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Phillips 66 2021 Technical Intern - Borger Refinery Mechanic in Borger, Texas


The Mechanic Intern will participate in the Student Internship Program which provides opportunities for career success through hands-on learning experiences. Students apply subject matter knowledge learned in a certificate or associate program to the workplace and develop technical and interpersonal skills in the workplace. It is important for student interns to participate as contributing and active members of their craft team. Interns are expected to effectively communicate with all levels of the team and to ask questions that facilitate learning while respecting the professional demands and experience of their co-workers.

internship activities may include the following:

  • Shadow and support experienced employees while effectively following all safety, health, environmental, maintenance, and operation practices and procedures

  • Demonstrate work related knowledge by assisting technicians/mechanics in varying daily tasks on compressors, pumps, fans and other mechanical equipment

  • Learn about health, safety and environmental hazards

  • Witness the work authorization permit system

  • Witness energy isolation (e.g. Lock, Tag & Try)

  • Learn how to recognize and report incidents and near-misses

  • Stop unsafe work or practices

  • Provide inspection, testing, and documentation of safety systems to meet OSHA regulations.

  • Make rounds along with a qualified Operator or Stillman and may be asked to assist in taking readings

  • Monitor normal operational conditions

  • Assist with pre-startup safety reviews and new project technical reviews.

  • Work schedule is normally days, Monday through Friday.

  • Communicate well with all organizational levels and present information / ideas in an articulate and organized way.

  • Expected to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Demonstrate a willingness and enthusiasm to learn

Requirements for a Phillips 66 Technical Internship:

Basic Required:

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • High School Diploma/GED equivalent

  • Currently enrolled in and pursuing an associate’s degree OR certificate in Natural Gas Compression, Industrial Mechanical Technologies, Industrial Systems Maintenance, Pump and Engine or similar program

  • Graduation date in Summer 2021 or later

  • Completed a minimum of 12 hours in the enrolled program

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Maintain a valid driver's license

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Able to work a minimum of 10 to 12 consecutive weeks during the summer months

  • Must be willing and able, with or without accommodation, to perform/comply with the following:

  • Lift up to 50 pounds

  • Work in enclosed spaces such as tanks and silos

  • Work safely near large, hot, high-speed machines

  • Climb up to 200 feet in height; work at elevated heights

  • Work around chemicals, including acids and bases

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

  • Maintain face daily so that a respirator/face mask can seal properly

  • Work outside in harsh weather conditions


  • Previous work experience as an intern or co-op participant in a related industry

  • Previous work experience as an intern with Phillips 66

To apply and be considered:

  • Apply online by going to and complete the entire application process

  • Attach an electronic copy of your resume and unofficial transcript

  • Answer all prescreening questions and provide your eSignature

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)(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.

About Phillips 66

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 2019.

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

Requisition ID: 53325

Location: Texas - Borger

Job Field: Internships, Graduate Positions, and Student Programs

Division : Not Applicable

Technical Req : Yes