Phillips 66 Operator Trainee, Lake Charles Refinery in Lake Charles, Louisiana
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The Operator/Operator Trainee Candidate (OTC) will work independently and with other personnel to maintain and operate equipment and processes at the Lake Charles Refinery. Some of the processes involved use hazardous and volatile materials under high temperature and pressure. Typical working conditions include outside weather and elements, blowing air, heat, noise, vibration and occasionally working from heights and confined spaces. Operators must follow safe work practices including the wearing of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). In addition, Operators perform various duties required to keep their assigned processing unit/area operating safely and at specified production/run rates.
Responsibilities May Include:
Demonstrating awareness and commitment to safety
Maintaining equipment and operations
Taking samples/readings of various process streams
Operating unit consoles
Monitoring and observing assigned area for abnormal conditions and emergency situations
Working with outside contractors and agencies
Participating in safety reviews
Initiating work orders and permitting for work related to the assigned unit.
Maintaining proper and safe process operations of the operating equipment
Serving on the emergency response fire brigade, rescue team, and/or first responder team
Participating in annual training refreshers
Upholding company values, understanding and implementing all relevant company policies and procedures to ensure all work meets the required standard
Legally authorized to work in the United States without restrictions
Must have a valid driver's license
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Willing and able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card TWIC). Information can be found at https://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic
Willing and able, with or without reasonable accomodation, to perform/comply with the following:
Read technical procedures and materials in English
Learn computer software associated with process operations
Work shift schedule, including but not limited to days, nights, weekend, holidays, rotating shift
Work in enclosed spaces such as tanks and silos
Work near large, hot, high-speed machines
Work near products that are under high pressure and heat
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)
Work with petroleum products that are under high pressure and heat
Climb up to 200 feet in height
Lift up to 50 pounds
Perform firefighting duties
Work outside in harsh weather conditions
Read technical procedures and materials
Learn computer software associated with process operations
Direct experience working as a process operator, maintenance or technician in a refinery, chemical, power, nuclear, wastewater treatment, pharmaceutical industry or other manufacturing industries
Associates Degree or higher in Process Technology from an accredited school or significant related experience Military certifications that are process operations related
Record of formal emergency response training within the last 24 months
Completed, or in the process of completing, an Operator Internship with the Phillips 66 Lake Charles Refinery
The Lake Charles Refinery is located in Westlake, Louisiana. Refinery facilities include crude distilling, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation, hydrocracking, hydrodesulfurization and delayed coking units. Facilities also include a specialty coker and calciner. The refinery processes a mixture of light to heavy, low- and high sulfur and low- and high-acid crude oils. It receives domestic, Canadian and other foreign crude oil through truck, pipeline, marine transportation and terminals, including the Beaumont and Clifton Ridge terminals and the Bayou Bridge Pipeline. Lake Charles produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. Other products include off-road diesel, home heating oil, feedstock for our Excel Paralubes joint venture, specialty graphite petroleum coke and petroleum coke. Refined products are distributed in the southeastern and eastern United States by truck, rail car, barge or pipelines and exported to Latin America and West Africa.
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, with an additional 0-4% Company 401k contribution based on the Company’s financial performance
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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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 August 17, 2022 .
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
Requisition ID: 56411
Location: Louisiana - Lake Charles
Job Field: Operations
Division : Lake Charles Refinery
Technical Req : No