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Mechanical Trades Technician- Billings , MT

Location:  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.


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.



Job Summary


A Metal Trades Technician is responsible for the repair of fixed equipment. Plant equipment includes, but is not limited to, drums, towers, heat exchanger and piping. Other tasks include welding and the shop operation of a drill press, hydraulic lift, forklift, overhead cranes, as well as field repairs.

Job Responsibilities


  • Understand and comply with all refinery safety procedures and policies.
  • Perform all tasks associated with fixed 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 fixed equipment and other refinery equipment repairs (drill press, welding machine, etc.).
  • Physically 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 preferred relating to the repair and maintenance of fixed equipment and welding.
  • 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 exchangers, drums and towers.
  • Experience operating shop equipment.
  • Basic rigging knowledge (has NCCO qualification).
  • Ability to weld on Carbon Steel and Alloy equipment.




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, Technician, Refinery, Engineering, Technology, Energy

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