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Operations Technician (Instrumentation & Electrical)

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Date: Aug 9, 2017

Location: Wamsutter, WY, US, 82336

Company: Williams

Operations Technician (Instrumentation & Electrical)
ReqID: 88942
Number of Openings: 1.0
Location: Wamsutter, Wyoming 82336
Operating Area/Functional Area: West


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:


Summary and Purpose Statement  

Our Organization is seeking a highly skilled I&E Technician to be a part of our Wamsutter, Wyoming- Echo Springs gas processing plant. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following responsibilities:



  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to peers and Operation Technicians in the following areas:  Electrical Switchgears, Instrumentation, Measurement, Motor Controls, Control Loops, Distributive Control Systems, Allen Bradley PLCS, AC electrical systems and DC electrical systems.  
  • Coordinate and maintain routine activities with instrumentation controls and electrical systems
  • Utilize electronic tools which include Maximo to ensure the base line maintenance, reoccurring maintenance and condition based maintenance practices are consistently executed
  • Consistently demonstrate proficiency in teamwork, interpersonal, communication and mentoring skills.
  • Assure safe operations of facilities through the implementation of best practices and improved maintenance management
  • Ensure William’s System Integrity Plan (SIP) is implemented and consistently followed
  • Troubleshoot instrumentation and control systems on a variety of equipment including:  Electric Driven Motors, Centrifugal Pumps, Control Valves, Pressure Regulating Valves, and VFD’s
  • Troubleshoot electrical systems including:  Low and Medium Voltage, Protective Relaying and Switchgears, Motors, Motor Starters, and Generators
  • Accurately calibrate accounting quality flow measurement, and assist with all troubleshooting process equipment to return to the facilities full service capacity
  • Ability to change seals on pumps and perform routine pump maintenance including:  Vibration Analysis and Alignments


Minimum Qualifications

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent (An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered)
  • Have at least three (3) or more years’ related experience
  • Be willing to work and handle shift on-call, nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Have experience with Distributed Control Systems, Troubleshooting, Maintenance and Control Programming, preferably with the Foxboro I/A Series System
  • Be willing to reside in Sinclair, Rawlins, Rock Springs or Baggs Wyoming.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Possess an Associate's or two-year technical school degree in mechanical, electronic, instrumentation or related field preferred
  • Previously worked with human to machine interface developed systems such as Allen Bradley PLC’s
  • Demonstrate experience with Programmable Logic, Controller Troubleshooting Maintenance, and Control Programming. The desired systems include:  Allen Bradley PLC-5, SLC 500, CLX 500, Omni Flow Computers, and Coriolis Meters
  • Worked with Low and Medium Voltage Switchgear Maintenance and Troubleshooting
  • Low and Medium Voltage Protective Relaying Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Settings Design
  • Low and Medium Voltage Motor Starters, VFDs, and Soft Starter maintenance and troubleshooting


***Please Note:  This job will be filled at a level commensurate with education and experience. In addition, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required to the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice***



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: 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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