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Machinery 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 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 at the plant with some financial assistance from ExxonMobil. 
  4. Work for a Company that values strong job performance with periodic performance assessments.

Primary Job Functions

  • Develop machinery equipment repair job scopes, procedures, safety and execution plans
  • Ensure compliance of applicable Safety Standards and procedures
  • Assume 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 improve equipment reliability and safety

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Demonstrated prior relevant work experience or education is preferred
  • Knowledge of precision measurement tools and precision alignment tools
  • Knowledge of mechanical sealing methods and their mode of failure
  • Knowledge of rotating equipment – inspections preventative maintenance and repair (pumps, blowers, compressors, etc.)
  • Knowledge of operating shop equipment (drill press, band saw, lathe, etc.)
  • Knowledge of operating mobile equipment (man lift, forklift, etc.)
  • Knowledge of (root cause) rotating equipment troubleshooting and failure analysis
  • Solid verbal communication skills
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Ability to read and interpret repair manuals, repair procedures, equipment drawings and schematics, preventative maintenance procedures, repairs and overhaul procedures
  • Ability to document troubleshooting guides, failure analysis reports and equipment repair history




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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: Corpus Christi

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

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