company: Williams

Operations Tech II
ReqID: 97842
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:


Operations Technician II


Job Summary

Responsible for coordinating and completing execution of task associated with performing basic maintenance activities, and preventative maintenance activities associated with gas treating facilities. Will assist Operations Specialist in performing maintenance repairs and equipment preventative maintenance activities as needed. Works with operations to improve operational performance and minimize equipment downtime. Works under the direction of other department personnel to perform or assist in completing assigned task; including facility operations, pipeline and measurement activities.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities


  • While participating in job task, responsible for overseeing work executed to ensure all activities are performed in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ensure that all activities performed are in compliance with all William’s safety rules, regulations, and per policies and procedures.
  • Participate in safety meetings and develop knowledge in all safety policies and industry safety standards.
  • Identify and report safety hazards, actively strive to provide a safe work environment for company employees, customers, contractors and the public, and to set an example for less experienced coworkers.
  • Adhere to all company policy guidelines.
  • Perform routine filter changes on various filter canisters or housings. Fill out and submit the corresponding documentation to support activities.
  • Work with Operation Specialists in performing pump, dehydration, cooler, generation, air compressor, and valve maintenance /preventative maintenance task. Fill out and submit the corresponding documentation to support activities.
  • Be able to perform basic screw pipe applications and execute work associated with approved modifications.
  • Assist in overseeing contractor activities.
  • Perform facility operations task, which include but not limited to natural gas compression Caterpillar 3500 and 3600 series/Ariel packages, glycol dehydration, gas separation equipment, utility equipment and manage tank levels and inventories
  • Perform gas measurement task, which include but not limited to calibration or meter installs.
  • Perform pipeline maintenance task, which include but not limited valve replacements, chemical pump repairs and/or chemical injection setups, record chemical levels in storage tanks, inspect containments and chemical injection systems for integrity and proper operation.
  • Be available for callouts and non-scheduled work hours on a periodic basis.
  • Adhere to William’s lockout / tagout policies and procedures.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, & Attributes

Minimum Requirements:

  • Basic technical experience with facility and pipeline maintenance. 
  • Basic knowledge of regulatory impacts to operations and maintenance activities driven by the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Process Safety Management (PSM), and Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA).
  • Average or above average written and oral communication skills. Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of co-workers, clients, and other external contacts.
  • Demonstrate good computer knowledge through effective use of a personal computer for completing and submitting documentation, associated with assigned task. Able to learn company specific applications including PeopleSoft and SharePoint.
  • Understand hazards associated with working around systems and process equipment where pressurized gas is present.
  • Ability to travel to various Access field locations associated with the designated operating area.


Education & Work Experience Required

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent.
  • 3-5 Years of industry related experience.
  • Must possess a valid driver license with an acceptable driving record and follow all guidelines that are outlined in the William’s Fleet Policy.

    Preferred Experience:

  • Production and/or mechanical experience.
  • Midstream gas industry experience.


Physical Requirements

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with Williams and other federal, state, and local regulatory agencies
  • Must be able to work in extreme temperatures due to weather conditions and operating equipment
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
  • Must be able to use physical force to lift, push, pull, and hold equipment and tools
  • Ability to work indoor and outdoor in and/or around industrial and electrical equipment
  • 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 
  • Must be able to talk, listen, and speak clearly 
  • Ability to Climb and work at various heights, as well as, work in a standing, sitting, lying down, crouched or kneeling position
  • Ability to work in confined spaces (i.e. tanks, between compressors, vessels, etc.)
  • Must have ability to get in and out of vehicles regularly and ride over rough roads



Regular/Temporary Assignment: R
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
FLSA Status: N
Shift: X-12 Hour Schedule
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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