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Craftworker 2nd - Pipefitter

Phillips66 - Lake charles, Louisiana

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Job ID 51740

Pipefitters work in the maintenance department of the Lake Charles Refinery. The positions are straight day jobs, subject to occasional shift work, turnarounds, call outs and mandatory overtime. Pipefitters are responsible for the fabrication, installation, preventive maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of piping, tubing and valves. 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. Welders work in the maintenance department of the refinery. The positions are straight day jobs, subject to occasional shift work, turnarounds, call outs and mandatory overtime. Welders are responsible for the fabrication, installation, and repair of piping and equipment. 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

Installation, removal and repair of piping, tubing and systems connection

Repairing flange leaks, including tightening or replacing bolts, flanges, and gaskets

Installing pipe, including flanges, unions, joints, gaskets, nozzles, valves, insulation, etc.

Blinding pipes, vessels, tanks, heat exchangers, etc.

Bend, cut and thread piping and tubing

Clean vessel flange gaskets

Prepare schematic drawings, sketches and reports to reflect activities

Perform basic rigging

Coordinate work of others as needed

Assuring compliance with all Company policies and procedures and training requirements

Required Qualifications

 
  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Maintain a valid driver's license

  • Willing and able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC). Information can be found at https://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic

  • 3 or more years of experience as a journeyman level Pipefitter in an oil refinery, chemical process or similar facility

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds

  • Ability to climb up to 285 feet in height

  • Ability to work near large, hot, high-speed machines

  • Ability to work in enclosed spaces, such as tanks and silos

  • Ability and willing to work overtime

  • Ability to work with petroleum products that are under high pressure and heat

  • Ability to work outside in harsh weather conditions

  • Ability to 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)

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

  • Ability to work around chemicals, including acids and bases, that may be under high pressure

Preferred:

  • Completion of an apprenticeship, certification (e.g. NCCER) or associate degree program in pipefitting or related studies

  • 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 usage 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 http://www.phillips66.com/ or follow us on Twitter @Phillips66Co.

Additional Information

 
  • Job ID
    20191027270
  • Post Date
    Oct 27, 2019
  • Employee Type
    Full-time
  • Relocation Eligible
    Yes
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