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Phillips 66 Environmental Specialist -Sweeny Refinery in Sweeny, Texas

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The Environmental Specialist will be based at the Sweeny, TX Refinery location.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Performing field inspections and sampling of environmental media

  • Compiling and evaluating technical data and coordinate with laboratories along with managing environmental data and databases

  • Preparing and managing Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan

  • Providing asbestos consulting services and abatement specifications

  • Conducting Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments

  • Assisting with site characterization and response actions for sites in the Texas Risk Reduction Program

  • Compiling and communicating performance metrics

  • Communicating regulatory and permit requirements to all personnel whose areas are affected and provide consultation as needed

  • Interfacing with regulatory agency representatives in person and via written communications

  • Assuming environmental 24/7 on-call rotation

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related technical degree

  • 3 or more years of experience working with state and federal waste regulations

  • Working knowledge of air, water and release reporting regulations

  • Demonstrated ability to work with company and contract employees


  • Strong teamwork skills

  • Strong knowledge of environmental regulations and their application to refining operations, including development and implementation of programs to comply with new regulations

  • Strong ability to audit and assess performance of existing compliance programs and implement corrective measures when necessary

  • Proven ability to work with all layers of the organization and outside the organization.

  • Ability to anticipate business needs

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong networking and organizational skills

  • Good computing skills

  • 40-hour Osha HAZWWOPER certification a plus

  • Ability to work with and through the US Refining organization to initiate positive change.

  • Ability to work with all levels in the refinery to establish environmental priorities and complete critical tasks.

  • Ability to resolve conflicts and drive group consensus.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

The Sweeny Refinery is located in Old Ocean, Texas. Refinery facilities include crude distilling, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation, hydrodesulfurization, and aromatics units, as well as access to the on-site vacuum tower and delayed coking unit, which is an asset owned by Phillips 66 Partners. Sweeny processes heavy, high-sulfur crude oil and some light, low sulfur crude oil. Domestic, Canadian and other foreign crude oil is transported by truck, pipeline, marine transportation and terminals. The refinery produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. Other products include petrochemical feedstocks, heating oil and petroleum coke. The refinery receives crude oil by pipeline and via tankers, through terminals on the Gulf Coast, including a deepwater terminal at Freeport. Refined products are distributed throughout the Midcontinent region, southeastern and eastern United States by pipeline, barge and rail car. 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 August 28, 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: 51396

Location: Texas - Sweeny

Job Field: Operations