Do something that means something at Williams. This isn’t just a job - it’s an opportunity to explore and discover your passion with coworkers who become friends and mentors who push you to be your best self in and out of the office. At Williams, we make clean energy happen. And you can too, so bring your energy to ours.
As a Telecommunications Specialist IV, you will use your experience and expertise to support the daily operational control of our sophisticated voice and data telecommunications LAN/WAN system. As always, safety is the highest priority!
Your work will challenge you, and with our Core Values to guide you, you’ll quickly learn and grow with us.
Provides reliable and efficient telecommunications and network services to the offices and field sites located across Mississippi and Eastern Louisiana
Supports the operation of a large, sophisticated communications network with technical expertise and services
Installs and maintains field telecom/network equipment
Maintains and repairs all company-owned and leased communications facilities including towers, buildings, and all associated equipment
Provides technical services to daily operational control of a large complex voice, data telecommunications and LAN/WAN system with technical services
Installs, troubleshoots, tests and maintains all telecom/network equipment and on-site DC power systems including batteries (12V, 24V, 48V), rectifiers, generators, fuse panels, solar panels and grounding
Coordinates with SCADA, Gas Control, Network Services, local operations and company partners
Collaborates with Telecommunications Engineers/Specialists to assure the reliable operations of the Company's Telecommunications assets
Demonstrates technical expertise in specialties, geographic areas or operational functions
Applies specialized knowledge to complete projects and/or work assignments
Other duties as assigned
Education/Years of Experience:
Required: High School Diploma/GED, technical/trade school certification or military electronics training and minimum eight (8) years' experience in telecommunications, operations or maintenance
Preferred: Associate's or two-year technical school degree in electronics or military electronics training and valid FCC license, telecommunications certificate or license
Currently reside or are willing to relocate within 30 miles of the assigned location
Must possess a valid Driver’s License and good driving record
Knowledge of communications services (TCP/IP, Ethernet, Fiber Optics, T1, Wireless, etc.)
Preferred: FCC General Radiotelephone Operator license
Preferred: Proven understanding of Cisco routers, switches, and access point
Preferred: Experience maintaining telecommunications infrastructure for a pipeline company, utility provider, railroad, or other related business.
Must possess valid State Driver’s License and clean driving record
Demonstrates excellent organizational/interpersonal skills and safety as the utmost priority
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications and PC skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Thrives in a team environment and can build partnerships with others
Physical and Environment Work Requirements:
Must be willing to:
Work in extreme temperatures, with loud noises and in enclosed spaces
Carry or lift items up to 50 lbs and team lift loads of more than 50 lbs as needed
Stand, walk, climb, bend, stoop, and squat, often for long periods of time
Work at elevated levels, potentially from man lifts, ladders, scaffolding, and/or small towers, with appropriate PPE (Personal Protection Equipment)
Use hand tools
Shift/Work Hours/Travel Requirements:
Must be willing to travel daily using a company-provided vehicle; overnight travel will occasionally be vital
Ability to work after hours, nights, weekends, and holidays as needed
Ability to be on-call 24/7
Why Choose Williams?
We are committed to providing our employees with competitive compensation and benefits as part of your Total Rewards package to help protect your current and future physical, emotional, and financial health. We generally offer health benefit programs to our employees and their families that are competitive and flexible enough to meet your needs, and retirement benefits to allow you to invest now for financial security when you retire . With rich learning and development programming and a high internal mobility rate, you are not just applying to a job with Williams; you are embarking on an exciting career!
Annual incentive program
Hybrid work model - one to two work from home days each week for most office-based roles
Flexible work schedule for most field-based roles
401(k) with company matching contribution and a fixed annual company contribution
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits
Generous company-paid life insurance and disability benefits
A consumer-driven health plan option with the potential for a generous company contribution to a Health Savings Account
Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid time off, including floating and company holidays
Wellness Program with annual rewards
Employee stock purchase plan
Robust employee learning and development
High internal mobility (we promote from within)
Parental leave (we provide up to 6 weeks for each parent)
Fertility coverage and adoption benefits
Domestic partner benefits
Non-profit donation matching contributions and time off to volunteer
Employee resource groups
Employee assistance programs
Technology to make our work more productive and collaborative
Regular employee engagement surveys and feedback processes
Williams has a long history of making a significant difference in the communities where we live and work, and we strive to cultivate an environment of employee inclusion, innovation and passion that values all voices and opinions. We help each other succeed and great things happen when people from a diverse set of backgrounds come together. Together, we make clean energy happen.
Eligibility and benefits are governed by the terms of the applicable plan or program document which can be amended or terminated at any time.
For more information, please visit https://www.williams.com/careers/total-rewards/ .
Looking to apply your passion and skills to the innovative and vital work that helps fuel the clean energy economy?
As the world demands reliable, low-cost, low-carbon energy, Williams will be there.
We currently handle one third of the natural gas in the United States that is used every day to heat homes, cook food and generate electricity.
We don’t offer jobs; we offer career opportunities that include:
Competitive compensation and inclusive benefits
Growth and development opportunities
An inclusive culture where you can be yourself
Opportunities to get involved in the community where you work and live
Flexible work arrangements for many positions, including hybrid schedules
We’re proud of our innovative people who want to make the world a better place and invite you to explore how you can help us make clean energy happen. Apply now!