Phillips 66 Process Operator - Wood River Refinery in Wood River, Illinois


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The Operator – Wood River Refinery position duties include, but are not limited to, being a member of the basic fire crew, monitoring unit operations, turning valves, taking gauges and instrument readings, lubrication and minor maintenance of equipment, making necessary changes to ensure product is manufactured on specification, and responding to safety and environmental incidents, should they occur, in a safe and efficient manner.

Fire crew members must be able to wear full firefighting bunker gear (weight of full gear is approximately 45 to 50 pounds) and perform strenuous firefighting activities in extremes of heat and cold weather. Depending upon the size and complexity of the fire, crew members are engaged in such strenuous activity for at least several, if not many, hours without relief and are required to haul heavy hoses and other firefighting equipment.

Responsibilities may include :

  • Monitoring unit operations
  • Turning valves
  • Taking gauge and instrument readings
  • Lubricating and performing minor maintenance of equipment
  • Making necessary changes to ensure product is manufactured on specification

Safety :

  • Responding to safety and environmental incidents, should they occur, in a safe and efficient manner
  • Willing and able to serve on Emergency Response Team


Basic/Required :

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Willing to work 12-hr. rotating shifts including days, nights, weekends, holidays and overtime
  • Willing and able to work outside 12 months a year in extremes of temperature
  • Able to climb up to 200 feet within caged ladders
  • Proficiency in math, reading comprehension, computer skills and mechanical reasoning
  • Able to lift minimum of 30 lbs.
  • Willing and able to serve on Emergency Response Team
  • Applicants must take and pass a series of basic aptitude tests to verify qualifications

Preferred :

  • Associates Degree in Process Technology
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Able to work in team-based environments
  • High safety and evvironmental awareness


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

  • Contr: Adaptability—Adapt And Learn From Experience
  • Contr: Building Collaborative Relationships—Foster Relationships
  • Contr: Judgment—Demonstrate Sound Judgment
  • Contr: Results Orientation—Optimize Work Performance

The Wood River Refinery is located on the east side of the Mississippi River in Roxana, IL, about 15 miles northeast of St. Louis, MO. It is Phillips 66 largest refinery and operations are run 24 hours per day, seven days per week.

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 14,600 employees committed to safety and operating excellence. Phillips 66 had $51 billion of assets as of March 31, 2017. 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 28, 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: 36962

Department: Wood River Refinery

Location: United States - Illinois - Wood River

Job Field: Operations