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ExxonMobil Metals Craft - Baytown Complex in Baytown, Texas

Pre-Employment Testing Requirement

This Operations and Mechanical (O&M) position requires pre-employment testing. Please read the job description in its entirety for additional information on accessing the assessment.The assessment should be completed by Sunday, October 2, 2022.

Job Role Summary

  • Mechanical Craft Technicians are called upon to do heavy mechanical work that requires a number of skills including pipefitting, welding, boiler-making, rigging, operating cranes, carpentry, painting and equipment repair.

  • This position normally works a 10 hour day/4 days a week with some shift work.

  • Job Location: ExxonMobil Baytown Complex -- Baytown, Texas -- Texas Gulf Coast

  • This position DOES NOT include relocation benefits or travel expense reimbursement associated with the pre-employment process

Primary Job Functions

  • Follow Safety Practices and Procedures

  • Troubleshooting/repair all types of mechanical equipment

  • Reading/interpreting repair manuals and drawings

  • Utilization of Hand and Power Tools

  • Use of Pipe fitters Bluebook

  • Operation and use of motorized equipment and hoisting equipment

  • Piping skills--flanged, welded, and screwed

  • Blueprint reading and Pipe sketching

  • Rigging and Hoisting to handle loads

  • Structural steel and plate layout and welding

  • Performing maintenance on all types of fixed equipment (furnaces, boilers, heat exchangers, tower internals, etc)

  • Operating shop machinery (punches, rolls, shears, etc.)

  • Working knowledge of piping systems design characteristics and repair procedures

  • Job will require mounting and dismounting forklifts, trailers, and truck beds

  • Follows and implements Complex policies and procedures

  • Performs position in a manner that demonstrates knowledge, understanding, and commitment for health and safety of self, others and the surrounding communities and for the protection of the environment

  • Knowledge of reliability and maintenance systems and their purpose

  • Qualified in the Metals craft with knowledge of how other crafts affect Metals work and the overall job

  • Able to use software tools to perform operations and tasks required by the job

Job Requirements

  • Ability to make decisions based on safely completing the job, ensuring equipment reliability

  • Demonstrated the ability to effectively develop, communicate and implement plans

  • Effective in oral and written communications, including effective meeting skills

  • Ability to work with others in a team environment, including working toward team goals

  • Ability to qualify for a TWIC card.

  • Willing and able to work in both indoor shops and in field outdoor settings

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Prefer at least 2 years of experience or technical training

  • Mechanical/maintenance experience in a chemical plant (or other manufacturing plants)

Summary of Metals Craft Apprentice Program

ExxonMobil has an apprenticeship agreement with the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training, U.S. Department of Labor, between the Company and the person employed as a Mechanical Crafts apprentice. The term of apprenticeship will be for four years. Upon satisfactory completion of the requirements of the program, each apprentice is presented with a Certificate of Completion.

The apprentice program includes minimum or 550 hours of formal instruction and skills laboratory instruction. The class and lab program includes programmed instruction, lectures, demonstrations, laboratory exercises, slide-tape presentations, video tape recordings, workbook exercises, hands-on practice exercises, written tests, and performance tests. The skills laboratory is a supervised, hands-on activity within which the apprentice actually participates in applying and/or practicing the facts, principles, theory, and safety aspects related to the particular subject or skill being studied.

The apprentices are given field and/or shop work assignments that permit them to develop proficiency and self-confidence in applying the theory and principles and safety aspect of the trade in order to install and maintain machinery type equipment satisfactorily at the Baytown facility.

During the four years of the apprenticeship program, the apprentices will be tested at appropriate, frequent intervals to determine their job knowledge and skills for continuing in the program. The apprentices will have several performance reviews. Apprentices who are disqualified because of their inability to pass the training requirements satisfactorily will have their employment with the Company terminated.

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.

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.