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Phillips 66 Machinist - Borger Refinery in Borger, Texas

Phillips 66 & YOU - Together we can fuel the future

Phillips 66 has more than 140 years of experience in providing the energy that enables people to dream bigger and go farther, faster. We are committed to improving lives, and that is our promise to our employees and our communities. We are sustained by the backgrounds and experiences of our diverse teams, which reflect who we are, the environment we create and how we work together. Our company is built on values of safety, honor and commitment. We call our cultural mindset Our Energy in Action, which we define through four simple, intuitive behaviors: We work for the greater good, create an environment of trust, seek different perspectives and achieve excellence. Phillips 66 was recognized by Forbes as one of “America’s Best Employers” in 2019.


The Machinist operates a wide variety of machining equipment with varying day-to-day work assignments at the Phillips 66 Borger Refinery located in Borger, Texas. The starting rate of pay for a Machinist is $32.89 with the ability to reach top craft pay within 36 months which is currently $44.84.

This position requires successful completion of aptitude, behavioral and skills testing and an on-site interview. Candidates who receive an offer of employment will then be required to successfully complete a pre-employment due diligence process that consists of things like a background check, medical, hearing, respiratory and vision exams and agility testing.

Non-Exempt relocation policy available for this position.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Operating lathes, drill presses, vices, and milling equipment

  • Operating pressure relief valve testing equipment

  • Valve repairs including gate, plug, orbit, globe, check, and pressure relief valves

  • Using precision measuring devices and reading blueprints

  • Performing work activities that include pulling, lifting, twisting, working in confined spaces, and on elevated platforms requiring fall protection

  • Entering and retrieving computer data as well as data analysis

  • Using fire equipment when necessary along when many other general maintenance activities

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must have a valid driver's license

  • Willingness to perform/comply with the following:

  • To work at least an 8-hour rotating shift and up to a 12-hour rotating shift, which includes some weekends and holidays

  • To work overtime

  • To work in enclosed spaces, such as tanks and silos

  • To work near large, hot, high-speed machines

  • To climb up to 250 feet in height

  • To lift a minimum of 50 pounds

  • To work around chemicals, including acids and bases

  • To wear fire retardant clothing and personal protective equipment (such as steel-toe shoes, ear and eye protection)

  • To maintain your face daily so that a respirator/face mask can seal properly (some examples include being free of facial hair and/or clean shaven)

  • To perform firefighting duties

  • To work outside in harsh weather conditions

  • To work with petroleum products that are under high pressure and high temperatures

  • To read technical procedures and materials in English

  • To learn computer software associated with process operations


  • Machinist certification or higher or 2 years or more of machinist work experience strongly preferred

  • Associate's Degree or higher from an accredited school

  • 2 years or more of Military experience that is metal working related

  • 2 years or more of experience working in a refinery, chemical, power, nuclear, wastewater treatment, or pharmaceutical industry

  • 2 years or more of recent, continuous, full-time work experience

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills

  • Strong oral/written communication skills and the ability to interact and work in a team environment

The Borger Refinery is located in Borger, Texas, in the Texas Panhandle, approximately 50 miles north of Amarillo, Texas. Refinery facilities include crude distilling, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation, hydrodesulfurization and delayed coking units, as well as an NGL fractionation facility. The refinery processes primarily medium sour crude oil produced locally, and heavy sour crude oil produced in Canada, all of which are delivered by pipeline. Borger produces a high percentage of transportation fuels, as well as petroleum coke, NGLs and solvents. Refined products are distributed to customers via pipelines from the refinery to West Texas, New Mexico, Colorado and the Midcontinent region.

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 February 28, 2021 .

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 Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Requisition ID: 53577

Location: Texas - Borger

Job Field: Maintenance

Division : Borger Refinery

Technical Req : No