Williams Companies Operations Technician III in markham, Texas

Operations Technician III

ReqID: 88981

Number of Openings: 1.0

Hiring Manager: Bruce A Purswell

Location: Markham , Texas 77456

Operating Area/Functional Area: Atlantic - Gulf

Ladder/Level: T3

Some of Williams’ most geographically and regulatory diverse assets are a part of the Atlantic-Gulf operating area. Due to this diverse geographic spread, regulated interstate and unregulated offshore assets, there is significant opportunity for employees who are willing to take on new, challenging roles in different locations, to gain exposure and career development. Talent mobility is critical to building breadth in our workforce, to manage our assets and execute on our strategy. Together, we make energy happen!

Frank Ferazzi, Sr Vice President – Atlantic-Gulf

We are currently searching for an experienced operations technician to perform tasks related to the operation and maintenance of natural gas dehydration/separation/treating and gas processing facilities, as well as associated pipelines. The successful candidate, will be responsible for assigned projects and duties including but not limited to: facility operations, maintenance, regulatory compliance and related documentation, and other functions as required. This position will be based in Markham, TX as part of the Atlantic-Gulf Gulf West assets.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Operate, maintain, and repair natural gas gathering/treating/processing system equipment such as: Dehydration Units, Separators, Cryogenic, Amine Units, Condensate Stabilizers, Booster Pumps, Residue Compressors, Motors, etc.

  • Troubleshoot and solve mechanical and electrical system issues.

  • Accurately maintain and complete all maintenance records, service reports, and other required documents within Williams to provide information about equipment.

  • Repair and/or rebuild valves and regulators.

  • Demonstrate proper use of personal protective gear, vehicles, tools, and equipment at all times to adhere to Williams’ safety standards.

  • Attend safety and technical training within Williams to develop and adhere to Williams’ Operations Development Plan.

  • Perform routine filter changes on various filter canisters or housings.

  • Participate in data gathering, reporting functions, and maintenance tasks at plant to optimize operational functions.

  • Work a rotating 12-hour shift. Work non-scheduled work hours and callout situations as needed and on a periodic basis.

  • Perform Lockout / Tagout policies and procedures.

  • Communicate effectively to supervisors, other employees of Williams, internal/external customers, landowners, contractors, and regulatory agencies on a consistent basis.

  • Support project development and execution while working with cross-functional teams in E&C (Engineering & Construction), technical services, management, and compliance groups.

  • Work with Operations Specialists in performing preventative and routine maintenance on pumps, coolers, generators, air compressors, valves, and other equipment as needed.

  • Follow and support Williams Core Values and Beliefs, Environmental, Health and Safety and Compliance policies and practices.

Qualifications (required)

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum of two (2) years experience operating, maintaining, and repairing natural gas gathering/processing equipment, or related.

  • Possess a valid driver’s license and an excellent driving record.

  • Knowledge of hazards associated with working around systems and process equipment where pressurized gas is present.

  • Demonstrate problem solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Ability to wear safety gear, protective equipment, gloves, uniforms, and other articles of safety clothing or gear as required by OSHA, DOT, or other regulatory agencies.

  • Intermediate knowledge and experience with performing preventative and routine maintenance tasks associated with natural gas gathering/processing facilities.

  • Ability to accurately maintain records of materials, supplies, time, and work performed.

  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of co-workers, clients, and other external contacts

  • Be willing and able to work after hours, on-call rotations, nights, and weekend shifts as needed.

  • Basic knowledge of a Personal Computer, Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), and have ability to learn other company specific applications.

  • Complete and comply with all OSHA, Environmental, Emergency Response, OQ skills and company assigned training.

Qualifications (preferred)

  • Associates Degree in Process Technology, Mechanics, or related field.

  • Previous experience operating, maintaining, and repairing natural gas gathering/treating/processing equipment

Physical Requirements and Environmental Working Conditions:

  • Medium Work: Exerting up to fifty (50) pounds of force occasionally and/or up to twenty (20) pounds of force frequently.

  • Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles, and the like, using feet and legs and /or hands and arms.

  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.

  • Consistently required to wear safety gear, protective equipment, gloves, uniforms and other articles as required by OSHA, DOT, or other required regulatory agencies.

  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.

  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position.

  • The worker is required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles or heavy equipment.

Regular/Temporary Assignment: R

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

FLSA Status: N

Shift: X-12 Hour Schedule

Percent of Travel: Up to 25%

Relocation Offered: No

Talent Scout Amount: $0.00