PHILLIPS 66: Instrument and Electrical Craftsman - Billings, MT

Employer: Phillips 66

Job Description:
Phillips 66 & YOU - Together we can fuel the future

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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The Instrument and Electrical Craftsman, Billings Refinery works independently and with others to perform preventative, predictive and routine maintenance tasks. They troubleshoot issues, repair failures of production and facilities equipment, and ensure maximum equipment efficiency and effectiveness.

Responsibilities May Include:
Providing electrical and instrumentation support for control valves, transmitters, analytical equipment, motors, motor starters, and other various electrical and instrumentation equipment
Maintaining and troubleshooting power systems, programmable logic solvers (PLCs) and Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) to safely achieve plant production goals
Installing, troubleshooting and maintaining electrical, pneumatic, and electronic instrumentation systems
Performing all duties in compliance with our Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Management System, applicable government regulations, industry best practices, and all other Phillips 66 policies and/or regulations

Legally authorized to work in the United States without restrictions
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Must currently hold or be able to qualify to receive a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card prior to employment start date. Information regarding TWIC qualification standards may be found at
Willing and able, with or without reasonable accommodation, to:
Work overtime
Read at a level to understand written safety procedures, work procedures, work permits, instruction manuals
Climb up to 250 feet in height
Lift and transport materials (up to 65 pounds), bend, stoop, perform moderate manual labor, work in confined spaces, climb, and work at various levels above the ground
Maintain face daily so that a respirator/face mask can seal properly (some examples include being free of facial hair and/or clean shaven)
Wear personal protective equipment, including but not limited to steel-toe shoes, ear protection, eye protection, hand protection, and fire retardant clothing
Work outdoors. including in inclement weather conditions
Work in enclosed spaces, such as tanks and silos
Work around chemicals, including acids and bases that may be under high pressure and heat
Perform firefighting duties as needed
Follow safe work practices and procedures

Associate's degree or higher in Instrumentation, Electrical, or both
5+ years of direct experience working as an Instrument and Electrical (I&E) Technician in a refinery or petrochemical refinery
5+ years of experience troubleshooting power and control systems
Ability to read/comprehend manuals, schematics, drawings, graphs, charts and diagrams
5+ years of direct experience in the use of test equipment and procedures, national Electrical Code (NEC), applicable government and plant standards/regulations (OSHA, ANSI, health and safety), lockout/tagout procedures, unit start-up/shut-down procedures, rigging equipment/procedures/practices, and instrumentation terminology, procedures and practices
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
1+ years of direct experience performing maintenance on gas chromatograph analyzers

The Billings Refinery is located in Billings, Montana. Its facilities include crude distilling, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation, hydrodesulfurization and delayed coking units. The refinery processes a mixture of Canadian heavy, high-sulfur crude oil delivered by pipeline, and domestic crude oil delivered by truck. With the startup of a new vacuum distillation unit in 2017, the refinery has 100 percent heavy crude processing capability. The refinery produces a high percentage of transportation fuels and petroleum coke. Finished petroleum products are distributed by pipeline, rail car and truck. Pipelines transport most of the refined products to markets in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Utah, Colorado and Washington.

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, with an additional 0-4% Company 401k contribution based on the Company’s financial performance
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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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 August 20 , 2023 .

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

Contact Person: Eric Hixon
Phone: 360-441-4126
Email: [email protected]
Location: 401 S 23rd St • Billings , MT
Application Method: Application online
Base Pay: $38.89 to $48.81 per hour

Posted on July 22, 2023

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