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Operations Technician II (On-Shore & Off-Shore)

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Date: Apr 10, 2017

Location: Schriever, LA, US, 70395

Company: Williams

Operations Technician II (On-Shore & Off-Shore)
ReqID: 80324
Number of Openings: 2.0
Location: Schriever, Louisiana 70395
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. At Williams, we’re focused on being great. If you are a high-performer and are committed to contributing to something much bigger than yourself, you are going to love working here. We’re well positioned to help meet the growing demand for natural gas as a cleaner-burning domestic energy source.
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Summary and Purpose

The Williams Atlantic Gulf Eastern Interstates team is seeking an Operations Tech II to join the Louisiana-South District in Schriever, LA.  The Operations Tech maintains and/or operates all onshore and offshore pipeline facilities and their ancillary equipment (pumps, filters, instrumentation and controls, etc.), piping, valves, separators, meters, auxiliary generators, etc. in a reliable, safe, and efficient manner, and in accordance with Williams’ policies, practices, standards, and programs. 



  • Reads, comprehends and utilizes operations and maintenance manuals.
  • Controls system operations, solves problems and coordinates his/her efforts and contractor efforts through start up, shutdown, housekeeping, safety and general operations.
  • Coordinates personal assignments (with COM assistance) to ensure continued safe and effective operation of facilities. 
  • Communicate with Gas Control to control operating pressures, flows and temperature conditions so that they stay within safe and efficient operation ranges.
  • Maintains critical operating data relating to system flows, pressures and temperatures.
  • Manage individual compliance activities.
  • Shares knowledge with fellow technicians. 
  • Actively participates in process hazard analysis, operability reviews, and design reviews for new and existing facilities.
  • Actively participates in new and existing facility commissioning and start-up activities.
  • Must be able to work outdoors; requires occasional heavy lifting and climbing.
  • Successful applicant will be required to learn all modes of operations and be qualified and willing to work onshore/offshore, work in a on-call rotation and travel by helicopter and boats to onshore/offshore locations, possibly spend some nights and weekends away from home as the job requires.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Minimum 3 years related experience in natural gas operations & maintenance
  • Demonstration of strong mechanical knowledge and relevant experience
  • Must have specific knowledge of all related facilities. Examples: EFM, SCADA, pipeline pigging, ESD systems, valves & valve actuators, liquid injection, etc.
  • Be able to learn a complex onshore/offshore pipeline system and is able to interpret flows/pressures as a basis for decision making
  • Have experience in trouble shooting and problem solving capability
  • Computer/Microsoft Office Applications
  • Knowledge of PHMSA (DOT), BSEE, Coast Guard, State and Process Safety Management regulations and the regulatory applicability to the facilities
  • Experience with and understanding  of the process hazard analysis process
  • Experience with and understanding of new facility commissioning and start-up activities


Preferred Qualification

  • Associates Degree or discipline-specific license or certification


***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: 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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Nearest Secondary Market: New Orleans

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