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Phillips 66 Rotating Equipment Reliability Specialist - Rodeo Refinery in Rodeo, California

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The Rotating Equipment Reliability Specialist supports execution effective preventive maintenance work to improve rotating equipment reliability and prevents unplanned failures using appropriate predictive condition monitoring technology. This position reports to the Reliability Superintendent.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Assessing of rotating equipment notifications to determine repair path or necessity

  • Developing, executing and sustaining an effective preventive/predictive maintenance program for rotating equipment to comply with the ITPM Required Standard

  • Coaching operators on proper operating practices and procedures to maximize rotating equipment reliability

  • Working closely with the planning department to develop thorough and timely repair plans on degrading equipment

  • Identifying and correcting root causes of unreliability

  • Supporting the bad actor/defect elimination process

  • Supporting equipment specific operator training

  • Participating on the REN Vibration Network

  • Assisting the Mechanical Craft Supervisor when needed

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • 5 or more years of direct experience in the design, installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of pumps, steam turbines, and compressors

  • 1 or more years of experience repairing and improving rotating equipment performance

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • 5 or more years of related experience with rotating equipment and reliability processes

  • 5 or more years of direct experience with preventative and predictive maintenance processes and software

  • 5 or more years of direct experience with the SAP (or other ERP systems) maintenance module

  • Strong networking, and interpersonal skills with the ability to work and build consensus across organizational/functional lines

  • Strong safety, environmental, and ethical awareness and standards

  • Strong multi-tasking skills. Strong planning, organizational, and computer skills

  • Strong planning, scheduling, and organization 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.

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 November 18, 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: 51792

Location: California - Rodeo

Job Field: Operations

Division : Rodeo Refinery

Technical Req : No