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Date: Oct 3, 2017

Location: Pearsall, TX, US, 78061

Company: Williams

Operations Technician II
ReqID: 86521
Number of Openings: 2.0
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:


Summary and Purpose

Our organization is seeking a highly skilled Operations Technician II to be a member of our Pearsall, Texas Team. Reporting to the Supervisor of Operations, the primary purpose of the Operations Technician is to be responsible for the safe day-to-day operations of the Pearsall Plant.  



  • Embrace safety and environmental compliance as a number one priority. Safety is the highest priority at Williams, and a person's commitment to safe operations is a requirement for all applicants. 
  • Ensure the facility is operated and maintained in compliance with all company and applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Accurately complete maintenance records, service reports and other documents and functions as requires.
  • Troubleshoot and communicate equipment failures and equipment health analysis while overseeing all daily maintenance tasks.
  • Participate in data gathering, reporting functions, plant start-ups, plant shut downs, maintenance tasks and assist in justifying future projects.
  • Work primarily a 7-on/7-off shift, but also work overtime, during nights, weekends and holidays. Available and qualified to work on-call rotations.
  • Identify and report safety hazards, observe all safety requirements and actively strive to provide a safe work environment for company employees, customers, contractors and the public
  • Provide leadership and communicate company safety expectations to customers, contractors and the public
  • Perform preventive pipeline facility maintenance and work described under the job progression system for the pipeline technician job family Participant in planning maintenance and troubleshooting activities for the gas facility
  • Maintain and troubleshoot all related subsystems which include: starting, stopping, shutdowns, and safety systems
  • Regularly perform a wide spectrum of non-routine, moderate to high-complexity assignments that would require technical evaluation, innovation, and judgment


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 1-3 years of experience within operations and/or the oil and gas industry
  • Able and willing to work a 7 on 7 Off Rotating Shift Schedule
  • Ability to identify and promptly act upon of efficiently organizes any efforts needed to address safety and operational efficiencies with the protection of community, personnel, environment and assets in mind.
  • Ability to demonstrate advanced troubleshooting skills, as well as, strong mechanical aptitude and skills
  • Possess a valid state driving license and good driving record
  • Exhibit a collaborative, pro-active team player capable of working effectively between functional disciplines.
  • Demonstrate willingness to listen, learn and adapt from management and senior operations staff.
  • Ability to wear safety gear, protective equipment, gloves, uniforms and other articles of safety clothing or gear as required by OSHA,DOT, and/or state and local regulatory agencies.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to interact with a variety of internal and external customers
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of general computer applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.), with the ability to learn company specific software programs.
  • Ability to work both in a team setting and be self-motivated with a willingness and ability to work unsupervised.
  • Be willing and able to work after hours, on-call rotations, nights, and weekend shifts. This may require working holidays.


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Associates or 2 year Technical Degree in Mechanics, Electronics, or related field
  • Previous Operations experience within the natural gas industry.
  • Natural gas pipeline and plant maintenance experience


***Please Note:  This job will be filled at a level commensurate with education and experience. In addition, 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: 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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