Technical Specialist - Beaumont, TX Job at Phillips 66, Beaumont, TX

  • Phillips 66
  • Beaumont, TX

Job Description

. Phillips 66 & YOU - Together we can fuel the future

The Technical Specialist is part of the Mechanical section of the Technical Specialist Program within the Midstream Maintenance Organization which supports Gas Plants, Pipelines, Terminals, and other facilities. The role is primarily responsible for providing technical support to front line employees including training, advanced troubleshooting and some project development and commissioning. The role may be required to assist with emergency response and recovery activities and to assist with front line activities when an area is shorthanded. Responsibilities are subject to change as business and other conditions require.

This position requires the successful completion of an online assessment. If you meet the required qualifications of the position, a link to complete the assessment will be emailed to you immediately after your completed application is received. Please check your spam folder if you do not see the email. The assessment must be completed within 7 days of your application date OR prior to the job posting expiration date, whichever is earlier. The job posting expiration date is listed at the bottom of this job posting. If you last took a Phillips 66 assessment in 2023 or prior, you must retake the assessment for this position. Your assessment results will be valid for one year.

Responsibilities May Include:

• Providing technical training, as described below, to support the Midstream Skills Expansion Program in enhancing the technical capabilities of field teams in order to maximize their impact.
• Providing expert level guidance, training and advanced troubleshooting for plant processing facilities and activities.
• Providing training and technical assistance to field operating personnel, specifically operations and maintenance training.
• Training field personnel on new skills and assessing skill capabilities of personnel either in assigned region or other regions as requested.
• Performing skill evaluations and re-verifications of field personnel related to pipeline operations and maintenance.
• Participating in / assisting with Skill Qualification and Operator Qualification skill evaluations and re-verification of field operating personnel.
• Evaluating employee development plans to analyze and assist in leveraging common training opportunities.
• Identifying training opportunities to develop formal and on the job training in support of the Skill Assessment process.
• Collaborating with the Learning & Development Team to research and evaluate third party training for technical skills, soliciting feedback from attendees, and adjusting training as necessary.
• Providing technical guidance for design, installation and operation of mechanical equipment.
• Acting as a technical resource for project development, execution and commissioning of mechanical equipment.
• Providing mechanical expertise, as needed, to support other functions like Engineering and Reliability.
• Working with Engineering and other Technical Specialists to ensure related standards, policies, and procedures are fit for purpose and cost-effective.
• Identifying new technologies in support of reliable and cost-effective operations and staying current with changes to industry regulations, standards, and practices.
• Supporting the implementation of new tools, processes and technologies, including related training.
• Supporting related Emergency Response activities.
• Supporting root cause failure analysis of assigned abnormal operations, near incidents, failures and incidents, as needed.
• Performing other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Required qualifications:

• Legally authorized to work in the job posting country.
• High School Diploma or GED.
• A valid driver license and acceptable driving record.
• A minimum of 7 years experience troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing mechanical equipment; oil and gas industry related experience required.
• Ability to utilize and analyze XMAP information and data.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office products such as Excel, Word and Power Point.
• Knowledge of safety rules and practices.
• Must have solid organization skills and customer relations skills.
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team and demonstrate sound judgment.
• Physical requirements

  • This job operates in both inside gas plant conditions as well as in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity.
  • Noise level may be loud at times.
  • Regularly stoops, squats, kneels and crouches for durations up to 3 minutes.
  • Periodically pulls/pushes doors open to move around the gas plant.
  • Occasionally exerts pulling force of 130 Pounds.
  • Frequently may lift and carry objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Occasionally may climb A-frame ladders.

• This position may be subject to extended workdays and/or work weeks in which it is required to carry a cell phone and will be subject to 24 hr/day availability in emergency situations.
• May require travel up to 35% of the time within assigned area.

Preferred qualifications:

• Experience developing and managing technical training programs and conducting group training sessions.
• 10 or more years of experience troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing mechanical equipment.
• Associate's degree in Technical Field.


Phillips 66's Midstream business is a safe, reliable and trusted logistics provider for the movement and storage of liquid or gas energy via pipelines or terminals. We are an industry leader in logistics and operate or manage more than 22,000 miles of pipelines that transport crude oil from oil fields to refineries and finished products from refineries to storage terminals. We operate 39 terminals that supply finished products to consumer gas stations, as well as crude oil and NGL storage terminals and NGL fractionation facilities. We also provide the connectivity between the various Phillips 66 business units.

Total Rewards

At Phillips 66, providing access to high quality programs and care for you and your family is important to us. Maintaining a culture of well-being - physical, emotional, social, and financial - is essential for a high-performing organization. When we are at our best, we are poised to deliver exceptional results - personally and professionally. Benefits for certain eligible, full-time employees include:

  • Annual Variable Cash Incentive Program (VCIP) bonus
  • 8% 401k company match
  • Cash Balance Account pension
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits with an annual company contribution to a Health Savings Account for employees on HDHP
  • Total well-being programs and incentives, including Employee Assistance Plan, well-being reimbursement, and backup family care services
Learn more about Phillips 66 Total Rewards .

Phillips 66 has more than 140 years of experience in providing the energy that enables people to dream bigger and go farther, faster. We are committed to improving lives, and that is our promise to our employees and our communities. We are sustained by the backgrounds and experiences of our diverse teams, which reflect who we are, the environment we create and how we work together. We have been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign, U.S. Department of Labor and the Military Times for our continued commitment to inclusive practices and policies in the hiring and retention of those in the LGBTQ+ community and military veterans. Our company is built on values of safety, honor and commitment. We call our cultural mindset Our Energy in Action, which we define through four simple, intuitive behaviors: We work for the greater good, create an environment of trust, seek different perspectives and achieve excellence.

Learn more about Phillips 66 and how we are working to meet the world's energy needs today and tomorrow, by visiting

To be considered

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of July 4, 2024

Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Nearest Major Market: Beaumont

Job Tags

Permanent employment, Full time, Temporary work, Immediate start,

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