Phillips 66 Senior Rotating Equipment Engineer - Lake Charles Refinery in Lake Charles, Louisiana


Phillips 66 & YOU- Together we can fuel the future


The Senior Rotating Equipment EngineerLake Charles Refinery functions as the sites expert rotating equipment engineer ensuring processes and programs are in place to achieve and maintain best in class rotating equipment reliability. The position is accountable for ensuring LCMC processes follow P66 Required Standards and Best Practices. This position serves as rotating equipment supervisor for the rotating equipment engineers and mentors area rotating equipment engineers.

Responsibilities may include :

  • Providing cohesiveness amongst rotating equipment engineering thru mentorship and guidance of the junior mechanical engineers
  • Providing oversight of the bad actor list to ensure prioritization is based upon risk management and lost profit philosophies
  • Champion the appropriate justification and funding in order to drive these from the list
  • Developing plant-wide maintenance and reliability improvement strategies and tactics in concert with Maintenance and Operations groups
  • Owning, maintaining, and executing the Reliability Management System and mechanical integrity system requirements for rotating equipment
  • Functioning as an Equipment Discipline Lead (EDL) for rotating equipment for the entire site
  • Overseeing the criticality ranking process and development of specific equipment plans for rotating equipment
  • Overseeing the technical aspects of the Predictive Maintenance Program and ensure alignment with Reliability goals
  • Performing RCFA’s and AAR’s when needed
  • Auditing as necessary to ensure root causes are effectively addressed
  • Providing conditional monitoring and reporting of critical equipment such as large compressors and pumps
  • Networking with other P66 facilities and industry experts to share expertise and implement best practices
  • Providing after hour coverage and assistance during upsets, outages, and major equipment overhauls
  • Leading long range planning and scope development of major rotating equipment
  • Serving as a representative on the company's Rotating Equipment Network (REN)


Basic/Required :

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country
  • Bachelor degree in engineering
  • 10 or more years of petrochemical or manufacturer experience
  • 10 or more years of technical experience with all types of rotating equipment
  • 2 or more years of experience in predictive and condition monitoring techniques for rotating equipment such as vibration or oil analysis
  • TWIC
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Preferred :

  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Level II or greater Vibration Analysis Certification
  • Broad experience and understanding of refinery maintenance, operating, and project practices
  • Ability to apply technical expertise to problem solving while achieving broad business objectives
  • Personal discipline to balance short term demands with long term objectives
  • Translates long term business strategies into practical and meaningful tactics
  • Understands and uses functional expertise to contribute to the success of the business
  • Accepts ownership, is accountable, and delivers on commitments
  • Encourages creativity, innovation, and continuous improvement to build effective teams
  • Ability to identify, analyze and resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Utilizes conflict resolution to build a high performing teams
  • Provides leadership for core values


At Phillips 66, while "what" we do may be very different from person to person, there's a "how" that connects all of us. It is how we work, how we collaborate and how we succeed together. It's this shared "how" that our competency framework describes in detail. We call it the Keys to Success because it can unlock the potential within us all.

Keys to Success

  • Prof: Adaptability—Demonstrate Adaptability And Learning
  • Prof: Building Collaborative Relationships—Build Partnerships
  • Prof: Communication—Communicate Professionally
  • Prof: Judgment—Exercise Professional Judgment
  • Prof: Results Orientation—Optimize Results

Construction of the Lake Charles Refinery was completed in 1941 at a cost of $4.5MM. The refinery was originally designed to process 7,500 barrels of crude oil per day to supply high-octane aviation fuel to WWII war planes.

Through 75 years of upgrades, LCR now processes 244,000 barrels of crude oil per day. Each upgrade of the facility brought additional complexity and market advantages. Most recently, LCR completed a $300MM dollar project to meet clean fuels regulations.

Company Overview

Phillips 66 is a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company. With a portfolio of Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties businesses, the company processes, transports, stores and markets fuels and products globally. Phillips 66 Partners, the company's master limited partnership, is an integral asset in the portfolio. Headquartered in Houston, the company has 14,000 employees committed to safety and operating excellence. Phillips 66 had $50 billion of assets as of June 30, 2016. For more information, visit at or follow us on Twitter @Phillips66Co .

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 May 26, 2017 .

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 Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Requisition ID: 36722

Department: Lake Charles Refinery

Location: United States - Louisiana - Lake Charles

Job Field: Engineering