Measurement Technician- Borger, TX

Phillips66 - Borger, Texas

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Job ID 51632

The Measurement Technician is based out of Borger, Texas and works independently and with others to perform preventative, predictive and routine maintenance tasks. They troubleshoot issues, repair failures of production and facilities equipment, and ensure maximum equipment efficiency and effectiveness.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Ensuring accurate custody transfer of crude oil, natural gas liquids, clean products, truck rack operations and high volatile liquids for intra and intercompany movements in adherence with established Phillips 66 Pipeline policies and guidelines, applicable regulations and industry accepted standards.

  • Understanding the methods of measurements used for custody transfer.

  • Working knowledge of laboratory tests and procedures used to monitor and to certify products.

  • Practical knowledge of tanks, tank measurement Monitors, analyzes, reports, and drives improvement of pipeline and terminal movements.

  • Understanding most common forms of measurement including the use of positive displacement meters, mass flow meters, turbine meters, and solids handling measurement and various tank measurement methods and systems.

  • Working with management and project groups to define and prioritize measurement improvement projects.

  • Interfacing with other internal, external and third-party industry measurement related contacts/resources.

  • Working closely with the Loss Control group on issues that relate to measurement accuracy of crude oil.

  • Driving measurement improvements and processes Self Starter that is willing to seek out additional job duties under own guidance.

  • Operating and maintaining a DOT covered truck and trailer will be required.

  • Working up projects and seeking agreement for possible inclusion into future Budgets.

  • Performing monthly Pipelines/Terminal gain/loss analysis Investigate instances of mis-measurement; computing adjustments and negotiate with other companies when necessary to settle difference in adjusted volumes.

  • Reviewing and participating in testing of new measurement technology with outside vendors to maintain accuracy in line with current industry technological developments.

  • Participating in the development of Phillips 66’s Measurement Plans for the phase out of obsolescent technology and implementation of new technologies to ensure measurement processes adequately support the operational and financial needs of the company.

  • Providing resolution suggestions regarding measurement system failures, including hands on troubleshooting and repairs when required.

  • Ensuring implementation of system upgrades.

  • Providing input/suggestions into development of Phillips 66 Pipeline measurement standards to promote measurement uniformity and compliance with API measurement standards while keeping abreast of measurement trends and technology advances.

  • Ensuring roll-out and implementation of new measurement initiatives and policies and procedures.

  • Reviewing/auditing metering systems to ensure end-to-end integrity and accuracy Review proving factors, flow computer and LC computations, data transmission, SCADA computations.

  • Scheduling calibrations, inspections, audits, and other related activities with facility supervisors and other third parties.

  • Participating as witnesses to all company and third-party prover water draws.

Required Qualifications

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Maintain a valid driver's license

  • Willing and able to, with or without reasonable accommodation, to perform/comply with following:

o To climb various ladders and stairs to operate valves, gauge tanks, or perform maintenance on equipment are a part of this position. The ladders and stairs range from 5 to 40 feet in height.

o To raise and transport articles weighing up to 40 pounds

o To walk, stand, stoop, sit, climb, and carry material on a daily basis on even and uneven terrain

o To work outside in harsh weather conditions

o To travel up to 25% of the time

o To wear personal protective equipment (PPE)

o To be on call


  • Associates Degree or higher in Electrical Maintenance, Instrumentation, Industrial Electronics or related technical degree

  • Ability to maintain a Commercial Driver’s License

  • 2 or more years of experience working in oil and gas operations

  • 2 or more years of experience in liquid measurement (volumetric, meter-based measurement systems, turbine meters, positive displacement meters, ultrasonic, etc)

  • Working knowledge of meter provers (portable and stationary)

  • Working knowledge of flow computers

  • Working knowledge of API Bulk Oil Handling Guidelines

  • Working knowledge of API measurement standards

  • Leadership ability in safety, environmental and regulatory practices

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Word and Excel

The Borger Refinery is located in Borger, Texas, in the Texas Panhandle, approximately 50 miles north of Amarillo, Texas. Refinery facilities include crude distilling, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation, hydrodesulfurization and delayed coking units, as well as an NGL fractionation facility. The refinery processes primarily medium sour crude oil produced locally, and heavy sour crude oil produced in Canada, all of which are delivered by pipeline. Borger produces a high percentage of transportation fuels, as well as petroleum coke, NGLs and solvents. Refined products are distributed to customers via pipelines from the refinery to West Texas, New Mexico, Colorado and 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
    Oct 4, 2019
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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