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Instrument Technician Craftsman - Borger Refinery

Company name
Phillips Pipe Line Company

Borger, TX, United States

Employment Type

Bluecollar, Military

Posted on
Oct 03,2019

Valid Through
Jan 16,2020

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The Instrument Technician (Craftsman)

is expected to configure and maintain various types of pneumatic and electronic instrumentation.

This position requires successful completion of aptitude, behavioral and skills testing and an on-site interview. Candidates who receive an offer of employment will then be required to successfully complete a pre-employment due diligence process that consists of things like a background check, medical, hearing, respiratory and vision exams and agility testing. Starting rate of pay for an Instrument Technician position is currently $40.08/hr with top progression within the Instrument classification making $43.33/hr.


Responsibilities May Include

Troubleshooting, removing, repairing and re-installing various types of control loops, controllers, transmitters, automated valves and switches

Troubleshooting and repairing instrumentation controlled by distributed control systems (DCS) and programmable logic controllers (PLC)

Remove, repair, re-install various types of automated valves, positioners, and actuators

Troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining online process analyzers and sample systems, including gas chromatographs, Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems (CEMS), oxygen, conductivity, PH, and tail gas analyzers

Troubleshooting and repairing rotating equipment vibration and temperature monitoring systems

Utilizing test equipment, such as multi-meters, temperature and pressure calibrators, and signal generators

Understanding instrumentation principles related to temperature, pressure, level, and flow measurement

Understanding basic process control principles, including loop tuning

Reading and interpreting loop drawings, P&IDs, wiring schematics, etc.

Configuring, installing, loop checking, and commissioning new instrumentation

Installing instrument tubing and tubing fittings

Operating motorized and manual equipment

Performing work activities that include pulling, lifting, twisting, working in confined spaces and on elevated platforms requiring fall protection

Entering and retrieving computer data

Using fire equipment when necessary along with many other general maintenance activities

Position Requirements


Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

Technical certification (or higher) for Instrumentation or Electronics by December 2019 OR a minimum of 2 years of related equivalent work experience

Must be at least 18 years of age

Must have and maintain a valid driver's license

Willingness to comply with the following:

Work at least an 8-hour shift and up to a 12-hour shift, which includes some weekends, holidays and nights

Available for on-call responsibilities

Work overtime

Work in enclosed spaces, such as tanks and silos

Work near large, hot, high-speed machines

Climb up to 250 feet in height

Lift up to 50 pounds

Work around chemicals, including acids and bases

Wear fire retardant clothing and personal protective equipment (such as steel-toe shoes, ear and eye protection)

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)

Perform firefighting duties

Work outside in harsh weather conditions

Work with petroleum products that are under high pressure and heat

Able to read at a level to understand written safety procedures, work procedures, work permits and instruction manuals

Learn computer software associated with process operations


Associates degree in Electronics or Instrumentation

2 or more years of experience as an Instrument Technician (Craftsman)

4 or more years of military experience working with instrumentation or electronics

3 or more years of experience working in a refinery and/or chemical industry

2 or more years of recent continuous full-time work experience

Experience with SAP's Maintenance Module or other ERP Maintenance modules

Strong oral and written communication skills pertaining to documenting inspection and repair information

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.

Company Overview

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.

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 12/01/2019

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 Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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