Phillips 66 Instrumentation & Controls Engineer in Linden, New Jersey


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The Instrumentation & Controls Engineer designs and implements process instrumentation and control systems from initial conception through field installation. Responsible for designs that provide the most reliable and cost-effective instrument and control systems. Provides consulting services to process designers in developing process design specifications develops operating and training manuals for mechanical and process personnel and participates in training operating personnel. Writes purchase and construction specifications and writes and performs Factory Acceptance Test. Uses vendor software programs for sizing, safety and control valves. Specifies, procures, and configures Programmable Logic Controllers, Digital Control Systems and field hardware such as transmitters, controllers, pneumatic and electronic transmission system. Utilizes American Petroleum Institute (API) Standards, Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society (ISA) Standards, and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Develops strategic plans for implementing and upgrading instrumentation and control systems. Takes a lead role on capital projects, including Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Identifies areas where instrumentation and controls can improve plant operations and profitability. Develops budget requirements related to system upgrades, preventative maintenance and repair expansions. Uses documentation systems and processes that maintain accurate instrumentation equipment and control system information and drawings. Provides Refinery Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) design and maintenance. Performs Safety Integrity Level (SIL) analysis and engineering upgrades of safety instrumented systems. Up to 10% travel to visit factories for equipment testing.


Basic/Required :

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, or Instrumentation & Controls Engineering
  • 5 or more years of experience in Instrumentation and Controls
  • Designing and implementing process instrumentation and control systems from initial conception through field installation
  • Designs and develops specifications for instrumentation and controls including programmable logic controllers and field hardware, including transmitters
  • Applies standards and codes to design and specifications.


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

  • Assoc: Adaptability—Adapt And Learn
  • Assoc: Building Collaborative Relationships—Form Relationships
  • Assoc: Communication—Communicate Openly
  • Assoc: Judgment—Apply Sound Logic
  • Assoc: Results Orientation—Seek Process Improvement

The Bayway Refinery is the largest refinery on the East Coast located in Linden, New Jersey. This major industrial complex runs 240 kb/d of crude oil producing petroleum products including gasoline, diesel, heating oil and jet fuel serving the New York metropolitan area.

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 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 December 30, 2016 .

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: 33023

Department: Bayway Refinery

Location: United States - New Jersey - Linden

Job Field: Engineering