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Date: Mar 16, 2017

Location: Tulsa, OK, US, 74102

Company: Williams

Manager- Mechanical Integrity
ReqID: 76381
Number of Openings: 1.0
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma 74102
Operating Area/Functional Area: Safety & Ops Discipline


Bring your energy to ours. Help us become the premier provider of large-scale natural gas infrastructure in the United States. We take the welfare of our people seriously and are fully committed to the health and safety of our workforce. This commitment extends to every office and asset where we operate.  We need your expertise to serve as a change leader, educator, advocate, consultant and mentor as part of our organizational safety culture.

Hear from our employees on why they chose a career at Williams:

Williams is a premier developer and operator of energy infrastructure in North America; one of the top gathering and processing companies in the country and a major interstate transporter of natural gas.



Our organization is seeking a highly skilled leader who can lead a group of professional employees tasked with process and program development and execution in a semi-autonomous environment to join our workforce at our corporate headquarters in Tulsa, OK.  The primary responsibility of this role is to lead a team of engineers and technical specialists focused on maintaining the integrity of fixed assets to include pressure vessels, heat exchangers, process piping in plants, compressor stations and other facilities within Williams’ assets in North America.




  • Leads Williams efforts for regulatory (PSM) and company compliance related to mechanical integrity, provides support to the Process Safety group, and ensures any compliance dates related to PSM Mechanical Integrity are met.
  • Maintain a staff of highly qualified Mechanical Integrity professionals to support the enterprise, ensuring development, training, and certifications are appropriate.
  • Maintain a centralized Mechanical Integrity database; identifying and leading improvements and interfaces with other company software and systems.
  • Maintain, review, and track action items.  Communicate with company SMEs, Operating Areas, and Asset Integrity Leadership in the updates.
  • Develop, maintain, and publish on a monthly basis metrics and summary reports on the Asset Integrity SharePoint site.
  • Maintain regulatory and company compliance while achieving incremental improvements in the efficiency and effectiveness of asset integrity processes.
  • Develop, maintain, and implement processes for Williams Integrated Management System (WIMS) tailored to mechanical integrity.
  • Evaluate industry best practices and new technologies to improve Mechanical Integrity.
  • Collaborate with Company Welding SMEs and Metallurgists as well as industry peers to develop standards and ensure best practices are being utilized.
  • Ensure Operating Areas and Asset Integrity groups have a voice in mechanical integrity processes through collaboration, cultivating field relationships, and sharing ideas to improve.
  • Plan, communicate, and execute in accordance with expense and capital forecasting both for Asset Integrity budget and budgets for individual company franchises.
  • Promote asking what we can do for the Operating Areas and E&C, providing options with consequences/costs along with a preferred recommendation.
  • Actively engage and provide timely support for due diligence of asset acquisitions and support the Operating Areas and E&C on projects and incorporation of new assets into the Mechanical Integrity program.



Leadership Competencies:

A Successful Candidate will either have a well-established network with-in Williams or have the ability to gain an understanding of the organization and quickly build collaborative relationships as well as these other Leadership Competencies:

  • Integrity, Values, and Trust – Instills confidence of one’s intentions and positively represents the organization by being responsible and trustworthy.
  • Drives for Results – Is motivated and determined to achieve objectives while working in compliance.
  • Customer/Stakeholder Focus – Makes customer and stakeholder needs a primary focus of one’s actions; develops and sustains effective relationships with customers and stakeholders.
  • Communication – Exchanges thoughts and information clearly and concisely to ensure understanding of intended messages.
  • Self Knowledge – Personally explores and seeks feedback from others to understand talents, motivations, values, and developmental needs; utilizes understanding to improve performance and build relationships.




A Successful Candidate Will:

  • Possess a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and 4 years of Mechanical Integrity Experience (preferred) or 8 years of experience in lieu of degree.
  • Have specific advanced knowledge in Mechanical Integrity, including a Mechanical Integrity Database and regulatory requirements in the United States.
  • Have demonstrated experience or familiarity with Inspection standards and codes such as: API 510, API 570, API 579, API 580, API 650, API 1104, ASME Sec VIII Div1, ASME Sec IX welding, ASME B31.3, ASNT NDE, and NBIC NB23.
  • Have broad technical and facility knowledge of the offshore and onshore gas compression and gas processing industry.
  • Have experience leading a group of professional employees tasked with process/program development and execution in a semi-autonomous environment.
  • Have experience creating and implementing business processes or programs during periods of organizational change is highly desirable.
  • Possess demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate at various levels across organizational boundaries and influence others without hierarchical authority.



A Successful Candidate May:

  • Possess a Professional Engineering license.
  • Possess certifications in API 510, API 570, API 580, API 579, API 650, API 1104 or NBIC NB23.
  • Have knowledge in Non-Destructive Testing (NDE) uses and limitations.



Regular/Temporary Assignment: R
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
FLSA Status: E
Shift: N-Not Applicable
Percent of Travel: Up to 75%
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.

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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