Williams Companies Operations Technician in stockbridge, Georgia

Operations Technician

ReqID: 95184

Number of Openings: 1

Location: Stockbridge , Georgia 30236

Operating Area/Functional Area: Atlantic - Gulf

Bring your energy to ours. Help us become the premier provider of large-scale natural gas infrastructure in America. The backbone of Williams’ workforce is our technical and operations team. From processing plants to pipelines and compressor stations, we depend on the skills and dedication of our technicians to deliver the performance our customers expect. We’re looking for highly skilled technicians who will enjoy being part of a collaborative team. Hear from our employees on why they chose a career at Williams: https://williams.wistia.com/medias/b6g3u80i2e

We are currently searching for an experienced technician to perform tasks related to the maintenance and operation of natural gas compressor stations and associated pipelines. The successful candidate, will be responsible for assigned projects and duties including but not limited to: mechanical and electrical maintenance, regulatory compliance and related documentation, general core pipeline and right-of-way maintenance tasks; and other functions as required. This position will be based in Stockbridge, GA but he or she will perform duties across the assigned district.


  • Maintain and repair engines, compressors, pumps, motors, valves, generators, and air compressors.

  • Manage third-party encroachment activities to prevent damage to Williams Pipelines.

  • Provide direction to contractors on Williams’ damage prevention procedures, compliance, and right-of way maintenance requirements.

  • Troubleshoot and solve mechanical and electrical system problems.

  • Support project development and execution while working with cross-functional teams in E&C (Engineering & Construction), technical services, management, and compliance groups.

  • Work individually or in a team environment and be self-motivated to independently complete skill requirements and training; serve as subject matter expert on equipment maintenance.

  • Regularly perform a wide spectrum of non-routine, high-complexity assignments requiring technical evaluation, innovation, and judgment.

  • 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.

  • Follow and support Williams Core Values and Beliefs, Environmental, Health and Safety and Compliance policies and practices.

  • Complete and comply with all OSHA, Environmental, Emergency Response, OQ skills and company assigned training.


  • Have 5+ years of related experience, with oil and gas industry experience preferred.

  • A high school diploma and/or two-year technical school degree in mechanical, air craft mechanics, electronic instrumentation, or related field.

  • Have basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Application and PC skills

  • Have a valid State Operators Driving License and excellent driving record

  • Be willing to work after hours, on-call rotations, nights, and weekend shifts

  • Be willing to travel up to 25%

  • Possess adequate communication skills

  • Participate in the Operations Development Plan (ODP)

  • Be willing to work in extremely hot and cold temperatures, loud noises and enclosed spaces

  • Ability to carry and lift items that can weigh 50 lbs. or more

  • Be able to stand, walk, climb, bend, stoop, and squat for long periods of time

  • Be able to work in environmental extremes while operating hand and power tools, climbing ladders, and two-way radios

  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve

  • Team Oriented, and the ability to work well with others

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and initiative skills

  • Associates’ degree in electric instrumentation, diesel/diesel-electric and/or aircraft mechanics preferred

Regular/Temporary Assignment: R

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

FLSA Status: N

Shift: N-Not Applicable

Percent of Travel: Up to 25%

Relocation Offered: No

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.