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Date: Jun 13, 2018

Location: Towanda, PA, US, 18848

Company: Williams

Operations Technician II
ReqID: 99029
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Towanda , Pennsylvania  18848
Operating Area/Functional Area: Northeast G & P
Ladder/Level: T2


The Northeast Gathering & Processing Operating Area is positioned to become the largest midstream provider in the NE region, while delivering on our commitment to our customers. Our focus is on driving performance in how we deliver safe, reliable and cost-effective facilities that keep Williams competitive in the marketplace. Together, we make energy happen!

Jim Scheel, Sr Vice President - Northeast G&P


Our Organization is seeking an 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.



  • Perform basic technical and operational tasks under periodic supervision
  • Solve routine problems and may consult supervision for more highly complex / non-routine tasks.
  • 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)
  • 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 required for compliance purposes
  • Obtain natural gas samples for analysis
  • Repair and/or rebuild valves and regulators
  • Witness meter calibrations
  • Reciprocating compressor operation
  • Install and maintain measurement, Electric Flow Measurement (EFM), and control equipment
  • Acquire Federal regulatory knowledge, documentation, and compliance information associated with the State of PA
  • Communicate and interact well with supervision, other employees, other departments, customers, landowners, contractors, and regulatory agents



  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • 2+ years' experience within the oil and gas or related industry
  • Willingness to work after hours, on-call rotations, nights, and weekend shifts
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Application and PC skills
  • Valid driver’s license; knowledge of placing chains on vehicle; and comfort with driving in difficult road conditions that can consist of ice, snow, and/or mud
  • Able to operate a 4X4 vehicle
  • Must reside within a 50 mile radius of the Williams' operations. If not, be willing to relocate within 6 months. (Relocation assistance is not provided for this position).

Preferred Qualifications

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



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.

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