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Phillips 66 2021 Technical Intern - Instrument Technician: Ponca City Refinery in Ponca City, Oklahoma


Our internships allow you to provide your energy, your collaboration, and your contribution as you experience the same types of challenges as our full-time hires. We believe internships are a great way for us to get to know you and for you to get to know our company. The majority of our Technical New Hires come through our intern program. Get more information at

The Instrument Intern will participate in the Student Internship Program which provides opportunities for career success through hands-on learning experiences. Students apply subject matter knowledge learned in a certificate or associate program to the workplace and develop technical and interpersonal skills in the workplace. It is important for student interns to participate as contributing and active members of their craft team. Interns are expected to effectively communicate with all levels of the team and to ask questions that facilitate learning while respecting the professional demands and experience of their co-workers.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Shadowing and supporting experienced employees while effectively following all safety, health, environmental, maintenance, and operation practices and procedures

  • Assisting with repairs, troubleshoot, and maintain Refinery electronic and pneumatic instrumentation, including controllers, control valves, transmitters, analyzers, and vibration equipment. Also includes the maintenance and configuration of Distributive Control Systems and the maintenance and programming of Programmable Logic Controllers

  • Learning about health, safety and environmental hazards

  • Witnessing the work authorization permit system

  • Witnessing energy isolation (e.g. Lock, Tag & Try)

  • Learning how to recognize and report incidents and near-misses

  • Providing inspection, testing, and documentation of safety systems to meet OSHA regulations

  • Assisting with pre-startup safety reviews and new project technical reviews

  • Work schedule is normally days, Monday through Friday

  • Communicating well with all organizational levels and present information / ideas in an articulate and organized way

  • Expected to work effectively in a team environment

Requirements for a Phillips 66 Rotating Instrument Technician Internship:

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • High School Diploma/GED equivalent

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited Instrumentation or Electronics Associates or Bachelor’s Degree Program or equivalent at a post-secondary educational institution with a graduation date of August 2021

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Maintain a valid driver's license

  • Completed a minimum of 12 hours in the enrolled program

  • Available for a minimum of ten continuous weeks

  • Must be willing and able, with or without accommodation, to perform/comply with the following:

  • Lift up to 50 pounds

  • Work in enclosed spaces such as tanks and silos

  • Work safely near large, hot, high-speed machines

  • Climb up to 200 feet in height; work at elevated heights

  • Work around chemicals, including acids and bases

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

  • Maintain face daily so that a respirator/face mask can seal properly

  • Work outside in harsh weather conditions

  • Willing and able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC). Information can be found at

To apply and be considered:

  • Apply online by going to and complete the entire application process

  • Attach an electronic copy of your resume and unofficial transcript

  • Answer all prescreening questions and provide your eSignature

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)(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.

About Phillips 66

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.

Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Requisition ID: 53593

Location: Oklahoma - Ponca City

Job Field: Technicians

Division : Ponca City Refinery

Technical Req : Yes