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Phillips 66 2021 Technical New Hire - Sweeny Refinery Electrical Craft in Sweeny, Texas


Phillips 66 is dedicated to helping Technical New Hires make a smooth transition into the professional world, through specific programs designed to give you the tools you need to successfully launch your career. Get more information at

The Refining Electrical Craft New Hire will participate in training programs which provides opportunities for career success through hands-on learning and training experiences. New Hires apply subject matter knowledge learned in a certificate or associate program to the workplace and develop technical and interpersonal skills in the workplace. It is important to participate as contributing and active members of their craft team

We are currently hiring entry-level Electrical Craft New Hire openings at the following location:

• Sweeny Refinery – Old Ocean, TX

Responsibilities may include:

  • Working on electric motors, complex shutdown systems, UPS systems, PILC terminations, EPR cable terminations, relay testing - microprocessor and electromechanical substation maintenance, substation breaker maintenance, medium voltage and high voltage substation battery testing, transformer maintenance, testing breaker control schemes and other associated equipment.

  • Troubleshooting, dismantling, repairing and reassembling disabled equipment following verbal and written safety and job task work directions.

  • Reading and interpreting manuals, standards, schematics, wiring diagrams and federal, state and local codes and regulations.

Requirements for a Phillips 66 Technical New Hire:

Basic Required:

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • High School Diploma/GED equivalent

  • Enrolled as a full-time student in an electrical program or equivalent technical program with a graduation date in Spring 2021

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Maintain a valid driver's license

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale

  • Must be willing and able, with or without accommodation, to perform/comply with the following:

  • Lift up to 50 pounds

  • Available for call outs including holidays and weekends

  • Work in enclosed spaces such as tanks and silos

  • Work safely near large, hot, high-speed machines

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

  • Work around chemicals, including acids and bases

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

  • Maintain face daily so that a respirator/face mask can seal properly

  • Work outside in harsh weather conditions

  • Overtime and/or shift work for extended periods of time depending on workload/schedule


• Previous internship or co-op participant in related industry

• Previous internship with Phillips 66

• Working knowledge of electrical distribution systems, electrical logic and loop diagrams, motor control center breakers, starters and switch gear

• Ability to understand and carry out work direction in a safe manner

• Ability to read/comprehend manuals, schematics, blueprints, graphs, charts, and diagrams

• Ability to diagnose equipment malfunctions and identify corrective actions

• Experience in using test equipment and procedures, National Electrical Code (NEC), applicable government and plant standards/regulations (OSHA, ANSI, health, and safety), lock out/tag out procedures, unit start-up/shut-down procedures

• Experience using the following items: hand tools, measurement tools and devices and power tools

• Work without close supervision

To apply and be considered:

  • Apply online by going to and complete the entire application process

  • Attach an electronic copy of your resume and unofficial transcript

  • Answer all prescreening questions and provide your eSignature

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)(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.

About Phillips 66

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 2019.

Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Requisition ID: 53316

Location: Texas - Sweeny

Job Field: Internships, Graduate Positions, and Student Programs

Division : Not Applicable

Technical Req : Yes