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Phillips 66 Rotating Equipment Engineer, Rodeo Refinery in Rodeo, California

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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.

The Rotating Equipment Engineer supports team members at the Rodeo Refinery for mechanical equipment, analyzes facilities, equipment histories, and trends; recommends and implements procedures, strategies, equipment, or designs that will eliminate defects and improve rotating equipment operation at San Francisco Rodeo Refinery in adherence to established company guidelines, policies, procedures and applicable government regulations. The Engineer also coordinates quality control of rotating equipment assembly, PM quality and content, troubleshooting as required, reliability program improvements and metrics reporting, and performs small project engineering in support of site maintenance activities.

Responsibilities May Include:

  • Acts as technical advisor to Maintenance and Operations

  • Performs and documents engineering review of repairs to rotating equipment

  • Analyzes equipment using condition monitoring technologies

  • Performs root-cause failure analyses, and implements corrective actions in order to eliminate defects

  • Defines appropriate preventive and corrective maintenance repair scopes for rotating equipment, for both daily and turnaround maintenance

  • Recommends appropriate spare part items and levels

  • Establishes and implements quality control procedures for inspecting, repairing and documenting repairs to process equipment

  • Initiates project proposals, performs engineering design, planning and maintains controls for reliability improvement projects

  • Performs Management of Change engineering review and documentation

  • Coordinates equipment repair history, cost, Lost Profit Opportunity, and corrective action data collection, and analyzes this data in order to provide Reliability program metric reports

  • Develops all mechanical design work for small engineering projects in support of maintenance work

  • Develops Bid Requests, evaluates proposals, prepares cost estimates and business justification for reliability improvement and maintenance projects

  • Conducts safety audits of refinery facilities and recommends changes to prevent damage

  • Maintain knowledge of applicable environmental and safety regulations

  • Assembles and writes procedures and training materials; conducts training classes when appropriate to improve Craft and Operator knowledge

  • This position requires technical leadership, as the engineer is expected to develop pro-active solutions to problems that develop with critical rotating equipment

  • Provide information supporting reliability efforts including equipment specification and performance material

  • Provide information associated with compliance and safety issues

  • Act as safety consultant for issues associated with equipment design and details

  • Monitor turnaround activities associated with mechanical equipment responsibilities to ensure proper work details are followed

  • Provide daily up-dates identifying discovery work and issues of concern that vary from the planned work

Required Qualifications:

  • Legally authorized to work in the posting country

  • 1 or more years of experience in an engineering role associated with industrial mechanical equipment

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering

  • Proficient in speaking, reading and writing English

  • Willing and able to perform/comply, with or without a reasonable accommodation, with the following:

  • Work overtime, including holidays and weekends

  • Lift up to 50 pounds

  • Work in enclosed spaces, such as tanks and silos

  • Work at elevated heights or in confined spaces

  • Work around chemicals, including acids/bases

  • Work with petroleum products that are under high pressure and heat

  • Work near large, hot, high-speed machines

  • Climb up to 200 feet in height; work at elevated heights

  • Wear fire retardant clothing and other required personal protective equipment (such as steel-toed shoes, ear/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)

  • Lift, climb, walk, kneel, and squat on a regular basis

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 or more years of experience in the predictive, preventive, and corrective maintenance of mechanical process equipment

  • 3 or more years of experience working in a manufacturing and/or petrochemical facility

  • Working knowledge of industrial standards and practices (ASME, API, ANSI, and ASTM)

  • Demonstrated proficiency with the application of Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and condition monitoring tools

  • Demonstrated effective communication and leadership skills

  • Proficient with basic vibration analysis skills and a vibration analysis software tool

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel)

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.

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  • 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 January 30, 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: 55412

Location: California - Rodeo

Job Field: Maintenance

Division : Rodeo Refinery

Technical Req : No