Phillips 66 Lab Tester, Billings Refinery in Billings, Montana
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The Laboratory Tester is responsible for analysis of product and intermediate process samples throughout the Billings Refinery, performs routine laboratory tests and responds to the results to achieve daily plan while meeting or exceeding safety, environmental, quality and performance goals.
Responsibilities May Include
Handling samples (oil, gas and liquid samples)
Analyzing product quality control samples and other samples according to procedure
Performing routine and assigned testing, including verification of results
Performing routine maintenance and standardization of equipment
Notifying supervision of any required routine maintenance needed on assigned equipment
Ensuring appropriate, timely communication of tests results through the appropriate work processes
Applying appropriate QA/QC methodology to test results
Taking personal responsibility for safety performance
Taking personal responsibility for Lab housekeeping
Consulting with chemists for technical guidance on testing procedures
Identifying and communicating supply needs
Preparing and tracking samples/containers
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must have completed High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent full-time basis without restrictions or sponsorship
Must be able to successfully complete with a passing grade the Chemistry Institute Basic Chemistry examination, which is administered as part of the hiring process
Willingness to perform/comply with the following, with or without reasonable accomodation:
To work a rotating shift of days and nights including weekends and holidays as needed
To work overtime
To read technical procedures and materials
To work near large, hot, high-speed machines
To lift a minimum of 50 lbs
To work around chemicals, including acids and bases
To wear fire retardant clothing and personal protective equipment (such as steel-toe shoes, ear and eye protection.)
To maintain your face daily so that a respirator/face mask can seal properly (some examples include being free of facial hair and/or clean shaven)
To perform fire fighting duties if needed
To learn computer software associated with process operations
To work with petroleum products that are under high pressure and heat.
Degree in Chemistry or related science field from accredited university
One or more years direct experience working in a laboratory environment performing various test procedures.
Knowledge of lab equipment, instrument upkeep, terminology and standard laboratory procedures.
Ability to adapt to a changing environment
Analytical/technical skills with a practical approach to problem solving
Proficient (perform the skill with limited assistance) in Microsoft Office including Excel
Ability to learn and perform testing hardware routine upkeep
The Billings Refinery is located in Billings, Montana. Its facilities include crude distilling, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation, hydrodesulfurization and delayed coking units. The refinery processes a mixture of Canadian heavy, high-sulfur crude oil delivered by pipeline, and domestic crude oil delivered by truck. With the startup of a new vacuum distillation unit in 2017, the refinery has 100 percent heavy crude processing capability. The refinery produces a high percentage of transportation fuels and petroleum coke. Finished petroleum products are distributed by pipeline, rail car and truck. Pipelines transport most of the refined products to markets in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Utah, Colorado and Washington.
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 October 18, 2021.
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
Requisition ID: 54876
Location: Montana - Billings
Job Field: Operations
Division : Billings Refinery
Technical Req : No