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Date: Dec 26, 2017

Location: Tunkhannock, PA, US, 18657

Company: Williams

Tech Specialist III
ReqID: 93561
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Tunkhannock , Pennsylvania  18657
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 Tech Specialist to be part of our Susquehanna Supply Hub (SSH) group.  As a Tech Specialist at Williams, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with the day to day activities related to the commissioning, calibration, programming, troubleshooting, repair and support of Williams SSH area (Northeastern PA) automation, control and electrical systems.  Tech Specialists are called upon to act as controls project managers, providing direction, oversight and support during construction and commissioning phases of new facilities, supporting both Engineering and Construction (E&C) project managers and Ops project managers. The Tech Specialist identifies and manages contractor resources to optimize execute and meet project deadlines. Tech Specialists support operations by providing expertise and maintaining a wide array of electrical and control equipment as described below.



  • Commissioning, calibration, programming, troubleshooting, repair and support of Williams SSH area (Northeastern PA) automation, control and measurement systems
  • Repair and maintain compressor unit control panels, station control panels, emergency shutdown systems, HMI systems (Wonderware Archestra experience), burner management systems, custody and non-custody gas measurement equipment, PLCs, RTU's, instrumentation, process analyzers, valve actuators / positioners, VFD’s switchgear, electrical buckets, breakers and MCC gear. 
  • Provides input at Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) of Control Systems, PLC's and Unit Control Panels, participate in PHA's (Process Hazard Analysis)
  • Participates in project planning and execution meetings throughout the lifecycle of the project and will work closely with commercial and customers both internal and external to ensure all custody and automation needs are met
  • Provides training and support to operations personnel on control systems
  • Works closely with Gas Control, SCADA and Gas Dispatch to ensure accurate and available data
  • Manages and documents point to point and instrument loop checks
  • Coordinates with IM/IT during new equipment installation (such as EFM and PLC) and maintains reliable data throughput to our measurement and SCADA systems
  • Be a safety advocate that advances the desired safety culture with both internal and external parties to ensure that work is done in a safe manner
  • Maintain and troubleshoot medium voltage (13.8KV) Switchgear




  • Associates degree in electrical discipline or equivalent experience.
  • 6+ years’ experience in industrial electrical controls / automation
  • 4+ years’ experience in the Gas Industry
  • Experience and programming PLC and HMI systems
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision
  • Able to work evening and weekend callout on a rotating schedule. Ability to work beyond 40 hours per week is required
  • Must be able to handle a diverse range of multiple, complex assignments requiring the use of experience, innovation and judgment
  • Proficient in verbal and written communications, including effective interpersonal skills


  • Associates Degree in Electrical or Controls Engineering 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: 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
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre

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