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

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Machinist, Rodeo Refinery


Rodeo, CA, US, 94572

Job Field:  Maintenance

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The Maintenance Mechanic - Machinist, Rodeo Refinery (Journeyman and Non-Journeyman Openings), under the general direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, performs any and all work for which qualified in a safe and efficient manner, including but not limited to: inspecting, adjusting, disassembling/ re-assembling, troubleshooting and servicing a wide variety of equipment, including pumps, compressors, fans, conveyors, hydraulic systems, valves and actuators.


Machinist duties include:

  • Calculating dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as Micrometers and vernier calipers. 
  • Machining parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, surface grinders and horizontal boring mill. 
  • Studying sample parts, blueprints, drawings, and engineering information to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products and determine product dimensions and tolerance.
  • Making sketch utilizing old part and tolerance and findings sheet. 
  • Maintaining industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
  • Performing DCI, machine, and reassembly of rotating equipment. 
  • Cleaning and lubricating machines, tools, and equipment to remove grease, rust, stains, and foreign matter. 
  • Dismantling Rotating equipment (blowers, centrifugal and positive displacement pumps) using hand tools and power tools, to examine parts for defects and replace defective parts where needed. Fitting and assembling parts to make or repair machine tools.
  • Designing fixtures, tooling, and parts to meet engineering needs. 
  • Demonstrating the ability to Machine pump shaft to include bearing fit, bearing nut threads, keyway and bore.


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 (March 4, 2024), whichever is earlier. 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.


The selected candidate may be brought in at Journeyman or Non-Journeyman level depending on credentials and experience, which will inform the starting pay rate. The current Non-Journeyman starting rate is $34.79 per hour, with fully qualified Journeyman pay currently $53.52 per hour. These rates will increase by 3% in February 2024 and 3.5% in February 2025. This position is also eligible for VCIP (Variable Cash Incentive Program) with a target of 7.5% of earnings (including base pay and overtime). 


Responsibilities May Include:

  • Participating and/or planning the safety process i.e. JSA's/TSA’s and performing safety observations to assure all plans are in compliance with applicable government regulations and established company policies, procedures and practices.
  • Working with Operations and other groups to fully understand the scope, priority and timing needed for maintenance repairs.  Ensures all work is completed in a safe, environmentally-compliant, and cost effective manner.
  • Reviewing work prior to start, assuring materials, resources, information and tools on hand to achieve high levels of craft productivity.
  • Executing/completing daily and preventative maintenance work orders.
  • Initiating equipment defect elimination by identifying problem causes, taking immediate corrective action when practical, and recommending solutions to supervisors and engineers.
  • Developing/modifying maintenance or safety procedures related to maintenance work processes; individually or as part of a team.
  • Reviewing technical manuals/procedures/specifications (in English) to effectively perform assigned work.
  • Serving as member of HazMat Team, participate in specialized training and provide response.


Required Qualifications:

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without restrictions
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Maintain a valid driver's license
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Willing and able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card. Note: information regarding TWIC qualification standards may be found at 
  • Must be willing and able, with or without accommodation, to perform/comply with the following:
    • Work overtime (including weekends, holidays, and rotating shifts)
    • Respond to afterhours callouts
    • Lift up to 50 pounds
    • 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 Nomex 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
    • Ability to be on call and respond to callouts during off hours due to business necessity
    • Work outside in harsh weather conditions


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4 or more years of industrial maintenance experience in troubleshooting, servicing and repairing rotating equipment, conveyors, valves, hydraulic systems and other similar industrial equipment
  • Completion of an accredited mechanical technology school certificate or degree, level 4 NCCER certification, or other accredited apprenticeship program that includes technical knowledge certification or 5 or more years of industrial maintenance experience and has passed an accredited technical knowledge certification
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook
  • SAP/CMMS experience
  • Military training and experience is recognized
  • Proactive and results-oriented
  • Able to effectively interact with all organizational levels and value diversity
  • Demonstrated communications and teamwork skills


The San Francisco Refinery processes a mixture of heavy, high sulfur and light sweet crude oil. Facilities include crude distillation, naphtha reforming, hydrocracking, hydrodesulfurization and delayed coking units. 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.


In 2022, Phillips 66 made a final investment decision to move forward with Rodeo Renewed, the project to convert its San Francisco Refinery in Rodeo, California, into one of the world’s largest renewable fuels facilities. The project, which recently received approval from Contra Costa County, is expected to cost approximately $850 million and begin commercial operations in the first quarter of 2024.


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.


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At Phillips 66, we are proud to offer attractive and high-quality benefits which we refer to as Total Rewards. Additional information on Total Rewards can be found at



The base pay range for this position is determined by the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The selected candidate may be brought in at Journeyman or Non-Journeyman level depending on credentials and experience, which will inform the starting pay rate. The current Non-Journeyman starting rate is $34.79 per hour, with fully qualified Journeyman pay currently $53.52 per hour. These rates will increase by 3% in February 2024 and 3.5% in February 2025. This position is also eligible for VCIP (Variable Cash Incentive Program) with a target of 7.5% of earnings (including base pay and overtime). 


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 March 4, 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


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland