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Electrical Technician (Pipeline - Giddings Station)


Giddings, 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 31, 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
  • The Electrical Technician is responsible for keeping all electrical power supplies and equipment operational and ensures proper installation of equipment in accordance with applicable codes, regulations, and ExxonMobil procedures and standards. The Electrical Technician may be required to provide relief to other Electrical Technicians in a different work area.
  • The Electrical Technician is responsible for coordinating and performing electrical and communications troubleshooting, repairs and maintenance as needed.
  • The Electrical Technician performs calibration, troubleshooting and repair of instrumentation and electronic equipment.  Includes diagnosing faults and determining optimal procedure/equipment to remedy and repair accordingly.
  • The Electrical Technician responds to operational and emergency calls as part of on-call duties.
Primary Job Functions
  • Perform electrical maintenance and repair activities
  • Demonstrate the ability to review and interpret P&ID, electrical, and electronic control schematics, including the ability to redline drawings for review
  • Demonstrate ability to wire complex control circuits from schematic wiring diagrams
  • Demonstrate knowledge and troubleshooting of electrical systems up to and exceeding  15000 volts (High Voltage)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of electronic theory, communication systems and Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) principles
  • Demonstrate knowledge and programming of PLC’s, flow computers, and HMI’s.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of DOT, ISO, NEC, and OSHA regulations
  • Maintain inventory of all electrical operating equipment and spares
  • Understand how to install and calibrate various equipment such as temperature transmitters, pressure transmitters, flow meters, tank level gauges, and control valves.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of valves and motor operated actuators (MOV) actuators – installing, repairing, setting limits, maintaining.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of large electrical equipment such as motors, motor control centers, transformers
  • Demonstrate knowledge of variable frequency drives (VFDs) and ability to diagnose issues and repair/remedy as required
  • Perform maintenance with minimal down time to the operation
  • Perform to highest safety standards, including reporting all incidents and discrepancies
  • Demonstrate ability to write various maintenance procedures
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 and unsupervised, depending on type of work and timing
  • 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
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
  • Must be willing to respond to callouts as required by the position

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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: Austin

Job Segment: Technician, Electrical, Instrumentation, High Voltage, Technology, Engineering, Energy

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