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Date: Jun 7, 2018

Location: Shreveport, LA, US, 71106

Company: Williams

Operations Tech II
ReqID: 99061
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Shreveport, Louisiana 71106
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:


The Facilities Operator is responsible for the day-to-day operations CF and Gas Conditioning Facilities and monitoring associated wellhead production equipment. Responsibilities include coordinating day-to-day plant maintenance and operational changes with COI production personnel, pipeline technicians/technicians within the company and promoting safe work processes and procedures.  They  will ensure the CF Facility is operated and maintained in compliance with all Company and applicable regulatory requirements as well as ensure that equipment is set up to maximize return on investment capital.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participate in safety meetings for plant employees and ensure compliance with safety manual and other industry safety standards.
  • 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.
  • Assist in developing and implementing procedures and best practices as related to the plant operations.
  • Participant in planning maintenance and troubleshooting activities for the gas facility and associated production and pipeline facilities.
  • Conducts routine plant walk through and surveillance of plant equipment using facility safety procedures. Responsible for facility site surveillance and security.
  • Maintains adequate supplies of chemical, filters and other items used on frequent basis.
  • Monitors all critical operating plant levels, temperatures, pressures, utilizing the Allen Bradley PLC System. Responds to leaks.
  • Maintain the control room housekeeping and cleaning.
  • Call backup personnel in the advent of plant outages.
  • Perform assessments of company facilities to ensure compliance with company Plant O&M procedures and practices.
  • Monitor all ongoing Inspection and Maintenance programs within a defined geographical region or area.
  • Monitor compliance with DOT, Louisiana One-Call and other regulatory agencies where applicable. Ensure contractor and company personnel are in compliance with Williams Safety Policies.
  • Maintain strict surveillance and enforcement of security, safety and environmental rules and procedures at company facilities.
  • Coordinate contract personnel.
  • Audit vendors to meet company specifications; routinely monitor services provided by third party vendors to maintain company Williams standards.
  • Promote a positive teamwork environment.
  • Complete Williams assigned training on time.
  • Arrange for water hauling and disposal.


    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

    Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a leader who is bright and technically sound.
  • Must be a visionary and “hands-on”, capable of interacting effectively at every level within the business.
  • Must be a team player as well as a goal-oriented individual who functions with the highest level of integrity and professionalism.
  • Able to work and communicate effectively with all levels of co-workers, clients, and other external contacts.
  • Demonstrate basic computer knowledge through effective use of a personal computer including Microsoft Office applications.  Able to learn company specific applications.
  • Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of particular field of specialization.
  • Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge of the gas conditioning facilities to the completion of complex assignments.
  • Ability to serve as a resource in with multi-functional discipline environment
  • Demonstrates leadership skills.


    Education & Work Experience Required

    Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma required
  • Associates Degree or equivalent experience in a related position is preferred
  • Technical School Training a plus
  • Strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • Natural gas pipeline and plant maintenance experience preferred
  • Must have a proven track record in facilities and pipeline operations.
  • Must have 3 years of facility field operations experience with glycol, amine and compression systems.



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.

Nearest Major Market: Shreveport

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