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Williams Companies I & E Operations Technician II in McPherson, Kansas

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 Operations Technician II, 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.


  • Performs a variety of tasks to safely maintain equipment and support operations; tests, calibrates and validates process safety devices and equipment

  • 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

  • Installs and maintains electrical equipment associated with power line distribution systems and electrical safety code, applying technical skills, aptitude and technical leadership in the following areas: Electrical Switchgear, Instrumentation, Measurement, Motor Controls, Control Loops, Distributive Control Systems, Allen Bradley PLCs, AC electrical systems and DC electrical systems

  • Troubleshoots, operates, repairs and maintains all mechanical and electrical systems including both low and high voltage equipment and uninterruptable power supply systems; removes, repairs and reinstalls sensing elements for flow, temperature, pressure and level measurement

  • Other duties as assigned

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

Additional Job Description:

  • AC/DC Electricity Training Experience

  • PLC experience 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.