Instrumentation & Electrical Technician

Phillips 66
Richmond, CA
United States

Phillips 66 & YOU- Together we can fuel the future


This Instrumentation & Electrical Technician will be based out of Richmond, CA and is primarily responsible for the safe operations and maintenance of Company pipeline assets located in and around the geographic area. The position will calibrate and inspect measurement equipment, conduct routine pipeline maintenance, eliminate and report product leaks, seeps, and spills, as well as assist with construction, maintenance and mechanical integrity projects on the pipeline. The position will maintain qualifications and record documentation in accordance with all applicable DOT and OSHA regulations to ensure compliance.

*Condition of employment includes successful completion of an entry-level assessment. An email will be sent after completing the application with assessment instructions.

Responsibilities May Include
Performing and providing technical support for installations, maintenance, and repairs of mechanical, electrical, and rotating equipment.
Performing planned maintenance checks and calibration and timely submits appropriate reports.
Assisting supervisors in changing technology and budget requirements.
Maintaining effective spare parts inventory.
Assisting in pump tear down/rebuild inspections and new pump installations.
Working with Pipeline Integrity and Reliability group for new technologies around rotating equipment.
Minimizing downtime and unsafe conditions by performing preventative maintenance.
Maintaining mechanical skills by attending training sessions and on-the-job training.
Maintaining technical and administrative records, including prints and project reports.
Repairing minor electrical repairs.
Troubleshooting control circuits for motors.
Responding to emergencies and participate in emergency response.
Driving teamwork throughout the area of responsibility.
Supervising, directing, and training contract crews.
Participating in Safety Action Plans.
Completing and maintaining required safety/regulatory training (CBT).
Pursuing cost reduction opportunities.
Reading and understanding pump curves.
Reading and understanding P&ID's (process and instrumentation diagrams).
Position Requirements

Legally authorized to work in the job posting country
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must maintain a valid driver's license
Willingness and ability to perform and comply with following, with or without reasonable accommodations:
To climb up to 50 feet using both inclined and vertical steps/ladders
To liftup to 45 pounds
To bend, kneel, knee stand and squat up to 30 minutes at a time
To sit and stand for prolonged periods over 2 hours at a time according to job demands
To work outside in harsh weather conditions
To work alone a high percentage of the time
To travel up to 15% of the time
To respond to emergency calls as needed
To work overtime on an as-needed basis
To work with chemicals and bases
To wear personal protective equipment (such as fire-retardant clothing, steel-toe shoes, ear and eye protection)
To maintain your face so that a respirator / face mask can seal properly. i.e. to be clean shaven (facial hair)
To perform firefighting duties
To work with hydrocarbons that are under high pressure and heat
Associate's Degree in Electrical Maintenance, Instrumentation or Industrial Electronics
4or more years of relevant Industry experience (Midstream, Pipelines or Terminals) or Military experience
4or moreyears of experience working with any of the following:
Electrical power and components
Digital and analog circuitry
One-line drawings and schematics
Allen-Bradley PLCs
Rosemount Transmitters
OMNI flow computer
Mechanical and rotating equipment
Intermediate level or proficiency using MS Office and SAP

Phillips 66's Midstream business is a safe, reliable and trusted logistics provider for the movement and storage of liquid or gas energy via pipelines or terminals. We are an industry leader in logistics and operate or manage more than 21,000 miles of pipelines that transport crude oil from oil fields to refineries and finished products from a refineries to storage terminals. We operate 39 terminals that supply finished products to consumer gas stations, as well as crude oil and NGL storage terminals and NGL fractionation facilities. We also provide the connectivity between the various Phillips 66 business units.

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 14,500 employees committed to safety and operating excellence. Phillips 66 had $59 billion of assets as of Dec. 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 May 1, 2020.

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: 52427

Location: California - Richmond

Job Field: Technicians

Division : Midstream Operations

Technical Req : No