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Phillips 66 Mechanical Team Lead in Bartlesville, Oklahoma

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Phillips 66 has more than 140 years of experience in providing the energy that enables people to dream bigger and go farther, faster. We are committed to improving lives, and that is our promise to our employees and our communities. We are sustained by the backgrounds and experiences of our diverse teams, which reflect who we are, the environment we create and how we work together. Our company is built on values of safety, honor and commitment. We call our cultural mindset Our Energy in Action, which we define through four simple, intuitive behaviors: We work for the greater good, create an environment of trust, seek different perspectives and achieve excellence. Phillips 66 was recognized by Forbes as one of “America’s Best Employers” in 2021.


Phillips 66 is currently accepting applications for an Mechanical Team Lead position within the Engineering Design organization at the Phillips 66 Research Center in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. This position will primarily lead a small design team responsible for providing engineering and reliability support for laboratory and pilot plant functions. The position will also provide support site wide for maintenance projects. The individual will be responsible for completing and reviewing mechanical designs for piping systems, structural components, vessels, and machines in support of facilities, laboratories, and pilot plants.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Performing job duties safely and championing the safety of others.

  • Working closely with design engineers, process engineers, machinists, and mechanical inspectors to create designs.

  • Providing site maintenance support, as needed. Technical support for projects and long-term preventive/predictive maintenance (including PM development and implementation) for mechanical equipment.

  • Ensuring that design documentation for systems and processes are accurate and maintained

  • Contacting clients, developing scopes of work (including gathering field information), and design solutions to meet the needs of the groups supported.

  • Applying knowledge of industry and company standards to design activities

  • Utilizing drafting conventions and techniques using company CAD software (AutoCAD)

  • Working with lab, pilot plant and crafts groups to implement mechanical designs and maintain systems

  • Sharing reliability best practices by participating on and contributing to the site mechanical integrity committee

  • Collaborating and communicating effectively with project stakeholders

  • Developing relationships with external contractors and managing related workflows to accelerate design and engineering efforts.

  • Providing technical support to PSM covered areas (PHAs, Process Safety Information, etc.), as well as to rotating and fixed equipment inspection, testing and maintenance activities

Position Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, or a closely related discipline

  • Proactive approach to safety with a good working safety record

  • 5 or more years of experience with mechanical design, pressure vessel design/fabrication, piping design/fabrication, or a related field

  • 5 or more years of experience demonstrating effective interpersonal skills with the ability to positively interact and establish relationships with internal/external customers, evaluate alternatives and make decisions based on sound business criteria

  • 5 or more years of experience with industry codes and standards (ASME Section VIII Division1, ASME B31.3, API 510, API 570)

  • 5 or more years of experience working with process safety management and mechanical integrity programs

  • Experience working in a refinery/petrochemical plant, OR with related industrial equipment (such as vessels, pumps, compressors, etc.)

  • Previous experience with 2D and 3D CAD software

  • Verbal and written communication skills

  • Track record of innovation and problem solving

  • Advanced level of proficient in Microsoft Office software

  • Willingness and ability (with or without a reasonable accommodation) to perform/comply with following:

  • Climb ladders and stairs

  • Wear personal protective equipment

  • Work outside in a variety of weather conditions


  • 5 or more years of experience directly supervising engineers and designers

  • 10 or more years of engineering and design experience

  • Professional Engineer license

  • Proficient with SAP PM, PCMS and/or other inspection and maintenance software

  • Experience with pressure vessel and piping design, fabrication, maintenance, and inspection

  • Basic understanding of refinery and chemical plant operations

  • Able to organize and prioritize work and manage several projects simultaneously

  • Demonstrated mechanical proficiency

  • Working knowledge of ASME, ASTM and API standards and codes for pressure vessels, pressure relief devices design and inspection

  • Working knowledge of corrosion mechanisms, metallurgy, process instrumentation, automation, and electrical design

  • Experience managing vendors, contractors, or 3rd parties

  • Project management experience

At the Phillips 66 Bartlesville Business Operations & Innovation Center, employees from multiple business disciplines deliver critical support and solutions that enable strong operating excellence and growth opportunities for the company worldwide. Located 40 miles north of the urban city of Tulsa, Bartlesville offers the warmth of a close-knit community with the amenities of a much larger city. Home to 35,000, Bartlesville is a vibrant city rich in history, culture and resources that come from a town built around the energy industry. Recognized as one of the top 25 livable cities in the U.S., it’s easy to see citizens take pride in their community. Bartlesville boasts an affordable cost of living with lovely neighborhoods, a thriving downtown, arts and theater, parks and an extensive trail network. Also vital to the community, is the Bartlesville Public School District (BPSD). Among the state's 32 largest school districts, the BPSD is an award-winning leader in STEM education K-12, and the high school is ranked among the best in the state by U.S. News & World Report.

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 October 25, 2021 .

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

Requisition ID: 54945

Location: Oklahoma - Bartlesville

Job Field: Research

Division : Energy Research & Innovation

Technical Req : No