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Phillips 66 2020 Technical New Hire - Refining Instrument Technician in United States

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Phillips 66 is dedicated to helping Technical College New Hires make a smooth transition into the professional world. That is why we have developed career-specific programs designed to give you the tools you need to maximize your potential and succeed in your new career.

The Instrument Technician New Hire will participate in training programs which provides opportunities for career success through hands-on learning and training experiences. New Hires apply subject matter knowledge learned in a certificate or associate program to the workplace and develop technical and interpersonal skills in the workplace. It is important to participate as contributing and active members of their craft team.

We are currently hiring entry-level Instrument Technicians in the following refining locations:

Borger Refinery – Borger, TX

Ponca City Refinery – Ponca City, OK

Sweeny Refinery – Old Ocean, TX

Responsibilities May Include:

  • Repair, troubleshoot, and maintain refinery electronic and pneumatic instrumentation, including controllers, control valves, transmitters, analyzers, and vibration equipment.

  • Perform preventative and predictive maintenance for instrument equipment.

  • Provide inspection, testing, and documentation of safety systems to meet OSHA regulations.

  • Assist with pre-startup safety reviews and new project technical reviews.

  • Work schedule is normally days, Monday through Friday. Will involve some nights, weekends, and overtime work to support the 24-hour operation of the Refinery.

  • Communicate well with all organizational levels and present information / ideas in an articulate and organized way.

  • Expected to work effectively in a team environment

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • Currently enrolled in an Instrumentation degree program with a graduation date of Spring 2020, Summer 2020 or Fall 2020

  • Maintain a valid driver's license

  • Must possess a valid Transportation Workers' Identification Credential (TWIC) or qualify for a TWIC card by start date

  • Must be willing and able, with or without accommodation, to perform/comply with the following:

  • Work overtime if needed (including weekends, holidays, and rotating shifts)

  • Respond to afterhours callouts

  • Lift up to 50 pounds

  • Work in enclosed spaces such as tanks and silos

  • Work safely near large, hot, high-speed machines

  • Climb up to 200 feet in height; work at elevated heights

  • Work around chemicals, including acids and bases

  • Wear Nomex fire retardant clothing and personal protective equipment (such as steel-toed shoes, ear/eye protection)

  • Maintain face daily so that a respirator/face mask can seal properly

  • Ability to be on call and respond to callouts during off hours due to business necessity

  • Work outside in harsh weather condition

  • Must be able to read, follow and understand schematics, drawings (including ladder logic), and other diagrams in English


  • Proactive and results-oriented

  • Able to effectively interact with all organizational levels and value diversity

  • Demonstrated communications and teamwork skils

To apply and be considered:

  • You must apply through your university prior to university deadlines (if applicable) AND

  • Apply online by going to and complete the entire application process

  • Attach an electronic copy of your resume and unofficial transcript

  • Answer all prescreening questions and provide your eSignature

Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

About Phillips 66

Phillips 66 is a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company. With a portfolio of Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties businesses, the company processes, transports, stores and markets fuels and products globally. Phillips 66 Partners, the company’s master limited partnership, is integral to the portfolio. Headquartered in Houston, the company has 14,300 employees committed to safety and operating excellence. Phillips 66 had $58 billion of assets as of March 31, 2019. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @Phillips66Co and @p66oncampus.

Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Requisition ID: 52383

Location: Oklahoma - Ponca City|Texas - Borger|Texas - Sweeny|Multiple Locations

Job Field: Technicians

Division : Not Applicable

Technical Req : Yes