Phillips 66 Valve Mechanic, Los Angeles Refinery in Wilmington, California
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The Maintenance Mechanic - Valve Mechanic, Los Angeles Refinery is responsible for servicing refinery equipment and systems, both in the machine shop and in the field. All work must be performed in a safe and efficient manner under the general direction of the Mechanical Supervisors. The Valve Mechanic is responsible for inspecting, troubleshooting, servicing, and repairing a wide variety of equipment including, but not limited to, valves (ball, plug, gate, globe, needle, butterfly, check, triple offset, etc.), vacuum breakers, relief valves, control valves, and actuators. The Valve Mechanic is expected to remove and install equipment and work together with other Maintenance Crafts to complete specific tasks.
Responsibilities May Include:
Troubleshooting and repairing a wide variety of valves
Utilizing machine shop equipment such as lathes, mills, drill presses, etc.
Applying knowledge and understanding of acceptable leak rates
Applying knowledge on various types of packing for different valves
Applying knowledge of tolerance and clearances of various valve types
Completing safety observations and stopping any unsafe work immediately
Demonstrating the ability to work alone or in a team and demonstrating techniques to apprentices and occasionally assisting other trades and contractors when required
Communicating effectively with Supervisors, Operations and other Maintenance Craft
Ensuring all work is completed in a safe, environmentally-compliant, and cost effective manner
Initiating equipment defect elimination by identifying potential problems, taking immediate corrective action when practical, and recommending solutions to supervisors and engineers
Reviewing drawings, procedures, and specifications to effectively perform assigned work
Sharing knowledge, skills, and expertise to facilitate a high performing organization
Legally authorized to work in the United States without restrictions
High School Diploma or equivalent
18 years of age or older
Maintain a valid driver's license
5 or more years of valve mechanical experience
Currently hold or be able to qualify to receive a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card prior to employment start date. Note: information regarding TWIC qualification standards may be found at https://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic
Must be willing and able, with or without accommodation, to perform/comply with the following:
Wear fire retardant clothing and personal protective equipment
Maintain face daily so that a respirator/face mask can seal properly
Work overtime (including weekends, holidays, and rotating shifts) and respond to after-hours callouts
Climb, bend, lift, and perform a wide variety of physical activities
Work in enclosed spaces such as tanks and fan enclosures
Work at elevated heights
Work safely near large, hot, high-speed machines
Work around chemicals, including acids and bases
Work outside in any given weather condition
5 or more years of valve mechanical experience in refineries and/or chemical plants or relevant military experience in large industrial systems
Certifications (examples: NCCER or equivalent, SCBA, etc.)
Completion of an apprenticeship, formal training or trade program, or Associates Degree in technical field
Experience with refinery maintenance, turnaround, and/or shutdown work
Experience with problem solving and performing troubleshooting and repairs
Ability to diagnose equipment malfunctions, identify corrective action, and analyze/document complex inspection and repair information
Experience with problem solving and performing troubleshooting and repairs
Experience with Lock Out Tag Out procedures
Proficient with Microsoft and SAP
The Los Angeles Refinery consists of two linked facilities located five miles apart in Carson and Wilmington, California. The Carson facility processes crude oil, and the Wilmington facility upgrades the intermediate products to finished products. The facilities include crude distillation, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation, hydrocracking and delayed coking units. The refinery processes mainly heavy, high-sulfur crude oil. It receives domestic crude oil by pipeline from California, Canadian crude via rail, and both foreign and domestic crude oil by tanker through a third-party terminal in the Port of Long Beach. The refinery produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. The refinery produces CARB-grade gasoline. Other products include petroleum coke. Refined products are distributed to California, Nevada and Arizona by pipeline and truck.
At Phillips 66, providing access to high quality programs and care for you and your family is important to us. Maintaining a culture of well-being — physical, emotional, social, and financial — is essential for a high-performing organization. When we are at our best, we are poised to deliver exceptional results — personally and professionally. Benefits for certain eligible, full-time employees include:
Annual Variable Cash Incentive Program (VCIP) bonus
8% 401k company match, with an additional 0-4% Company 401k contribution based on the Company’s financial performance
Cash Balance Account pension
Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits with an annual company contribution to a Health Savings Account for employees on HDHP
Total well-being programs and incentives, including Employee Assistance Plan, well-being reimbursement, and backup family care services
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To be Considered for this Position:
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 14, 2022 .
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.
This Employer is subject to the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHO) (LAMC 189.00). This Employer will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Ordinance.
Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
Requisition ID: 56067
Location: California - Wilmington
Job Field: Maintenance
Division : Los Angeles Refinery
Technical Req : No