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Phillips 66 Prepare to Operate (PTO) Engineer - Houston, TX in Houston, Texas

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The Prepare to Operate (PTO) Engineer provides technical support and operational guidance for the project group, ensures alignment of operational requirements with operations stakeholders, develops robust plans for commissioning activities, and leads handover acceptance and functional acceptance of assets. The PTO Engineer works in a team environment collaborating with specialists, field leads, and major projects to ensure complete PTO plans and may direct the activities of other team members in support of the project.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Promoting a culture that delivers excellent HSE performance

  • Acting as a liaison between project team and operations

  • Developing Commissioning, Operating, and Maintenance plans

  • Coordinating the handover of assets and readiness for commissioning

  • Coordinating functional checkout and prioritization of punch list Items

  • Supporting implementation of commissioning plans and startup sequencing for flow

  • Participating on design reviews and PHAs

  • Helping develop operational narrative for cross functional alignment

  • Leading development of Operating Parameters (Tank Level Alarms, OD Sheets, Point by Point MOP etc.)

  • Supporting pre-startup safety reviews Assuring full compliance with all regulatory and Company policies and procedures

  • Interfacing with division operations, PTRRC, CD-JV, Commercial Groups and Logistics

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Technical

  • 3 or more years in Terminals or Pipelines Operations

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft office: Word & Excel


  • 5 or more years of experience in pipeline maintenance, operations, pipeline projects

  • 5 or more years of supervisory experience

  • 3 or more years of hydraulics experience

  • Proficient with SAP and MS Project


Our Midstream segment provides crude oil and refined product transportation, terminaling and processing services, as well as natural gas liquids (NGL) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) transportation, storage, processing and marketing services, mainly in the United States. This segment includes our master limited partnership, Phillips 66 Partners LP, as well as our 50 percent equity investment in DCP Midstream, LLC. As of December 31, 2017 our transportation business managed over 21,000 miles of pipeline systems, 40 finished product terminals, 38 storage locations, 19 crude oil terminals, 5 LPG terminals and 1 petroleum coke exporting facility.

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 5, 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: 51129

Location: Texas - Houston

Job Field: Operations

Division : Midstream Operations

Technical Req : No