Craftworker 2nd - Electrician

Phillips66 - Lake charles, Louisiana

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Job ID 51742

Electricians work in the maintenance department of the refinery. The positions are straight day jobs, subject to occasional shift work, turnarounds, call outs and required overtime. Electricians are responsible for the installation, preventive maintenance, repair, modification and troubleshooting of refinery electrical systems, including power distribution equipment and electric motors for pumps, compressors and related equipment. Electricians work with a wide range of voltage, from 13.8 Kv to 120v. This work takes place in all areas of the refinery, outside exposed to the weather elements and to blowing air, heat, noise and vibration. The refinery processes involve hazardous and volatile materials under high temperatures and pressures. The work may take place at heights on vessels and towers and/or in confined spaces.

Responsibilities May Include

Installing, removing, calibrating and repairing of refinery electric motors

Disconnecting and connecting electrical power to refinery equipment

Racking in and racking out high voltage equipment

Testing and maintaining electrical safety systems

Trouleshooting electrical circuits

Fabricating and running electrical conduit and wiring as needed

LOTO equipment as required

Preparing Schematic drawings, sketches and reports to reflect activities

Coordinating work of others as needed

Assuring compliance with all company policies and procedures and training requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Willing and able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC). Information can be found at

  • Maintain a valid driver's license

  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a journeyman level Electrician in an oil refinery, chemical process, electric utility, electrical distribution equipment testing or similar facility

  • Willing and able, with or without reasonable accommodation, to:

  • Lift a minimum of 50 pounds

  • Climb up to 285 feet in height

  • Work near large, hot, high-speed machines

  • Work in enclosed spaces, such as tanks and silos

  • Work overtime

  • Work with petroleum products that are under high pressure and heat

  • Work outside in harsh weather conditions

  • Maintain your face daily so that a respirator/face mask can seal properly (some examples include being free of facial hair and/or clean shaven)

  • Wear fire retardant clothing and personal protective equipment (such as steel-toe shoes, ear and eye protection)

  • Work around chemicals, including acids and bases, that may be under high pressure


  • Completion of an industrial electrician apprenticeship, certification (e.g. NCCER) or associate degree program

  • Good oral and written communication skills pertaining to documenting inspection and repair information (English Language)

  • Ability to read at a level to understand written safety procedures, work procedures, work permits and instruction manuals (English Language)

  • Proficiency in computer usuage basics including e-mail, Windows navigation, SAP

The Lake Charles Refinery is located in Westlake, Louisiana. Refinery facilities include crude distilling, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation, hydrocracking, hydrodesulfurization and delayed coking units. Facilities also include a specialty coker and calciner. The refinery processes a mixture of light to heavy, low- and high sulfur and low- and high-acid crude oils. It receives domestic, Canadian and other foreign crude oil through truck, pipeline, marine transportation and terminals, including the Beaumont and Clifton Ridge terminals and the Bayou Bridge Pipeline. Lake Charles produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. Other products include off-road diesel, home heating oil, feedstock for our Excel Paralubes joint venture, specialty graphite petroleum coke and petroleum coke. Refined products are distributed in the southeastern and eastern United States by truck, rail car, barge or pipelines and exported to Latin America and West Africa.

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description


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.

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Oct 27, 2019
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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