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Date: Mar 20, 2017

Location: Towanda, PA, US, 18848

Company: Williams

Operations Tech II
ReqID: 79581
Number of Openings: 1.0
Location: Towanda , Pennsylvania  18848
Operating Area/Functional Area: Northeast G & P
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:

Our Organization is seeking a highly skilled Operations Technician II (Gathering). The successful candidate will be responsible for the operation, inspection, maintenance and repair of equipment on selected natural gas gathering systems such as: Compression, Dehydration Units, Separation, Measurement activities, Pigging, Cathodic Protection, Etc.


  • Entry Level position with basic technical and operational tasks under direct supervision
  • Solves routine problems and has very limited decision making authority
  • Perform a wide range of proficiencies such as: Pigging, Liquid Surging, Dehydration, Separation, Electrical Pneumatics, Storage Tan Level/Inventory, Mapping, and Right of Ways (ROW)
  • Skilled technician with broad range of technical skills relating to his/her area of complex or non-routine tasks
  • Maintain and operate gas gathering pipelines and master meters
  • Operate and maintain dehydration, treating, and processing equipment
  • Perform basic pipeline corrosion duties and minor operations and maintenance on gathering lines
  • Maintain all records, reports, as requirement for compliance purposes
  • Obtain natural gas samples for analysis
  • Repair and/or rebuild valves and regulators
  • Witness meter calibrations
  • Reciprocating compressor operation
  • Communicate and interact well with supervision, other employees, other departments, customers, landowners, contractors, and regulatory agents
  • Install and maintain measurement, Electric Flow Measurement (EFM), and control equipment

    Required Qualifications:
  • Previously obtained a minimum of 1+ years’ experience with the oil and gas field, or related industry
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent two-year technical school degree
  • Be willing to work after hours, on-call rotations, nights, and weekend shifts
  • Have basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Application and PC skills
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, knowledge of placing chains on vehicle, and be comfortable driving in difficult road conditions that can consist of ice, snow, and/or mud
  • Operate a 4X4 Vehicle
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve
  • Acquire Federal regulatory knowledge, documentation, and compliance information associated with the State of PA

Preferred Qualifications

  • Possess an Associates’ degree in Instrumentation, Controls Technology, Electrical, Mechanical, or Plant Operations.

Discipline-specific license or certification in relevant specialty

Regular/Temporary Assignment: R
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
FLSA Status: N
Shift: N-Not Applicable
Percent of Travel: Up to 50%
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: Scranton

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