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Field Technician - (Pipeline - San Ardo)


San Ardo, CA, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

Pre-Employment Testing Required

This Operations and Mechanical (O&M) position requires pre-employment testing.  After you apply to this position you will receive an email to complete the Phase 1 Online Assessment.  In order to be consider for this position, candidates must complete one of the listed action items below pior to the close of the requisition.  Candidates who do not complete the assessment or map their test results to this application by the requisition close date will be disqualified for consideration for this open position.



  • NEW CANDIDATE - (NO test results on file):  MUST complete the Phase 1 Assessment before the close of the requisition.  Candidates who complete the assessment after the requisition close date will not be considered for this position.


  • RETURNING CANDIDATE - (Exisiting test results on file): DO NOT HAVE to re-test but you MUST click the test link in order to map your test scores to this application. Failure to map your test scores will result in your being disquailified for consideration for this open position.

REQUISITION CLOSE DATE:  Friday, May 31, 2019 @ 11:59 PM Central Standard Time

Job Summary

  • The Field Technician is responsible for supervising operations employees; these employees include, but are not limited to, multiskill technicians, operators, and pipeliners.
  • Position does not include relocation benefits or travel expense reimbursement associated with the pre-employment process

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in the construction, maintenance, operations, and repairs of pipelines and associated facilities and equipment
  • Complete required documentation accurately and timely  (e.g. foreign line crossings)
  • Execution of processes to fill or remove product (oil, refined products, chemicals, water) from pipelines
  • Exemplify ownership and accountability for all work
  • Implement and follow Company safety program(s)
  • Lead Safety Meetings
  • Move/Remove product or water using a variety of methods
  • Perform batch changing, meter proving, and calibrations
  • Perform various mathematical calculations associated with over/short reconciliation
  • Perform to highest safety standards, including reporting all incidents and discrepancies
  • Read and understand station flow and pipeline alignment drawings
  • Recognize unusual operating conditions and initiate required emergency response procedures
  • Responsible for the accurate measurement and sampling of crude oils, products, and natural gas liquids•Set up equipment and pipeline for inspection, testing, and measurement
  • Steward contractor compliance with contractual requirements

Job Role

  • 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
  • Must possess a valid driver's license


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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: Salinas

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