Engineer Refining Project II

Phillips66 - Roxana, Illinois

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Job ID 52048

The Project Engineer is responsible for leading and assuring success of assigned projects from concept development through funding approval, detailed engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and start-up.

Responsibilities May Include


  • Adhere to the Wood River Refinery project work process

  • Manage multiple projects at the same time

  • Establish project objectives and ensure they are met with respect to safety, environmental, quality, reliability, cost and schedule

  • Coordinate project work with internal customers, as well as outside engineering/construction contractors

  • Develop project engineering skills to support assignments

Develop projects using the Front End Loading (FEL) process through project approval

  • Work with the key stakeholders to ensure the project scope will meet project objectives

  • Develop a procurement and construction execution strategy

  • Utilize estimating and scheduling tools to develop project estimate and schedule for funding authorization requests (AFD/AFE)

  • Develop funding requests (AFD / AFE) using good 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

  • 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, issue, and award bid packages for engineered equipment and fabrication.

  • Conduct and document project progress meetings (technical, safety, status, etc.) and provide direction for making decisions as issues arise to accomplish all project objectives

  • Issue IFC packages to construction

Construction & Startup

  • Fully integrate project execution with refinery needs including turnarounds

  • Work with construction coordinator to monitor quality cost, and schedule

  • 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

How work gets done includes:

  • Communication - Excellent communication skills and being able to communicate technical issues relative to business benefits and needs. Listens carefully to other’s opinions and ideas

  • Relationships – Maintains positive and professional relationships even under difficult circumstances resolving issues with all the parties involved. Promotes teamwork within the assigned project teams

  • Integrity –Maintains trust by fulfilling commitments and speaking the truth in difficult circumstances.

  • Decision Making – The ability to make timely, effective decisions.

  • Initiative – The ability to take action in the absence of immediate direction.

  • Change Management – The ability to manage transitions to facilitate the implementation of significant change. Ability to challenge the status quo.

Required Qualifications

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • B.S. degree in Engineering

  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • 10 or more years of refining or related industry experience

  • 10 or more years of project engineering experience


  • Familiarity with MS Project , ICARUS, and SAP

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.

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
    Jan 5, 2020
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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