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Date: May 9, 2017

Location: Refugio, TX, US, 78377

Company: Williams

Measurement Technician
ReqID: 80601
Number of Openings: 1.0
Location: Refugio , Texas 78377
Operating Area/Functional Area: Atlantic - Gulf


Bring your energy to ours. Help us become the premier provider of large-scale natural gas infrastructure in North America. 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 Statement

Our organization is seeking a highly skilled Operations/Measurement Technician to be a part of our South Texas team. The successful candidate will be responsible for testing, maintaining, programming, and installing measurement instruments, controls, moisture analyzers, gas chromatographs and related equipment and systems in our growing South Texas area.



  • SAFE OPERATIONS – Maintain the safe, reliable and efficient day to day operation of the Williams’ South Texas equipment and assets.
  • Utilize electronic tools such as OMS and Maximo to ensure the base line maintenance, reoccurring maintenance, and condition based maintenance practices are consistently executed
  • Troubleshoot, operate, and maintain equipment such as: EFM/RTU Flow Computers, Ultrasonic Meters, Orifice Meters, Flow Control Valves, Gas Detection, Gas Chromatographs, Moisture Analyzers, H2S Analyzers, Radios, Turbines, Pumps, Engines, Compressors, Etc...
  • Willingness and the availability to travel to various locations located at various points on about 350 miles of pipeline AND take emergency call out situations for area of responsibility
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers, Pipeline Control and Operations.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Demonstrate at  least two (2) years of experience working with measurement and gas quality analysis
  • Worked in Pipeline Operations and/or Gas Compression processes
  • Experience with low and medium voltage equipment and systems
  • Be willing to travel long distances to remote areas of on the pipeline system
  • Be willing to reside in an area such that facilities can be serviced from Inez, Texas to Tilden, Texas to Falfurrias, Texas
  • Collaborative, pro-active team player capable of working effectively between functional disciplines
  • Ability to work independently and travel (up to 25%) when required.  Most travel will be day-trips.
  • Posses excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Have basic to intermediate knowledge level of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc..) and PC skills
  • Previously utilized DCS, PLC, HMI, Wonderware, EFM, PIDs, and Loop Tuning
  • Understand SCADA and real-time historians
  • Must be able to walk, bend, crawl, work in extreme heat, extreme cold, high noise, and enclosed spaces, while climbing ladders, and lifting items that weigh more than 45lbs


Preferred Qualifications

  • Possess a two-year technical degree in Process Technology and/or electronic instrumentation. **Related work experience will be considered**


**This position will be filled at a level commensurate with skills and experience**



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
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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