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Instrument Technician - Gulf Coast Growth Ventures


Gregory, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

Pre-employment Testing Requirements

This Operations and Mechanical (O&M) position requires pre-employment testing.  Both experience and entry-level candidates are strongly encouraged to apply; prior experience in the oil and gas industry is not a pre-requisite. After applying applicants will receive the Phase I Online Assessment via email. Please check all email folders (i.e. inbox, spam, etc.) to ensure that you do not miss this communication. To be considered for this open position; new and existing applicants MUST complete the pre-employment testing requirement by the requisition close date.


  • New Applicants MUST complete the Phase I Assessment by the requisition close date. Applicants who complete the assessment after the requisition close date WILL NOT be considered for this position


  • Returning Applicants MUST map exisiting test results to their application by clicking on the test link but DO NOT have to re-test.


  • Requisition Close Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 @ 11:59 PM Central Standard Time


  1. Appicants who have previously taken Phase I or II of the pre-employment assessment and did not meet the minimum requirement (pass) are not eligible for consideration and will be automatically disqualified.
  2. Applicants who fail to complete the assessment or map exisiting test results by the requisition close date will automatically be disqualified for consideration for this open position.


ExxonMobil offers excellent pay and benefits including medical, dental, pension and 401(k) plans.

Job Role Summary

ExxonMobil is currently seeking personnel to operate its plant facilities at its future Gulf Coast Growth Venture site located in the Gregory, TX area.


Location:  Successful candidates will be hired initially to work temporarily at one of the ExxonMobil Chemical Plants, but will be subsequently assigned to a permanent position at the future Gulf Coast Growth Venture facility in Gregory, TX.  


Important Consideration for Candidates

Candidates should apply if they are willing and able to:

  1. Accept an initial temporary assignment at the ExxonMobil Plant (Baytown, Mont Belvieu or Beaumont) for training, knowledge attainment of ExxonMobil units, procedures, processes, systems, etc.,
  2. Accept a subsequent permanent assignment at the future Gulf Coast Growth Venture facility at the time of startup or earlier.
  3. Live in temporary housing while working in either the Baytown or Beaumont area with some financial assistance from ExxonMobil.
  4. Work for a Company that values strong job performance with periodic performance assessments.

Primary Job Functions

  • Develop instrument equipment repair job scopes, procedures, safety and execution plans
  • Ensure compliance of applicable Safety Standards and procedures
  • Assume Work Permit Receiver responsibilities
  • Perform Job Loss Analysis for each job
  • Troubleshoot, repair and/or overhaul all types of I/E equipment
  • Validate equipment repair procedures or work specifications
  • Engage in good housekeeping in work areas
  • Repair (shop repaired) spare parts and return to stores
  • Enter equipment repair history and close out Work Orders
  • Update repair procedures
  • Update equipment Technical Data
  • Identify and inititate modifications to improce equipment reliability and safety

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Demostrated prior relevant work experience or education is preferred
  • Proficient in troubleshooting instrument systems
  • Familiarity with a Safety Critical PM Program
  • Experience with the following:
    • Control Systems (e.g. Honeywell Experion)
    • Smart Transmitters
    • PLC Hardware and Software
    • Safety Instrumented Systems (e.g. Honeywell Safety Manager)
    • Control Valves and Smart Positioners
    • Heat Tracking Systems
    • Coriolis Meters (e.g. Micromotion, Honeywell and Endress+Hauser)
    • Nuclear Level Devices (e.g. Ohmart, Texas Nuclear)
    • Asset Management Software (e.g. Honeywell FDM)
  • Proficient in reading and understanding:
    • P&IDs, PLC Logic Diagrams, Instrument Loop Diagrams


Alternate Location:  

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: Corpus Christi

Job Segment: Gas, Gas Technician, Technician, Testing, Nuclear, Energy, Technology

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