Maintenance Technician


Cotton Valley, LA, US

Company:  XTO

About US


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.

The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 

We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.

What role you will play in our team


  • Mechanical / Machinery Maintenance Technician for the Cotton Valley Gas Plant locatedin Cotton Valley, Louisiana
  • The technician will provide the functional, day-to-day maintenance support andsurveillance of assigned fixed and rotating equipment
  • The Mechanical / Machinery Maintenance Technician must master effective workingknowledge of safe work practices (both general operating unit safe work practices as wellas rotating / fixed equipment specific safe work practices)
  • Technician will generally be involved with trouble-shooting or repairing rotating equipmentsuch as pumps, turbines, compressors, etc.
  • Mechanics will also support fixed equipment, e.g. valves, heat exchangers and reboilers.
  • Work Schedule: 7:00 am – 3:30 pm Monday – Friday, but must be able to support planton an after-hours and on-call basis

What you will do


  • The responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:
  • Safely perform duties with strict adherence to procedures, use personal protective equipment (PPE) and company policy
  • Ownership of personal safety and safety of co-workers
  • Develop thorough working knowledge of assigned rotating or fixed equipment, operating limits and underlying equipment strategies.
  • Obtain certifications as may be required to support specific equipment or OEM warranty provisions, etc.
  • Develop thorough working knowledge of and demonstrate strict adherence to safe work practices.
  • Comply with safe work standards (Lock-Out / Tag-Out, Management of Change, Procedure compliance, etc.)
  • Conduct assigned surveillance / maintenance responsibilities adhering to PM and general equipment strategy requirements.
  • May involve developing and/or executing maintenance plans to isolate equipment for maintenance or return to service.
  • Monitor equipment, look for unusual conditions or measurements, support optimization and troubleshooting activities.
  • Comply with regulatory requirements associated with equipment performance, emission etc.

About You


  • Ability to work outside in both hot and cold environments and at times adverse weatherconditions
  • Must be able to ascend and descend ladders and stairs
  • Must be able to work in a team setting as well as function independently
  • Willing to work nights, weekends, and take call-outs when needed

Preferred Qualifications/ Experience


  • Formal training and/or at least 3 years of experience on maintaining Caterpillar 3500 and3600 series engines
  • Have a working knowledge and basic knowledge of instrumentation principles such asdifferential pressure, temperature, flow, and pressure control
  • Read and decipher data sheets, control drawings, and P&ID’s
  • Have a working knowledge of maintaining, installing, and troubleshooting other processequipment such as pumps, valves and exchangers
  • Good computer skills
  • Good communication skills written and verbal

Your benefits


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance, and life.

We offer you: 

•    Pension Plan: Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you. The basic benefit is a monthly annuity to be paid to you in retirement for the rest of your life. 
•    Savings Plan: You can contribute between 6% and 20% of your pay and are encouraged to enroll right away. If you contribute at least 6% to your savings plan, the Company will contribute a 7% match. 
•    Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans
•    Culture of Health: Programs and resources to support your wellbeing. 
•    Employee Health Advisory Program: Provides confidential professional counseling for you and your family, including tools and resources promoting mental health and resiliency at no additional cost to you. 
•    Disability Plan: Income replacement for when you cannot work due to illness or injury occurring on or off the job. Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you.


More information on our Company’s benefits can be found at 

Please note benefits may be changed from time to time without notice, subject to applicable law.

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Pre-Employment Testing Guidance


This position requires pre-employment testing. After applying you will receive a pop up giving you access to the assessment. You may take the assessment at that time or utilize the instructions below to access the assessment at a time convenient for you.  Note that the assessment must be completed by the deadline for you to be considered for the position for which you have applied. Assessment results are valid for 365 days from the original date of completion and apply to all job postings which require this pre-employment assessment.



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XTO Energy/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.



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