Maintenance Mechanic - Instrumentation Mechanic/Analyzer Technician (Requisition ID 53608) - Los Angels, CA

Employer: Phillips 66

Job Description:
Maintenance Mechanic - Instrumentation Mechanic / Analyzer Technician (53608)

 Job Description:
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.

The Maintenance Mechanic - Instrument Mechanic / Analyzer Technician is responsible for inspecting, troubleshooting, servicing, and repairing refinery instrumentation, process stream analyzers, combustion controls, and continuous emissions monitors, both in the shop and in the field. All work must be performed in a safe and efficient manner under the general direction of the Instrumentation Supervisor.

The Instrument Mechanic / Analyzer Technician is expected to remove equipment if necessary, calibrate, install, service, modify, test, and/or replace a wide variety of pneumatic, fluidic, mechanical, electrical, and electronic devices. All tools and equipment used are expected to be well-kept and orderly to facilitate a safe and efficient work environment. Job requires work both indoors and outdoors, lifting, and climbing. Occasionally may be required to work at elevated heights and/or confined space. Shift work, including days, nights, weekends and holidays may be required; must be willing and able to respond to callouts during off hours due to business necessity.

Responsibilities May Include:
- Troubleshooting instrumentation issues using schematics and vendor drawings
- Working with Process Control team to repair complex instrumentation and computer control systems
- Performing calibrations, programming and repairs on electronic, pneumatic, and electro-pneumatic equipment and parts associated with this equipment
- Examining color-coded resistors and wiring, wiring within - Safety Instrumented Systems and control circuits, and circuit boards for defects in operation
- Working with Environmental Department to understand and comply with regulatory requirements
- Completing safety observations and stopping unsafe work immediately
- Demonstrating the ability to work alone or in a team and demonstrating techniques to apprentices and occasionally assisting other trades and contractors when required
- Communicating effectively with Supervisors, Operations and other Maintenance Craft
- Ensuring all work is completed in a safe, environmentally-compliant, and cost effective manner
- Initiating equipment defect elimination by identifying potential problems, taking immediate corrective action when practical, and recommending solutions to supervisors and engineers
- Reviewing drawings, procedures, and specifications to effectively perform assigned work
- Sharing knowledge, skills and expertise to facilitate a high performing organization

Position Requirements
- Legally authorized to work in the job posting country
- High School diploma and or G.E.D. equivalent
- 5 or more years of instrumentation or analyzer experience
- Must understand the basics of both AC and DC theory, electronics, and circuits
- Demonstrate an understanding of instrument loop diagrams
- 18 years of age or older
- Maintain a valid driver's license
- Willing and able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC). Information can be found at
- Must be willing and able, with or without accommodation, to perform/comply with the following:
- Wear fire retardant clothing and personal protective equipment
- Maintain face daily so that a respirator/face mask can seal properly
- Work overtime (including weekends, holidays, and rotating shifts) and respond to after-hours callouts on an as needed
- Climb, bend, lift, and perform a wide variety of physical activities
- Work at elevated heights
- Work in enclosed spaces such as tanks and process equipment
- Work safely near large, hot, high-speed machines
- Work around chemicals, including acids and bases
- Work outside in any given weather conditions

- 5 or more years of instrumentation experience in refineries and/or chemical plants or relevant military experience in large industrial systems
- Certifications (examples: NCCER or equivalent, SCBA, etc.)
- Completion of an apprenticeship, formal training or trade program, or Associates Degree in a technical field
- Ability to diagnose equipment malfunctions, identify corrective action, and analyze/document complex inspection and repair information
- Experience with Safety Instrumented Systems
- Experience calibrating valves, transmitters, and analyzers
- Experience with refinery maintenance, turnaround, and/or shutdown work
- Experience with Lock Out Tag Out
- Proficient with Microsoft applications and SAP
- Military training/experience

The Los Angeles Refinery consists of two linked facilities located five miles apart in Carson and Wilmington, California. The Carson facility processes crude oil, and the Wilmington facility upgrades the intermediate products to finished products. The facilities include crude distillation, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation, hydrocracking and delayed coking units. The refinery processes mainly heavy, high-sulfur crude oil. It receives domestic crude oil by pipeline from California, Canadian crude via rail, and both foreign and domestic crude oil by tanker through a third-party terminal in the Port of Long Beach. The refinery produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. The refinery produces CARB-grade gasoline. Other products include petroleum coke. Refined products are distributed to California, Nevada and Arizona by pipeline and truck.

To be Considered for this Position:
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 February 21, 2021.

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.

This Employer is subject to the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHO) (LAMC 189.00). This Employer will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Ordinance.

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

Contact Person:
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on February 01, 2021

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