Pipefitter - Wood River Refinery

Phillips66 - Roxana, Illinois

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Job ID 52268

The Pipefitter, under the general direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, performs all work for which qualified, in a safe and efficient manner including but not limited to repairing, altering, fabricating, removing, installing, assembling, troubleshooting, and servicing a wide variety of Refinery piping and equipment.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Actively participates in the safety process

  • Prepares Job Safety Analysis prior to start of job

  • Reviews work prior to start and has material, resources, information and tools on hand to achieve high levels of craft productivity

  • Fabrication and/or repair of piping, etc. using various welding processes as required (SMAW, GTAW, GMAW)

  • Blinds off pipes, vessels, tanks, exchangers, etc.

  • Prepares schematic drawings, sketches, reports and permits to reflect activities

  • Troubleshooting and planning maintenance repairs to ensure work is completed in a safe, environmentally-compliant, timely and cost-effective manner

  • Proficiently executing and completing daily maintenance work orders

  • Working and communicating effectively with operations and other departments to assure understanding of full job scope, priority and timing for repairs

  • Sets up work site with barriers, signs, tape or flags

  • Works overtime, weekends, holidays and varied shifts, when required

  • Working in/outdoors where exposed to weather elements

Required Qualifications

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Possess valid Driver's License

  • 5 years of experience in basic rigging, flange make-up, and measuring and piping fabrication

  • Hold a welding certification

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

Willing and able to:

  • Climb ladders and stairs

  • Climb a minimum of 100 feet within caged ladder

  • Lift a minimum of 50 pounds

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

  • Bend, stoop, and lift

  • 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


  • Computer skills (MS Office, Outlook, SAP)

  • 2 years of experience working in a refinery or similar manufacturing setting as a pipefitter

  • 2 years of experience as a welder

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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