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Phillips 66 Gas Lab Technician- Odessa, TX in Odessa, Texas

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The Ga s Lab Technician based out of Odessa, TX., works independently and with others to perform lab analysis on natural gas samples. They run the analysis on gas chromatographs (GC) and document then distribute the results.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Able to receive samples and ship empty cylinders back to their origin after running analysis.

  • Ensuring timely turn around on all received samples, especially at month end.

  • Understanding the methods of analysis for natural gas liquids.

  • Having working knowledge of laboratory tests and procedures used to monitor and to certify products.

  • Maintaining all test gasses required for GC use.

  • Maintaining and schedule all preventative maintenance for the GC units.

  • Working with management and project group to define and prioritize measurement improvement projects associated with samples and analysis.

  • Interfacing with other internal, external and third-party industry measurement related contacts/resources.

  • Working closely with the Loss Control group on issues that relate to measurement accuracy of natural gas liquids.

  • Driving measurement and analysis improvements and processes.

  • Self-Starter that is willing to seek out additional job duties under own guidance.

  • Working up projects and seeking agreement for possible inclusion into future Budgets.

  • Reviewing and participating in testing of new analysis technology with outside vendors to maintain accuracy in line with current industry technological developments.

  • Participating in the development of Phillips 66’s Analysis Plans for the phase out of obsolescent technology and implementation of new technologies to ensure analysis processes adequately support the operational and financial needs of the company.

  • Ensuring implementation of system upgrades.

  • Ensuring roll-out and implementation of new analysis initiatives and policies and procedures.

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Maintain a valid driver's license

  • 2 or more years of experience in a measurement technician role

  • To raise and transport articles weighing up to 40 pounds

  • To walk, stand, stoop, sit, climb, and carry material on a daily basis on even and uneven terrain

  • To wear personal protective equipment (PPE)

  • To be on call


  • Associate's degree or higher in Electrical Maintenance, Instrumentation, or Industrial Electronics

  • 2 or more years of experience in gas chromatographs (GC) operations and maintenance 1 or more years industry I&E experience

  • 1 or more years of experience with GC’s and GC documentation of results

  • Familiar with API natural gas sampling requirements

  • Working knowledge of API measurement standards

  • Leadership ability in safety, environmental and regulatory practices

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel

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 October 22, 2019 .

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: 51662

Location: Texas - Odessa

Job Field: Operations