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
  • 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

Learn more about Phillips 66 Total Rewards.

Technical Specialist - Houston, TX

Location: 

Houston, TX, US, 77042

Job Field:  Maintenance

.Phillips 66 & YOU - Together we can fuel the future

 

The Technical Specialist is part of the Instrumentation & Electrical section of the Technical Specialist Program within the Midstream Maintenance Organization which supports Gas Plants, Pipelines, Terminals, and other facilities.  The role is primarily responsible for providing technical support to front line employees including training, advanced troubleshooting and some project development and commissioning.  The role may be required to assist with emergency response and recovery activities and to assist with front line activities when an area is shorthanded.  Responsibilities are subject to change as business and other conditions require. Position will be supporting Houston area based on business needs.
 

This position requires the successful completion of an online assessment.  If you meet the required qualifications of the position, a link to complete the assessment will be emailed to you immediately after your completed application is received.  Please check your spam folder if you do not see the email.  The assessment must be completed within 7 days of your application date OR prior to the job posting expiration date, whichever is earlier.  The job posting expiration date is listed at the bottom of this job posting.  If you last took a Phillips 66 assessment in 2023 or prior, you must retake the assessment for this position.  Your assessment results will be valid for one year.

 

Responsibilities May Include: 

  • Providing technical training to support the Midstream Skills Expansion Program.
  • Working with the Learning and Development Team to assess technical skill levels of field operations personnel.
  • Providing technical training and technical assistance to field operations personnel.
  • Participating in / assisting with Skill Qualification and Operator Qualification skill evaluations and re-verification of field operating personnel.
  • Enhancing the technical capabilities of field teams to maximize their impact.
  • Providing guidance and expertise on advanced troubleshooting, maintenance, calibration, repair and replacement of electrical, instrumentation, controls and automation equipment.
  • Providing technical guidance for design, installation and operation of electrical, instrumentation, controls and automation equipment.
  • Acting as a technical resource for project development, execution and commissioning of electrical, instrumentation, controls and automation equipment.
  • Providing I&E, controls and automation technical expertise to support I&E Technicians, as well as engineering, operations and maintenance personnel.
  • Working with Engineering and other Technical Specialists to ensure related standards, policies, and procedures are fit for purpose and cost-effective.
  • Identifying new technologies in support of reliable and cost-effective operations and staying current with changes to industry regulations, standards, and practices.
  • Supporting the implementation of new tools, processes and technologies, including related training.
  • Supporting related Emergency Response activities.

 
 
Required Qualifications:

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Willing to travel based on business needs
  • 5 or more years of experience working in Midstream Operations
  • 5 or more years of experience troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing electrical, instrumentation, controls, and/or automation equipment
  • Intermediate level of knowledge of gas plants, and/or pipelines and terminal operating equipment and control devices
  • Advanced knowledge of industry safe work practices, National Electric Code and hazardous area classifications
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively use following software to download and interpret data for troubleshooting:
    • Rockwell Studio 5000, 
    • RSLogix 500, 
    • Siemens PLC's,  
    • Motor protector software Multiline and SEL
  • Currently hold or be able to qualify to receive a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card prior to employment start date. Note: information regarding TWIC qualification standards may be found at https://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic
  • Willingness and ability to perform and comply with following, with or without reasonable accommodations:
    • To climb up to 50 feet using both inclined and vertical steps/ladders
    • To lift up to 45 pounds
    • To bend, kneel, knee stand and squat up to 30 minutes at a time
    • To sit and stand for prolonged periods over 2 hours at a time according to job demands
    • To work outside in harsh weather conditions
    • To work alone a high percentage of the time
    • To respond to emergency calls as needed
    • To work overtime on an as-needed basis
    • To work with chemicals and bases
    • To wear personal protective equipment (such as fire-retardant clothing, steel-toe shoes, ear and eye protection)

 
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in Electrical Maintenance, Instrumentation or Industrial Electronics
  • 8 or more years of experience troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing electrical, instrumentation, controls, and/or automation equipment
  • Experience developing and managing technical training programs
     

Midstream

Phillips 66's Midstream business is a safe, reliable and trusted logistics provider for the movement and storage of liquid or gas energy via pipelines or terminals. We are an industry leader in logistics and operate or manage more than 22,000 miles of pipelines that transport crude oil from oil fields to refineries and finished products from refineries to storage terminals. We operate 39 terminals that supply finished products to consumer gas stations, as well as crude oil and NGL storage terminals and NGL fractionation facilities. We also provide the connectivity between the various Phillips 66 business units.

 

Total Rewards

 

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
  • 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

 

Learn more about Phillips 66 Total Rewards.

 

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. We have been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign, U.S. Department of Labor and the Military Times for our continued commitment to inclusive practices and policies in the hiring and retention of those in the LGBTQ+ community and military veterans. 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.

Learn more about Phillips 66 and how we are working to meet the world's energy needs today and tomorrow, by visiting phillips66.com.

 

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 June 24, 2024.

 

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

 


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