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Lead Mechanical Designer, Billings Refinery

Company: Phillips
Location: Billings
Posted on: May 16, 2023

Job Description:

Phillips 66 & YOU - Together we can fuel the future

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. 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. Phillips 66 was recognized by Forbes as one of "America's Best Employers" in 2021.

Learn more about Phillips 66 and watch our video "Trying New Things" by visiting

The Lead Mechanical Designer for the Billings Refinery will be responsible for completing mechanical designs for piping systems, structural components, vessels and machines as needed to support refinery facilities. Activities include the creation of drawings and bills of material suitable for refinery construction. In addition, stewardship and maintenance of site evergreen drawing archives is required. The lead mechanical designer will be accountable for overseeing mechanical design on multiple projects consistent with applicable industry codes and Phillips 66 standards and specifications.

--- Responsibilities May Include

+ Performing all work safely and ethically, comply with company policies and complete HSE and other training requirements as required.

+ Providing design and drafting expertise to develop, design, and construct maintenance projects

+ Becoming a subject matter expert on P66 and Billings Refinery design standards

+ Maintaining site 3D point cloud databases & CADWorx design standards

+ Oversight and coordination of 3rd party support designers as needed

+ Controlling cost, schedule, & contract designer workload

+ Providing technical assistance to the field coordinator & engineering

+ Maintaining all evergreen drawings including utilities, plot plans, etc

+ Maintaining project drawing file room organization, file drawings, drawing searches and scanning

+ Updating PSIP documents such as P&ID/PFD and Piping Line Schedules

+ Networking with peers internally and externally to share best practice information

--- Basic Requirments

+ Legally authorized to work in the job posting country.

+ High School diploma or GED equivalent

+ 5 or more years of piping design experience

+ Intermediate proficiency with drafting conventions and techniques and applying those to design work using company CAD software (MicroStation and AutoCAD).

+ Ability to interpret basic mechanical and engineering data

+ Willingness and ability to perform/comply with wearing required personal protective equipment including fall protection, climbing ladders and stairs and working outside in a variety of weather conditions.

+ Willing and able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC). Information can be found at

--- Preferred Requirements

+ 10 or more years of piping design experience

+ Associates degree in Technology and/or related field

+ Experience with 3D scanning and incorporating/manipulating data - Navisworks

+ Encourages creativity, innovation and continuous improvement

+ Drives company core values including ethics, safety and environmental leadership

+ Ability to balance multiple projects and assignments simultaneously and to prioritize

+ Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

+ Understanding of refinery operations

+ Excellent communication and teamwork skills

+ Strong interpersonal and team skills

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.

--- 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, with an additional 0-4% Company 401k contribution based on the Company's financial performance

+ 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 at

--- 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 June 9, 2023.

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: 57003

--- Location: Montana - Billings

--- Job Field: Engineering

--- Division : Billings Refinery

--- Technical Req : No

Keywords: Phillips, Billings , Lead Mechanical Designer, Billings Refinery, Accounting, Auditing , Billings, Montana

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