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Phillips 66 Hazardous Waste Coordinator - Rodeo Refinery in Rodeo, California

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Under the general direction of the Maintenance Superintendent, the Hazardous Waste Coordinator (WC) is responsible for implementation, administration, and execution of the waste management program for the Rodeo Refinery & Carbon Plant. This includes federal (RCRA) and state (CA-Haz) hazardous wastes as well as industrial (Non-hazardous) waste. The Hazardous Waste Coordinator assures waste generators at the Site are properly handling, storing, and labeling the various waste streams in compliance with Federal, State, and local regulations. The Hazardous Waste Coordinator arranges for proper sample concentration, & transportation to appropriately permitted recycling/treatment/disposal facilities and maintains the legally, regulated and internally required records.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Arrange and oversee legally compliant and cost-effective off-site transportation, storage, and treatment, recycling and/or disposal of routine waste.

  • Assist with the determination of the waste type and profile with appropriate waste/recyclables management sites, based on analytical results and/or Refinery Environmental Services Department (ESD) input.

  • Maintain the computerized waste tracking software (EPOC) and hardcopy of all agency required records (manifests, LDRs, inspections, etc).

  • Assist with the implementation, development and training measures to reduce site waste generation and identify cost minimization opportunities including recycling opportunities.

  • Audit on-site waste handling and off-site TSD (disposal) facilities.

  • Assure that all RCRA, NON-RCRA, Universal, Electronic, and Non-Hazardous Industrial Waste transported internally and offsite, is in accordance with State and Federal regulations.

  • Prepare and track required manifest, bill of lading, and other regulatory required documentation.

  • Oversee sample collection and arrange for laboratory analysis at a State certified laboratory using Chain-of-Custody protocol.

  • Perform Hazardous Waste Training for both Maintenance and Operations Department Personal.

  • Interact with regulatory agency representatives, as needed.

  • Retrieve and provide data for the preparation of regulatory agency reports.

  • Communicate with all levels of refinery organization including represented, salaried management and contractors regarding proper waste management requirements/practices.

  • Perform Operation and Maintenance oversight of the Bulk/Container Waste Areas at the Site.

  • Process invoices and manage contracts associated with outside laboratories, transporters, container suppliers, waste disposal sites, recycle facilities and any other ancillary entities required.

  • Manage an inventory of a variety of appropriate waste containers for use by on site generators.

  • Manage record keeping per the Rodeo Refinery Soils Management Plan.

  • Delegate and manage daily field responsibilities and duties of the Waste laborers.

  • Perform occasional travel associated with training or conferences.

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Working knowledge of applicable Federal and State environmental regulations and their application to refining operations

  • 3 or more years of environmental experience in a refining, petrochemical or industrial facility

  • Proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel and Outlook)

  • Willing and able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC). Information can be found at


  • Associates degree or higher in Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related technical degree

  • Currently possess or have the ability to satisfactorily complete training required of the following:

  • Title-40 CFR 260-279

  • Title-8 CCR Section 5192

  • Title-22 CCR Section 66260-66279 Code of Regulations regarding RCRA, NON-RCRA, DOT

  • 24-Hour HAZWOPER requirements

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with diverse groups at all levels

  • Strong networking skills and ability to interact with refining network peers

  • Proficient in SAP

  • Proficient in Waste Management Tracking Software (EPOC)

  • Self-motivated, proactive, creative, detail and results oriented

The San Francisco Refinery consists of two facilities linked by a 200-mile pipeline. The Santa Maria facility is located in Arroyo Grande, California, 200 miles south of San Francisco, California, while the Rodeo facility is in the San Francisco Bay Area. Semi-refined liquid products from the Santa Maria facility are shipped by pipeline to the Rodeo facility for upgrading into finished petroleum products. Facilities include crude distillation, naphtha reforming, hydrocracking, hydrodesulfurization and delayed coking units, as well as a calciner. The San Francisco Refinery processes a mixture of heavy, high sulfur and light sweet crude oil. It receives California crude oil by pipeline, and both domestic and foreign crude oil by tanker. The refinery produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. It also produces CARB-grade gasoline. Other products include petroleum coke. The majority of the refined products are distributed to California by pipeline and barge. Additional refined products are also exported to Latin America by waterborne cargo.

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 17, 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: 51638

Location: California - Rodeo

Job Field: Maintenance