I&E Technician


Shinnston, WV, 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


  • Install, Commission & Maintaining plant and field instrumentation and Electrical equipment.

What you will do


  • The Position you are applying for is regulated by the Department of Transportation or has been internally designated by ExxonMobil/XTO as safety sensitive / safety critical and requires a pre-employment Background and Drug & Alcohol screening.
  • Will install, troubleshoot, and maintain plant and field instrumentation and equipment, including but not limited to transmitters, valves, switches, sensors, pumps, motors, VFDs, switchgear, lighting, and transformers 240,480vac systems, Medium Volage experience a plus.
  • Position is hands on and requires working in extreme outdoor conditions and as part of a rotational team for after-hours call outs.
  • Maintaining and enhance a strong safety culture.
  • Maintain and improve existing electrical, control, and instrumentation systems at existing facilities as well as assisting/monitoring new installs.
  • Ability to look for and improve operating costs and ease of control in facility processes.
  • Oversee and work with construction contractors to ensure any work is done safely, efficiently, and up to electrical code and/or good practices.
  • Complete documentation associated with maintenance or calibration of I&E equipment and assist in procedure review/development.
  • Area of coverage will be predominantly West Virginia & Pennsylvania but could include any areas in the Marcellus Shale region. This Job requires travel to assist in any I&E related Jobs or projects.
  • Main location will be Shinnston, WV and require travel to PA 2-3 days a week for job assignments

About You


Skills and Qualifications

  • 3 Years of experience with Instruments / Controls and Electrical Systems or 2 year Associates Degree in Electrical fundamentals and Controls. Basic understanding of instrumentation, control systems, safety systems and electrical equipment is required.
  • Able to read and decipher electrical and controls drawings (P&ID’s).
  • Knowledge in PLC’s, DCS / PanelView HMI and ability to load configurations for field applications.
  • Comprehend the principals of flow, level, temperature and pressure measurement.
  • Able to install controls and electrical equipment, including wiring and pneumatic tubing. Previous experience with medium voltage a plus. 
  • Able to configure, calibrate and maintain field instrumentation.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to receive on-going training and mentoring.
  • Display very good troubleshooting skills to include the ability to solve technical issues in a timely manner and using good judgment when additional assistance is required.
  • Willingness to work as a team member with peers and with staff in other departments within the organization.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to learn how to plan, schedule and document projects.
  • Experience with or the willingness to learn other trade related software like RSLogix, DeltaV and AMS Device Manager, Rosemount, and Fisher devices / Hart Protocol devices.

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 www.exxonmobilfamily.com 


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 Operations and Mechanical (O&M) 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 in order for you to be considered for the O&M position for which you have applied.  

The O&M test has been revised.  Effective December 1, 2021 ALL candidates must complete the revised assessment.  Even if you have tested within the last 365 days (passed or failed), if you tested before December 1, 2021, you must complete the revised assessment to be considered for this O&M opportunity.  Failure to complete the assessment by the deadline will result in your disqualification from consideration for this position.  The assessment is the same for all O&M requisitions.  If you have completed the assessment after December 1, 2021, your assessment results will be mapped to this requisition when you try to access the test. Test passed candidates will be screened by the hiring team and a subset invited for interview.  Note that a satisfactory result on the assessment does not guarantee an interview.   


Instructions to Access the Assessment After Applying (If you missed the pop up)
•    Login to https://jobs.exxonmobil.com   
•    Click on View Profile (top right hand corner) and login.  
•    To login you will need your email address and the password established when you created your profile.   
•    Scroll down to the Jobs Applied section and click. 
•    Complete the assessment for the job where indicated.  

Corporate Separateness


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Employment Opportunities

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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