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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 isnt just a job - its 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 a Automation Technical Specialist, youll have a senior role in supporting pipeline operations. This team member will use innovation and judgement to solve complex problems, working closely with Operations, Gas Control, SCADA, Various Company Projects Teams and Centralized Company Automation Engineering Department to ensure accurate and available data. You may direct the work of others, so leadership, presentation and training are important skills to have.

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

Responsibilities/Expectations:

  • Performs moderately difficult assignments to ensure system integrity, support pipeline operations, maintain compliance and maintain facility equipment

  • Troubleshoots/solves complex problems using technical evaluation, innovation and judgment

  • Develops, presents and trains internal and external stakeholders and may direct work of others

  • Participates in project planning and works closely with stakeholders

  • Leads development and tasks associated with operations, equipment maintenance, technical standards and/or governmental requirements

  • Works closely with Operations, Gas Control, SCADA, Various Company Projects Teams and Centralized Company Automation Engineering Department to ensure accurate and available data

  • Reads, understands and evaluates automation programs, engineering design documents, contracts and agreements

  • Follows all Company policies, safety procedures and Williams Core Values & Beliefs

  • Other duties as assigned

Education/Experience:

  • Required: Six (6) years experience in oil & gas industry

  • Preferred: Associates degree in technical field

  • Preferred: 10 years experience in field operations or other technical specialty field and Bachelor of Science in a technical field or engineering

  • Preferred: Previous experience programming automation associated with compressor station equipment such as engines, natural gas compressors, air compressors, boilers, safety systems, remote valve automation, HMIs, etc.

  • Preferred: Proficient with testing equipment for electrical, pneumatic, milli amp loop, analog and digital equipment.

  • Preferred: Familiarity with Allen Bradley PLC equipment, hardware, software, and programming

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 as needed for assignment. On-call for telephone support for front line employees.

  • May be required to work longer hours when traveling between Williams locations with occasional overnight stay

Other Requirements:

  • Must possess valid State Drivers License and clean driving record

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

Education Requirements:

Skill Requirements:

Competency Requirements:

Business Acumen, Collaborates & Champions Inclusion, Communication, Continuous Improvement, Customer-Stakeholder Focus, Drives for Results, Integrity, Values, and Trust, Managerial Courage, Project Leadership, Safety, Seasoned Judgment, Self-AwarenessWhat 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.


Associated topics: coal, drill, field, fuel, gas, mineral engineer, natural gas, oil, petroleum engineer, pipeline

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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