Offshore Operations Technician III (Measurement)

Williams   Markham, TX   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on August 24, 2023
Williams is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive 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 clean energy happen. And you can too, so bring your energy to ours.

As Offshore Operations Technician III, you'll perform a variety of operations and maintenance tasks associated with our offshore assets. Strong mechanical skills, the ability to thrive in a multi-team environment and a focus on safety will bring success in this role!

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

  • Performs various tasks to safely maintain offshore platforms, meter stations, facilities and associated equipment; maintain operation/technical standards and/or governmental requirements
  • Handles data analysis and collaboration with others to resolve technical or operational problems
  • Follows all Company policies and applies appropriate operating and maintenance procedures
  • Acquires knowledge of and adheres to requirements for safe and efficient operation of platforms, 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
  • Coordinates the work efforts of contract maintenance crews
  • Maintains and troubleshoots all related platform subsystems
  • Maintains compliance and inspection documentation
  • Verifies, calibrates and validates gas and liquid hydrocarbon flow measurement devices and equipment
  • Analyzes data while collaborating with others to find solutions to technical or operational issues
  • Adheres to compliance and policies for safe and efficient operation of facilities, execution of tasks, protection of community, personnel, environment, and assets
  • Maintains and troubleshoots orifice, ultrasonic, and Coriolis flow measurement system, analytical equipment for gas and liquid hydrocarbon combustion and communication devices in SCADA system
  • Other duties as assigned
Education/Years of Experience:
  • Required: High School Diploma/GED and minimum three (3) years of progressive experience working in the oil and gas industry, pipeline or offshore operations
  • Preferred: Associates or 2-year technical degree
Physical and Environment Work Requirements:

Must be willing to:
  • Work in extreme temperatures, with loud noises and in enclosed spaces
  • Carry or lift items up to 50 lbs and team lift loads of more than 50 lbs as needed
  • 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:
  • Follows 14 on/14 off schedule and as needed
Other Requirements:
  • Preferred: Experience performing operational tasks, routine inspections, maintenance and calibration of equipment related to quality and quantity determination
  • Preferred: Experience performing operations and general maintenance in support of launching/receiving of oil/gas pigs, chemical injection operations, and pipeline operations
  • Preferred: Experience planning and conducting complex work requiring independent evaluation demonstrating self-motivation and the ability to safely perform tasks and make decisions with minimum supervision
  • Preferred: Able to apply niche knowledge in the effective completion of major projects and/or work assignments including performing maintenance, repair, calibrating, troubleshooting, dismantling, rebuilding, assembling and testing of various equipment, valves, operators, pumps, etc.
  • Preferred: Experience providing technical leadership and mentorship to peers
  • Preferred: Experience with FERC, DOT, OSHA, AGA & API guidelines, rules and regulations compliance
  • Must possess valid State Driver's License and clean driving record
  • Exhibits excellent organizational/interpersonal skills and deems safety an utmost priority
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Application and PC skills and proficient knowledge of maintenance management programs
  • Possesses or is able to secure a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card
  • Willing to travel by boat or helicopter to Offshore Platforms, and acquire a HUET "Helicopter Underwater Egress Training" and US Coast Guard Approved Water Survival course completion certificate
Why Choose Williams?

We are committed to providing our employees with competitive compensation and benefits as part of your Total Rewards package to help protect your current and future physical, emotional, and financial health. We generally offer health benefit programs to our employees and their families that are competitive and flexible enough to meet your needs, and retirement benefits to allow you to invest now for financial security when you retire. With rich learning and development programming and a high internal mobility rate, you are not just applying to a job with Williams; you are embarking on an exciting career!
  • Competitive compensation
  • Annual incentive program
  • Hybrid work model - one to two work from home days each week for most office-based roles
  • Flexible work schedule for most field-based roles
  • 401(k) with company matching contribution and a fixed annual company contribution
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Generous company-paid life insurance and disability benefits
  • A consumer-driven health plan option with the potential for a generous company contribution to a Health Savings Account
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid time off, including floating and company holidays
  • Wellness Program with annual rewards
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Robust employee learning and development
  • High internal mobility (we promote from within)
  • Parental leave (we provide up to 6 weeks for each parent)
  • Fertility coverage and adoption benefits
  • Domestic partner benefits
  • Educational reimbursement
  • Non-profit donation matching contributions and time off to volunteer
  • Employee resource groups
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Technology to make our work more productive and collaborative
  • Regular employee engagement surveys and feedback processes
Williams has a long history of making a significant difference in the communities where we live and work, and we strive to cultivate an environment of employee inclusion, innovation and passion that values all voices and opinions. We help each other succeed and great things happen when people from a diverse set of backgrounds come together. Together, we make clean energy happen.

Eligibility and benefits are governed by the terms of the applicable plan or program document which can be amended or terminated at any time.

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Markham , TX