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Operations Tech III

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.
Our Organization is seeking a highly skilled Operations Technician III to be part of our Transco Pipeline staff located in Chatham, Va. As an Operations Technician III at Williams, the successful candidate will be responsible for handling of natural gas equipment as it related to turbine engines, electric motors and compression along with the maintenance and troubleshooting of all related subsystems, including start/stop, safety shutdown and combustion controls.
Responsibilities:
Safety is the highest priority at Williams, and a person's commitment to safe operations is a requirement for all applicants. The ideal candidate will actively participate in safety meetings and develop knowledge in all company safety policies and industry safety standards.
Provide expertise in operating and maintaining all the equipment in the Chatham, Va. locations. This equipment includes compressor stations, regulator skids, meter stations, pipeline facilities, corrosion control and right-of-way maintenance.
Accurately calibrate and troubleshoot all process measuring equipment.
Complete all assigned compliance activities by the posted due date.
Follow all company policy and procedures associated with job task, review each day prior to starting work. Operational Discipline is expected and must be incorporated while completing every job task.
Support local projects at our facilities.
Perform preventive pipeline maintenance and work described under the Job progression system for the pipeline technician job family.
Handle facility encroachment activities including pipe location, excavation and inspection resulting from one-call notifications and/or direct calls.
Troubleshoot electrical systems which include: Low/Medium Voltage Switchgears, Reciprocating Engines, Centrifugal Pumps, Control Valves, VFD's, UPS, and Power Supplies etc.
Interface with technical support, shared services, government agencies, local emergency planning committees, emergency responders, on-call agencies, landowners, and contractors.
After hour work as needed and routine on-call rotations are mandatory with some out of area travel requirements.
Coordinate and maintain routine activities with instrumentation controls and electrical systems.
Be willing to present education activities, which include formal presentations.
Qualifications:
Required
A high school diploma or equivalent.
At least five (5) years of oil and gas, energy, or other heavy industrial experience.
Basic knowledge of Low & Medium Voltage Switchgears maintenance and troubleshooting skills.
Basic knowledge of Instrumentation, Motor Controls, Control Loops, Distributive Control Systems (DCS), AC/DC Electrical Systems, Allen Bradley PLC's, Etc...
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications and PC skills.
Valid State Operators Driving License and excellent driving record.
Willing and able to work after hours, on-call rotations, nights, and weekend shifts.
Possess adequate written and verbal communication skills.
Be willing to work in extremely hot and cold temperatures, loud noises and enclosed spaces.
Willing and able to lift and carry items weighing 45lbs or more.
Ability to stand, walk, climb, bend, stoop, and squat for long periods of time.
Ability to work at elevated levels from man lifts or ladders with appropriate PPE.
Ability to work in environmental extremes while operating hand and power tools, climbing ladders, and two-way radios
Team Orientated, and the ability to work well with others
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and initiative skills
Preferred
An Associates' degree in electric/electronics instrumentation.
Education Requirements:High School Diploma/GED
Skill Requirements:
Competency Requirements:



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