Environmental Engineer

Phillips66 - Rodeo, California

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Job ID 51591

Reporting to the Environmental Team Lead, the Environmental Engineer position provides technical support to the Refinery, primarily for air compliance and Greenhouse Gas related issues.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Working routinely with all Refinery Departments to ensure compliance with Local, State, and Federal permit requirements and environmental regulations.

  • Managing greenhouse gas (GHG) Program compliance and reporting requirements.

  • Managing Refinery and Carbon Plant Title V Permit programs and obtain air permits from regulatory agencies.

  • Preparing reports, plans, work plans, and general correspondence to regulatory agencies.

  • Conducting regulatory required environmental studies and investigations.

  • Interfacing with agency personnel during on-site inspections.

  • Evaluating new environmental regulations to determine impact to the business.

  • Initiating new projects (includes defining project scope) necessary to comply with new environmental regulations.

  • Guiding and providing training to Refinery employees (and maintaining training records) to enhance organizational understanding and compliance of environmental requirements/changes.

  • Participating in Corporate Annual Compliance Reviews, third-party audits and agency investigations, and conducting routine/periodic audits of Refinery departments to ensure environmental compliance.

  • Conducting investigations of environmental incidents and preparing/submitting written reports to appropriate agencies.

  • Working closely with Operations and Maintenance personnel to evaluate, develop, and recommend alternative solutions for compliance with Local, State and Federal regulations.

  • Coordinating and participating in joint industry environmental compliance projects.

  • Organizing and participating in industry/agency negotiations, workshops and meetings in developing rules, regulations and permits.

  • Providing support during on/off hours during operational incidents/emergency response efforts; this position will be assigned an on-call rotation to respond to environmental issues and inquiries from Operations, Maintenance, etc.

  • Maintaining confidentiality and sensitivity concerning regulatory, human resources and community environmental matters.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Environmental science

  • 3 or more years of direct experience in environmental field

  • 1 or more years of direct experience with air regulations and permitting

  • Strong working knowledge of California environmental regulations

  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook

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


  • 5 or more years of experience in the environmental field within the refining or petrochemical industry

  • 1 or more years of experience with AB32 and EPA GHG Reporting

  • 1 or more years of environmental audit and investigation experience

  • 1 or more years of regulatory negotiations experience

  • Excellent communication (verbal/written) skills

The San Francisco Refinery consists of two facilities linked by a 200-mile pipeline. The Santa Maria facility is located in Arroyo Grande, California, 200 miles south of San Francisco, California, while the Rodeo facility is in the San Francisco Bay Area. Semi-refined liquid products from the Santa Maria facility are shipped by pipeline to the Rodeo facility for upgrading into finished petroleum products. Facilities include crude distillation, naphtha reforming, hydrocracking, hydrodesulfurization and delayed coking units, as well as a calciner. The San Francisco Refinery processes a mixture of heavy, high sulfur and light sweet crude oil. It receives California crude oil by pipeline, and both domestic and foreign crude oil by tanker. The refinery produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. It also produces CARB-grade gasoline. Other products include petroleum coke. The majority of the refined products are distributed to California by pipeline and barge. Additional refined products are also exported to Latin America by waterborne cargo.

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 4, 2019
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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