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Phillips 66 Process Control Engineer - Alliance Refinery in Belle Chasse, Louisiana

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The Process Control Engineer provides technical expertise on the Distributed Control System (DCS) and works closely with plant maintenance, reliability, operations and process personnel on all process control issues to implement best practices in the selection, maintenance, and troubleshooting of process control system asset base to ensure that safety, regulatory, production, and optimization objectives are met.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Providing support and expertise for new and existing Process Control Schemes, such as Regulatory Controls, Advanced Regulatory Controls, and Advanced Process Controls (APC).

  • Developing Process Control Schemes to improve plant profitability by generating margin and avoiding lost profit opportunities.

  • Configuring components necessary to maintain control system functionality, including but not limited to basic inputs/outputs, basic to advanced control schemes, DCS graphics, alarms, etc.

  • Developing, implementing and coordinating process control system reliability improvement efforts, processes and systems, such as:

o Alarm Management – Alarm Rationalization and Alarm Maintenance to ensure alarm efficacy

o Leading or participating in root cause analysis of process control system failures

o Defect elimination of bad actor alarms and control schemes

o Predictive and preventative maintenance plans

o Meeting or exceeding Key Performance Indicators for APC uptime, Alarm Management, and DCS performance

  • Participating in designing, commissioning, testing, calibrating and repairing of the following:

o Field instrumentation

o Distributed Control Systems (DCS)

o Programmable logic controllers (PLC)

o Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS)

o Tank gauging systems

o Graphic interface packages

o Other miscellaneous control systems

o Participating and/or completing Management of Change to support these efforts

  • Maintaining the reliability of the control systems in assigned area.

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • Bachelor’s degree Engineering

  • 1 or more years of experience in the refining and/or chemical industry

  • Proficiency in reading schematics, loop sheets, P&ID's and technical manuals

  • Working knowledge of instrumentation / electrical systems and control system theory

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


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering

  • 3 or more years of experience in the refining and/or chemical industry

  • 1 or more years of experience in the installation, configuration, use and maintenance of Distributive Control Systems, especially Honeywell Experion

  • 1 or more years of experience in configuring, interpreting, and troubleshooting PLC / SIS logic

  • 1 or more years of experience using or interfacing with Triconex PLC’s, Allen-Bradley PLC’s, and Honeywell Safety Manager

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 January 22, 2020 .

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: 52089

Location: Louisiana - Belle Chasse

Job Field: Engineering

Division : Alliance Refinery

Technical Req : No