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Date: Jul 7, 2017

Location: Tulsa, OK, US, 74102

Company: Williams

Pipeline Construction Inspection Standards Specialist Sr
ReqID: 87441
Number of Openings: 1.0
Hiring Manager: Steve L Lightwine
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma 74102
Operating Area/Functional Area: Engineering Services
Ladder/Level: P4


The Engineering Services organization develops best-in-class capabilities in managing some of the most exciting engineering and construction projects in the United States – setting the standard for our industry. Employees in Engineering Services are responsible for the development and execution of all major capital projects/programs, focusing on efforts to reduce costs, speed delivery and improved reliability for our customers and to capture the best value for Williams. Collaboration and enterprise contribution are key elements to success, as we develop and refine processes and maintain focus on “One Williams.”  Together, we make energy happen!


John Seldenrust, Sr Vice President – Engineering Services


Our organization is seeking a highly skilled Inspection Standards Specialist with a Quality Assurance-Quality Control background to join our Engineering Services group in Tulsa, OK at our corporate headquarters.  In this key role the successful candidate will possess knowledge of pipeline construction tasks, construction best practices and they key role of inspection.  In addition the applicant will need an understanding of contract administration and project controls for successful project execution during the construction phase.  The positions requires the ability to identify the appropriate construction management principles, construction best practices, and knowledge gaps to improve the construction management program.  A background in Quality Management Systems is a plus.




  • Review existing company specifications, standards, contract documents and existing inspection manuals to identify all items that should be measured and monitored by each craft.  Manage enterprise daily inspection report by each craft that ties back to the specifications.
  • Identify any additional inspection and reporting items that should be captured according to industry standards or code compliances.  Include the necessary reporting criteria in the daily report that will be developed.
  • Identify ways to provide quality control and quality assurance through the inspection and reporting process.
  • Identify standard knowledge and skill sets required for each inspection craft.
  • Develop training tools to assist contract workers in quickly engaging in new projects, including understanding specification requirements, permitting conditions and drawings.
  • Implementation of tools and on-site training with local Construction Managers and inspection crews for all construction projects.



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.
  • 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 development needs; utilizes understanding to improve performance and build relationships.
  • Problem Solving- Uses a combination of logic, analysis, experience, wisdom, and methods, to make sound and timely decisions to solve problems.




A successful candidate will:

  • Possess High School diploma (Required)
  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant pipeline and construction experience (Required)
  • Possess knowledge of construction tasks and understanding of contract administration for the development of contracts for construction inspection services (Required)
  • Construction work in oil and gas field (Required)
  • Have experience with Contract administration (Required)
  • Possess a working knowledge of contract law, including indemnity, warranty and general product liability issues (Required).


A successful candidate may: 

  • Possess some college education or Bachelor’s degree (Preferred)
  • Possess working knowledge of Industry Construction Specifications (Preferred)
  • Have knowledge/experience in Quality Control/Quality Assurance processes (Preferred)




Regular/Temporary Assignment: R
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
FLSA Status: E
Shift: N-Not Applicable
Percent of Travel: Up to 25%
Relocation Offered: Yes
Talent Scout Amount: $3,000.00

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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