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Phillips 66 Electrical Engineer - Alliance Refinery in Belle Chasse, Louisiana

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The Electrical Engineer is a sole contributor that works closely with multi-discipline teams on multiple projects. They are a proven problem solver that provides technical expertise, engineering design services, project prioritization and support to facilities, laboratories, and pilot plants. The electrical engineer works with maintenance and construction supervisors and electricians to safely install, operate, and maintain electrical power distribution systems.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Directing and advising the application of company standards in electrical design, equipment specifications, construction and equipment commissioning

  • Providing technical support to ensure the safe and reliable operation of the refinery electrical distribution and utilization systems

  • Conducting system analysis studies (load flow, voltage drop, short circuit, relay coordination, motor starting, arc flash) and work to correct deficiencies using the latest version of ETAP electrical engineering analysis software

  • Overseeing application and interpretation of National Electric Code and other applicable codes and standards (e.g., NFPA 70E, applicable sections of OSHA 1910, API, and IEEE)

  • Performing electrical engineering calculations as required for design work and checking the work of designers

  • Managing protective relays settings and making recommendations to improve reliability

  • Reviewing equipment specifications and drawings for projects pertaining to equipment location, single line, area classification, and schematic drawing

  • Recommending vendors for purchase of equipment and providing technical review of bids

  • Contributing to cost estimates for projects and major maintenance

  • Participating in long-range planning for maintenance and equipment replacement

  • Managing power requirements and coordinating with other projects in progress

  • Consulting on electrical system expansion to provide capacity, growth, reliability, maintainability, and expandability, which will include interfacing with the electric utility provider

  • Overseeing adherence to city and county regulations including special equipment approvals (UL) and building permits

  • Active participation in technical networks; developing/implementing best practices

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Valid driver’s license

  • 3 or more years of direct electrical engineering design, electrical maintenance, and/or electrical operations experience in the petrochemical industry or similar large facilities

  • Willing and able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC); information can be found at


  • 5 or more years of direct electrical engineering design, electrical maintenance, and/or electrical operations experience in the petrochemical industry or similar large facilities

  • Licensed professional engineer

  • 3 or more years of experience in power distributions systems for voltage levels up to 34.5 kV

  • Direct experience with petrochemical processing and/or Process Safety Management (PSM) facilities

  • Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Word and Excel, databases, ETAP or equivalent, and SAP

The Alliance Refinery is located on the Mississippi River in Belle Chasse, Louisiana, approximately 25 miles southeast of New Orleans, Louisiana. The singletrain facility includes crude distilling, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation, hydrodesulfurization, aromatics and delayed coking units. It processes mainly light and medium, low-sulfur crude oil. The refinery receives domestic crude oil through a combination of pipelines, marine transportation and terminals. The refinery produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. Other products include petrochemical feedstocks, home heating oil and anodegrade petroleum coke. Refined products are distributed to customers in the southeastern and eastern United States through major pipeline systems and by barge. Refined products are exported primarily to Latin America by waterborne cargo.

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 July 22, 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: 51136

Location: Louisiana - Belle Chasse

Job Field: Engineering