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Phillips 66 Process Controls Engineer - Mont Belvieu, TX in Mont Belvieu, Texas

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The Process Controls Engineer will design, implement, document, test, and maintain Foxboro DCS-based controls systems to support safe and optimum production. The Engineer leads and drives the reliability and maintenance for all control systems, safety instrumented systems and PLCs. This role is accountable for managing the maintenance and reliability programs to improve/enhance long-term control equipment reliability and for providing technical support to plant operations and maintenance.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Leading development, implementation and maintenance of Foxboro DCS regulatory control schemes.

  • Providing daily point of contact support to Operations Department for process controls related issues.

  • Creating, maintaining, modifying, and troubleshooting Foxboro DCS graphics.

  • Overseeing and managing DCS Alarm Management System including monitoring and reducing the number of “bad actor” alarms and working with Operations, Engineering and Environmental for alarm set point validation and verification.

  • Responsibility for all loop tuning on Foxboro DCS.

  • Being functional owner of SIS and PLC systems including logic and logic solvers.

  • Developing and maintaining a high level of technical and functional knowledge of logic solvers and field instrumentation.

  • Assisting Operations, Maintenance and Contract engineers in the development and implementation of new SIS and PLC systems.

  • Providing and maintaining documentation for all DCS, SIS and PLC systems including logic diagrams, logic narratives, SIL verification calculations, safety requirement specifications, and application software.

  • Maintaining critical instrument list, including testing requirements and documentation.

  • Monitoring DCS, SIS and PLC system performance, including software updates and maintenance strategies.

  • Approving and managing changes associated with DCS, SIS and PLC systems.

  • Providing controls technical content for training and operating manuals detailing how controls are designed to work and how the operators interface with the controls.

  • Providing process control related support for turnaround, shutdown/startup activities and emergency/upset support.

  • Providing input into turnaround plans and support execution of turnarounds.

  • Overseeing deployment of patches and antivirus updates on Foxboro PCN.

  • Overseeing running of system backups.

  • Performing daily Foxboro PCN system checks.

  • Providing process control related support for project design, construction, checkout and commissioning.

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

  • 3 or more years of experience in the oil/gas industry

  • 1 or more years of experience in process controls/control systems

  • 1 or more years of experience in instrumentation

  • 1 or more years of DCS (Distributed Control System) experience


  • Working knowledge of programmable logic controllers such as Allen Bradley, Modicon, Triconex and HIMA

  • Intermediate level of proficiency in SAP - PM & PS Modules

  • Intermediate level of proficiency in computer applications such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Outlook


Our Midstream segment provides crude oil and refined product transportation, terminaling and processing services, as well as natural gas liquids (NGL) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) transportation, storage, processing and marketing services, mainly in the United States. This segment includes our master limited partnership, Phillips 66 Partners LP, as well as our 50 percent equity investment in DCP Midstream, LLC. As of December 31, 2017 our transportation business managed over 21,000 miles of pipeline systems, 40 finished product terminals, 38 storage locations, 19 crude oil terminals, 5 LPG terminals and 1 petroleum coke exporting facility.

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 July 24, 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: 51134

Location: Texas - Mont Belvieu

Job Field: Engineering