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Phillips 66 Program Manager - Borger, TX in Borger, Texas


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The Program Manager is primarily responsible for management of the total liability associated with assigned remediation projects and orphan properties at the Borger, Texas refinery and surrounding areas, including the development, implementation, and management of cost effective assessment/remediation strategies, representing Phillips 66 interests in assigned multi-party projects, and improvement of work processes and systems used by Remediation Management (RM).

Responsibilities may include :

  • Leading and influencing solutions to site safety, environmental, and health issues relating to soil and ground water remediation projects
  • Developing and implementing project strategies for remediation and superfund projects which:
  • Address Phillips 66 total risk, including third party and community concerns

  • Are economically and technically sound

  • Are in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and corporate policies

  • Results through management of contractors within Phillips 66 and RM guidelines including reviewing and approving work plans, resources, reports, regulatory submissions, and third-party reimbursement

  • Ensuring that contractors adhere to strict safety policies and procedures during the implementation of field work through leadership expressed during project planning, on-boarding, and project kickoff meetings
  • Exhibiting a presence in the field at times to demonstrate our safety culture through direct observation of work performed on the Company’s behalf
  • Representing Phillips 66 interests on multi-party and superfund groups and achieving desired results through leadership and influence
  • Using and improving the RM management system and use of the project system (“EPPS (EMS)”)
  • Positive and productive ongoing communications with stakeholders who are affected by contamination with knowledge/consideration of local and regional social, political, and legal issues
  • Ensuring that best practices and appropriate technology are used for remediation activities
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations
  • Financial management including accrual preparation and justification, multi-year budget estimates, forecasting and managing remediation project expenditures within budget, and authority limitations
  • Interfacing and negotiating technical issues with regulatory officials
  • Technical input to legal on claims or litigation for remediation sites
  • Providing legal and business units with technical input for use in contracts for acquisitions and dispositions
  • Coordination and oversight of third party contractual remediation obligations resulting from the acquisition or disposition of properties
  • Insuring land related issues are managed (easements, right-of-way, access, etc.)
  • Maintaining regular communication and coordination of activities with the business unit partners
  • Conducting briefings or presentations to management to communicate technical or financial progress
  • Leading public meetings required by permit modifications


Basic/Required :

  • Legally authorized to work in job posting country
  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Chemistry or a related field
  • Physically capable of wearing an air purifying respirator while traversing field sites and performing observations
  • 5 or more years of site assessment, engineering and/or project management experience
  • Direct experience managing contractors/consultants

Preferred :

  • 40-hour HAZWOPER training up-to-date (will train if necessary)
  • Intermediate proficiency knowledge of geology, stratigraphy, structural geology, and hydrogeology
  • Experience in conducting assessments of contaminant release in complex subsurface geology
  • Physical ability to traverse rugged terrain and observe contractors working in a variety of weather conditions
  • Knowledge of the Corrective Action process under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
  • Knowledge of remediation technologies, processes, practices, and risk-based corrective action
  • Intermediate proficiency in basic computer skills including spreadsheet, presentation, and electronic documents
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and all phases of large projects including financial, metrics and cost control
  • Prior experience in regulatory agency presentations or face-to-face negotiations
  • Ability to plan cost-effective remediation strategies and work plans
  • Establishes goals/priorities and develops critical tasks
  • Demonstrated ability to conceive project milestones and manage assigned contractors to meet them
  • Accountable and delivers on commitments
  • Problem solver who can develop creative solutions to complex, stakeholder issues
  • Motivated to achieve excellent results with minimal guidance
  • Interpersonal skills with wide range of people including third parties and government agencies in confrontational situations
  • Leadership and communication skills; team player and facilitator
  • Ability to empathize with the situation and needs of stakeholders
  • Engenders trust and creates free flow of information
  • Ability to influence and facilitate others outside direct control to an acceptable solution and coach team members to do so as well
  • Communicates clearly and specifies recommendations and strategies clearly to a wide range of audiences, both verbally and in written form
  • Ability to lead contractors and Phillips 66 personnel to achieve performance goals for the assigned sites/projects


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 May 7, 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: 49748

Department: Health, Safety & Environment

Location: United States - Texas - Borger

Job Field: Health, Safety, and Environment