Williams is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected under applicable discrimination law.
Solving global energy challenges starts here. Our interns help create the future of clean energy by bringing innovation, passion, influence, and grit to the table. Our internship program is the perfect steppingstone to a meaningful career at Williams and is an extraordinary opportunity to grow your network, learn the ropes of the industry, and gain valuable hands-on experience to help propel you into your first post-graduation job. You will get the chance to shape an industry, learn unique skills, and have an impact on millions of lives.
Each summer, highly motivated technical school students are selected to participate in our 10-to-12 week operations summer internship program. Our internship provides a unique opportunity to make an immediate impact by learning from senior leaders, collaborating with colleagues, and developing skills through individual projects that use your unique strengths. We also provide robust training and development throughout the internship—all crafted to help accelerate your knowledge base while assisting you in acquiring new skills. Operations Interns will refine technical skills and gain hands-on experience while learning and assisting with the operations of our natural gas systems.
Your work will challenge you, and with our Core Values to guide you, you’ll quickly learn and grow with us.
Our Operations Internships offer:
Networking across the enterprise
Collaborative and inclusive culture
Day in the Life of an Operations Intern:
This is an outstanding development opportunity that will provide the successful candidate with a number of unique opportunities while in the role! Responsibilities may vary based upon location, business needs, and the intern's education and skills. Projects may include:
Trains in electrical, instrumentation and controls; provides I/E support
Participates in flow path training
Performs transmitter calibrations
Completes line locations, pigging, valve maintenance, daily rounds and readings within the gathering system
Builds mechanical knowledge while conducting tasks associated with mechanical maintenance, preventative maintenance, compliance activities, and general cleaning of facilities/assets
Assists with a variety of tasks to safely maintain facility equipment and support operations, while collaborating with others to find solutions to technical or operational problems
Acquires knowledge of and follows requirements for safe and efficient operation of facilities, execution of tasks, protection of community, personnel, environment, and assets
Completes assigned reports, logs and maintains accurate records of process operations and performance of preventative maintenance on equipment
Other duties as assigned
Education/Years of Experience:
Required: High School Diploma/GED
Current enrollment in and completion of one semester of an associate degree or certification in Energy Systems Technology, Renewable Energy, Mechanical/Electrical, Industrial Mechanics, Facilities Energy Management, or similar at Walla Walla Community College
Current enrollment in and completion of one semester of an associate degree or certification in Automotive Technology, Manufacturing Technology, Nuclear Technology, or similar at Columbia Basin College
Current enrollment in and completion of one semester of an associate degree or certification in Agricultural & Diesel Equipment Technology, Automotive Technology, Electrical Technology, Instrumentation, Automation, & Robotics Technology, Precision Machining & Manufacturing, or similar at Perry Technical Institute
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 the need arises
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
Must possess valid State Driver’s License and clean driving record
This position is not eligible for sponsorship
Demonstrates excellent organizational/interpersonal skills and safety as the utmost priority
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications and PC skills
Possesses strong problem solving, analytical, creative thinking, and verbal/written communication skills
Prior leadership experience within a work, project and/or campus environment
Compensation is a nonnegotiable rate of $23.61/hour.
A housing stipend will be provided; additional relocation will also be given for those moving more than 50 miles from their home and school address
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/.
Contact Person: Cheyenne Dodson
Email: [email protected]
Application Method: Email
Base Pay: $23.61
2011 W. Washington Ave
Yakima, WA 98903