Career Opportunities: Inspector – Bayway Refinery (19005)

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The Inspector is responsible for maintaining the mechanical integrity of fixed equipment and piping in the refinery by performing required inspections at timely intervals. Inspectors examine, inspect, collect information, and evaluate inspection data. They also provide recommendations under the guidance of an Inspection Supervisor or Chief Inspector.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Performing all required inspections of piping and equipment
  • Identifying equipment and piping needing repair and/or replacement
  • Issuing welding and inspection requirements for new and replacement equipment
  • Performing positive material identification on new and replacement alloy components
  • Choosing the correct non-destructive examination (NDE) technology and applications
  • Directing NDE crews performing ultrasonic and radiographic testing, and other inspection technologies
  • Reviewing X-ray and other NDE data
  • Reviewing engineering packages for new installations
  • Participating in turnaround inspections
  • Approving repairs as well as supplying QA/QC on all work completed within their area/zone
  • Writing detailed inspection and turnaround reports and maintaining files and documentation
  • Presenting findings to the operations, mechanical, technical, and management teams
  • Updating equipment inspection records




  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must maintain valid driver’s license
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must currently hold or be able to qualify to receive a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card. Note, information regarding TWIC qualification standards may be found
  • Must be willing and able, with or without reasonable accommodations, to:
    • Wear Nomex fire retardant clothing and personal protective equipment (such as steel-toe shoes, ear, and eye protection)
    • Maintain face daily so that a respirator/face mask can seal properly (some examples include being free of facial hair and/or clean shaven)
    • Work outdoors and possibly in inclement weather conditions
    • Lift (raise and transport 50 pounds), bend, stoop, perform moderate manual labor
    • Work in confined spaces, climb, and work at various levels above the ground



  • 5 or more years of direct experience as an inspector
  • 5 or more years of direct experience in the petroleum, chemical, or similar industry
  • Valid API 510 and/or 570 certifications
  • Knowledgeable in standard non-destructive examination (NDE) methods
  • Knowledgeable in visual welding inspection
  • API 653 Certification
  • AWS CWI Certification
  • Associate’s Degree / Trade Certification
  • Basic knowledge in metallurgy and welding
  • Ability to interpret detailed fabrication drawings, piping isometrics, and P&ID’s
  • Knowledgeable and conversant in damage mechanisms that affect refinery equipment including fundamentals of corrosion and basic forms of corrosion
  • Basic knowledge of risk-based inspection methodologies and how to utilize methodologies
  • Proficient with computer applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook, SAP and PCMS




At Phillips 66, while “what” we do may be very different from person to person, there’s a “how” that connects all of us. It is how we work, how we collaborate and how we succeed together. It’s this shared “how” that our competency framework describes in detail. We call it the Keys to Success because it can unlock the potential within us all.


Keys to Success

  • Prof: Adaptability—Demonstrate Adaptability And Learning
  • Prof: Building Collaborative Relationships—Build Partnerships
  • Prof: Communication—Communicate Professionally
  • Prof: Judgment—Exercise Professional Judgment
  • Prof: Results Orientation—Optimize Results


The Bayway Refinery is the largest refinery on the East Coast located in Linden, New Jersey. This major industrial complex runs ~ 240 kb/d of crude oil producing petroleum products including gasoline, diesel, heating oil and jet fuel serving the New York metropolitan area.

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