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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

  • Providing expertise, coaching, consultation, and hands-on environmental support to plant personnel

  • Communicating and ensuring alignment with process units on permit and compliance requirements

  • Reviewing, interpreting, and clarifying regulatory and legal requirements and takes initiative to ensure site programs comply with requirements

  • Providing support to turnarounds and projects

  • Conducting field reviews, audits, and investigations

  • Assessing change in method of operation or modifications for environmental regulatory impacts

  • Assisting facility with air permitting, emissions reporting, wastewater and solid waste monitoring, sampling and testing programs and activities as needed to demonstrate compliance with regulatory requirements and permit limitations.

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

  • Coordinating plant inspection programs to ensure compliance with TCEQ, EPA and corporate standards.

  • 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

  • 10 or more years of experience in refining or chemical manufacturing

  • 10 or more years of experience working with state and federal air regulations and working multi-media knowledge of environmental laws and regulations

  • Demonstrated ability to work with company and contract employees


  • 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

  • Execellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong networking and organizational skills

  • Basic computer skills

  • Strong teamwork skills

  • 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.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work as part of a team.

  • Ability to work weekends, holidays and respond to callouts on a non-routine basis.

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: 51399

Location: Texas - Sweeny

Job Field: Engineering