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Phillips 66 Measurement Technician - Long Beach, CA in Long Beach, California

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.


The Measurement Technician is based out of Long Beach, CA and works independently and with others to perform preventative, predictive and routine maintenance tasks. They troubleshoot issues, repair failures of production and facilities equipment, and ensure maximum equipment efficiency and effectiveness.

*Condition of employment includes successful completion of an entry-level assessment. An email will be sent after completing the application with assessment instructions.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Ensuring accurate custody transfer of crude oil, natural gas liquids, clean products, truck rack operations and high volatile liquids for intra and intercompany movements in adherence with established Phillips 66 Pipeline policies and guidelines, applicable regulations and industry accepted standards.

  • Understanding the methods of measurements used for custody transfer.

  • Working knowledge of laboratory tests and procedures used to monitor and to certify products.

  • Practical knowledge of tanks, tank measurement Monitors, analyzes, reports, and drives improvement of pipeline and terminal movements.

  • Understanding most common forms of measurement including the use of positive displacement meters, mass flow meters, turbine meters, and solids handling measurement and various tank measurement methods and systems.

  • Working with management and project groups to define and prioritize measurement improvement projects.

  • Interfacing with other internal, external and third-party industry measurement related contacts/resources.

  • Working closely with the Loss Control group on issues that relate to measurement accuracy of crude oil.

  • Driving measurement improvements and processes Self Starter that is willing to seek out additional job duties under own guidance.

  • Operating and maintaining a DOT covered truck and trailer will be required.

  • Working up projects and seeking agreement for possible inclusion into future Budgets.

  • Performing monthly Pipelines/Terminal gain/loss analysis Investigate instances of mis-measurement; computing adjustments and negotiate with other companies when necessary to settle difference in adjusted volumes.

  • Reviewing and participating in testing of new measurement technology with outside vendors to maintain accuracy in line with current industry technological developments.

  • Participating in the development of Phillips 66’s Measurement Plans for the phase out of obsolescent technology and implementation of new technologies to ensure measurement processes adequately support the operational and financial needs of the company.

  • Providing resolution suggestions regarding measurement system failures, including hands on troubleshooting and repairs when required.

  • Ensuring implementation of system upgrades.

  • Providing input/suggestions into development of Phillips 66 Pipeline measurement standards to promote measurement uniformity and compliance with API measurement standards while keeping abreast of measurement trends and technology advances.

  • Ensuring roll-out and implementation of new measurement initiatives and policies and procedures.

  • Reviewing/auditing metering systems to ensure end-to-end integrity and accuracy Review proving factors, flow computer and LC computations, data transmission, SCADA computations.

  • Scheduling calibrations, inspections, audits, and other related activities with facility supervisors and other third parties.

  • Participating as witnesses to all company and third-party prover water draws.

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Ability to maintain a Class A Driver’s License

  • Willing and able to, with or without reasonable accommodation, to perform/comply with following:

    • To climb various ladders and stairs to operate valves, gauge tanks, or perform maintenance on equipment are a part of this position. The ladders and stairs range from 5 to 40 feet in height

    • To raise and transport articles weighing up to 40 pounds

    • To walk, stand, stoop, sit, climb, and carry material on a daily basis on even and uneven terrain

    • To work outside in harsh weather conditions

    • To travel up to 25% of the time

    • To wear personal protective equipment (PPE)

    • To be on call

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


  • Associates degree or higher in Electrical Maintenance, Instrumentation, Industrial Electronics or related technical degree

  • 2 or more years of experience working in oil and gas operations

  • 2 or more years of experience in liquid measurement (volumetric, meter-based measurement systems, turbine meters, positive displacement meters, ultrasonic, etc)

  • Working knowledge of meter provers (portable and stationary)

  • Working knowledge of flow computers

  • Working knowledge of API Bulk Oil Handling Guidelines

  • Working knowledge of API measurement standards

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Word and Excel

  • Leadership ability in safety, environmental and regulatory practices


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 21,000 miles of pipelines that transport crude oil from oil fields to refineries and finished products from a 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.

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 Aug. 10, 2022.

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: 54689

Location: California - Long Beach

Job Field: Operations

Division : Midstream Operations

Technical Req : No