Phillips 66 Corrosion Engineer - Wood River Refinery in Wood River, Illinois


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The Corrosion Engineer provides engineering support in the areas of metallurgy, corrosion, coatings, welding, and pressure vessel design. Contribute expert advice on the selection and fabrication of materials, corrosion control and maintaining the mechanical integrity of pressure retaining systems. Demonstrate leadership in managing Risk Based Inspection (RBI) analysis of pressure containing equipment as well as working with inspectors to develop, implement and analyze pressure equipment inspection plans.

Responsibilities may include :

  • Develop projects using the Front End Loading (FEL) process through project approval.
  • Utilize estimating and scheduling tools to develop project estimate and schedule for funding authorization requests (AFD/AFE).
  • Develop funding requests (AFD / AFE) using effective communication skills and engaging appropriate Refinery work groups in developing the funding package.
  • Obtain engineering resources for the project using an established work process for Small Projects.
  • Ensure the project objectives are met with respect to safety, environmental, quality, reliability, cost and schedule.
  • Understand and utilize P66 Refinery Engineering Practices (REPs) and industry standards for assigned projects.
  • Follow Management of Change work process through entire project steps and utilize related software (KMS).
  • Identify and implement innovation and trends into the project plan to reduce cost and schedule.
  • Develop bid packages and participate in Small Projects contracting strategies.
  • Coordinate project work with internal customers, as well as outside engineering/construction contractors.
  • Update reports to support Refinery business communications regarding project status, cost and schedule.
  • Conduct and document project progress meetings (technical, safety, and status) and provide direction for making decisions as issues arise to accomplish all project objectives.
  • Evaluate and recommend approval / dis-approval of field change and scope change requests.
  • Work closely with Operations to assure project is successfully commissioned and started up.
  • Develop project engineering skills to support assignments.


Basic/Required :

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country
  • B.S. Degree in Corrosion, Materials Science, Metallurgical or Chemical Engineering
  • 10 or more years of experience, working at a facility managing corrosion and materials
  • In depth knowledge of corrosion and damage mechanisms associated with the refining industry

Preferred :

  • Ability to apply failure investigation methodology and problem solving principles
  • Ability to work closely with others and effectively communicate results of investigations
  • Familiarity with Sections I, V, VIII and IX of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
  • Knowledgeable and conversant in requirements of ASME B31.3, ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Sections I, V, VII, and IX, and API Inspection Codes 510, 570, and 653
  • Knowledgeable and conversant in damage mechanisms that affect refinery equipment including fundamentals of corrosion, basic forms of corrosion, and methods of corrosion control, as well as API Corrosion and Materials Recommended Practices 571, 491,939-C
  • Knowledgeable in performing remaining life and fitness for service evaluations
  • Knowledgeable in risk-based inspection methodologies and how to utilize the methodologies
  • Knowledgeable in failure investigation methodologies and problem solving principles
  • Proficient with computer applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook, SAP, PCMS, and API RBI software


At Phillips 66, while "what" we do may be very different from person to person, there's a "how" that connects all of us. It is how we work, how we collaborate and how we succeed together. It's this shared "how" that our competency framework describes in detail. We call it the Keys to Success because it can unlock the potential within us all.

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  • Prof: Building Collaborative Relationships—Build Partnerships
  • Prof: Communication—Communicate Professionally
  • Prof: Judgment—Exercise Professional Judgment
  • Prof: Results Orientation—Optimize Results

The Wood River Refinery is located on the east side of the Mississippi River in Roxana, IL, about 15 miles northeast of St. Louis, MO. It is Phillips 66 largest refinery and operations are run 24 hours per day, seven days per week.

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 an integral asset in the portfolio. Headquartered in Houston, the company has 14,600 employees committed to safety and operating excellence. Phillips 66 had $53 billion of assets as of Sept. 30, 2017. For more information, visit at 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 24, 2018 .

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: 45022

Department: Wood River Refinery

Location: United States - Illinois - Wood River

Job Field: Engineering