Phillips 66 Machinist-Lathe in Sweeny, Texas


Phillips 66 & YOU- Together we can fuel the future


Responsibilities may include :

  • Maintaining and operatingmachine shop equipment lathes, mills, vertical lathes, horizontal lathes, etc. to repair and manufacture parts for the Refinery
  • Performing repairs using various machine shop tools and equipment
  • Maintaining and troubleshooting plant rotating equipment including, but not limited to: centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, centrifugal and reciprocating compressors, centrifugal and axial air blowers, steam turbines and gear boxes; also fin fans, cooling tower fans, soot blowers
  • Familiarity with double reverse indicator alignment method
  • Ability to climb, bend, lift and perform a wide range of physical activities
  • Ability to work at various heights
  • Ability to listen and follow instructions
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing with other team members, leaders and operations personnel
  • Ability to use a variety of safety and personal protective equipment
  • Overtime, shift work and weekend work required at times
  • Maintenance/repair of Gate, Globe, Plug and check valves



  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Valid in state driver’s license
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience operating conventional lathes, mills, drill presses and other machine shop equipment
  • One year of direct experience reading machine drawings, P&ID’s, schematics and technical manuals
  • Ability to work alone as well as in a team
  • Able to operate motor vehicles, raise and transport up to 75 pounds, and climb and retrieve parts or make repairs from various heights
  • Ability to understand and carry out work direction in a safe manner


  • Completion of an apprenticeship or an Associate’s Degree
  • Good oral and written communication skills pertaining to documenting inspection and repair information


At Phillips 66, while "what" we do may be very different from person to person, there's a "how" that connects all of us. It is how we work, how we collaborate and how we succeed together. It's this shared "how" that our competency framework describes in detail. We call it the Keys to Success because it can unlock the potential within us all.

Keys to Success

  • Contr: Adaptability—Adapt And Learn From Experience
  • Contr: Building Collaborative Relationships—Foster Relationships
  • Contr: Judgment—Demonstrate Sound Judgment
  • Contr: Results Orientation—Optimize Work Performance

The Sweeny Refinery is located 65 miles southwest of Houston. This refinery processes mainly heavy, high-sulfur crude oil, as well as light, low-sulfur crude oil.

Company Overview

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 an integral asset in the portfolio. Headquartered in Houston , the company has 14,600 employees committed to safety and operating excellence. Phillips 66 had $51 billion of assets as of March 31, 2017. For more information, visit at or follow us on Twitter @Phillips66Co .

To be considered

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of June 28,2017 .

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) or 1255(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.

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

Requisition ID: 37669

Department: Sweeny Refinery

Location: United States - Texas - Sweeny

Job Field: Maintenance