Phillips 66 Process Unit Operator, Borger Refinery in Borger, Texas
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The Process Unit Operator, Borger Refinery works rotating shifts in various units within the Borger Refinery which process or produce crude oil, petroleum coke, gasoline, diesel, steam and many other products. Some of the processes involved use hazardous and volatile materials under high temperature and pressure. In addition, Operators perform various duties required to keep their assigned processing unit/area operating safely and at specified production rates.
Employees may advance within the Operator pay progression based on time requirements and/or on skills progression. Entry level rate of pay for an Operator trainee is $30.05/hour with pay increases up to $36.11 once fully unit qualified. An Operator can reach top Operator pay at a minimum of 36 months of time within the Operator classification which is currently $46.25/hour. Operators may progress to the lead position of Stillman.
This position requires successful completion of aptitude and behavioral testing and an on-site interview. Candidates who receive an offer of employment will then be required to successfully complete a pre-employment due diligence process including background check, medical, hearing, respiratory and vision exams and agility testing.
Responsibilities May Include:
Monitoring unit operations
Taking gauge and instrument readings
Lubricating and performing minor maintenance of equipment
Making necessary changes to ensure product is manufactured on specification
Responding to safety and environmental incidents, should they occur, in a safe and efficient manner
Entering and retrieving computer data as well as data analysis
Performing work activities that include pulling, lifting, twisting, working in confined spaces and on elevated platforms requiring fall protection
Climbing heights to perform duties such as opening valves
Collecting process samples with potential to require fresh air
Preparing equipment for maintenance
Legally authorized to work in the United States without restrictions
High School Diploma/GED equivalent
Currently hold (and able to maintain) a valid driver's license
Willingness and ability to perform/comply with the following, with or without reasonable accommodation:
Work at least a 12-hour rotating shift, which includes some weekends and holidays
Assume on-call responsibilities
Work in enclosed spaces, such as tanks and silos
Work near large, hot, high-speed machines
Climb up to 250 feet in height
Lift up to 50 pounds
Work around chemicals, including acids and bases
Wear fire retardant clothing and personal protective equipment (such as steel-toe shoes, ear and eye protection)
Maintain your face daily so that a respirator/face mask can seal properly (some examples include being free of facial hair and/or clean shaven)
Perform firefighting duties
Work outside in harsh weather conditions
Work with petroleum products that are under high pressure and at high temperatures
Evacuate in a safe and timely manner in the event of an emergency
Read at a level to understand written safety procedures, work procedures, work permits, instruction manuals
Learn computer software associated with process operations
Associate’s Degree or higher in Process Technology (or related field) from an accredited school by date of hire
4 or more years of Military service
3 or more years of experience working as a process operator in a refinery, chemical, power, nuclear, wastewater treatment
Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
Strong oral / written communication skills and the ability to interact and work in a team environment
Accepts ownership, is accountable, and delivers on commitments
The Borger Refinery is located in Borger, Texas, in the Texas Panhandle, approximately 50 miles north of Amarillo, Texas. Refinery facilities include crude distilling, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation, hydrodesulfurization and delayed coking units. The refinery processes primarily medium sour crude oil produced locally, and heavy sour crude oil produced in Canada, all of which are delivered by pipeline. Borger produces a high percentage of transportation fuels, as well as petroleum coke, NGLs and solvents. Refined products are distributed to customers via pipelines from the refinery to West Texas, New Mexico, Colorado and the Midcontinent region.
At Phillips 66, providing access to high quality programs and care for you and your family is important to us. Maintaining a culture of well-being — physical, emotional, social, and financial — is essential for a high-performing organization. When we are at our best, we are poised to deliver exceptional results — personally and professionally. Benefits for certain eligible, full-time employees include:
Annual Variable Cash Incentive Program (VCIP) bonus
8% 401k company match
Cash Balance Account pension
Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits with an annual company contribution to a Health Savings Account for employees on HDHP
Total well-being programs and incentives, including Employee Assistance Plan, well-being reimbursement, and backup family care services
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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.
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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 December 6, 2023 .
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 Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities