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Date: Aug 9, 2017

Location: Wamsutter, WY, US, 82336

Company: Williams

Operations Technician
ReqID: 89022
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      

Our organization is seeking a highly skilled Senior Operations Technician to be a member of our Wamsutter, Wyoming team.  Reporting to the Supervisor of Operations, the Operations Technician primary purpose will be to troubleshoot and maintain our Echo Springs Gas Plant’s Caterpillar Engines, Reciprocating Compressors, Centrifugal Pumps, Natural Gas Turbines and other equipment as necessary to optimize the operations of our plant.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain and troubleshoot the following equipment: Large Caterpillar Engines, Reciprocating Compressors, Centrifugal Compressors, Centrifugal Pumps, Etc.…
  • Regularly perform a wide spectrum of non-routine, moderate to high-complexity assignments that would require technical evaluation, innovation, and good judgment.
  • Gauge readings such as:  Temperatures, Pressures, Concentrations, and flows.
  • Accurately record, review, and compile operations records, maintenance records, test results, service reports, and other documentation as needed.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot the following equipment:  Refrigeration JT Unit, Booster Pumps, PD Pumps, Centrifugal Pumps, Amine Systems, Etc.…
  • Troubleshoot and communicate equipment failures, and equipment health analysis to the operations teams.
  • Embrace safety and environmental compliance as a number one priority.
  • Monitor equipment, observe temperatures, levels, flow gauges, and perform regular unit checks to ensure that all equipment is operating correctly.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of four (4) years’ experience as an operator within a gathering facility, and/or within the oil and gas industry.  
  • Ability to demonstrate an advanced knowledge and understanding of Caterpillar Engines, Compressors, Pumps, and other mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing to other individuals, teams, customers, and stakeholders of the business
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work as an individual contributor, or in a team environment.
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision, and demonstrate professional conduct and integrity
  • Ability to troubleshoot and maintain Centrifugal Pumps, PD Pumps, Piston Pumps, and other mechanical equipment as needed.
  • Ability to work rotating call-out schedules, which can include nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to demonstrate an intermediate knowledge level of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), as well as, have the ability to learn other company computer applications as needed. 


Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates Degree, Vocational, or Technical certification  is preferred
  • Minimum of five (5) or more years’ of experience as an operator within the oil and gas processing plant operations


 Physical Requirements and Environmental Working Conditions:

  • Occasionally ascends/descends a ladder
  • Frequently requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions to
  • Be able to work in cold, high noise, and enclosed spaces
  • Must be able to work in  very cold (below 32 F Degrees) temperatures
  • Must be able to regularly bend, stoop, move from ground level to high levels, raise/lift from ground level and lift up to 50lbs
  • Must wear safety equipment while working, and must be able to lift and put on emergency apparatus and/or protective equipment when needed 


***Please note 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: 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.

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