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Phillips 66 Operator - Entry Level - Ferndale Refinery in Ferndale, Washington

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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 2021.

Description

The Operator will work independently and with other personnel to maintain and operate equipment and processes in the refinery. Some of the processes involved use hazardous and volatile materials under high temperature and pressure. Typical working conditions include: outside weather and elements, blowing air, heat, noise, vibration and occasionally working from heights and confined spaces. Operators must follow safe work practices including the wearing of personal protective equipment (PPE). In addition, Operators perform various duties required to keep their assigned processing unit/area operating safely and at specified production/run rates.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Demonstrating awareness and commitment to safety

  • Maintaining equipment and operations

  • Taking samples/readings of various process streams

  • Operating unit consoles

  • Monitoring and observing assigned area for abnormal conditions and emergency situations

  • Working with outside contractors and agencies

  • Participating in safety reviews

  • Initiating work orders and permitting for work related to the assigned unit.

  • Maintaining proper and safe process operations of the operating equipment

  • Serving on the emergency response fire brigade

  • Participating in annual training refreshers

  • Upholding company values, understanding and implementing all relevant company policies and procedures to ensure all work meets the required standard

Tentative Start Date: February 2022

Starting Hourly Rate: $34.98 per hour

This position is not eligible for relocation benefits

Position Requirements

Basic/Required:

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Must have valid driver’s license

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Possess or can qualify for a Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC)

  • Must be willing and able to comply with the following:

  • Work a 12-hour rotating shift schedule, including but not limited to weekends and holidays (employees generally work 48 hours one week, 36 hours the next, rotating between days and nights)

  • Work overtime

  • Work in enclosed spaces such as tanks and silos

  • Work near large, hot, high speed machines

  • Work around chemicals, including acids and bases

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

  • 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)

  • Work with petroleum products that are under high pressure and heat

  • Climb up to 200 feet in height

  • Lift up to 50 pounds

  • Perform fire fighting duties

  • Work outside in harsh weather conditions

  • Read at a level to understand written safety procedures, work procedures, work permits, and instruction manuals

  • Learn computer software associated with process operations

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office

Preferred:

  • 1 or more years of direct experience working as a process operator or maintenance technician in a refinery, industrial or plant process setting

  • Associates degree or higher in Process Technology from an accredited school or military certifications that are process operations related

  • Record of formal emergency response training within the last 24 months

The Ferndale Refinery is located on Puget Sound in Ferndale, Washington, approximately 20 miles south of the U.S.-Canada border. Facilities include crude distillation, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation and hydrodesulfurization units. It processes a variety crude oils, including Alaskan North Slope, Canadian and other foreign and U.S. shale crudes, primarily delivered via marine vessel and pipeline. Within the refinery is a rail car crude oil receiving facility with a capacity of 30,000 BPD. This offloading facility, owned by Phillips 66 Partners, makes the receipt of additional crude by rail car possible. The refinery produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. Other products include residual fuel oil, which is supplied to the northwest marine bunker fuel market. Most refined products are distributed to customers by pipeline and barge to major markets in the northwestern United States.

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 10/26/2021 .

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: 54888

Location: Washington - Ferndale

Job Field: Operations

Division : Ferndale Refinery

Technical Req : No

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