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Operations Technician II (Instrumentation & Electrical)

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Date: Jan 12, 2018

Location: Shreveport, LA, US, 71129

Company: Williams

Operations Technician II (Instrumentation & Electrical)
ReqID: 94067
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Shreveport, Louisiana 71129
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 Statement

Our organization is seeking a highly skilled Operations Technician II (Instrumentation and Electrical) to be a member of our Shreveport, Louisiana team.  Reporting to the Supervisor of Operations, the Operations Technician will be responsible for all aspects of Williams’ Instrumentation and/or electrical activities within the assigned facilities and geographical location.



  • Program, calibrate, and repair various pneumatic and electronic instruments in the facilities and/or at the well sites related to both instrumentation and up to 480VAC, 3-phase electrical systems.
  • Perform upkeep and calibration of analytical sampling equipment, process control, and telemetry.
  • 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
  • Install new measurement and analytical equipment necessary to accommodate field and plant operations
  • Repair or replace electrical equipment, control system end devices, telemetry and other basic parts. 
  • Perform periodic testing, maintenance and calibration of instrumentation, control and electrical equipment within assigned facilities or geographical area.  
  • Program, calibrate, and repair various pneumatic and electronic instruments in the facilities and/or at the well sites related to both instrumentation and electrical systems.
  • Works within established procedures with moderate supervision, occasionally assist in the coordination onsite contractors.
  • Collaborate if needed in the planning, execution, testing, and documenting of construction and engineering efforts for new and existing equipment.
  • Perform troubleshooting and maintenance procedures on Instrumentation & Electrical equipment.  
  • Actively Participate in safety meetings for area employees and ensures compliance with safety manual and other industry safety standards
  • Participant in planning maintenance and troubleshooting activities for the gas plant and/or associated production and pipeline facilities


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of two to three years of industrial experience
  • Able to work and communicate effectively with all levels of co-workers, clients, and other external contacts
  • Demonstrate an intermediate knowledge level of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Etc.…), and have the ability to learn other company computer applications. 
  • Ability to act as a team player, as well as, be a goal-oriented individual who functions with the highest level of integrity and professionalism
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and follow all guidelines that are outlined within the Company’s Fleet Policy.
  • Ability to interface with manufacturer software systems, run reports and interpret reports to support basic to intermediate I&E support duties.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates Degree
  • Previous Operations experience working within the oil and gas industry.
  • Any trade school certification for both Instrumentation and Electrical training



***Please Note:  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: S-8 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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