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Mechanical Technician (Pipeline - Cherokee Station)


Cherokee, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Specifics

CLOSE DATE FOR THIS ROLE:  Tuesday, December 31st, 2019 @ 11:59 PM Central Standard Time
Company:  ExxonMobil Pipeline Company
Disclaimer: Candidates are responsible for any out-of-pocket expenses incurred during the pre-employment process (e.g. airfare, hotel)
ExxonMobil offers excellent pay and benefits including medical, dental, pension and 401(k) plans. www.exxonmobilfamily.com

Pre-Employment Testing Requirements

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 job posting has closed will not be considered.

REMINDER (CLOSE DATE FOR THIS ROLE): Tuesday, December 31st, 2019 @ 11:59 PM Central Standard Time

DOT/DPOS Safety Sensitive
  • The position you are applying for is regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) or has been internally designated by ExxonMobil as safety sensitive / safety critical
  • Accordingly, if you receive a conditional offer of employment for such a position, you will be required to undergo a pre-employment process, which includes, among other things, a background check
  • In addition, if you pass the pre-employment process and are hired, you will be expected to undergo random drug and alcohol screening in addition to other requirements associated with the position
Job Summary
  • Mechanical Technicians maintain and repair a variety of pumps, compressors, motors, engines, turbines, generators, and other rotating and fixed equipment of all sizes, generally in field locations along the pipeline
  • Mechanical Technicians must be willing to work in the proximity of various hydrocarbon products, electrical circuits, and machinery in various outside weather conditions. The Mechanical Technician may be required to provide relief to other Mechanical Technicians in a different work area and willing to travel and work away from home occasionally.
  • The Mechanical Technician is responsible for coordinating and performing mechanical maintenance and repairs of pipeline equipment as needed.
  • Outside of normal work hours, the Mechanical Technician will have on-call responsibilities and be required to respond to operational and emergency events.
Primary Job Functions
  • Maintain an incident free workplace by use of various Company safety programs
  • Read and understand station drawings (electrical and mechanical) to isolate equipment for repairs
  • Conduct mechanical maintenance and repair activities
  • Responsible for accurate documentation of regulatory maintenance requirements
  • Responsible to safely isolate and repair various equipment (i.e. pumps, motors, valves) in accordance with defined lock out procedures
  • Utilize computer software to write repair/work procedures
  • Perform facility maintenance including painting, grounds upkeep, cleaning common work areas
  • Demonstrate ability to troubleshoot and resolve equipment malfunctions
  • Demonstrate knowledge of transmitter calibrations, low voltage wiring, and safety relief systems
  • Demonstrate knowledge of valves and motor operated actuators (MOV) actuators – installing, repairing, setting limits, maintaining.
  • Perform maintenance with minimal down time to the operation
  • Perform to highest safety standards, including reporting all incidents and discrepancies
Job Requirements
  • Ability to plan daily work activities in accordance with established Company and Regulatory procedures
  • Ability to communicate (read, write, and speak) effectively
  • Ability to operate hand tools or other pipeline equipment to accomplish assigned tasks
  • Able to use Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a consistent safe work ethic
  • Knowledge of emergency response procedures and DOT motor carrier regulations
  • Must be willing and able to attend/complete required training courses
  • Must be willing and able to work in small team environments
  • Must be willing and able to work in various locations, both indoors and outdoors, in a variety of weather conditions and temperatures
  • Must have safe driving skills and possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must be willing to respond to callouts as required by the position, and execute emergency response procedures

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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: San Angelo
Nearest Secondary Market: Abilene

Job Segment: Technician, Electrical, Testing, Technology, Engineering

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