Instrumentation & Electrical Technician Trainee - Bakersfield, CA

Employer: Phillips 66

Job Description:


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 Midstream Instrumentation & Electrical Technician Trainee New Hire will participate in our Tech Trainee Developmental Program which assists in preparing you to assume full electrical, mechanical and maintenance responsibilities for the area to which you are assigned

This developmental program will take 12-18 months to complete and is combined with one-on-one mentorship and direct hands-on field operations.
You will learn about Phillips 66 company and industry information while participating in one-on-one training with experienced Technicians.
Some study may be required outside of normal working hours to stay on task with completion of the program.
Trainees are responsible for ensuring that they communicate with supervisors to stay on track with the program and discuss progress or actions need to continue development.
Job assignments could be located nationwide within any of our 6 Midstream Regions.

Basic Requirements:

Legally authorized to work in the job posting country
Pursuing an Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Instrumentation Technology, Electrical Technology, Industrial Automation or related two year technical degree
Graduating in Spring 2022
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must maintain a valid driver's license
Must be willing to relocate nationwide to any of our 6 Midstream Regions coast to coast
Willing and able, with or without reasonable accommodation:
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 travel up to 15% 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)
To maintain your face so that a respirator / face mask can seal properly. ie to be clean shaven (facial hair)
To perform firefighting duties
To work with hydrocarbons that are under high pressure and heat
Willing and able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC). Information can be found at


A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Previous internship or co-op participant in related industry
Previous internship with Phillips 66

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) 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.

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 2021. For more information, visit or folluw us on Twitter @Phillips66Co.

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

Contact Person:
Location: Bakersfield, CA
Application Method:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on June 08, 2022

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