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Electrician - Baytown Complex

Location:  Baytown, TX, US
Company:  ExxonMobil

Pre-employment Test Requirement

This Operations and Mechanical (O&M) position requires pre-employment testing.  After applying applicants will receive the Phase I Online Assessment via email. Please check your SPAM folder to ensure that you do not miss this communication. To be considered for this open position; new and existing applicants MUST complete the applicable action (see below) by the requisition close date. 

New Applicant:

  • Defined as an person without test results on file
  • MUST complete the Phase I Assessment by the requisition close date
  • Applicants who complete the assessment after the requisition close date WILL NOT be considered for this position

Returning Applicant:

  • Defined as an person with exisiting test results on file
  • DOES NOT have to re-test but MUST click the test link in order to map existing test scores to this application
  • Failure to map test scores will result in disquailification for consideration for this open position

Requisition Close Date:

  • Friday, November 17, 2017 @ 11:59 PM Central Standard Time
  • Applicants who fail to complete the assessment or map exisiting test results by the requisition close date WILL NOT be considered for this open position

Job Role Summary

  • An Electrician is responsible for safely installing and maintaining electrical equipment in the ExxonMobil Baytown Complex
  • "Installing" equipment consists of but is not limited to the installation of electrical equipment, conduit systems, and wiring used to supply electrical power to the equipment
  • "Maintaining" equipment consists of troubleshooting and repair of electrical equipment that has been installed within the complex
  • Job Location: ExxonMobil Baytown Complex -- Baytown, Texas -- Texas Gulf Coast
  • This position DOES NOT include relocation benefits or travel expense reimbursement associated with the pre-employment process

Primary Job Functions

  • Perform safe and reliable electrical equipment installation/repairs
  • Understand and apply Complex policies and procedures.
  • Make decisions based on safely completing the job, ensuring equipment reliability.
  • Read electrical drawings, troubleshoot electrical equipment, use test equipment and understand electrical safety.
  • Design, repair and monitor rotating equipment control and electrical supply systems.
  • Troubleshoot/maintain PLC systems.
  • Troubleshoot/maintain DCS systems.
  • Read loop drawings, electrical drawings, specification sheets; to install, troubleshoot, and maintain control systems, digital systems, and maintain systems for monitoring and controlling rotating equipment.
  • Operate test equipment and perform calibration, repair, or installation of instrument, electrical, wiring, piping systems
  • Operate test equipment and perform calibration, repair of maintenance of equipment control and monitoring systems, including small piping, wiring and tubing.
  • Operate test equipment and perform calibration, repair, or installation of digital systems and equipment.
  • Qualified in the Electrician craft with knowledge of how other crafts affect Electrician work and the overall job

Job Requirements

  • Able to work in field environment (breathing-air qualified).
  • Demonstrates the ability to effectively develop, communicate and implement plans.
  • Is effective in oral and written communications, including effective meeting skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with others in a team environment, including working toward team goals.
  • Demonstrates knowledge, understanding, and commitment for health and safety of self, others and the surrounding communities and for the protection of the environment.
  • Able and willing  to work in both indoor shops and in field outdoor settings

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Prefer a minimum of 2 years of experience or technical training
  • Familiarity with software tools to perform operations and tasks required by the job

Summary of Electrician Apprentice Program

ExxonMobil has an apprenticeship agreement with the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training, U.S. Department of Labor, between the Company and the person employed as an Electrician apprentice. The term of apprenticeship will be for three years.  Upon satisfactory completion of the requirements of the program, each apprentice is presented with a Certificate of Completion.


The Electrician Apprentice program includes minimum or 550 hours of company time on formal instruction of classroom and skills laboratory instruction.The class and lab program includes programmed instruction, lectures, demonstrations, laboratory exercises, slide-tape presentations, video tape recordings, workbook exercises, hands-on practice exercises, written tests, and performance tests.  The skills laboratory is a supervised, hands-on activity within which the apprentice actually participates in applying and/or practicing the facts, principles, theory, and safety aspects related to the particular subject or skill being studied.


The apprentices are given field and/or shop work assignments that permit them to develop proficiency and self-confidence in applying the theory and principles and safety aspect of the trade in order to install and maintain machinery type equipment satisfactorily at the Baytown facility.


During the three years of the apprenticeship program, the Electrician apprentices will be tested at appropriate, frequent intervals to determine their job knowledge and skills for continuing in the program. The Electrician apprentices will have several performance reviews.  Electrician apprentices who are disqualified because of their inability to pass the training requirements satisfactorily will have their employment with the Company terminated.


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ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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