Mechanical Craft Technician


Beaumont, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil


About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.

Pre-Employment Testing Requirement


This Operations and Mechanical (O&M) position requires pre-employment testing.  Please read the job description in its entirety for additional information on accessing the assessment. The assessment should be completed by Sunday, April 14th, 2024.

About Beaumont


With a population of more than 118,000, Beaumont ,Texas, is located in the Gulf Coast region of the United States, on the Neches River, about 85 miles east of Houston, the nation's fourth largest city. Beaumont has been a home to the oil industry from the days of the Spindletop oil boom until today, and along with nearby Port Arthur and Orange, is part of the Golden Triangle industrial area on the Texas Gulf Coast. Those who live and work in Beaumont will find a close-knit community with friendly people and opportunities to explore the area at its many restaurants and businesses, as well as numerous museums and nature parks.

Built along the banks of the Neches River in 1903, the original ExxonMobil Beaumont refining facilities have grown into an integrated petrochemical complex on 2,700 acres and have contributed to the economic and social landscape of southeast Texas. In fact, 1 in 7 jobs in Jefferson County are linked to ExxonMobil, making it an integral part of the community. With a workforce of more than 5,500, the Beaumont complex includes a refinery, chemical plant, polyethylene plant and lubricant blending and packaging plant. The complex is part of ExxonMobil’s current building and expansion plans for the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Not only does Beaumont produce Mobil 1, the world’s leading synthetic motor oil, it is the only manufacturer of Mobil Aviation Greases. Other products include fuels and chemical compounds used in a diverse range of products, including plastics, Nylon, shrink wrap and more.

Learn more about what we do in Beaumont here.

What role you will play in our team


We are looking for Mechanical Craft Technicians at our Beaumont, Texas Chemicals plant.  Mechanical Craft Technicians are called upon to do heavy mechanical work that requires a number of skills including pipefitting, welding, boiler-making, rigging, operating cranes, carpentry, painting and equipment repair

What you will do


  • Follow Safety Practices and Procedures
  • Troubleshooting/repair all types of mechanical equipment
  • Reading/interpreting repair manuals and drawings
  • Utilization of Hand and Power Tools
  • Use of Pipe fitters Bluebook
  • Operation and use of motorized equipment and hoisting equipment
  • Piping skills--flanged, welded, and screwed
  • Blueprint reading and Pipe sketching
  • Rigging and Hoisting to handle loads
  •  Structural steel and plate layout and welding
  • Performing maintenance on all types of fixed equipment (furnaces, boilers, heat exchangers, tower internals, etc)
  • Operating shop machinery (punches, rolls, shears, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of piping systems design characteristics and repair procedures
  • Job will require mounting and dismounting forklifts, trailers, and truck beds
  • Follows and implements Complex policies and procedures
  • Performs position in a manner that demonstrates knowledge, understanding, and commitment for health and safety of self, others and the surrounding communities and for the protection of the environment
  • Knowledge of reliability and maintenance systems and their purpose
  • Qualified in the Metals craft with knowledge of how other crafts affect Metals work and the overall job
  • Able to use software tools to perform operations and tasks required by the job

About you


  • Able to work in shops and field settings
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively develop, communicate, and implement plans
  • Effective in oral and written communications, including effective meeting skills
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment, including working toward team goals
  • Able to identify and mitigate job and/or safety hazards
  • Performs position in a manner that demonstrates professionalism, knowledge, understanding, and commitment for health and safety of oneself, others, and the surrounding communities and environment
  • Ability to qualify for a TWIC card.


Preferred Qualifications / Experience


  • At least 5 years of experience or technical training in a petrochemicals facility  (or other manufacturing plants)
  • Journeyman Pipefitter, Boilermaker, or other applicable NCCER craft certification with knowledge of how other crafts affect metals work
  • Able to use software tools to perform operations and tasks required by the job
  • Knowledge of reliability and maintenance systems and their purpose
  • NCCO trained and certified to operate drotts and small cranes
  • Certified to perform rigging and hoisting activities

Your Benefits


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance, and life.

We offer you: 

  • Pension Plan: Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you. The basic benefit is a monthly annuity to be paid to you in retirement for the rest of your life. 
  • Savings Plan: You can contribute between 6% and 20% of your pay and are encouraged to enroll right away. If you contribute at least 6% to your savings plan, the Company will contribute a 7% match. 
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans. 
  • Culture of Health: Programs and resources to support your wellbeing. 
  • Employee Health Advisory Program: Provides confidential professional counseling for you and your family, including tools and resources promoting mental health and resiliency at no additional cost to you. 
  • Disability Plan: Income replacement for when you cannot work due to illness or injury occurring on or off the job. Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you.


More information on our Company’s benefits can be found at 


Please note benefits may be changed from time to time without notice, subject to applicable law.


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Pre-Employment Test Required


This Operations and Mechanical (O&M) position requires pre-employment testing. After applying you will receive a pop up giving you access to the assessment. You may take the assessment at that time or utilize the instructions below to access the assessment at a time convenient for you.  Note that the assessment must be completed by the deadline in order for you to be considered for the O&M position for which you have applied. 
The O&M test has been revised.  Effective December 1, 2021 ALL candidates must complete the revised assessment.  Even if you have tested within the last 365 days (passed or failed), you must complete the revised assessment to be considered for this O&M opportunity.  Failure to complete the assessment by the deadline will result in your disqualification from consideration for this position.  

Test passed candidates will be screened by the hiring team and a subset invited for interview.  Note that a satisfactory result on the assessment does not guarantee an interview. 


PLEASE COMPLETE THE ASSESSMENT BY:  Sunday, April 14th, 2024 @ 11:59 P.M. CST

Instructions to Access the Assessment After Applying:

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  • Click on View Profile (top right hand corner) and login.  
  • To login you will need your email address and the password established when you created your profile.   
  • Scroll down to the Jobs Applied section and click. 
  • Complete the assessment for the job where indicated. 

EEO statement


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



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