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Phillips 66 Pipeline Automation Specialist- Long Beach/ Bakersfield, CA in Bakersfield, California

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The Pipeline Automation Specialist is primarily accountable for supporting the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of all pipeline automation equipment. This will include pipeline equipment such as programmable logic controllers (PLCs), remote terminal units (RTUs), and human machine interface (HMI) equipment. They will be expected to improve/enhance long-term PLC equipment reliability and technical support to Phillips 66 Midstream operations/projects and implementation of PLC automation technology strategies within operations/projects. The position will also require an individual with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with vendors and business partners that provide automation technologies, services, and support of the PLC control systems.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Working with Internal and External customers to identify requirements and then to design and implement automation systems that meet those needs.

  • Supporting the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of all pipeline automation equipment. This includes pipeline equipment such as programmable logic controllers (PLCs), remote terminal units (RTUs), and human machine interface (HMI) equipment.

  • Functionally directing company technicians and supervising contract labor used to construct or enhance automation systems.

  • Leading company in awareness of new developments in Automation, and changes in Codes and Standards.

  • Applying specialized knowledge to ensure the safety, reliability, and cost effectiveness of technology used to meet business requirements.

  • Reviewing specifications, estimates, and approval documents and guiding projects through design and implementation.

  • Capturing best practices and interpreting Industry Regulations for introduction into Company Policies and Standards.

  • Analyzing malfunctioning systems and finding safe, expedient and cost-effective ways to correct deficiencies.

  • Problem Solving: Identifying and correcting safety hazards or system flaws that contribute to downtime or inefficient operations.

  • Accountability: Responsible for the safety, efficiency and reliability of P&T facility automation systems and the execution of projects under their direction.

  • Championing change through individual efforts and team leadership or membership.

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • Associates degree or higher

  • Must maintain valid driver's license

  • 3 or more years of industry experience in program development or troubleshooting all Allen Bradley PLC software platforms

  • Able to travel up to 40% of the time

  • Able to work outdoors in harsh weather conditions


  • Technical degree in Instrumentation, Electronics Communication or related field.

  • Expert level of understanding and demonstrated ability to program and/or configure automation technology such as sensors, PID loop control, data communications, and other electrical machines

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Pipeline & Terminal business processes and equipment such as mainline motors and engines, pipeline flow measurement equipment, and tank level measurement equipment

  • 3 or more years of experience in automation network design for industrial applications

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 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.

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 January 27, 2020 .

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: 52107

Location: California - Bakersfield|California - Long Beach

Job Field: Operations

Division : Midstream Operations

Technical Req : No