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Phillips 66 Technician, Solid Oxide Fuel Cells in Bartlesville, Oklahoma

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The Technician, Solid Oxide Fuel Cells position within the Energy Transition organization is part of a scientific research laboratory team working under the direction of one or more professional scientists or supervisors and will have responsibilities which include the safe operation and maintenance of experimental laboratory equipment and the performance of lab experiments. The Phillips 66 Research Center is located in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Maintaining a safe laboratory working environment.

  • Working safely with a variety of chemicals and flammable gases.

  • Synthesizning, characterizing solid state energy materials and fabricate energy generation devices.

  • Constructing, calibrating, operating and maintaining laboratory and pilot scale equipment.

  • Developing Standard Operating Procedures and Lab Hazard Reviews.

  • Data collecting, organizing and recording of experimental details.

  • Experimental system design in collaboration with scientists.

  • Assisting in evaluation of experimental results for adjustment of conditions and identification of trends.

  • Operating lab equipment using Excel, commercial and custom developed software for data acquisition..

  • Applying knowledge and creativity to solve technical problems encountered while completing assigned tasks.

  • Collaborating in a team environment with scientists, technicians, support personnel, and managers to ensure safe, accurate, and timely completion of individual assignments and team goals.

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • High School Diploma or GED/equivalent

  • 1 or more years of relevant laboratory experience (professional or college)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Work standing for a two (2) hour period

  • Lift a stationary weight of 20-lbs. from a floor to a bench level

  • Lift a stationary weight of 5-lbs. from bench level to a shelf 18-inches above bench level

  • Respond to sound and system fault light alarms

  • Pour solvents from a 4-L bottle into smaller containers

  • Manipulate high-pressure gas cylinders, use a cylinder cart, and attach a regulator to the cylinder using a wrench

  • Use a drum dolly or cart to manipulate drum-sized containers


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Math, or science related field

  • 1 or more years of experience of laboratory manipulation and calculations

  • 1 or more years of experience in the use of advanced Excel software capabilities

  • 1 or more years of experience in constructing, operating and maintaining laboratory testing equipment

  • 1 or more years of experience in solid state or wet chemical methods including material synthesis and characterization, testing protocols, analytical testing, instrumental analysis, and waste disposal.

  • Proven proactive approach to safety with a good working safety record

  • Mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity

  • Available for occasional overtime on an as needed basis

  • Fast learner, able to recognize the need for non-standard procedures

  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills

  • Ability to work well in a team environment

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures

Located in northeast Oklahoma, Bartlesville is home to approximately 36,000 people. Area families appreciate the affordable cost of living and the conveniences a small town community offers while enjoying the cultural amenities of a larger metropolitan area. Bartlesville hosts many festivals including its own world-renown music festival. It has a symphony orchestra, Broadway series, dance companies, and an active art association. Among the state’s 32 largest school districts, Bartlesville is ranked 2nd by the Oklahoma State Department of Education for its overall success. In July 2013 Coldwell Banker ranked Bartlesville #30 as one of the nation’s best “booming suburbs” to live in, based on economic factors, school quality, cost of living, crime rates, and other criteria. Bartlesville is notable as the longtime home of Phillips Petroleum Company, founded by Frank Phillips in 1905. Centrally located on major highways, it has close proximity to larger cities like Tulsa (41 miles) and Oklahoma City (123 miles). It’s only 18 miles to the Kansas border with Wichita and Kansas City well within driving distance.

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 integral to the portfolio. Headquartered in Houston, the company has 14,300 employees committed to safety and operating excellence. Phillips 66 had $58 billion of assets as of March 31, 2019. 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 September 25, 2019 .

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: 51507

Location: Oklahoma - Bartlesville

Job Field: Research