Phillips 66 Corrosion Engineer - Borger Refinery in Borger, Texas


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The Corrosion Engineer provides engineering support in the areas of metallurgy, corrosion, coatings, and welding to continuously improve safe, reliable operation of refinery equipment.

Responsibilities may include :

  • Participating and promoting all aspects of the refinery safety program. Visibly demonstrating commitment to workplace safety and the health of employees and contractors through personal engagement, direct communication and by setting a good example.
  • Providing practical, economical solutions to materials, metallurgical, corrosion, coating, and welding problems that arise during maintenance, operations, and projects associated with the Refinery.
  • Assuring compliance with codes, Refinery Standards, and Industry Practices required in the construction and/or repair of pressure vessels, piping and other pressure containing equipment.
  • Developing and maintaining cathodic protection specifications/requirements and recommend projects for any new cathodic protection installations.
  • Providing leadership in progressing work on company mechanical integrity standards, industry practices and jurisdictional requirements such as:
  • Sulfidation service equipment process conditions vs. metallurgy

  • Inspection, testing and preventative maintenance equipment evaluations

  • Injection and mix point design and operation

  • Participating in the development of process variable tracking and monitoring (Safe Operating Limits / Reliable Operating Limits programs) and reviews/recommends proposed changes in unit operations with Process personnel to maintain safety, extend life, or reduce costs.

  • Providing leadership through teams and networks involving company and plant maintenance, inspection, reliability, operations, and process personnel to develop processes and programs that:
  • Identify corrosion/fouling problems or other damage mechanisms and recommend control and monitoring methods as a part of the Refinery Risk Based Inspection Program

  • Recommend strategies and guidelines for material upgrades or changes

  • Evaluate processing operating parameters that impact corrosion

  • Provide technical oversight to process corrosion/fouling control programs, including liaison with process chemical vendor (corrosion / fouling control) personnel

  • Develop, supervise, and/or perform field tests with process corrosion/fouling control chemicals and materials of construction

  • Develop and maintain corrosion control strategy and supporting documentation including corrosion and fouling equipment history

  • Conducting failure investigations and corrosion studies on systems and equipment.

  • Writing and reviewing Inspection Work Requests and welding procedure specifications.
  • Keeping abreast of new developments in areas of process corrosion/fouling control systems, corrosion monitoring, and materials of construction and utilizing where available and appropriate.


Basic/Required :

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country
  • Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgical OR Chemical AND/OR Mechanical Engineering with emphasis in advanced studies in corrosion, metallurgy or material science
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Working knowledge in the fundamentals of corrosion, basic form of corrosion, and methods of corrosion control
  • Ability to apply failure investigation methodology and problem-solving principles
  • Ability to read, analyze, interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to write technical reports and effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and general plant personnel

Preferred :

  • 3 or more years of experience working in a refining, petrochemical or industrial environment
  • NACE training and certifications
  • Proficient in API RBI
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of SAP and PCMS
  • Working knowledge of Sections I, V, VIII and IX of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code and API Inspection Codes (510, 570)
  • Proficient with API 530 and performing heater remaining tube life calculations
  • Working knowledge of weld procedure reviews
  • Working knowledge of general inspection processes and programs
  • Working knowledge of pertinent PSM and MI procedures and expectations


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

  • Prof: Adaptability—Demonstrate Adaptability And Learning
  • Prof: Building Collaborative Relationships—Build Partnerships
  • Prof: Communication—Communicate Professionally
  • Prof: Judgment—Exercise Professional Judgment
  • Prof: Results Orientation—Optimize Results

The Borger Refinery is located in Borger, Texas, in the Texas Panhandle approximately 50 miles northeast of Amarillo. The refinery processes 148 mbpd of light and medium gravity sour crudes plus fractionates 30 mbpd of mixed natural gas liquids. The Borger Refinery produces LPG and motor fuels products for the Rocky Mountains, West Texas and Central U.S. market areas. Additionally, the Borger Refinery produces pentane and heptane solvents for specialty products applications.

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 14,500 employees committed to safety and operating excellence. Phillips 66 had $52 billion of assets as of March 31, 2018. 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 December 17, 2018 .

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: 48206

Department: Borger Refinery

Location: United States - Texas - Borger

Job Field: Engineering