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Oneok, Inc Building Operator - Senior in Tulsa, Oklahoma

#WeAreONEOK Fortune 500 company. 100+ years in business. Leading midstream service provider. Safety first. Sustainable operations. Environmentally responsible. Employee focused.

We are on the hunt for a diverse group of talented, high-caliber employees to join our team. ONEOK is recognized as an employer of choice in the natural gas and natural gas liquids industry and offers competitive pay; professional development; excellent benefits; a strong commitment to safety; community engagement; and a caring, inclusive work culture.


Job Profile Summary

Performs an advanced level of maintenance and troubleshooting on all building automation systems, mechanical and electrical systems, pumps, valves, HVAC, plumbing, locks, doors, furnishings, flooring and other equipment used in the operations of the ONEOK Plaza and parking facilities.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Monitor computerized control system to operate and maintain building heating and cooling equipment and to identify and resolve problems or emergency situations

  • Direct and/or perform preventive maintenance, repairs and/or calibrations on equipment and facilities including, but not limited to:

  • Inspecting equipment fluid levels

  • Replacing building machinery and/or equipment

  • Switching operating modes and pumps

  • Plumbing maintenance and repairs

  • Equipment testing

  • Cleaning equipment rooms and outside areas

  • Blow down water lines and exchangers

  • Troubleshoot and diagnose difficult, infrequent problems with equipment

  • Maintain and verify reports and logs including, but not limited to:

  • Work orders

  • Project status reports

  • Equipment repairs and maintenance

  • Equipment modifications

  • Provide guidance, training and technical assistance to building operators and less experienced employees

  • Provide guidance, technical assistance, and direction to consultants, engineers, and contractors performing alterations to mechanical, electrical and HVAC and Life Safety systems to ensure accuracy and completion of a job

  • Read and interpret equipment manuals, blue prints and schematics


  • Bachelor's Degree or General Education Degree (G.E.D) with specialized experience and training in the area of maintenance and facility operations

Work Experience

  • 3 - 5 years related work experience operating and maintaining large building mechanical, electrical and HVAC systems

  • Experience using a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and other materials handling equipment

  • Experience with and thorough knowledge of the management of purchasing, materials management, and meter operations

  • Experience and/or training relative to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) construction building requirements

  • Experience developing maintenance schedules and monitoring activities to ensure compliance and meet objectives

  • Experience reading and interpreting work orders, maintenance logs, blueprints, diagrams, memorandums, equipment pressure and temperature readings, water and chemical levels and equipment manuals

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to: apply basic arithmetic: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, including decimals and fractions

  • Ability to: communicate and/or exchange information and instructions; conduct oral presentations

Licenses and Certifications

  • First Class Engineers License required

  • Building Operators “A” License required

Strength Factor Rating - Physical Demands/Requirements

  • Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.

Strength Factor Description - Physical Demands/Requirements

  • Standing: Remaining on one's feet in an upright position at a work station without moving about (Constantly)

  • Walking: Moving about on foot (Constantly)

  • Sitting: Remaining in a seated position (Occasionally)

  • Lifting: Raising or lowering an object from one level to another (includes upward pulling) (Frequently)

  • Carrying: Transporting an object, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulder (Frequently)

  • Pushing: Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves away from the force (Frequently)

  • Pulling: Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves toward the force (includes jerking) (Frequently)

  • Climbing: Ladders, Stairs (Frequently)

  • Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling (Frequently)

  • Stooping: Bending the body downward and forward by bending the spine at the waist (Frequently)

  • Kneeling: Bending the legs at the knees to come to rest on the knee or knees (Frequently)

  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending the legs and spine (Frequently)

  • Crawling: Moving about on the hands and arms in any direction (Frequently)

  • Reaching: Extending hands and arms in any direction (Constantly)

  • Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with the hand or hands (Manual Dexterity) (Constantly)

  • Fingering: Picking, pinching or otherwise working with the fingers primarily (Finger Dexterity) (Constantly)

  • Feeling: Perceiving such attributes of objects/materials as size, shape, temperature, texture, movement or pulsation by receptors in the skin, particularly those of the finger tips (Constantly)

  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sound by the ear (Frequently)

  • Tasting/Smelling: (Frequently)

  • Near Vision: Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less (Occasionally)

  • Far Vision: Clarity of vision at 20 feet for more (Constantly)

  • Depth Perception: Three-dimensional vision; ability to judge distances and spatial relationships so as to see objects where and as they actually are (Frequently)

  • Vision: Color - The ability to identify and distinguish colors (Constantly)

Working Conditions/Environment

  • Employee is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions

Working Conditions

  • Well lighted, climate controlled areas (Frequently)

  • Outdoor weather conditions (Frequently)

  • Wet or humid conditions (not weather related) (Occasionally)

  • Extreme cold (not weather related) (Occasionally)

  • Extreme heat (not weather related) (Occasionally)

  • Dust, fumes, gases (Occasionally)

  • Moving mechanical parts (Occasionally)

  • Potential electric shock (Occasionally)

  • Prolonged exposure to vibration (Occasionally)

  • High pitched noises/loud noises (Occasionally)

  • Unprotected heights (Occasionally)

  • Frequent repetitive motion (Constantly)

  • CRT (Computer Monitor(s)) (Frequently)


  • Travel in and around plant and office facilities and around job sites out of doors required.


  • Based on assigned tasks, employee may be assigned a company vehicle requiring the applicable driver's license

ONEOK is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, gender identity, disability, military/veteran status, genetic information or any other categories protected by applicable law.

The job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice, in accordance with the needs of ONEOK.

ONEOK is committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request an accommodation email or call 1-855-663-6547​.

ONEOK is a leading midstream service provider and owns one of the nation’s premier natural gas liquids systems, connecting NGL supply in the Mid-Continent, Permian and Rocky Mountain regions with key market centers and an extensive network of natural gas gathering, processing, storage and transportation assets.