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Billings, MT, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

Pre-Employment Testing Requirement

This Operations and Mechanical (O&M) position requires pre-employment testing. After submitting your application for this position you will receive an email to complete the online assessment.  If you have already taken the assessment, you DO NOT have to re-test; however, you MUST click the test link in order for your results to appear in your application.


Assessment results are valid for 365 days from the original date of completion and apply to all U.S. O&M job postings that require a pre-employment assessment. Assessment results older than 365 days will not be used and applicants will be required to re-take the expired assessment.

  • Next phase of pre-employment process: Phase II Assessment
    • Meeting the Phase I assessment requirements does not guarantee a candidate an invitation to the Phase II assessment


In order to be considered for this position, candidates MUST complete the pre-employment assessment prior to the close of the requisition.  Candidates who complete the assessment after the requisition has closed will not be considered.


REQUISITON CLOSE DATE: August 31, 2019 @ 11:59 PM Central Standard Time


Job Summary


A Machinist is responsible for the repair of rotating equipment at the Billings Refinery.  Plant equipment includes compressors, gas power engines, centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, steam turbines, motors, fans, blowers, gearboxes, and hydraulic pumps.  Other tasks include the shop operation of a drill press, hydraulic lift, forklift, overhead cranes, lathes and milling machines, as well as field machinery repairs and alignment.


Job Responsibilities


  • Understand and comply with all Refinery safety procedures and policies
  • Perform all tasks associated with rotating equipment repair and maintenance including but not limited to: disassembly, inspection, repair or replacement of parts, re-assembly, final installation and start-up.
  • Operate shop equipment associated with rotating equipment and other refinery equipment repairs (lathes, milling machines, drill press, hot tap machinery, etc.)
  • Inspect and monitor equipment and/or the work area.   
  • Adjust equipment to meet operating specifications.  
  • Maintain housekeeping in assigned areas according to Refinery standards.
  • Perform work off of fixed, temporary or portable elevated platforms.


Job Requirements


  • Willing and able to work overtime as required.
  • A strong commitment to safety and quality
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing


Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
  • A minimum of 3 years mechanical experience or technical training relating to the repair and maintenance of rotating equipment
  • Mechanical/maintenance experience in a refinery, chemical plant or other manufacturing plant.
  • Ability to read/interpret repair manuals and drawings
  • Experience performing maintenance on all types of pumps, turbines, and compressors.
  • Experience operating shop machinery (lathes, milling machines, drill presses, etc.)
  • Basic rigging knowledge.
  • Ability to perform close tolerance mechanical/machine work.  Possess knowledge and ability to use precision measuring devices (micrometers, calipers, steel rulers, etc.)








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: Billings
Nearest Secondary Market: Montana

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Refinery, Engineering, Energy

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