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Maintenance Mechanic - Instrumentation Mechanic / Analyzer Technician

Phillips66 - Carson, California

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Job ID 51389

The Maintenance Mechanic - Instrument Mechanic / Analyzer Technician is responsible for inspecting, troubleshooting, servicing, and repairing refinery instrumentation, process stream analyzers, combustion controls, and continuous emissions monitors, both in the shop and in the field. All work must be performed in a safe and efficient manner under the general direction of the Instrumentation Supervisor.

The Instrument Mechanic / Analyzer Technician is expected to remove equipment if necessary, calibrate, install, service, modify, test, and/or replace a wide variety of pneumatic, fluidic, mechanical, electrical, and electronic devices. All tools and equipment used are expected to be well-kept and orderly to facilitate a safe and efficient work environment. Job requires work both indoors and outdoors, lifting, and climbing. Occasionally may be required to work at elevated heights and/or confined space. Shift work, including days, nights, weekends and holidays may be required; must be willing and able to respond to callouts during off hours due to business necessity.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Troubleshooting instrumentation issues using schematics and vendor drawings

  • Working with Process Control team to repair complex instrumentation and computer control systems

  • Performing calibrations, programming and repairs on electronic, pneumatic, and electro-pneumatic equipment and parts associated with this equipment

  • Examining color-coded resistors and wiring, wiring within Safety Instrumented Systems and control circuits, and circuit boards for defects in operation

  • Working with Environmental Department to understand and comply with regulatory requirements

  • Completing safety observations and stopping unsafe work immediately

  • Demonstrating the ability to work alone or in a team and demonstrating techniques to apprentices and occasionally assisting other trades and contractors when required

  • Communicating effectively with Supervisors, Operations and other Maintenance Craft

  • Ensuring all work is completed in a safe, environmentally-compliant, and cost effective manner

  • Initiating equipment defect elimination by identifying potential problems, taking immediate corrective action when practical, and recommending solutions to supervisors and engineers

  • Reviewing drawings, procedures, and specifications to effectively perform assigned work

  • Sharing knowledge, skills and expertise to facilitate a high performing organization

Required Qualifications

 
  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • High School diploma and or G.E.D. equivalent

  • 5 or more years of instrumentation experience

  • Must understand the basics of both AC and DC theory, electronics, and circuits

  • Demonstrate an understanding of instrument loop diagrams

  • 18 years of age or older

  • 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

  • Must be willing and able, with or without accommodation, to perform/comply with the following:

  • Wear fire retardant clothing and personal protective equipment

  • Maintain face daily so that a respirator/face mask can seal properly

  • Work overtime (including weekends, holidays, and rotating shifts) and respond to after-hours callouts on an as needed

  • Climb, bend, lift, and perform a wide variety of physical activities

  • Work at elevated heights

  • Work in enclosed spaces such as tanks and process equipment

  • Work safely near large, hot, high-speed machines

  • Work around chemicals, including acids and bases

  • Work outside in any given weather conditions

Preferred:

  • 5 or more years of instrumentation experience in refineries and/or chemical plants or relevant military experience in large industrial systems

  • Certifications (examples: NCCER or equivalent, SCBA, etc.)

  • Completion of an apprenticeship, formal training or trade program, or Associates Degree in a technical field

  • Ability to diagnose equipment malfunctions, identify corrective action, and analyze/document complex inspection and repair information

  • Experience with Safety Instrumented Systems

  • Experience calibrating valves, transmitters, and analyzers

  • Experience with refinery maintenance, turnaround, and/or shutdown work

  • Experience with Lock Out Tag Out

  • Proficient with Microsoft applications and SAP

  • Military training/experience

The Los Angeles Refinery consists of two linked facilities located five miles apart in Carson and Wilmington, California. The Carson facility processes crude oil, and the Wilmington facility upgrades the intermediate products to finished products. The facilities include crude distillation, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation, hydrocracking and delayed coking units. The refinery processes mainly heavy, high-sulfur crude oil. It receives domestic crude oil by pipeline from California, Canadian crude via rail, and both foreign and domestic crude oil by tanker through a third-party terminal in the Port of Long Beach. The refinery produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. The refinery produces CARB-grade gasoline. Other products include petroleum coke. Refined products are distributed to California, Nevada and Arizona by pipeline and truck.

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
    20190817106
  • Post Date
    Aug 17, 2019
  • Employee Type
    Full-time
  • Relocation Eligible
    Yes
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