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Phillips 66 Inspector - Wood River Refinery in Wood River, Illinois

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Phillips 66 has more than 140 years of experience in providing the energy that enables people to dream bigger and go farther, faster. We are committed to improving lives, and that is our promise to our employees and our communities. We are sustained by the backgrounds and experiences of our diverse teams, which reflect who we are, the environment we create and how we work together. Our company is built on values of safety, honor and commitment. We call our cultural mindset Our Energy in Action, which we define through four simple, intuitive behaviors: We work for the greater good, create an environment of trust, seek different perspectives and achieve excellence. Phillips 66 was recognized by Forbes as one of “America’s Best Employers” in 2021.


The Inspector is responsible for the repair, fabrication and inspection of ASME boilers, pressure vessels, piping systems, and pressure relieving devices within a given operating area of the refinery.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Proactively influence maintenance and engineering priorities in your Production Area

  • Communicate with Operations and Maintenance teams regularly in your Production Area

  • Represent inspection department in the area Management of Change process

  • Participate in small and large capital project teams to ensure successful completion and handover

  • Review and approve piping fabrication isometrics, inspection and test plans, welding procedures and other repair and construction plans

  • Maintain list of top-ten mechanical integrity issues for area of coverage

  • Responsible for field-verifying proper installation of all new and revised piping

  • Develop and ensure accuracy of Turnaround worklists, repair plans, schedules and execution plans together with others to meet turnaround milestones

  • Lead Inspector for turnarounds within area; direct the activities of other Phillips 66 and contract personnel on a temporary basis during major planned outages

  • Support other inspectors during major planned outages outside assigned area

  • Document and develop strategies for temporary leak repair, alternate relief, hot work on in-service equipment, and alternate relief

  • Coordinate conventional and specialty non-destructive examination (NDE) contractors on an as-needed basis

  • Update mixing point / injection point data sheets and inspection records

  • Write SAP notifications for inspection related maintenance work

  • Represent the inspection department at area maintenance planning meetings

  • Diligently manage plant equipment and documentation through PCMS, SAP and other computer and paper records system

Required Qualifications

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 2 or more years of experience in the construction, repair, or inspection of piping and/or pressure vessels

  • 2 or more years of experience in the refining or chemical industry

  • Willing and able to work overtime as needed

  • Willing to travel (<10% expected) for training, networking, or support for other P66 locations

  • API-570 certification

  • API-510 certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 or more years of experience in construction, repair, or inspection of pressure vessels and/or piping in the refining or chemical industry

  • 5 or more years of direct field experience in application of non-destructive inspection techniques in the refining or chemical industry

  • Hold current American Petroleum Institute API-510 Pressure Vessel Inspector or National Board Inspection Code (NBIC) Pressure Vessel Inspector certificate

  • Proficiency with MS Outlook Suite (Outlook Email, Word, PowerPoint and Excel programs)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to communicate technical concepts and issues to an audience with widely varying technical background

  • High organizational skills and capable of setting priorities to meet job demands

  • Prior owner-user inspection experience

  • Experience using common inspection software applications (e.g., PCMS, UltraPipe, EMPRV, API-RBI and SAP)

  • Training or experience in applying the following:

  • API-571 damage mechanisms; and

  • API-579 fitness for service; and

  • API-580 / 581 risk based inspection

The Wood River Refinery is located in Roxana, Illinois, about 15 miles northeast of St. Louis, Missouri, at the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Refinery facilities include crude distilling, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation, hydrocracking, hydrodesulfurization and delayed coking units. The refinery processes a mixture of light, low-sulfur; heavy, high sulfur; and high-acid crude oil. The crude supply is sourced domestically or from Canada. Wood River produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. Other products include petrochemical feedstocks, asphalt and petroleum coke. Refined products are distributed to customers by pipeline, rail car, barge and truck and are shipped to markets throughout the Midcontinent region.

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  • 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

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 January 25, 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.

Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Requisition ID: 55389

Location: Illinois - Wood River

Job Field: Maintenance

Division : Wood River Refinery

Technical Req : No