Instrument Technician - Wood River Refinery

Phillips66 - Roxana, Illinois

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Job ID 52269

The Instrument Technician is responsible for testing, troubleshooting, installing, and calibrating instrumentation equipment for the Phillips 66 Wood River Refinery.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Perform routine and preventive maintenance of Refinery production area equipment to ensure all systems meet operating requirements in all areas including safety, quality, productivity, capacity and reliability.

  • Inspect, test, adjust and repair electronic and pneumatic devices and systems used to indicate, record, and control.

  • Use hand tools, computers, calibration and test equipment in daily activities.

  • Troubleshoot and test electronic circuitry and components to locate defective components using test equipment, schematics, and maintenance manuals.

  • Test accuracy of flow, level, pressure, temperature, vibration and analytical indicators, controllers and other recording devices.

  • Calibrate electronic and pneumatic instrumentation, including transmitters, valves and transducers to ensure accuracy within acceptance criteria.

  • Document work performed, such as As Found/As Left calibration and function test results and SAP maintenance Event Codes.

  • Review/Redline/Create schematic drawings, sketches, and reports to reflect changes or alterations made in instruments, analyzers, circuits, and systems.

  • Use of the computer maintenance management system (SAP) for equipment documentation information.

Required Qualifications

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • At least 18 years of age

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Possess valid driver’s license

  • A minimum of 5 years of industrial instrumentation experience

  • Willing and able to work overtime, weekends, holidays and varied shifts when required

  • Possess basic Computer skills (MS Office, Outlook, SAP, Instrument Database)

Willing and able to:

  • Climb ladders and stairs

  • Climb a minimum of 100 feet within a caged ladder

  • Lift a minimum of 50 pounds

  • Perform work below grade (sumps), at heights, and in confined spaces

  • Perform work in sometimes hazardous conditions that require special personal protective equipment

  • Work in all weather conditions

  • Wear personal protective equipment such as, but not limited to, hardhat, safety glasses, eye protection, goggles, fire retardant clothing, steel toed boots, gloves, gas monitor, etc.

  • Perform work in sometimes hazardous conditions that require special personal protective equipment


  • Associates degree or higher in instrumentation and/or control systems technology

  • Knowledge of control systems, such as Honeywell TDC2000, TDC3000, and Experion

  • Knowledge of programmable logic controllers (PLC), such as Allen-Bradley and Modicon

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
    Feb 10, 2020
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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