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Operations Technician III (I&E)

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Date: Feb 7, 2018

Location: Towanda, PA, US, 18848

Company: Williams

Operations Technician III (I&E)
ReqID: 95541
Number of Openings: 1
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 North America. 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 (Instrumentation and Electrical) to be a member of our Bradford Supply Hub team in Towanda, PA.  The Operations Technician will be responsible for all aspects of Williams’ Instrumentation and/or electrical activities within the assigned facilities and geographical location.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Perform maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and replacement of low voltage and medium voltage electrical equipment.
  • Required to work on all automation equipment, including transmitters, control valves, shutdown devices, and PLCs.
  • 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
  • Perform periodic testing, maintenance and calibration of instrumentation, control and electrical equipment within assigned facilities or geographical area.  
  • 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
  • Two to three years of industrial experience  
  • Two years of electrical 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. 
  • Basic to advanced PLC or industrial automation experience with skills in the maintaining of transmitters, RTUS and other Supervisory, Control or SCADA type equipment.
  • 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



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: Yes
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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