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Phillips 66 Maintenance Mechanic Electrical - Rodeo Refinery in Rodeo, California

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Phillips 66 has more than 140 years of experience in providing the energy that allows people to dream bigger and go farther, faster. We are committed to improving lives. That is our promise to our employees and our communities. And we are sustained by the backgrounds and experiences of our diverse teams. We call our cultural mindset Our Energy in Action, and it is defined through four simple, intuitive behaviors: We work for the greater good, create an environment of trust, seek different perspectives and achieve excellence. Phillips 66, ranked No. 23 on the Fortune 500 in 2019, has returned more than $26 billion to our shareholders since 2012.


The Maintenance Mechanic (Electrical), under the general direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, performs any and all work for which qualified in a safe and efficient manner, including but not limited to repairing, insulating, altering, fabricating, removing, installing, assembling, troubleshooting and servicing a wide variety of electrical equipment, including motor controllers, starters, variable frequency drives, high voltage switchgear, electrical test equipment and electrical control system. Maintains and operates all equipment and tools required to support skills and sustains a well-kept and orderly site in performance of all work. Acquires additional skills and knowledge as required to become a proficient multi-skilled employee. Assists other personnel in accomplishing their work for the safe and reliable operation of the refinery. Must work in/outdoors where exposed to weather elements; some climbing and lifting. May be required to work in confined spaces or at elevated heights. Shift work, including days, nights, weekends and holidays may be required. Must be willing/able to respond to callouts during off hours due to business necessity.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Participating and/or planning the safety process i.e. JSA's/TSA’s and performing safety observations to assure all plans are in compliance with applicable government regulations and established company policies, procedures and practices.

  • Working with Operations and other groups to fully understand the scope, priority and timing needed for maintenance repairs. Ensures all work is completed in a safe, environmentally-compliant, and cost effective manner

  • Reviewing work prior to start, assuring materials, resources, information and tools on hand to achieve high levels of craft productivity.

  • Executing/completing daily and preventative maintenance work orders

  • Initiating equipment defect elimination by identifying problem causes, taking immediate corrective action when practical, and recommending solutions to supervisors and engineers

  • Developing/modifying maintenance or safety procedures related to maintenance work processes; individually or as part of a team.

  • Reviewing technical manuals/procedures/specifications (in English) to effectively perform assigned work.

  • Coordinating work of others, as needed.

  • Working overtime, weekends, holidays and varied shifts, as assigned.

  • Communicating effectively with all employee levels

  • Sharing knowledge, skills and expertise with associates to facilitate a high performing organization

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Maintain a valid driver's license

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

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

  • Work overtime (including weekends, holidays, and rotating shifts)

  • Respond to afterhours callouts

  • 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 Nomex 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

  • Ability to be on call and respond to callouts during off hours due to business necessity

  • Work outside in harsh weather condition

  • 4 or more years of industrial maintenance experience in troubleshooting, including protective relaying, servicing and repairing motor controllers, starters and electrical control systems and possess ability to work on high and medium voltage circuits

  • Completion of a (1) Certificate or degree from an accredited technology school or (2) Level 4 NCCER electrician certification or (3) other accredited apprenticeship program that includes technical knowledge certification or (4) 5 of more years of industrial maintenance experience and has passed a final accredited technical knowledge certification

  • 1 or more years of experience reading and comprehending Piping & Instrument Diagrams (P&IDs), electrical one-lines, elementary diagrams, etc. in English

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


  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Certified General Electrician card from State of California Division of Industrial Relations

  • SAP/CMMS experience

  • Military training and experience is recognized

  • Proactive and results-oriented

  • Able to effectively interact with all organizational levels and value diversity

  • Demonstrated communications and teamwork skills

The San Francisco Refinery consists of two facilities linked by a 200-mile pipeline. The Santa Maria facility is located in Arroyo Grande, California, 200 miles south of San Francisco, California, while the Rodeo facility is in the San Francisco Bay Area. Semi-refined liquid products from the Santa Maria facility are shipped by pipeline to the Rodeo facility for upgrading into finished petroleum products. Facilities include crude distillation, naphtha reforming, hydrocracking, hydrodesulfurization and delayed coking units, as well as a calciner. The San Francisco Refinery processes a mixture of heavy, high sulfur and light sweet crude oil. It receives California crude oil by pipeline, and both domestic and foreign crude oil by tanker. The refinery produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. It also produces CARB-grade gasoline. Other products include petroleum coke. The majority of the refined products are distributed to California by pipeline and barge. Additional refined products are also exported to Latin America by waterborne cargo.

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 13, 2020 .

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: 52529

Location: California - Rodeo

Job Field: Maintenance

Division : Rodeo Refinery

Technical Req : No