Williams Companies Operations Technician in Larose, Louisiana

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.

Do something that means something at Williams. This isn’t just a job - it’s an opportunity to explore and discover your passion with coworkers who become friends and mentors who push you to be your best self in and out of the office. At Williams, we make energy happen. And you can too, so bring your energy to ours.

As an Operations Technician, you’ll perform a variety of tasks, including reading and interpreting drawings, supporting pipeline operations, safely maintaining facility equipment and analyzing data to solve technical and operational problems. Knowledge of permits and compliance, accurate record-keeping and a focus on safety will bring success in this role.

Your work will challenge you, and with our Core Values & Beliefs to guide you, you’ll quickly learn and grow with us.

Responsibilities/Expectations:

  • Performs a variety of tasks to safely maintain facility equipment and support pipeline operations, including reading/interpreting drawings, inspecting/monitoring equipment and maintaining operation/technical standards and/or governmental requirements

  • Responsible for data analysis and collaboration with others to find solutions to technical or operational problems

  • Follows all Company policies and applies appropriate operating and maintenance procedures

  • Acquires knowledge of and complies with requirements for safe and efficient operation of facilities, execution of tasks, protection of community, personnel, environment, and assets

  • Maintains general knowledge of site/location/equipment specific permits and compliance

  • Completes assigned reports, logs and maintains accurate records of process operations and performance of preventative maintenance on equipment

  • Other duties as assigned

COMPRESSION/MAINTENANCE

  • Performs preventive compressor station and pipeline facility maintenance

  • Troubleshoot, operate and maintain all compressor station and/or natural gas processing plant equipment and facilities

  • Minimum one (1) year of experience of maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of centrifugal machinery/equipment and with compressors and/or other compression equipment

Education/Years of Experience:

  • Required: High School Diploma/GED, a minimum of two (2) years’ experience as an Operations Technician or similar role and a minimum of one (1) years’ experience as an Operations Technician in the Oil and Gas Industry

  • Preferred: Associates or 2-year technical degree

Physical and Environment Work Requirements:

Must be able to:

  • Work in extreme temperatures, with loud noises and in enclosed spaces

  • Carry and lift items that weigh a minimum of 50 lbs

  • Stand, walk, climb, bend, stoop, and squat, often for long periods of time

  • Work at elevated levels, potentially from man lifts, ladders, scaffolding, and/or small towers, with appropriate PPE (Personal Protection Equipment)

  • Use hand tools

Shift/Work Hours/Travel Requirements:

  • Must be able to work after hours, on-call rotations, nights, weekend shifts and holiday as needed

  • May be required to work overtime, 10-12 hour shifts and travel between Williams locations with occasional overnight stays

Other Requirements:

  • Must possess valid State Driver’s License and clean driving record

  • Demonstrates excellent organizational/interpersonal skills and safety as the utmost priority

  • Needs basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Application and PC skills and basic knowledge of Process Control Systems and Programmable Logic Controllers

  • Previous experience as an operator is preferred

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What do you bring to Williams? We believe your career should be more than just a job.If you are a high performer and are committed to contributing to something much bigger than yourself, you are going to love working here!Bring your energy to ours.

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